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October 24, 2019

Online and print subscribers look for the Blair's and Bomgaars inserts this week....


Karla's Kolumn: Not a mighty hunter

It's fall and what does that mean? Raking leaves, football season, the World Series, and of course, hunting. I was once a mighty hunter. OK, I was a hunter, a mighty one, well far from it. I have... Full story


Tracie's Thoughts: Time to say goodbye

It's funny, one would think that the older we get, that saying goodbye would become easier and easier, as we have done it so many times in our past. But, unfortunately, some goodbyes, no matter how... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 24, 2019

Rate increases proposed

WORLAND — About 245 residents outside the Worland city limits but connected to city water lines received a letter earlier this week notifying them of a proposed rate increase. The rate increase for...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 24, 2019

BLM captures 558 horses in management gather

WORLAND - Through Tuesday evening, 558 wild horses in the Fifteen Mile Herd Management Area had been gathered with 261 shipped to other facilities for treatment or to be prepared for adoption. The...


BLM releases Record of Decision for the Alkali Creek Reservoir Project

WORLAND - The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming has issued the Record of Decision for the Alkali Creek Reservoir Project located near Hyattville. The Record of Decision (ROD) includes the BLM's... Full story

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Worland man charged with 15 counts of theft

WORLAND – A Worland man was bound over to Fifth Judicial District Court on 15 counts of theft, along with charges related to exploitation of a vulnerable adult. The charges that have been filed...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 24, 2019

Nine compete in Little Miss Worland pageant

WORLAND – Nine young ladies from Worland, Ten Sleep and Thermopolis competed Saturday in the Little Miss Worland pageant at the Worland Community Center. The Little Miss Worland was a preliminary...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 24, 2019

Style show featured in Hot Spot Saturday Market

WORLAND — The Worland Business Events Committee will have one of three Worland Hot Spot Saturday Markets this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market, which features craft and commercial vendors,...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 24, 2019

Women's suffrage anniversary highlights library 'Friends' luncheon

WORLAND — The Friends of the Worland Library are celebrating 150 years of women’s suffrage in Wyoming this year with their annual luncheon this Saturday. As Wyoming nears Dec. 10 – the...

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Black Thunder marching band excels at state festival

WORLAND – The Worland High School Black Thunder marching band received a superior rating at the 2019 State Marching Band Festival in Casper on Saturday, Oct. 19. Black Thunder, led by Chad Rose and...

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Worland Middle School students learn history of Legend Rock

WORLAND - Worland Middle School students from social studies teacher Joe Winkler's classes took a field trip to Legend Rock State Archaeological Site on Oct. 3 to learn about the history of Legend...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    October 24, 2019

Warriors claim fifth straight 3A East title

WORLAND - The Worland Warriors cross-country team brought home their fifth-straight 3A East conference title and did so in dominating fashion on Oct. 18 in Douglas. The Warriors scored 37 points and... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    October 24, 2019

Lady Bobcats finish second at 2A West Conference meet

THERMOPOLIS - While they were unable to defend their home course the Hot Springs County Lady Bobcats cross-country team were still able to finish second and have three runners make the All-Conference... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    October 24, 2019

Hear Me Out...NBA-Chinese government beef

First, a revision on my NBA predictions, the Cavs will be the worst team in the NBA. I did not realize they were breaking out horrible new unis that look like a callback to the franchise’s worst day... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs OCTOBER 24

Man who died in Fremont jail killed self, coroner says RIVERTON (WNE) — The 31-year-old man found dead this summer in his cell at the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander killed himself, according to a case docket from the Fremont County... Full story

 By Tom Coulter    News    October 24, 2019

Poll shows Cheney ahead of Lummis in potential Senate race

CHEYENNE – A poll published Wednesday shows U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney leading former Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis by 20 percentage points in a potential race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Mike Enzi. The annual poll from Montana State... Full story

 By SETH KLAMANN    News    October 24, 2019

Teen suicide rate up 40 percent in last three years

CASPER — The suicide rate among older teenagers in Wyoming has increased by 40 percent over the past three years, according to a sweeping health report released last month that placed the Equality State in the lower half of states for women and... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs OCTOBER 25

HollyFrontier refinery wraps up lawsuit, facility renovations CHEYENNE (WNE) – After agreeing to a settlement with the state last month in its environment lawsuit, HollyFrontier has moved forward with renovations to its refinery that are expected... Full story


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