Articles from the August 12, 2021 edition
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August 12, 2021
On this day in: 1909: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the Indianapolis 500, first opens. 1981: IBM introduces its first personal computer, the model 5150, at a press conference in New York....
Construction issues result in premature shuttering of old C-store
WORLAND - Dirt and infrastructure issues caused Big Horn Cooperative Marketing Association to close down their convenience store sooner and longer than anticipated while the new Travel Center is...
20th Nowoodstock this weekend in Ten Sleep
TEN SLEEP – The 20th edition of the Nowoodstock Music Festival is set to kick off this Friday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. and finish on Sunday, Aug. 15 at Vista Park in Ten Sleep.Last year’s Nowoodstock...
Karla's Kolumn: Cats in harmony
It has been a busy summer and I know you are all wondering how the cats are doing since last I wrote there was still some disgruntlement, mainly between the two males. Chuck had refused to eat with... Full story
9-11 service to include music, speeches, moment of silence
WORLAND — The 9-11 commemorative service committee has finalized plans for the service at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, in Pioneer Square. The service, 9-11 20 Years: We Will Never Forget, will...
Pit Stop Travel Center looks to September for opening
WORLAND - While initial plans had the new Pit Stop Travel Center opening mid-summer this year, material shortages have delayed the project, according to owner Mike Bailey of Bailey Enterprises....
The Other Store brings variety to Main Street
WORLAND – Back in February, Dan Mattis and Naomi Durrant started discussing and working on an idea for a coffee shop/variety store at 1316 Big Horn Ave. and quickly created The Other Store which...
On July 30, 2021, Riki Shimogaki, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 90 years old. Riki was born on October 5, 1930 in Seattle, Washington. He was the youngest child... Full story
Kay "Culp" Baker
The angels came at 10:25 p.m. August 2, 2021 to claim her for their own. Long time Worland resident Kay Baker passed away at Washakie Medical Center at the age of 76. She was preceded in death by her... Full story
Susan Diane Kussy and Walter Kussy
Susan Diane (Carneal) Kussy was born on June 14, 1959 in Worland Wyoming and Walter Kussy, born June 9, 1961 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming passed away together, August 6, 2021 from Covid-19. Susie was... Full story
Melissa Ann Kellenbeck
Melissa Ann (Porter) Kellenbeck, age 68, passed away at Bee Hive Homes July 26, 2021 after succumbing to her battle with brain cancer. Melissa was born in Belvedere, Illinois August 26, 1952 to Rex... Full story
Stephen Michael Smerker
Stephen Michael Smerker, 53, passed away August 3, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. Stephen was born January 29, 1968 in Lakewood, California to Steve and Betty Smerker. He grew up in Southern California and... Full story