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 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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 7, 2018

Mike Buckman voted 2018 Unsung Hero

WORLAND – Every year the Washakie County Homemakers select someone whom they feel is worthy of the name "Unsung Hero," someone who makes the Worland community a better place to live, a person who...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 6, 2018

Martin retires to reconnect with family

WORLAND – Worland third-grade teacher of 12 years, Alisa Martin accepted the incentive offered by Washakie County School District No. 1 for early retirement to reconnect with family. Martin...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 5, 2018

Big Horn County Courthouse turns 100 years old

BASIN –Despite the uncertain weather many Big Horn County residents assembled on the courthouse lawn in Basin to celebrate the 100th birthday of the courthouse Friday afternoon. Big Horn County...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 2, 2018

Cowboy Preacher heads to Africa

WORLAND – Shell Cowboy Church pastor James Scott, known as the Cowboy Preacher, is leaving on a three-week mission to Malawi, Africa, June 13 to share the good news of Jesus Christ. "This is just...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 31, 2018

Diving into retirement: Pike retires after 32 years

WORLAND – After 32 years of teaching for Washakie School District No. 1, 10 years at the Worland Middle School and 22 at the Worland High School, Worland elementary swim instructor and high school...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 30, 2018

Hammond passes final test, retires after 28 years

WORLAND – After more than 28 years teaching, Worland fifth-grade teacher Dave Hammond has decided to take advantage of the retirement incentive package offered by the Washakie County School...

 

Washakie Hospital Foundation donates chemo bell

WORLAND – Friday morning the Washakie Hospital Foundation donated a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room to help patients celebrate the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 25, 2018

Time to be a full-time cowboy

WORLAND – After 27 years teaching industrial arts at the Worland Middle School, Dean Barent has decided that it is time to retire to pursue a different set of goals. "I've spent 27 years in the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 24, 2018

Ten Sleep students learning to give back

TEN SLEEP – For many students the last day of school is a celebration of an end to a school year of hard work and the beginning of the lazy days of summer. But for Ten Sleep School students the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 19, 2018

Christie St Clair awarded the Quealy award

WORLAND – Christie St Clair, member of the Town and County Homemakers Club is the 2018 recipient of the Quealy award, an award unique to Wyoming. A Washakie County homemaker only receives the award...

 

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