Articles from the August 29, 2019 edition
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August 29, 2019
Look for all the high school fall sports schedules for Worland, Ten Sleep and Thermopolis on B4-B7 this week. Also inside are seven inserts for the print edition -- McDonald's, Arby's, Bloedorn, Sutherland, Bomgaars, Blair's and Reese & Ray's....
Karla's Kolumn: Read carefully and thoroughly ...
Reading is an important part of everyone's life. We read every day, whether it is traffic signs, school books, your music playlist, the guide on your TV, Facebook memes, tweets, or, of course, the...
Tracie's Thoughts: Things I just don't understand
I remember growing up and not understanding things and being told by family, teachers and friends that I would understand when I got older, but here I am 47 years old and I find myself more confused...
Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees praise great start to year
WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees met on Monday night to discuss the start of the school year, and what is to possibly come in the next couple of months. The... Full story
Warrior Hall of Fame inaugural class selected
Correction: Tom Harrington was unintentionally left off the announcement for the Warrior Hall of Fame inductees WORLAND - The inaugural class of the Worland High School Warriors Hall of Fame has been...
Guilty on 3 counts
WORLAND – After nearly three hours of deliberation a jury of six men and six women declared their verdict of guilty in the case of the State of Wyoming against Jason Miller in the Fifth Judicial...
Torrential rainfall causes flooding along Railway
WORLAND - Mother Nature brought down over an inch of rain in about 25 minutes last Wednesday, creating some flooding along Railway Avenue in Worland. Washakie County Emergency Management/Homeland...
Red Arrow BBQ two-time local high point cooker
WORLAND - Jerrad Scott of Red Arrow BBQ of Worland won his second Jim Blake Memorial Award at the Wyoming State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival Aug. 17. Scott won his first Jim Blake award,...
Deployment ceremony for Wyoming Army Guard soldiers Sept. 8 in Casper
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Army National Guard will say farewell to soldiers in A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery Thursday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. before they deploy to the Middle East. Gov. Mark Gordon, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter, and the Wyoming... Full story
Hear Me Out...The most courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions: Outside Look In teams
The most courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions continue and this week’s predictions will focus on the “Outside Looking In” teams. These five teams, provided that there are no major injuries... Full story
Community garden producing in spite of Mother Nature
WORLAND -While the growing season was a bit behind this year due to a wet and cool spring, the Worland Community Garden, administered by the University of Wyoming Extension Washakie County Office,...
Warriors take second in home tournament
WORLAND - Hosting the first annual Ed Cook Classic high school golf tournament at Green Hills Golf Course in Worland on Aug. 22-23, the Warrior golf team shot a 320, 309 – 629 to finish second on... Full story
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THERMOPOLIS - For seniors McKenna Bomengen and Tahja Hunt it has been quite the career for the Hot Springs County High School cross-country runners. The Lady Bobcat duo, as freshmen in 2016, were cont... Full story
Chip sealing set to begin Friday on U.S. 14 in Shell Canyon
GREYBULL — Chip sealing is scheduled Friday at 3 locations in Shell Canyon, east of Greybull, on U.S. 14. The 3 locations are each about 800 feet in length, and chip sealing is scheduled at/near milepost 23.13, at/near milepost 24.73 and at/near... Full story
Catherine Jean Bruner
Catherine Jean Bruner, 88, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 26, at Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis. Services will be at a later date.... Full story
Joyce Ileen Outland
Joyce Ileen Outland passed away on August 26, 2019 at her home. She was born on May 12, 1929 in Worland. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Worland.... Full story
James H. Matthiesen
James H. Matthiesen, 78-year-old Worland resident passed away on August 22, 2019 at the Wyoming Retirement Home in Basin. Jim was born on October 29, 1940, in Sacramento, California. As per Jim’s wishes no formal services will be held. A private... Full story
Sharon K. Jennings
Private family interment for Sharon Jennings, 83 year old Buffalo resident who passed away August 24, 2019 at the Hospice House in Gillette, will be held by her family at a later date. Donations in... Full story
Wyoming News Briefs AUGUST 29
Cheyenne man gets prison for sex abuse of a minor CHEYENNE (WNE) — A Cheyenne man was sentenced Wednesday in Laramie County District Court to 12 to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. Kenneth Berry was sentenced by District... Full story