Articles from the October 21, 2021 edition
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October 21, 2021
Check out the Harvest/Ag section inside this weeks issue... Full story
Bishop the fastest in the 3A East
WORLAND — Not wasting the opportunity to win a conference championship on his home course, Worland Warrior Jack Bishop won the 3A East individual title at the Green Hills Golf Course on Oct. 15....
Inspiring messages of hope
If you didn't go to mixed martial arts fighter Court McGee's presentation last Wednesday night at the Worland Middle School Auditorium you missed out. It doesn't matter if you are battling addiction,... Full story
Supreme Court sides with Walker; notes Slayer Rule
CHEYENNE — In a probate case that led to a change in Wyoming statute, a Worland man got a small win from the Wyoming Supreme Court in a ruling issued Aug. 2. In February 2020, Deidra Walker Rowe,...
Black Thunder earns superior rating
CASPER - The Worland High School Marching Band Black Thunder earned a superior rating for the fourth straight year during the State Marching Band Festival in Casper last Saturday. Worland was one of...
End The Stigma Faces of Recovery: Destiny Gutierrez
End The Stigma Faces of Recovery: Destiny Gutierrez Editor's Note: Since 2011, October has been proclaimed National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. This month, Cloud Peak Counseling Center, in...
County Health Officer: COVID surge on downward trend
WORLAND – Washakie County Health Officer Dr. Amber Moss met with the Washakie County Commissioner board during their regular meeting Tuesday to discuss Washakie County updates regarding COVID-19. Moss spoke about the updated COVID numbers as well...
The call to help others
WORLAND - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Court McGee, professional mixed martial arts fighter, celebrated 5,660 days of recovery, more than 15 years. McGee shared his story of addiction and struggles with...
UFC fighter uses his story of addiction to help those battling addiction
WORLAND - Speaking about one's struggles and failings can be difficult even in the most comfortable situations. UFC fighter Court McGee has made it his mission to not only talk about his battle with...
Special session to address mandates slated to begin Tues.
CHEYENNE – A special session to address vaccine mandates appears to now be a reality with a three-day session set for next week. Last Tuesday, Oct. 12, Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader and...
Judith Ann (Hoagland) Plum
Judith "Judy" Ann (Hoagland) Plum was born on February 9, 1945 to Robert and Jean (Briggs) Hoagland, a farming family working north of Hastings, Nebraska. Judy was later joined by her younger... Full story
Ralph Edward Cline
Ralph Edward Cline, 73, passed away on October 11, 2021 shortly after being life-flighted from Worland to Greeley, Colorado. Ralph was born on March 8, 1948, to Mary Alice (Pauley) Boben and Ralph... Full story
Eliud "Lute" Leyva
Eliud "Lute" Leyva of Buckeye, AZ passed away on Thursday October 7, 2021. Lute was born on December 26, 1937 to Andrew and Julia Leyva in Worland, WY. He resided in Worland for 81 years before... Full story
Mike Montoya Jr
Mike Montoya Jr, 78, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY with his wife and son by his side. He attended Worland High School before serving his country in th... Full story
Jesus "Jesse" Charles
Born on one of the most romantic days of the year February 14, 1953, Jesus Charles was born to Antonio and Margarita Charles in Texas. His family started their journey from Texas to Worland where... Full story
HARVEST/AG SECTION: UW Extension studies ancient grains for food and forage
Einkorn, emmer, and spelt are the ancestors of our modern wheat varieties and valued by consumers and chefs for their superior flavor and nutrition. For Wyoming farmers, they are another crop that...
HARVEST/AG SECTION: Wyoming Sugar harvest strong despite delays
WORLAND — Despite losing about 300 acres of sugarbeets in the spring, Wyoming Sugar’s 2021 crop should push 32 tons per acre and finish above 19% in sugar content. Wyoming Sugar President and CEO...
Evanston school district asks parents' help to end TikTok pranks
Editor’s note: This story contains terms that some readers might find offensive. EVANSTON — Uinta County School District No. 1 has asked for parental help in putting a stop to students attempting to pull off school pranks modeled after challenges... Full story
Oil and gas industry continues to show signs of recovery in Wyoming
Wyoming’s oil and gas industry continues to show signs of recovery from the 2020 pandemic shockwave that drove the price of oil below $0 per barrel, spurred layoffs and stalled production. At least 18 rotary rigs were active in the state during... Full story
Poll: Medicaid expansion popular
CASPER —A new poll commissioned by four nonprofits shows significant support for Medicaid Expansion in Wyoming, a government health insurance assistance program for those who can’t afford insurance and aren’t offered it by their employer. The... Full story
School district approves girls' wrestling program
LOVELL (WNE) — Big Horn County School District No. 1 followed the Lovell school district’s footsteps Monday, also approving a girls wrestling program in their regular school board meeting. Female students are currently able to wrestle, but the sp... Full story
Ronald Alvin Friest
Ronald Alvin Friest, 85-year-old Basin resident, passed away peacefully at his home on October 20, 2021. Ron was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 23, 1936. Cremation has taken place and no formal services are planned at this... Full story