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January 6, 2022

Happy New Year. Check out the last of the 2021 Year In Review and our Law Enforcement Appreciation Page....

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 6, 2022

Revenue, growing Worland to be focus in 2022 for City of Worland

WORLAND — As 2022 gets underway, Worland Mayor Jim Gill said he wants the focus for himself, the council and the city on growing Worland. In his first year as mayor, Gill started the Grow Worland...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 6, 2022

Knights of Columbus planning Celebration of Life event

WORLAND — A new president of the council was elected and a new event approved during the first Worland City Council meeting of 2022. With each new year comes election of council officers. William Wo...


The News Editorial: What will 2022 bring?

Well the new year came on Saturday with really barely a whisper but there is a lot in store for us this year. The City of Worland will be appealing the 2020 census figures. This could have potential... Full story


I May Be 'Bias': Elon Musk got Time's 2021 Person of the Year and I'm not having it

Elon Musk got Time’s 2021 Person of the Year and I’m not having it I’m on Twitter the other night and I saw a tweet from Stephen King stating, “I admire Elon Musk, but the real People of the Year are the doctors, nurses, first responders, and... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 6, 2022

Big Horn Basin residents among those listed as missing in new database

THERMOPOLIS - A number of missing persons from the Big Horn Basin are listed on the new Wyoming Missing Persons database. John Daily Hammond, age 65, has been missing since Nov. 5, 2021. Hammond is a...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 6, 2022

Two local families facing challenges with newborns with heart defects

WORLAND — Two of Worland’s newest residents, born last fall, are facing heart surgeries in 2022. Julie and Dan Atkinson welcomed daughter Emma on Oct. 9, born at Children’s Hospital in Denver....

 By Billy Arnold    Sports    January 6, 2022

Officials eye killing bighorn ewes to stop disease

JACKSON - As a gaggle of grad students milled about, probing, prodding and drawing blood from three bighorn sheep, Aly Courtemanch was keeping her eyes peeled for something in particular. Plump ewes....


Daniel Weber

Daniel Weber, 72, of Worland, Wyoming passed away December 30, 2021. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 10 at the Veile Mortuary Colonial Chapel at 10:30am.... Full story


Margie Fisher

Margie Fisher, 94, passed away in Durango, CO January 4, 2022. A viewing will be held at the Veile Mortuary Colonial Chapel, 301 S. 8th Street, from 5-8 pm on Wednesday, January 12.... Full story


Frances Marlene Reust

Frances Marlene Reust, 82, passed away at home surrounded by her loving husband, children and grandchildren on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Frances was born to Ralph Eleston and Pansy Florine... Full story


Michael Dan Loveless

Michael Dan Loveless, 67, passed away in his home on Dec. 24, 2021. He was born in Provo, Utah, on Nov. 15, 1954. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held in Orem, Utah next spring.... Full story

 By Jake Goodrick    News    January 6, 2022

Gillette mayor resigns over texts

GILLETTE — Louise Carter-King resigned as the mayor the City of Gillette Thursday night, two days after apologizing for old text messages that surfaced this week that included off-color and denigrating language about City Council members and other... Full story


Kirt Dee Cozzens

Kirt Dee Cozzens was born March 25th, 1962, in Provo, Utah. He was the oldest son born to R. Dee Cozzens, Jr., and Julaine Johnson Cozzens. The family soon moved to Billings, Montana, where they... Full story


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