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March 17, 2022

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March 16 Wyoming Briefs

Woman charged in crash that killed teen CHEYENNE (WNE) — A woman has been charged in the death of a local teenager after she allegedly hit him with her vehicle while he was in a crosswalk. Kelly Lynn Gaskins is charged with one count of vehicular h...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    March 17, 2022

Warriors bounce back to win consolation championship

WORLAND - It was not the hardware they were after, but the Worland Warriors showed their resolve and scrapped their way to two wins to finish fifth and bring home the consolation championship from...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    March 17, 2022

Hear me out: The return from the winter sports postseason sabbatical

I’ve been on this job for six years now. It’s one of those things where I still feel like a rookie but also feel like those six years have been measured in dog years. Thinking about that on one...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 17, 2022

Worland speech and debate team places 2nd at state, Bleicher earns state title

WORLAND – The Worland High School speech and debate team placed second in 3A at the State Meet in Riverton last weekend. Elizabeth Bleicher, Ten Sleep senior competing for Worland, earned the...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 17, 2022

Fair rodeo bid awarded, board considers combined dog show

WORLAND — The Washakie County Fair Board in finalizing the final few evening spots of entertainment for the 2022 County Fair July 25-30 approved the bid for a youth rodeo and fair rodeo from...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 17, 2022

Nine entities express interest in general purpose sales tax

WORLAND — Nine separate entities have expressed interest in receiving funding from the general purpose one-cent sales tax if it is approved for renewal by voters in November. During a meeting with...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 17, 2022

Legislature approves 62-31 plan, Big Horn Basin remains roughly the same

WORLAND — After many changes in the House and the Senate, the Wyoming Legislature approved a 62 House District-31 Senate District plan last week that keeps the representation as is in the Big Horn...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 17, 2022

Second annual virtual career fair Tuesday

WORLAND – University of Wyoming Extension and Wyoming 4-H is hosting their second annual virtual career fair at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. “Exploring your future and growing a career: Virtual career night” will begin with a welcome and...


'Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day' celebration

CHEYENNE –  Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Veterans Commission have announced three celebrations for “Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day” on Saturday, March 26. The day of welcoming was codified in state law during the 61st legislati... Full story

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 17, 2022

Extension seeking seeds for Belize education trip

WORLAND – Agriculture and horticulture Extension educator Caitlin Youngquist of Worland will be headed to Belize later this month to help establish a small vegetable farm and compost system for Stann Creek Ecumenical College, the high school in...


"Bob" Robert E. Michaels

"Bob" Robert E. Michaels, 79, passed away in his sleep on March 14, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held March 21st at 10am at the Worland Community Center. A memorial fund in his name has been... Full story


Raymond Sanchez

Raymond Sanchez, 95, passed away on March 3rd 2022 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation. He was born on July 31st 1926 in Casper Wyoming to parents Irene Garcia and Ernesto Badillo. When he was... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 17, 2022

Worland ewe gives birth to healthy quintuplets

WORLAND — What started as an innocent 4-H sheep project a few years ago evolved into a breeding frenzy this year with one ewe giving birth to quintuplets on Saturday, March 12. Erin Larson said her...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 17, 2022

Graduation banners, parade approved by Worland council

WORLAND —The Worland City Council approved two graduation events at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The council approved allowing the Worland High School parent group to place banners of the...


Karla's Kolumn: A dream season and vacation in Vegas

It’s about an hour before tipoff for the Wyoming Cowboys and Indiana Hoosiers in the NCAA Tournament First-Four games. This is the first time the Cowboys have made the NCAA Tournament since 2015, a season my husband and I were lucky enough to choos... Full story


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