Articles from the October 5, 2023 edition

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October 5 2023

Lots of pictures of Worland's Homecoming!...

 By GRACE WALHUS    News    October 5, 2023

Citizen addresses commissioners: demands accountability for damaged tree

At the Washakie County Commissioner’s meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3, Worland citizen Jerry Kysar brought an incident to the commissioner’s attention, involving Washakie County deputies and alleged property damage. According to Kysar, on July 19, a tre...

 By GRACE WALHUS    News    October 5, 2023

Kick off the fall season with giant pumpkins, Oktoberfest, craft shows and more

Witness Worland’s 12th annual pumpkin weigh-off, the largest pumpkin drop to date, and participate in Oktoberfest fun and craft show this Saturday at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the first year these events have been...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    October 5, 2023

Worland mulls chances for state shooting complex

The State Shooting Complex Oversight Task Force met last Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Riverton to continue discussion of creating a state-of-the-art shooting sport facility in Wyoming. Survey results and criteria for scoring site proposals were on the...


Eunice Viana Parks

Eunice Viana Parks passed away on September 13, 2023, at the Denver Hospice Center in Denver, Colorado. Her death was the result of injuries she sustained from a fall, at her house on September 7'th.... Full story


Doreen Carolyn South

Doreen Carolyn South, 92-year-old Worland resident, passed away on Sept. 29, 2023, at the Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin, Wyoming. Doreen was born on Dec. 27, 1930, in Worland. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Oct. 13, 2023 at St.... Full story


Gail Elvina Anderson

Gail Anderson, 90-year-old Ten Sleep resident, passed away on Oct. 2, 2023, at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. Gail was born on Jan. 22, 1933 in Arthur, Nebraska. A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at... Full story

 By GRACE WALHUS    News    October 5, 2023

Discover history with Worland war babies project

On Friday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center will be introducing its latest oral history collection, the War Babies of Worland. Headed by Cathy Healy, the Worland High School class of 1960 has been working on...

 By Benjy Hamm    Opinion    October 5, 2023

Americans depend on newspapers to stay informed about their communities

Nearly 220 million American adults turn to their local newspapers regularly for news and information they need to stay informed, feel more connected to their neighbors and improve their lives and communities. That readership number is based on a...


Join me in observing Spooktober

October holds a special significance for me, more so than any other month of the year. There comes a noticeable shift in weather over a short period time; the cold brought on by night begins to linger into the day. Brisk winds and sporadic rainstorms...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    October 5, 2023

Lady Warriors cap off big week with 3-0 win over No. 1 Buffalo

Closing out the homecoming week with a bang, the Worland Lady Warriors knocked off 3A's No. 1-ranked team in impressive fashion. Beating Lander 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-21) in Lander on Sept. 28 and...


Veto override fails on bat endangered species listing

SUNDANCE - U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis and all members of the Senate Western Caucus on which she serves as chairman, as well as U.S. Senator John Barrasso, voted to override President Joe Biden's... Full story


Cybersecurity Brief Oct. 9

Hacker’s Brief 10/9/2023 An HR officer has a job for you: A Laramie citizen received an email that in exchange for her personal information, a job is waiting for her. The email address is suspicious, supposedly from Whole Foods, but with a bunch o... Full story


Wyoming Stands With Israel

Governor Gordon Orders Flags Be Flown at Half-Staff Statewide Until Sunset on Friday, October 13 in Honor of Lives Lost in Terror Attack on Israel CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at... Full story


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