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June 27 2019

Don't forget to check out the special Big Horn Basin Edition inside this week's issue. Inserts in this week's issue include Blair's and Bomgaars (both available online), Reese&Ray's and Arby's....

 

Karla's Kolumn: Celebrating our independence

Independence Day is a week from today I know, you're thinking why write something a week early. Well two reasons. One, I've had writer's block for this space and now that is 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday...

 

Staff Column: Kindness relieves the pain

So many people in this world are fighting diseases that no one knows about. The checker girl the other day who didn't smile at your joke, the waiter who kept forgetting condiments, the man who forgot...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 27, 2019

Ten Sleep continues traditions, kicking off the Fourth with 74th rodeo

TEN SLEEP – Fourth of July festivities will kick off next Thursday, July 4 at 10 a.m. with the Ten Sleep Parade, being given the theme of “Give Me Liberty” this year. The parade leads into a full day of rodeo activities and culminates with... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 27, 2019

Fireworks area again offered near Worland

WORLAND – In anticipation of the Independence Day holiday next week, the Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office is again making a temporary, local exception to the fireworks ban on public lands. The use of fireworks will be permitted at a... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 27, 2019

Grow Worland funding helps lift aviation business off the ground

WORLAND — A new aviation business got started last week thanks in part to Worland Mayor Jim Gill’s Grow Worland Initiative and the city partnering with Washakie Development Association. David Stinson and Tony and Emily Herby started their...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 27, 2019

Diesel Pickup Specialists set to host sixth annual Dyno and Dirt Drags

WORLAND – Diesel Pickup Specialists (DPS) of Worland is set to host its sixth annual Dyno and Dirt Drags on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. Mykle and Amy Baugh have been owners of the company since 2006, and continue to offer bumper-to-bumper repair in... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 27, 2019

Worland receives SLIB grant for Culbertson improvement project

WORLAND — The City of Worland received further assistance from the State Loan and Investment Board last week for their Culbertson street, sewer and water improvement project, with the approval of a second grant. The city received a $500,000...

 

Warren Byant Patras

Warren Byant Patras, 79, died at home on June 24, 2019. Byant was born September 6, 1939 in Worland, Wyoming lived and worked in Wyoming his entire life. Byant graduated from Ten Sleep High School in 1957, he served in the Army during the Vietnam...

 

Roy M. Conner

Roy M. Conner, age 82, passed away at Harrison Memorial Medical Center in Bremerton, WA. A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday July 3, 2019 in Ten Sleep, WY at the Ten Sleep SDA Church. The time is planned for 10:00 am with interment to...

 

Teresa Deniz Benitez

Teresa Deniz Benitez died on June 4th 2019 in Mexico. She was born on March 10th, 1966 in Tomatlan, Jalisco Mexico. She married Adalberto Benitez in 1984. She moved to Worland to be with her husband...

 

Betty Graham Chapman

Betty Chapman, 85-year-old Worland resident, passed away on June 25, 2019 at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Betty was born on October 13, 1933 in Lander, Wyoming. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2019, at Riverview...

 

Elaine Herman Terry

Elaine Herman Terry, 65 passed away on June 19, 2019, at Washakie Medical Center.  Elaine Jean (Herman) Terry was born August 20, 1953 in Pickstown, S.D. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday June 28, 2019, at the Shell Community Hall in...

 

Community Calendar

EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY - Worland Public Transportation to Cody. 347-3208. SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH – Worland Acoustic Jam: 6:30 pm. at the Worland Senior Center. EVERY TUESDAY - Commu... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 27, 2019

Wildfires bats propel them to tourney win

WORLAND - It is not how you start but how you finish, the Worland Wildfires 18U girls softball team lived out that sports cliché last weekend in Lander on June 22-23. Playing in a three-team... Full story

 
 By Mark Dykes    News    June 27, 2019

Convicted murderer's attempt to shorten sentence dismissed

THERMOPOLIS — A hearing scheduled for June 26 in Hot Springs District Court regarding the sentence of James Wiley has been cancelled, following the dismissal of Wiley’s motion to correct an illegal sentence. In his motion, Wiley alleged that the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    June 27, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE: We're Still Here – Casper United Church of Christ honors 50th anniversary of Stonewall Riots

WORLAND – The first pride was a riot. For six nights, demonstrations of anger and vandalism perused before the Stonewall Inn, hundreds of LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, etcetera) activists making it clear – from there on...

 

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