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May 23, 2019

Online subscribers have access to Blair's inserts, Bomgaars inserts and the special WHS graduation section. Print subscribers can find the following inserts in this week's issue - 2019 WHS special commemorative graduation section; Blair's,...


Ten Sleep couple expecting quintuplets

TEN SLEEP – For most couples, learning that they are pregnant, is an exciting event. Ten Sleep residents Levi and Savanah Collins received five times the excitement recently when they learned that... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 23, 2019

Following a family tradition: WHS 2019 graduate heads to West Point

WORLAND - With military service in his blood, a Worland High School 2019 graduate is following the family tradition and headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point next month. During...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 23, 2019

City approves budget on first reading

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget on first reading with one council member absent and another voting against the budget. Keith Gentzler was absent and Kreg Lombard,...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 23, 2019

Memorial Day services Monday

WORLAND — The principle Wyoming National Guard assistant to the Adjutant General of Wyoming, Col. E. Steven Alkire, will be the keynote speaker at Monday’s Memorial Day services. The American...

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 23, 2019

Karla's Kolumn: Much to celebrate

The school year draws to a close this week and there's been much celebration in Worland the past week with graduation, two-time state boys soccer champions and Kait Wassum winning two track titles. Te... Full story


Ten Sleep presents end-of-year FFA awards

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep FFA students received awards for a year well done, during their annual Ten Sleep FFA awards banquet on Monday, May 6. The teams that competed at state FFA; high school and middle school livestock and meats, vet science, ag... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 23, 2019

Lady Pioneers finish second at state

TEN SLEEP - For the second consecutive season, the Ten Sleep Lady Pioneers finished second as a team at the 1A State track and field meet in Casper on May 16-18. It was a terrific sendoff for Ten Slee... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    May 23, 2019

Lady Warriors have a bright future ahead

WORLAND - Going 1-2 at the 3A State girls soccer tournament, on May 16-18 at Jackson Hole High School, was not how the Worland Lady Warriors were expecting to end their season but sometimes soccer... Full story


Shirley Jean Snyder

Shirley Jean Snyder, 77, of Greybull, passed away May 17. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, at Mortimore Funeral Home in Thermopolis.... Full story


Barton Cash Varney

Barton Cash Varney, 67, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on May 4, 2019, in Gilbert, Arizona. He was born March 3, 1952, in Worland, Wyoming. Services were held May 13, 2019, at Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery in Mesa, Arizona...


Charles Gonzales

Charles Gonzales, 87-year-old Worland resident, passed away on May 18, 2019, in Laramie, Wyoming. Charles was born on July 18, 1931 in Torrington, Wyoming.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Mount Calvary Assembly of God...


John Allen Lamb

John Allen Lamb passed away with his family at his side on May 17, 2019 in Worland. John was lover of animals, a professor of hard work, and had quite the encyclopedia of mechanics language. He loved...


Eileen Walton

Eileen Walton, age 81, of Rush City, left this earth to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 17, 2019. Eileen Elizabeth Weber was born May 11, 1938 to Louis and Emma (Lehman) Weber in Worland,...


James Neil Wetherbee

James Neil Wetherbee, 63, of Worland, Wyoming died on May 14, 2019, with the love of his life by his side holding his hand until the very last breath was taken. Jim fought a very long, but short...


Mark James Orchard

Mark James Orchard, age 55, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg. He was born July 13, 1963, in Casper, Wyoming to Robert W. Orchard and Mary L. (Hurst)...


Annette Renee Arey

Memorial services for Annette Renee Arey, 39, will be Tuesday, May 28, 11:00 AM at Mortimore Funeral Home, Thermopolis, WY. The Reverend Joe Galligan of Holy Trinity Church will officiate. Miss Arey... Full story


MAY 23 Wyoming News Briefs

Production water spill has ‘minimal’ impact LARAMIE (WNE) — A spill that occurred earlier this month near Woods Landing was actually water used in oil and gas production, not municipal wastewater, or reclaimed water, according to the Wyoming...


Fremont clerk defends staff actions

RIVERTON — Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese has responded to the Wyoming Democratic Party’s recent request that her office submit to an investigation by the county attorney in regard to two incidents from the 2018 election season. A statement... Full story


Deep snow delays U.S. 14A spring opening; high-mountain road may open later today

The annual spring opening of U.S. 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell will occur prior to Memorial Day weekend this year, but heavy snow Wednesday night has delayed the opening until at least late this afternoon. The opening of U.S. 14A is... Full story


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