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February 20, 2020

Look for our FFA Section coming out next week. This week Blair's Bomgaars and Big Horn Co-op inserts in the print edition....

 

Barrasso answers barrage of questions for WHS students

WORLAND - U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) answered a number of poignant questions from Worland High School students addressing impeachment, President Donald Trump's Twitter account, foreign pol...

 

Council approves liquor license renewals

WORLAND — The Worland City Council, following a public hearing Tuesday night in which they heard two objections, approved renewal of all liquor licenses currently held within city limits. During the public hearing, City Attorney Kent Richins...

 

Wolf depredation bill fails introduction

WORLAND — The 2020 Wyoming Legislative Budget Session entered its second week this week and Rep. John Winter (R-Thermopolis, House District 28) said it has been an “amazing process.” Winter was elected in 2016 and this is his first budget...

 

County Commissioners approve funding Washakie Ave. recon study, new door locks

The Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday to discuss a range of issues Tuesday at the courthouse in Worland. After an update from Keith Bower on the state of roads and bridges, the commissioners considered the problem of several electronic locks...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 20, 2020

'Most Don't': Prevention Night opportunity for community to support drug-free youth

WORLAND — The Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) is set to host the first Washakie Prevention Night this Friday night during Worland High School’s boys and girls varsity basketball games against Lovell. The WPC is a group of different entities...

 

Bill would change kindergarten minimum age starting date

WORLAND — A bill that would amend the minimum school age has passed out of committee and will now await debate by entire State House. House Bill 174 changes the minimum age for children to register for “kindergarten in the public schools of this...

 

State Democrats begin caucus process this week

WORLAND — As the Democratic presidential candidates gear up for the Nevada presidential caucus this Saturday, the process in Wyoming has already begun with a mail-in ballot mailed out earlier this week. Washakie County Democratic Party chairperson...

 

City looks to continue Pioneer Square enhancements

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission (BAPC) pledged their support for a grant to continue enhancements at Pioneer Square. Worland Building Official Randy Adams said that during the Feb. 6 meeting, City of Worland...

 

Robert William Mills

Robert William “Bob” Mills, 79, of Thermopolis, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, from complications of several surgeries. Mr. Mills was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming on April 24, 1940. In accordance with... Full story

 

Deidra Michayle (Walker) Rowe

Deidra Michayle Walker Rowe, 33, passed away on Feb. 15, 2020, at her home in Casper. Deidra was born in Worland, Wyoming, on Sept. 28, 1986 to Melvin Lee Walker and Kendra Gayle (Foland) Brazelton. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday,... Full story

 

Leon Jerry Sisk

Leon Jerry Sisk, 75, passed away at his home on Feb. 17, 2020.  Leon was born in Valley City, North Dakota on Sept. 12, 1944, to Leonard James and Amy Catherine (Gates) Sisk.  Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at the... Full story

 

Jason Allen Haworth

Jason Allen Haworth, 46, passed away from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on February 14, 2020.  Jason was born in Billings, Montana on March 16, 1973. Cremation has taken place. There will be a Celebration of Life in Billings at a later... Full story

 

Steven Lowell Bose

Steven Lowell Bose, 65, went to be with Jesus on February 14, 2020 at his home in Ten Sleep. Steve was born in Cambridge, Nebraska on December 4, 1954 to Kenneth Lowell and Colleen Joyce (Dillan)... Full story

 

Forrest L. "Buzz" Skretteberg

A memorial service for Forrest L. "Buzz" Skretteberg will be held on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:30 am, at All Angels Episcopal Church in Spearfish, SD. Buzz passed away at his home on February... Full story

 

Maryanna Wheeler

Maryanna Wheeler, age 76, of Basin, Wyoming, passed away Tuesday evening, February 4, 2020, at Spirit Mountain Hospice House, in Cody, Wyoming, surrounded by her family. Maryanna was born February... Full story

 

'Going, Going, Gone with the Breeze'

Sammy Seghetti ("Flowerbelle Crouton") performs at a dress rehearsal for the Worland Middle School play, "Going, Going, Gone with the Breeze," Thursday, February 13, 2020.... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: What were they thinking?

We learn new things every day and yet there are things that will remain a mystery. Most of those mysteries come in trying to figure out the human nature, it's those "what were they thinking moments."... Full story

 

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