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May 13, 2021

On this day in: 1607 - An expedition led by Captain Christopher Newport arrived at Jamestown, Virginia. The passengers went ashore the next day and this site became the first permanent settlement English colony in America. 1821 - The first practical...

 By Seth Romsa    News    May 13, 2021

Board intends to pursue eight-period day

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night to discuss a potential change to an eight-period school day, a s...

 By Seth Romsa    News    May 13, 2021

Governor to deliver keynote address at mental health event Friday

WORLAND – Cloud Peak Counseling Center is getting set to host a mental health awareness event this Friday, May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Worland Community Center, which will feature Wyoming G...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 13, 2021

BAPC split on how to address short-term home rentals

WORLAND — With the Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission split on what to recommend to the council regarding short-term home rentals so the issue was tabled until the May 24 meeting. The d...

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Karla's Kolumn: Expect the unexpected

This weekend, 88 seniors from Worland and eight from Ten Sleep will graduate. This month and next students from across the country in high schools and colleges will be saying goodbye to one journey... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 13, 2021

Friends of Washakie County Library honored as runner-up for literacy award

WORLAND - Friends of Washakie County Library were selected as the runner-up for Carol Mead Leaders in Literacy Award and received a certificate and $3,000 to support the construction of a new library...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 13, 2021

Familiar face takes reigns of public works department

WORLAND — The transition into a new City of Worland public works superintendent has been smoother since Nick Kruger is familiar with city operations and city crew members. Kruger, a former building o...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 13, 2021

Lady Warriors bounce back with back-to-back wins

WORLAND - Coming off a disappointing loss to Mountain View on May 1, the Worland Lady Warriors soccer team bounced back in a big way last weekend. The No. 4-ranked, according to WyoPreps, Lady...


Jay Sanford

Jay Sanford, 66, died April 29, 2021 at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis. Services are pending.... Full story


Richard Wirth Jensen

Richard Wirth Jensen passed from this life May 5, 2021 at the North Big Horn Hospital just three weeks prior to his 89th birthday. Richard, known to many as Dick Jensen, was born in Byron, Wyoming... Full story


Marcia Gaye Beaver

Marcia Beaver, 72, of Powell, WY passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, MT. Marcia was born April 9, 1949 in Worland, WY, the daughter of... Full story


Shawn Eugene Pickler

Shawn Eugene Pickler, 61, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. He lived in Worland, Wyoming, with his family, from 1991 to 2005 where he worked as an automotive technician for Ralph Wortham, Stan’s Automotive and Washakie G... Full story


Tensleep Climbing Plan Virtual Public Meeting May 19

Sheridan - The Bighorn National Forest Powder River District Ranger, Traci Weaver, is hosting a virtual public meeting to update interested people on the Tensleep Climbing Management Plan project. The project proposes actions to manage climbing and...


Statewide Public Health Orders to Remain in Place

Wyoming’s statewide COVID-19 public health orders will remain in place through the end of the month, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Mask use and physical distancing requirements related to educational institutions remain. I... Full story


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