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 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    August 16, 2017

WHS golfers kick-start 2017 season in Powell

POWELL - While the new school year has not officially begun the Worland High School Warriors and Lady Warriors golf teams began their season with the Powell Invitational on August 10-11. Senior Lady...


2017 Bucholz Conservation Award recipient announced

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGLT) announced last week that Jim Wilson will be the recipient of the 2017 Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award. Wilson lives in Thermopolis where he ranches with his wife Teri. The Wilsons are known for their...


Joint Agriculture Interim Committee sets meeting in September

DUBOIS — Senator Larry Hicks and Representative Robert McKim, Co-Chairmen of the Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources Interim Committee, have announced the Committee will meet Sept. 11-12, starting at 8:30 a.m. both days....


Ten Sleep School Board approves bids

TEN SLEEP – During the August Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening the board heard the bids to remodel the weight room in the basement of the Masonic Lodge and the bids to demolish the two houses on the properties purchased with the...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 16, 2017

Brewfest kicks off three-days of brews, barbecues and bluegrass

WORLAND — The 13th annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival has added a brewfest to its celebration. The brewfest, a fundraiser for the festival, has been held on a Thursday in the past with success. After a break for a...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 16, 2017

Fire restrictions approved by county

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners approved fire restrictions for the county for the weekend of the solar eclipse and through the solar eclipse. Washakie County Fire Warden Chris Kocher said during Tuesday’s meeting that the reason for t...


WWII veteran Harold Fabricius turns 90

WORLAND - Sunday, World War II veteran and longtime Worland resident Harold Fabricius celebrated his 90th birthday feeling strong. "I feel good and get along very well," Fabricius stated. Fabricius...


Edith Eva Lee Hoffman

Edith Eva Lee Johnson Hoffman, 88, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Washakie Medical Center with her husband by her side. Eva Lee was born December 3, 1928 in Burns, Kansas, the daughter... Full story


Lloyd Vernon Hehnke

Lloyd Vernon Hehnke, 60, of Cody, Wyoming went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday August 6, 2017, peacefully at home with family by his side, after a year and a half battle with liver cancer.... Full story


Linda Jo Lawton

Linda Jo Lawton, 69, of Worland, Wyoming went on to be with the angels on August 14, 2017 after a very long battle with MS and Transverse Myelitis. Linda was born December 30, 1947 in San Bernadino, California to her parents Ronald Frank Hunt and... Full story


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