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 News    May 2, 2019

May 02, 2019

Inserts in the printed edition this week include Reese & Ray's IGA, Blair's, Bomgaars, Big Horn Co-op, Subway and Bloedorn....

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 2, 2019

No. 1 Warriors push winning streak to 24 games

WORLAND - The last time the No. 1-ranked Worland Warriors soccer team lost to a 3A team was in 2017, a 3-1 loss to Lander in the 3A State third-place match. The last time the Warriors lost a match was... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 2, 2019

Ten Sleep track making final tune-ups before regionals

TEN SLEEP - The 1A West regional track and field meet is next week in Shoshoni but before getting to the postseason, the Ten Sleep Pioneers and Lady Pioneers have one final regular season meet before... Full story

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    May 2, 2019

Deployment ceremony set for 2-300th soldiers

WORLAND – The Wyoming Army National Guard will be saying goodbye to the soldiers in the 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery on May 8 at 4:30 p.m. before their deployment to the Middle East. The ceremony is open to the public. It will take place... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 2, 2019

Surveying Shopko shoppers; economic development groups seek input

WORLAND — A survey to find out shopping patterns of Shopko customers in the Big Horn Basin is now online and available for any Shopko shopper. The survey is part of a project from the Wyoming Business Council and National Main Street Center.... Full story

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    May 2, 2019

Bids sought for Washakie County Fair rodeos

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board has started accepting bids to provide services for the 2019 Washakie County Fair rodeo, youth rodeo and ranch rodeo. According to Fair Board Chairman David Doyle, the board has already received interest...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Community    May 2, 2019

District provides blessings in way of weekend meal to students

WORLAND — For the past year and a half Washakie County School District No. 1 has been involved with Blessings in a Backpack Program to help feed hungry students during the weekend. According to the website, “Blessings in a Backpack is...

 

Washakie Medical Center now offering home sleep evaluations

WORLAND – Banner Health Washakie Medical Center began offering home sleep evaluations at the beginning of April, Practice Manager for the Banner Medical Group Anna Venable told the hospital board Thursday afternoon,. She said they have conducted...

 

Worland couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

WORLAND – Next Wednesday, May 8, Worland residents James and Sunny Pederson will celebrate their 60 wedding anniversary. The couple was married on May 8, 1959, on James Pederson's parent's small...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Karla's Kolumn:Kudos for blessings, surveys and music

It’s kudos time again and I have three to present this week. Let’s start with the Blessings in a Backpack program celebrating it’s 10th year. According to its website, as little as $100 feeds one child on the weekends for one 38-week school... Full story

 

Jimmy Hernandez

Jimmy Hernandez, 69-year-old Worland resident passed away on April 27, 2019 at his home. He was born on August 18, 1949 in Powell. Military Honors and graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 at Riverview Memorial Gardens... Full story

 

Loree Fesenmeyer

E. Loree Fesenmeyer, 86, passed away on April 24, 2019 at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Loree was born in Urbana, MO, on May 10, 1932, to William Clint and Eva Rowena (Adams) Bower. The family moved to a farm at Durkee, east of Worland, whe... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 2, 2019

Hear Me Out...NBA first round and NFL Draft thoughts

This is 100 percent recency-bias in play but last week may have been the greatest week in entertainment history. You had the "Avengers Endgame" and Game of Thrones S8E3 "The Long Night," the two bigge... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019 Wyoming News Briefs

Man sentenced to prison for sex abuse in Yellowstone POWELL (WNE) — A Texas man has been ordered to serve a year in federal prison for sexually abusing a woman in Yellowstone National Park in June 2018. Paul W. Wills III, 33, was sentenced last... Full story

 
 By C.J. BAKER    News    May 2, 2019

Park County becomes first county with anti-EMP room

POWELL - As his time as Park County's Homeland Security Coordinator neared its end last week, Mart Knapp was busy putting up strips of foil in a subterranean room. The roughly $12,000 project -... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Baccalaureate Sunday

Baccalaureate Service for Worland High School 2019 graduates will be this Sunday at 3 pm at the Middle School Auditorium. Marilyn Montoya will be the guest speaker and members of FCA and the Senior... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Enzi announces plan to retire at the end of his term

Gillette, Wyo. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., announced today at a news conference in his hometown of Gillette that he does not plan to run for reelection in 2020. "So far, I have served in the... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

MAY 7 Wyoming News Briefs

Student falls from Buffalo Bill Dam CODY (WNE) — A 13-year-old Cody Middle School student fell to his death in an apparent suicide, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies are still investigating the incident. According to an offi... Full story

 

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