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February 8, 2024

Check out our legislative updates ahead of the 2024 Budget Session....

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Snow and ice causing home business issues

A Worland resident asked the Worland City Council for clarity on cleaning gutters and sidewalks and left frustrated with the lack of city storm drains. Betty Jo Jacks, who has a home-based business, T...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    February 8, 2024

Legislature to debate more than just budget bills

The Wyoming Legislature 2024 Budget Session will begin next Monday, Feb. 12, at which time all government representatives in the state will convene at the Capitol in Cheyenne to begin their bi-annual work on Wyoming’s budget and other issues. Distric...

 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 8, 2024

Lawley enters first legislative budget session

Going into her first state legislative budget session starting on Monday, Feb. 12, State Rep. Martha Lawley (R-HD27, Worland), said, “I am excited for my first budget session. I have been working for months to prepare for this session and become m...


Claudia Ann Nielson

Claudia Ann Sorenson Nielson, 78, passed away at her home in Worland, Wyoming on February 3, 2024 after a long battle with lymphoma. Claudia was born on December 4, 1945 to Peter Jay Sorenson and... Full story


Max Edward Locke

With deep sorrow and love, the family of Max Edward Locke announces his passing. Max ended a courageous battle with kidney failure on January 16th, 2024, at the age of 76. He was surrounded by his... Full story


Know what the legislators are doing

It’s that time of year when the Wyoming state legislators head to Cheyenne to conduct the state’s business and it is our job, as state citizens to pay attention and to give guidance to our local leg...


Guest Column: Giving Wyoming parents choices in their child's education

Parental choice in education is guaranteed in the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which protects the fundamental right of parents to direct the care, upbringing and education of their children. While parental choice in education may...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Local artists on display

The 2024 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition opens in the Capitol Gallery at the Wyoming State Capitol on Friday, Feb. 9 with artwork from two area artists. The Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition is a...

 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 8, 2024

Worland cheer team competes at state level

Led by Cheer Coach Nickie Lloyd, the Worland High School cheer team attended the 2024 Wyoming State Spirit competition on Jan. 26 in Casper. According to Lloyd, 13 Worland High School students...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    February 8, 2024

Worland wrestling wraps up regular season in Buffalo on Friday

Last week was a good teaching moment for the young Worland wrestling team as they dropped two duals. The Warriors lost to Hot Springs County 47-24 in Thermopolis on Feb. 1 and Cody 49-24 at the...


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