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December 3, 2020

Did you know that Napoleon once lost a battle to a horde of bunnies?...


Manderson family recognized as 2020 Landowner of the Year for the Big Horn Basin

MANDERSON - John and Nancy Joyce of Manderson were recently recognized as Wyoming Game and Fish Department's landowner of the year for the Big Horn Basin. The Landowner of the Year award is presented...


The News Editorial: Opportunities to give more abundant during a pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a desire to keep everyone healthy and safe, Pinnacle Bank made the tough decision to cancel this year’s Festival of Trees. The festival showcases wreaths and trees decorated by businesses and organizations, along... Full story

 By Seth Romsa    News    December 3, 2020

Drama department visits with voice actor

WORLAND – Worland drama students met via tele-conference with voice actress Katie Leigh who has been a voice on many television shows, movies, video games and even appearing on radio. Leigh has...

 By Seth Romsa    News    December 3, 2020

County mask mandate future uncertain

WASHAKIE COUNTY – The mask mandate that is in effect for Washakie County to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019 faces an uncertain future with the end of the mandate looming. The...


Hi-Way Bar shooter sentenced

GREYBULL (WNE) — The case regarding the 2019 Super Bowl Sunday shooting at the Hi-Way Bar and Cafe came to a close on Thursday, Nov. 18 with the sentencing of Michael Verry of Ten Sleep. Verry was sentenced to a prison term of eight to 10 years to... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    December 3, 2020

Lighted parade, visit from Santa this Saturday

WORLAND - The Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce Worland Christmas Lighted Parade and visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus will be this Saturday, Dec. 5. The parade begins at 6 p.m. with the usually...


Martha Sue Carey

Martha Sue Carey, 78, passed away at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana on November 26, 2020. Sue was born on May 16, 1942 in Middleton, Tennessee.  Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 2020 at the Ten Sleep Cemetery... Full story


Warren Ujifusa

Warren Ujifusa, 99-year-old Worland resident passed away on November 29, 2020. He was born on March 9, 1921 in Greybull, Wyoming. He was the second of seven children born to Manpei “Mike” and Toyono (Inui) Ujifusa. The family moved to Worland... Full story


John Justin Mazet

John Justin Mazet, 91-year-old former Worland resident, passed away in Springfield, Oregon on November 22, 2020. John was born on July 22, 1929 in Worland, WY to August Justin and Jeanne Francoise... Full story


Patricia Joan Schaeffer

Patricia Joan Schaeffer went to be with the Lord on November 26, 2020. She was born in Billings, Montana on March 26, 1939 to Margaret and Norman Wilson. In July of 1957, she married Harold F.... Full story


Roxanne Martinez

Roxanne Martinez, 48, lost her courageous battle with cancer on November 28, 2020 at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Roxanne was born in Worland on March 6, 1972, the second of three children... Full story


Robert Kent Hensman

World War II Veteran Robert K. Hensman, 95, went to be with his Savior on November 21, 2020. He was living at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Robert was born June 14, 1925 in... Full story


Julia Rose Boyko

Julia Rose Boyko, 89, a lifelong resident of Worland, Wyoming passed away Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, in Billings, Montana. Julia was born on December 27, 1930 in Sheridan, Wyoming to James... Full story


Wayne Allen Michel

Wayne Allen Michel, 70, of Worland, Wyoming passed away November 28, 2020 at Washakie Medical Center. Wayne was born April 24, 1950 to Henry and Esther Michel. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Harvey. Wayne is survived by his sons... Full story


Twenty-seven Wyoming Coronavirus-Related Deaths Confirmed

Twenty-seven more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the state’s total based on... Full story


Elks Hoop Shoot this Tuesday at Worland Middle School

WORLAND - The time has come for the best free-throw shooters in Worland to showcase their skills. The Worland chapter of the Elks Lodge 1908 will host the annual Hoop Shoot for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, Tuesday, December 8, at 7 p.m. at Worland... Full story


Blood Drive Tuesday

WORLAND — The Worland Community Blood Drive is slated for Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 11:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Worland Senior Center. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments may be made by calling the local organizer, Judy Council at 347-9388 or...


Governor Orders Flags be Flown at Half Staff Statewide on Monday, December 7

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide on Monday, December 7 in recognition of National Pearl Harbor... Full story


New governor orders include statewide mask mandate, limited hours for bars and restaurants

Increase in Deaths and Challenges to Hospital Capacity lead to New Actions to Fight Virus Governor pushes effort so businesses stay open and local authority respected CHEYENNE, Wyo. – With Wyoming hospitals seeing record numbers of hospitalized... Full story


Nineteen More Coronavirus-Related Wyoming Deaths Confirmed

Nineteen more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). · An older adult Campbell County man died late last month. He was... Full story


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