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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    August 15, 2018 

School board discusses firearm policy

TEN SLEEP – The final draft of a policy that would allow Ten Sleep School district to arm staff members was presented to the board Monday. The board tabled action until a full board was in attendance. Monday evening during the August Ten Sleep...

 

Controlled burn leads to complete loss

WORLAND – A controlled burn, which appeared to be out, was reignited by high winds Sunday evening, causing a complete loss of the home of Larry Costalez on U.S. Highway 20 north of Worland. No injur...

 

Red Cross volunteer Donna Swing turns 90

WORLAND – Lifetime Worland resident Donna Swing turns 90 years young Saturday and plans to celebrate her birthday with friends and family at the Worland Senior Citizens Center. "I have a birthday pa...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    August 9, 2018

EMT training helps in all walks of life

WORLAND – A lot of people think that when they take EMT (emergency medical technician) basic training like Washakie County Ambulance Service is offering this fall, that it will only help them if...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    August 7, 2018

Cause of 7 fires under investigation

WORLAND – Over the weekend, starting Thursday evening, seven different fires kept fire personnel from Big Horn County, Washakie County and Bureau of Land Management busy. According to BLM Fire Management Officer Rich Zimmerlee the cause of all...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    August 4, 2018

4-H gives Rachel Drake experience of a lifetime

WORLAND – Rachel Drake was able to have the experience of a lifetime going to Finland for two weeks in July, thanks to the University of Wyoming 4-H exchange program, an exchange program that a lot of people don’t know about but has been offered...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    August 2, 2018

There is a lot to showing rabbits

THERMOPOLIS – Showing a rabbit at the fair isn't as simple as bringing any old rabbit to the fair and showing it to the judge. There is a lot of preparation entailed, not only for the rabbit but...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 28, 2018

Hospital Board elects new officers

WORLAND – Thursday evening during the July Banner Health Washakie Medical Center Hospital Board meeting new officers were elected and the board welcomed Franco Romero as the newest hospital board me...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 26, 2018

Dog show kicks off Hot Springs County Fair

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County Fair in Thermopolis runs from July 30 – Aug. 3, officially beginning with the dog show at 6 p.m. Monday evening. However the horse show is Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. in the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 25, 2018

New playground equipment coming for Kiwanis Park

WORLAND – The City of Worland and the Worland Kiwanis Club are working together to bring additional playground equipment to Kiwanis Park on 20th Street in Worland. The additional equipment will be...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 21, 2018

Cowboy Preacher amazed by hunger for the Lord

This is the second part of a two-part series on Pastor James Scott's three-week mission trip to Africa. The first part of the series ran in Friday's Northern Wyoming Daily News. WORLAND – Going on a...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 20, 2018

Malawi mission changes Cowboy Preacher forever

WORLAND – When Shell Cowboy Church pastor James Scott, known as the Cowboy Preacher, left on June 13 to go on a three week mission trip to Malawi, Africa, he knew that he would be going to a poor...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 19, 2018

Ten Sleep School board receives security recommendations

TEN SLEEP – In the effort to keep their students as safe as possible, Ten Sleep School Superintendent Jimmy Phelps asked Kurt Steinke who has a master’s degree in criminal justice to do a security audit. Tuesday evening, the Ten Sleep School Boar...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 18, 2018

County Extension offers creepy crawly weekend workshops

By TRACIE MITCHELL Staff Writer WORLAND – The University of Wyoming Washakie Extension Office is hosting two activities this weekend to help community members get closer to and learn about which bugs are beneficial, detrimental and pollinate their...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 10, 2018

Terek Fire Update

UPDATE Tuesday morning: Wyoming Highway 31 between Manderson and Hyattville remains closed. Local traffic must show proof of land ownership to pass. Big Horn County Sheriff's Office reporting fire has burned up to 47,000 acres. WORLAND – Lightning...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 7, 2018

Terek Fire: 14,000 acres and growing

WORLAND – Lightning struck twice, thunder boomed and the Terek Fire, located in the Bonanza Oil Field area was born around 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening keeping firefighters from Washakie and Big Horn C...

 

New pastor at First Southern Baptist Church in Worland

WORLAND – The Worland First Baptist Church has hired John Burns from Bakersfield, California, to be their new pastor. Burns comes to Worland with his wife Amy and their five children. "I knew God...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 7, 2018

Suicide does not discriminate

WORLAND – Nobody likes to talk about suicide, but it is a subject that needs to be addressed, as people from all walks of life take their own life or attempt to on a daily basis. Just recently, two...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 4, 2018

Stand your ground: new law began Sunday

WORLAND – On July 1, the Stand Your Ground bill became law. Following approval by the State Legislature, the bill was enacted without Governor Matt Mead’s signature. According to a Wyoming Tribune Eagle March 18 article by Katie Kull, Governor...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 30, 2018

Dan Scheuerman retires from hospital board

WORLAND – Current hospital board chairman Dan Scheuerman announced at Thursday’s meeting that it would be his last meeting as after 15 years he had decided to retire from serving on the board. Scheuerman’s five-year term ends today and...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 23, 2018

Rain, funnel clouds and fire: June weather brings it all

WORLAND – Be prepared this weekend if you are planning on doing any outdoor activities because Mother Nature has once again decided to bless the area with more showers and isolated thunderstorms. The amount of precipitation the storms could drop...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 22, 2018

14th annual Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous Rodeo this weekend

WORLAND – The Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous Rodeo Association’s first big PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) of the year, the 14th annual Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous Rodeo is this weekend at the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds. “We...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 22, 2018

Meeting community needs for half a century

WORLAND – For 50 years now HASCO (H.A. Smith Company), owned by Bill and Sandy Smith, has been meeting the community needs by providing requested services for the Big Horn Basin. The H.A. Smith Comp...

 

Local chiropractor receives national award

WORLAND – During the 10th annual Symposium for the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics in Dallas, Texas, Worland chiropractor Dr. Sarah Radabaugh became the first recipient of the Annual Pediatric Chiropractor o...

 

King's Carpet wins first Bloomin' Business of the month award

WORLAND – King's Carpet in Worland has been announced as the June Bloomin' Business winner with their flower garden and planters filled with purple, pink and yellow flowers. Kathy Mercado and...

 

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