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December 17, 2020

Did you know that Scotland has 421 words for “snow”?...


Enzi nominates Ten Sleep student for U.S. service academies

Washington, D.C. – Ten Sleep student Lindsey Holiday made Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi's list of nominees to the United States service academies for 2021. Holiday received nominations to the Air...


Ten Sleep lighted parade Saturday

TEN SLEEP — After an evening of music last Saturday, Ten Sleep will be full of lights this Saturday with the annual Ten Sleep-Hyattville Lions Club Parade of Lights. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Saturday with lineup beginning at 5:30 p.m. at...


East gate opens earlier for snowmobiles

CODY (WNE) – For the last two decades snowmobile enthusiasts have been gaining ground as far as access to Yellowstone National Park. They will now get 20 extra days to access Yellowstone in the winter from the East Entrance.  It’s an effort... Full story


Outgoing council members recognized

WORLAND — Worland Mayor Jim Gill and department heads recognized the four outgoing council members at Tuesday’s regular council meeting. Gill presented Keith Gentzler, Mandy Horath, Kenneth...


Highs and lows of student achievement reported to Ten Sleep board

TEN SLEEP — New Ten Sleep school board members Sarah Anderson and Erin Blutt were sworn in and Chairman Jared Lyman was re-elected as chairman during Monday’s regular school board. The meeting, he...

 By Seth Romsa    News    December 17, 2020

Lungren takes over chairman position for Dist. 1 board

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees came to the end of an era when former chairman Don Bryant who has served as the board’s chairman for 20-plus years was not...


Classic Christmas Tunes

Trey Wright does his best "Schroeder" impression on the keyboard as the Worland High School Jazz Band performs "A Charlie Brown Christmas" during the concert Dec. 10, 2020, at the WHS Gym. Also... Full story


The Winners Are...

Jay's Detail was ready to give 2020 and COVID-19, the murder hornets and more the boot on their float for the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce's Parade of Lights Saturday in Worland. Two piles... Full story


Floating Down Main Street

Smudge Prints, Vega Bros. Repair, Stray Cat Garage and Wall to Wall Construction combined on a mullti-faceted float and vehicle entry to take first place in the small business category for the... Full story


Huella Francis Darling

Huella Francis (Griffith) Darling of Thermopolis, WY, passed from this life on Dec. 2 at the Hot Springs Health, surrounded by family members. She was 97. Huella Darling was a teacher, a life-long... Full story


George David Ribble

George David Ribble, husband and father, passed away Dec. 7, 2020, surrounded by his family. George was born Dec. 23, 1939, to George Joshua and Rose (Bosch) Ribble in Worland on the family farm where he grew up and graduated from Worland High... Full story


Mary Alice Hinkel

Mary Alice Hinkel, long-time resident of Worland, Wyoming, passed away at the age of 95 on Saturday, December 12, in Billings, Montana. Mary Alice was born in Juda, Wisconsin, on October 11, 1925.... Full story


Edward Lee Fernandez

Edward Lee Fernandez, age 71, passed away in Billings, Montana on Thursday, December 10, 2020 with his loving girlfriend and her daughter by his side. Ed was born on December 23, 1948 in Basin, Wyoming to Richard and Viola (Ortez) Fernandez. He was... Full story


Bernice Joann (Toothaker) Smith

Bernice Joann Smith passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2020, at her home, Waldron Place in Hutchinson, Kansas, just two weeks short of her 94th birthday. She was a hard-working, resilient and... Full story


Lt. Dave Gluyas

Retired Wyoming State Trooper David Brian Gluyas, age 63, died Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Naples, Florida following heart by-pass surgery. He was born in Miles City. Dave retired after 25 years... Full story


Rachel Gloria Lemos

Rachel Gloria Lemos, 81, a resident of Worland, Wyoming passed on December 9th, 2020 in Gillette, WY. Rachel was born on April 8, 1939 in Trinidad, CO to Jesse and Stephanie (Duran) Summall. She grew... Full story


Isaac "Ike" Leyva

Isaac "Ike" Leyva, 84, a lifelong resident of Worland, Wyoming passed away December 8, 2020 at the Worland Healthcare Center. Ike was born in Worland, Wyoming to Andrew and Julia Leyva on December 4,... Full story


Kay Renee Scheuerman

Kay Renee (Woodhams) Scheuerman went to her eternal heavenly home to be with Jesus on December 10, 2020 in Billings, MT. Kay was born in Worland, WY to Bill and Fern Woodhams on March 22, 1945. Kay... Full story


23 Coronavirus-Related Wyoming Deaths Confirmed Dec. 17

Twenty-three coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) in their report Thursday, Dec. 17. An older adult Converse County man died... Full story


22 COVID-related deaths reported Tuesday, 1 in Washakie County

Twenty-two more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), according to a release on Tuesday, Dec. 22. • An older adult Campbell... Full story


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