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June 13, 2019

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 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 13, 2019

Worland goes undefeated in first full week of action

WORLAND - Last week was a strong week for the Worland Baseball 14U team as they did not drop a single game. First was their home doubleheader against Cody on June 4 in which they won 8-4 and 21-1.... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 13, 2019

Hear Me Out...NBA Finals Game 5 thoughts

Getting this out of the way first, it stinks that Kevin Durant got hurt and is not only done for the remainder of the NBA Finals but also all of next season as well. And as is accustom in this day... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 13, 2019

Red Cross assisting Worland family after house fire

WORLAND — Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting a Worland family of five after they were temporary displaced by a house fire at 804 Charles Avenue in Worland on Monday night. Assistance was provided for lodging and other immediate needs. Further...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 13, 2019

Fair Board changes youth rodeo start time

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board voted to change the starting time and day that the youth rodeo would start during fair week. This change was brought up by board member Marty Cross, and it a motion to move the rodeo to Thursday night... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 13, 2019

Washakie County explores downtown location for library

WORLAND — The Washakie County Library may be moving downtown if financing and plans work out. Washakie County is in negotiations with Lee and Gerry Kennedy to purchase property for a new location for the Washakie County Library. The county is not...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 13, 2019

Recommendations made for life after Shopko

WORLAND — A couple main themes reverberated throughout the webinar regarding Shopko closures in the Big Horn Basin. The webinar last Thursday, June 6, provided insight and recommendations to Wyoming communities in the wake of 13 Shopko stores... Full story

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 13, 2019

Banner Health Washakie Medical Center receives three stars

WORLAND – Banner Health Washakie Medical Center in Worland earned three stars out of five from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) this year. Eighteen facilities were rated in Wyoming with Jackson’s St. John’s being the only fa...

 

The News Editorial

What does life after Shopko look like? Shopko closed last month in Worland. Shopko stores have closed around the Big Horn Basin and across the state. Worland has been proactive in reacting to the closure, not allowing one big box chain store closing... Full story

 
 By Cyd Lass    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Loud and proud in Wyoming

This weekend, I had the honor of experiencing something new for myself and plenty of others. Though I have known this about myself since the eighth grade, this weekend, I learned that this isn't somet... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    Community    June 13, 2019

Washakie County Extension hires new Cent$ible Nutrition educator

WORLAND – The University of Wyoming Extension (UWE) recently welcomed Angela Michel to its Washakie County office as the new Cent$ible Nutrition educator, and Hot Springs County SNAP-Ed. Michel has...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    June 13, 2019

Laramie Democrat will run for U.S. Senate

CASPER - The race to fill outgoing Sen. Mike Enzi's seat has its first declared candidate. Activist and community organizer Yana Ludwig, a Democrat, will be announcing her candidacy for the party's no... Full story

 
 By C.J. BAKER    News    June 13, 2019

Cody Labs to close, dozens being laid off

POWELL — Less than two years ago, Cody Laboratories was home to 135 higher-paying jobs, planning a massive expansion and praised by local and state leaders as an example of how Wyoming could diversify its economy. But by the end of this summer,... Full story

 

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