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July 22, 2021
On this day in: 1793 – Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America. 1796 - Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland....
This year's fair entertainment includes rodeos, music and Monster Trucks
Rodeos, live music and monster trucks are just a few of the entertainment events planned to take place at the Washakie County Fairgrounds July 24- 31. RODEO The rodeo is being contracted by the Griemsmans this year, who are new to organizing but not...
School District No. 1 budget slightly down
WORLAND – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees approved their budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year during a special hearing on Wednesday, July 14. The general fund for...
The News Editorial: Wow!
What a Monday in the Big Horn Basin and especially Worland. The Worland community went above and beyond Monday to welcome 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman home. Everyone knows the story by now, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman of the 504th Tactical... Full story
100 Wyoming Patriot Guard Riders escort Krogman to Worland
WORLAND - Around 100 motorcycles arrived in Worland June 19 escorting First Lieutenant Ray Krogman's casket from Billings Logan International Airport. The motorcyclists were largely of the Patriot...
Old library building sold
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners announced that they have sold the former Washakie County Library building located at 1019 Coburn Ave. after the county closed on the sale Friday, July...
First Lieutenant Ray Krogman's casket is moved to the Bryant Funeral Home hearse by an Honor Guard at Billings Logan International Airport's Edwards Jet Center.... Full story
Esther M. Marple
Esther M. Marple, 82, formerly of Worland, passed away July 9, 2021, in Sheridan. Esther was born on Aug. 29, 1938, in Salem, Oregon. No services will be help per her wishes.... Full story
Lois Elaine Shinkle
Lois Elaine Shinkle, 62-year-old lifelong Thermopolis resident, passed away at the Billings Clinic on July 15, 2021. Lois was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming on May 29, 1959. There are no formal services planned at this time.... Full story
Jannice Steadman Wingert
Jannice Steadman Wingert, 65, died July 16, 2021, at her home in Thermopolis. Memorial services will be at 5 p.m., Friday, July 23, at the Set Free Church in Thermopolis.... Full story
Kenneth Carl Dyrud
Kenneth Carl Dyrud, 64, passed away at his home on July 15, 2021. He was born in Sauk City, Wisconsin on October 3, 1956. Cremation has taken place and no formal services are planned.... Full story
Beverly Ann Hergert
Lifelong Wyoming resident, Beverly Ann (Michel) Hergert, 80, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2021 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Beverly was born July 7, 1940 in Worland. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., July 24, 2021, at... Full story
Lewis E. "Butch" Wiley
Lewis E. "Butch" Wiley passed away at his home in Worland on July 13, 2021 at the age of 78. He was born February 12, 1943 in Worland to Clyde and Treva Wiley of Manderson. He grew up on the family... Full story
Stanley Albert Roessing
Stanley Albert Roessing, formerly of Worland, passed away July 13, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. He was born November 13, 1935 to Hilmar Louis and Elsie Caroline (Vorheier) Roessing in New Braunfels,... Full story
Clarice Mae (Hefenieder) Michel
Clarice Mae Michel, 84-year-old lifelong resident of Worland, Wyoming passed away on July 16, 2021. She was born to George E. and Clara (Spadt) Hefenieder on May 23, 1937 in Worland. She grew up on... Full story
Betty Jean Carroll
Betty Jean Carroll, 79, of Orlando, FL passed away November 14, 2020. Born August 7, 1941 in Worland, WY, to Harold L Patterson II and Betty Ruth Patterson (nee Reesy), she was raised in Thermopolis,... Full story
Tracy Jean Brazelton
Tracy Jean (Dworshak) Brazelton, 59-year-old Worland resident passed away at the Billings Clinic on July 5, 2021 with her loving husband by her side. Tracy was born on November 26, 1961 in Bozeman,... Full story
Kirk Wayne Wiltsey
Kirk Wayne Wiltsey, 60 of Cody, Wy. passed away in Billings, Mt. on July 15, 2021. Kirk was born April 14,1961 in Casper, Wy. to Elmer and Yvonne (Hartman) Wiltsey. The family moved to Worland in... Full story
After wearing bracelet for 30 years, Sheridan woman attends Krogman services
SHERIDAN — For Sheridan resident Donna Roberts, it’s a simple story. It’s also one that has impacted her life and that she’s literally worn on her wrist, on and off, for 30 years. It all started when Roberts was working as a bartender at the... Full story
BREAKING: Enzi dies after bicycle accident; Governor Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff
Governor Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and all of Wyoming mourn the loss of former United States Senator Mike Enzi, who passed away last night from... Full story