Articles from the October 10, 2019 edition
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October 10, 2019
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The News Editorial: Celebrating the freedoms in the First Amendment
"Think F1rst" is the motto for this year's National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6-12. The emphasis is on the First Amendment and the five freedoms listed and granted in the First Amendment of our U.S.... Full story
EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY - Worland Public Transportation to Cody. 347-3208. SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH – Worland Acoustic Jam: 6:30 pm. at the Worland Senior Center. EVERY TUESDAY -...
Ten Sleep teacher named Wyoming Teacher of the Year
TEN SLEEP –Ten Sleep School 7 – 12 social studies teacher and 2018-2019 Ten Sleep Teacher of the Year, Dane Weaver was announced as the 2019-2020 Wyoming state Teacher of the year during a...
Cause under investigation for house fire
WORLAND - The cause of a house fire south of Worland is still under investigation, according Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher. Kocher said Worland and Thermopolis fire departments were dispatched to a...
BLM to begin wild horse gather near Worland next week
WORLAND – The Bureau of Land Management announced last week that it will conduct a wild horse gather operation in the Fifteenmile Wild Horse Herd Management Area (HMA) on or about next Thursday, Oct. 17. This operation is in line with the BLM’s... Full story
Worland Pharmacy enjoys strong first week
WORLAND – After Shopko closed down in March, the employees of the pharmacy were looking for a new home to provide medication to the city of Worland, and they found their home with the opening of the...
Curtis and Martinez to receive American FFA Degrees
WORLAND — As the highest degree achievable in the National FFA Organization, the American FFA Degree shows an FFA member’s dedication to his or her chapter and state FFA association. It demonstrates the effort FFA members apply toward their...
Thermopolis man wins top singer-songwriter honors
TEN SLEEP - The second annual Wyoming Singer Songwriter Competition has concluded with a Thermopolis resident winning the title of overall champion. Rob Weimann, who took second place in last year's...
New fourth grade teacher looks to succeed in first year at West Side
WORLAND – Becoming a teacher appeared to be the perfect fit for Ashley Weaver, with teaching being a large part of her family as a whole, she became a new fourth grade teacher at West Side...
Richard Loren "Dick" Basse
Richard Loren "Dick" Basse, 91, passed away at the home of his son Richard Jr. in Eagle ID on September 11, 2019. He was able to spend the last two months of his life surrounded by family in home... Full story
Irene Douzenis, 86-year-old long time Worland resident, passed away on October 2, 2019 at the Washakie Medical Center. Irene was born on March 27, 1933 in Rio, Patras, Greece to Pete and Georgia... Full story
Isaac Andrew Leyva
Isaac Andrew Leyva, 60, died at the Washakie Medical Center on September 30, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Isaac A. was born on May 1, 1959 in Worland, WY. He was the first born son of Isaac... Full story
JoAnn Ruth Winninger
JoAnn Ruth Winninger, 91, passed away October 2, 2019 at Long Term Care in Cody, Wyoming. JoAnn was born to Charles Dewey and Iva Mae Thomason on July 30, 1928 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. JoAnn grew up... Full story
Warriors pick up first win of the season in convincing fashion
WORLAND - Starting 0-4 on the season was tough for the Worland Warriors football team but they were able to push all of that aside and pick up their first win of the season against the Rawlins... Full story
Serving and hitting still the focus for the Lady Bobcats
THERMOPOLIS — Last week was a busy week for the Hot Springs County High School Lady Bobcats volleyball team. With all of their matches at home the Lady Bobcats hosted Lovell on Oct. 3, Lander on... Full story
Hear Me Out...Warrior HoF weekend
The Warrior Hall of Fame has been a work in progress the past year and change, and last week it all came together with the first Hall of Fame week that coincides with WHS homecoming and the first... Full story
Final Capitol renovations nearing completion
CHEYENNE — After the grand reopening of the state Capitol in July, the final pieces of the renovation project are projected to be completed before the 2020 legislative session in February. That includes construction of an auditorium, student learni... Full story