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Chief Washakie FFA dominates proficiency awards at State FFA Convention

WORLAND — While the proficiency applications may have been judged in late March, proficiency results were not announced until the Wyoming State FFA Convention this past week and it was well worth the wait for the member of the Chief Washakie FFA...

 

The N.E.D. Adventure comes to East Side Elementary

WORLAND – Worland kindergarten through third-grade students attended the NED's Mindset Mission at the Worland Middle School Auditorium Wednesday afternoon, to follow cardboard NED through a series...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 4, 2019

Assistant speech and debate coach named Alumni of the Year

WORLAND – Worland speech and debate team’s assistant coach John Ryan received the Alumni of the Year award recently, at the speech and debate National Qualifiers tournament in Green River and Rock Springs,. The National Speech and Debate Associat...

 

Rachel's Challenge coming to Ten Sleep

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep School is bringing Rachel’s Challenge to Ten Sleep, April 15, with a 6:30 p.m. event for the entire community along with a program for the elementary students at 8:30 a.m. and a program for the high school students at 10...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 28, 2019

Four Worland students qualify for national competition

WORLAND – March 14, 15 and 16, students from all over the state gathered in Green River and Rock Springs for the National Qualifiers Competition for speech and debate. Qualifying for the National Competition is Nathaniel Nelson and Jade Hefenieder...

 

New Republican party chair has passion for GOP platform

WORLAND — The new chair for the Washakie County Republican Party may be fairly new to Washakie County but he has a long history in the Republican party. Peter Calderon was elected as chair during the county party’s meeting March 14. Other...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 14, 2019

Worland speech and debate coach receives coach of year

WORLAND – Every year, a coach is selected to receive the honor of the title of “coach of the year” in speech and debate. A coach is chosen for each class, 1A/2A, 3A and 4A. This year, five different coaches received nominations for 3A. However,...

 

Don't flush that; fourth-graders learn the ins and outs of the sewer system

WORLAND — About 85 fourth-graders from Worland West Side Elementary School got a glimpse into the inner workings of the city’s sewer lagoon during a recent field trip. Public Works Superintendent Brian Burky and Jodie Crawford, chief wastewater...

 

DeBolt earns Regional Star in AgriScience

WORLAND — Meg DeBolt, senior at Worland High School, and daughter of Tad and Betsy DeBolt, has earned the Regional Star in AgriScience. The best of the best among the State FFA Degrees recipients from the region. Regional Stars have mastered...

 

Medicare Fraud Alert

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) has been an area ripe with fraud for many years. The Wyoming Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is seeing an increase in fraudulent phone calls and media ads directed to Medicare beneficiaries, offering back, neck, and other...

 

Free tax service available now at Worland Senior Center

WORLAND - For more than 15 years the Worland Senior Citizens Center has been an AARP tax preparation site and they are again this year, starting the free service this week. According to coordinator...

 

100 years old and going strong

WORLAND – One hundred years ago, on Feb. 19, 1919, Claire Lais was born to Joseph and Ida Boyd in Campbell County near Savageton. She joined five half-siblings and two full blood siblings, during a...

 

Why do we celebrate Valentine's Day?

WORLAND – Valentine’s Day is something often seen has as a love holiday that’s more often than not only promoted by the greeting card industry. However, angel babies and boxes of chocolates...

 

7th annual men's CatchAFire Friday and Saturday

WORLAND – The seventh annual men’s CatchAFire event is Friday evening in the Worland Middle School auditorium from 5:30 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, for those desiring a deeper walk with the Lord, from 8 – 9 a.m. at the Worland First Southern Bapti...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    November 7, 2018

Worland High School presents drama showcase

WORLAND – Thursday will kick off the Worland High School's two-day drama showcase. The drama showcase will feature two one act plays and a handful of various types of small acting pieces. Thursday...

 

Chief Washakie FFA attends University of Wyoming Cowboy Classic

WORLAND — From agricultural mechanics to vet science and on to livestock judging the Chief Washakie FFA attended the University of Wyoming Cowboy Classic on Wednesday. Sidnee Martinez and Wyatt Wyman participated in the ag mechanics contest that...

 

Tips offered on grain bin safety

WORLAND - Grain bin safety was a highlight of the Washakie County Women's Ag Expo in Worland last month. Connie Werbelow of the Farm Service Agency in Greybull discussed how a person standing in a...

 

Ten Sleep Youth Rodeo

Ten Sleep Youth Rodeo results TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep Youth Rodeo Saturday drew people from all over the Big Horn Basin despite the heat showing the cowboy spirit of the local youth. RESULTS: ...

 

Museums sponsors outdoor Cowbelle concert/historic Arland presentation

MEETEETSE — Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle, will perform an outdoor concert at Meeteetse Museums starting at 6 p.m. next Friday, July 20. Miss V will perform original songs and cowbilly favorites that relate to homesteading and the heritage of...

 

Second Friday ArtStroll: strolling through the eye of the needle

THERMOPOLIS — The Second Friday ArtStroll/Still Strolling Saturday in downtown Thermopolis this Friday and Saturday, features a variety of textile artists. Stroll hours on Friday evening are from 5 to 8 p.m. The ArtStroll continues Saturday during...

 

Veterans assistance in Big Horn, Washakie and Hot Springs counties

WORLAND — A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout July. Josh Schmidt is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss...

 

Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Saturday it’s freezing payments under an “Obamacare” program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake...

 

New pastor at First Southern Baptist Church in Worland

WORLAND – The Worland First Baptist Church has hired John Burns from Bakersfield, California, to be their new pastor. Burns comes to Worland with his wife Amy and their five children. "I knew God...

 

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