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 News    May 16, 2019 

May 16, 2019

Inserts in this week's print subscription are Blair's, Reese&Ray's and Bomgaars. Look for our special Worland High School graduation section coming next week....

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 16, 2019 

Karla's Kolumn: Congratulations graduates

Sunday is graduation for many of the high schools here in the Big Horn Basin. Some college graduates have already received their diplomas. Saturday University of Wyoming graduates will receive theirs. With all these graduations it is time to pass on...


Madison Anderson receives the Sheridan College President's Award

SHERIDAN - Sheridan College graduate Madison Anderson is the recipient of this year's President's Award. The announcement came as a surprise to Anderson during Saturday's Commencement Ceremony at the... Full story

 By Cyd Lass    News    May 16, 2019 

Worland and Ten Sleep graduation ceremonies Sunday

WORLAND – Worland and Ten Sleep High Schools will be holding their graduation ceremonies Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. Worland High School will hold their graduation at Warrior Stadium. Aaron Vigil has been declared valedictorian for the class of 2019.... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 16, 2019 

Site plans approved for new pharmacy

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission voted to approve the new site plan for Worland Pharmacy. David Albright, former Worland Shopko pharmacist, submitted the plans to the BAPC for their review at their regular meeting...

 News    May 16, 2019 

Worland twins to embark on professional careers after graduating from UW

LARAMIE - DeLancey Hodges remembers getting into a scrap in elementary school and then his sister, Shelby, jumping in to save him. That was probably the last time he had angry words with his twin.... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 16, 2019 

Child Protection Team brings two-day summit to Worland

WORLAND — A premiere two-day workshop for professionals who work with children is coming to Worland, thanks to the efforts of the Washakie County Child Protection Team (CPT), part of the Wyoming Department of Family Services. Bob Vines, Washakie...


Community Calendar May 16-June 13

EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY - Worland Public Transportation to Cody. 347-3208. FIRST and THIRD TUESDAY of EACH MONTH - Worland City Council meeting: 7 p.m. at city hall. FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY...


Gertrude E. 'Trudy' Olson

Graveside services for Gertrude E. “Trudy” Olson, 86, will be 11 a.m., Friday, May 17, at Monument Hill Cemetery in Thermopolis.  Mrs. Olson passed away May 12, in Basin....


Arline F. Jorgensen

Arline F. Jorgensen, 91, of Cheyenne, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2019 at the Granite Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Cheyenne. Arline was born November 1, 1927 in Milliken, Colorado. Services will be private. Cremation has taken...

 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    May 16, 2019 

Washakie Medical Center nurse receives DAISY Award

WORLAND – Banner Health Washakie Medical Center, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Jaime Mertz received the first annual DAISY Award to be awarded at the hospital, Friday, May 10, in...


Doyle Harrison

Doyle Harrison, 61, of Hudson, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 25, 2019. He was born December 17, 1957 in Worland, Wyoming to Ray and Marval Harrison and grew up on a nearby ranch.... Full story


Dr. Howard Todd Willson

Dr. Howard Todd Willson, 84, died peacefully May 8, 2019 at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis, Wyoming. Born December 3, 1934, in Spring Lake, Florida, he was the son of Edwin C. and... Full story


Larry Lindsey Starbuck

Born September 22, 1970 Died April 30th, 2019 Larry was adopted by Clifford and Jamie Starbuck in 1974. He began school in Yampa, CO and in 1979 moved to our Wyoming ranch with the family and started... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 16, 2019 

A small but talented group headed to state for Worland track

WORLAND - Since taking over WHS track and field in 2016, coach Tracey Wiley is bringing her smallest group of athletes to the 3A State meet but that does not mean they this group will be pushovers. A... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 16, 2019 

One era coming to a close, another beginning for Ten Sleep track

TEN SLEEP - After winning five regional titles last weekend, the Ten Sleep track team heads to the 1A State track and field meet, which begins today in Casper at Kelly Walsh High School. This will... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 16, 2019 

Hear Me Out...Overrated, underrated, properly rated: The Golden State Warriors Edition

I know everyone hates the Warriors right now, it's just the cyclical nature of sports. Everyone loves a downtrodden franchise, like Golden State was not long ago, that finds a way to win a championship. But, win too much and everyone starts rooting... Full story

 News    May 16, 2019 

MAY 16 Wyoming News Briefs

State to seek death penalty in Lovell murder case LOVELL (WNE) — The Big Horn County Attorney’s Office will be pursuing the death penalty in a homicide case involving a man from Lovell. In a recent filing with the court, County Attorney Marcia... Full story


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