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  • May 02, 2019

    May 2, 2019

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

  • No. 1 Warriors push winning streak to 24 games

    Alex Kuhn, Sports Editor|May 2, 2019

    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 to the 4A Green River Wolves by way of a 4-2 shootout on April 8, 2018. Since then the Warriors have ripped off 24-straight victories, which included a state title mixed in there. Last week Worland entered one of the more challenging stretches of their 2019 schedule as they had to play three matche... Full story

  • Ten Sleep track making final tune-ups before regionals

    Alex Kuhn, Sports Editor|May 2, 2019

    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 they can turn their focus toward Shoshoni. Ten Sleep is in Thermopolis Friday for the Bobcat Invitational to close out their regular season. Last week Ten Sleep was in Buffalo for the Buffalo Twilight meet. Along with Arvada-Clearmont, they were the only 1A schools competing against 4A or 3A teams.... Full story

  • Deployment ceremony set for 2-300th soldiers

    Cyd Lass, Staff Intern|May 2, 2019

    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 at the Natrona County High School in Casper. Governor Mark Gordon, Major General Greg Porter and the Wyoming Army National Guard command team will be attending the event. Recently, it was announced that at least 14 soldiers from the Big Horn Basin will be among those deployed. At least 14 soldiers f... Full story

  • Surveying Shopko shoppers; economic development groups seek input

    Karla Pomeroy, Editor|May 2, 2019

    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. According to Wyoming Business Council Northwest Regional Director Amy Quick, “I cover the four counties of the Big Horn Basin: Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, and Washakie. When the first Shopko closures were announced, I was in close contact with the eco... Full story

  • Bids sought for Washakie County Fair rodeos

    Cyd Lass, Staff Intern|May 2, 2019

    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 from multiple bidders. The board requests to submit separate bids for each service the bidder is interested in providing, rather than packaging offers for every event interested in contracting. The multiple rodeos have been a part of the fair for several years, the most recent addition – the ranch rod...

  • District provides blessings in way of weekend meal to students

    Karla Pomeroy, Editor|May 2, 2019

    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 celebrating a decade of feeding kids on the weekends. Blessings is a national front-runner in the fight against childhood hunger.” The program “provides food for elementary school children in America who might otherwise go hungry by sending them home with a backp...

  • Washakie Medical Center now offering home sleep evaluations

    Tracie Mitchell, Staff Writer|May 2, 2019

    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 eight studies so far with at least four more “happening soon.” “We expanded our local specialty services to provide sleep medicine services to the region. Physician Assistant Joe Tritchler received extended training within the sleep specialty and he is working with board certified Banner Health sleep m...

  • Worland couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

    Tracie Mitchell, Staff Writer|May 2, 2019

    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 farm between Otto and Burlington. After getting married the couple spent a night, just one, in a motel in Cody, as James had to be back at work the next day. The couple met during an LDS (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) youth event. "We went on a hayride and we kind of met there, that w...

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

    Karla Pomeroy, Editor|May 2, 2019

    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 year through the Blessings in a Backpack program. The Results: Nourished Kids Ready to Learn. Washakie County School District No. 1 understands the value of feeding hungry students. They offer breakfast and lunch programs and starting in February 2018, throu... Full story

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  • Jimmy Hernandez

    May 2, 2019

    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 Cemetery.... Full story

  • Loree Fesenmeyer

    May 2, 2019

    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, when she was a toddler, and later moved into town, where she attended high school and worked at Reed’s Drug Store at the soda fountain. It was there that she met her future husband, Philip Fesenmeyer, from Riceville, IA. After graduating from Worland Senior High in 1950, she attended the University of... Full story

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

    Alex Kuhn, Sports Editor|May 2, 2019

    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 biggest properties of the decade in film and TV reaching long promised moments. Obviously, it was a big weekend for Thrones, Avengers and the Tractor Guys. Maybe it was just the Sunday 3:30 showing at the Washakie Twin Cinemas but the Tractor Guys won BIG because their ad was playing on a loop until the... Full story

  • May 2, 2019 Wyoming News Briefs

    Wyoming News Exchange|May 2, 2019

    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 week on a felony count of abusive sexual contact. Federal prosecutors say Wills sexually touched the woman while she was “extremely intoxicated.” The elements of the crime say the woman was “incapable of appraising the nature of the conduct and was physically incapable of declining participation and com... Full story

  • Park County becomes first county with anti-EMP room

    C.J. BAKER, Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|May 2, 2019

    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 - intended to shield the room from an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) or solar flare - was one of Knapp's final efforts to help the county prepare for the worst. As homeland security coordinator, Knapp has assisted in drawing up plans for responding to crises ranging from floods to earthquakes to extreme... Full story

  • Baccalaureate Sunday

    May 2, 2019

    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 Class will give Class Reflections and read scripture. Marshazz and Treblesome with Chad Rose directing will be singing in honor of the seniors. Everyone is invited to attend to honor the Class of 2019. The Ministerial Association along with the F.C.A. sponsor this annual celebratio... Full story

  • Enzi announces plan to retire at the end of his term

    May 2, 2019

    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 US Senate for more than 22 years," Enzi said. "Diana and I have been in Wyoming most weekends often traveling 500 miles by car each weekend. That means I've worked in Washington 4 days a week and Wyoming 3 days a week which uses up all of the week. When we have a recess which I call a "work period" D... Full story

  • MAY 7 Wyoming News Briefs

    May 2, 2019

    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 office spokesman, the male victim was visiting the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor’s Center with his family when he climbed up onto the railing on the east side of the dam and leaped some 350 feet into the Shoshone River. The initial call came into the sheriff’s dispatch at 4:26 p.m. Deputies responded immediately... Full story

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