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 By Joel Funk    Community    May 30, 2018

Can Trump administration help Wyoming agriculture?

CHEYENNE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture in the administration of President Donald Trump could be very good for farms and ranches in the Cowboy State, a Wyoming official said recently. Commodity prices in the agriculture sector have put...

 
 By Karen Funk    Community    May 29, 2018

Libraries start summer reading program Friday

This will be a music-based program with lots of arts, crafts, fun and games. There will be the opportunity for kids to win prizes and be creative. You may wonder what are the benefits of your child participating in a summer reading program? Children...

 

Washakie Hospital Foundation donates chemo bell

WORLAND – Friday morning the Washakie Hospital Foundation donated a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room to help patients celebrate the...

 

Cowboy Carnival Sunday features horse racing, BBQ, dog trials and more

HYATTVILLE — The 15th annual Cowboy Carnival to raise funds the Hyattville Community Center will be this Sunday. Fun begins with the pie contest drop-off from 9 a.m. to noon. The horse race registration at 10 a.m., with the races beginning between...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    May 23, 2018

Worland High School drama students honored

WORLAND – Thursday night at Worland High School, the 54 students making up the drama department were honored. The banquet was to award students of their outstanding work and participation during the year. Students were awarded plaques, certificates...

 

Ten Sleep Senior Center nominated for award

WORLAND – The Ten Sleep Senior Center has been nominated for the WYTRANS [Wyoming Public Transportation Association] agency of the year for 2018. Cody Council on Aging and Star Transit in Sweetwater County have also been nominated. The winner will...

 

Ten Sleep FFA annual awards presented

TEN SLEEP — The Ten Sleep FFA Chapter presented its annual awards during the school awards banquet last Thursday. Top awards were: Star Greenhand- Brian Rice Chapter Star- Zayne Cooper Other first-year students earning Greenhand awards were: Brian...

 

Worland High School students bring home the blue

WORLAND – Six Worland High School students, Jamon Dower, Morgan Pennington, Megan White, Owen Kern, Peyton Woffinden and Tristan Lungren earned awards at the Wyoming High School Activities Association High School Art Symposium held at the Casper...

 

Ten Sleep art students shine at art symposium

TEN SLEEP – Four Ten Sleep High School art students; Lee Whitlock, Holden Truman, Katon Fox and Lindsey Holiday shined this year at the WHSAA (Wyoming High School Activities Association) High School Art Symposium held at the Casper Events Center...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    May 3, 2018

Worland eighth-graders participate in Life R U Ready

WORLAND – On Wednesday, Worland eighth-graders participated in the annual Life R U Ready event. Through a series of activities, Life R U Ready works with students to increase awareness of the...

 

Chief Washakie has Good Showing at 91st Wyoming State FFA Convention

WORLAND — Members of the Chief Washakie FFA had a good showing at the 91st Wyoming State FFA Convention held in Laramie and Cheyenne two weeks ago. With 26 members participating on the state level in one fashion or another and 19 attending the...

 

Riverside students finish study on Constitution with 'We the People' project

BASIN — On Thursday, the Riverside High School juniors completed their district assessment for government class with the “We The People” project.   According to instructor Stuart DesRosier, the students were broken up into six possible groups...

 

Veterans assistance in Park, 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 May. Josh Schmidt is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss stat...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 27, 2018

New past time strikes Washakie County

WORLAND – Plenty of people have wondered what their family’s backstories hold, and what lies within their history. Mary Jones, a genealogy enthusiast of more than 60 years, has brought this wonder to Worland recently through multiple different...

 

Chief Washakie FFA has proficient champions

WORLAND — Last week at the 90th Wyoming State FFA Convention, Chief Washakie FFA members showed just how proficient they are by winning 13 state championships in proficiency areas and 17 members who were state runners-up in their respective...

 

Worland groups earn superior ratings

WORLAND - Worland High School large groups and soloists performed well at the North Big Horn Basin High School Music Festival last week in Worland. According to choir director Chad Rose, earning super...

 

Worland student elected vice president at UW

LARAMIE — University of Wyoming students have elected Seth Jones, a current junior in communications and political science, from Upton, as president of the Associated Students of UW (ASUW). Alexandra Mulhall, a current junior in political science,...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 12, 2018

Worland Warriors Pageant this Friday

WORLAND – The Worland High School will be hosting their annual ‘Worland Warriors Pageant’ at the Worland Middle School auditorium at 6:30 p.m. this Friday. The pageant was originally scheduled for Monday but there was a conflict. Student...

 

New form of e-cigs lures teens

The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, has been touted – without proof – as a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products and perhaps even a method of breaking the tobacco habit altogether. Now a new, related product with the brand...

 

Riverside dominates academic challenge season

Rebels edge Greybull for small school state title BASIN — On Saturday, April 7 the Riverside academic challenge team wrapped up its season with an impressive showing at the State Finals competition.  The team, which is juniors Adelle Stone and...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 7, 2018

Worland Senior Center holds Jam Session Monday night

WORLAND – Starting February, Worland Senior Center started holding a Jam Session the second Monday of each month. The Jam Session is held at the senior center at 6:30 p.m. This Monday night, super nachos are to be served with a cost of $5. Dan...

 

Big Horn County 4-H is going places

BASIN — It’s been a busy early spring for Big Horn County 4-H. Showcasing individual projects and knowledge with more than 200 Big Horn County second- and third-graders was on the agenda March 15 at Ag Day. Youth, parents, chaperones and teachers...

 

Four Honored for academic achievements

WORLAND – Worland High School sophomores Jonathan Anderson, Karter Dunham, Caleb Fraser and Talon Anderson have been selected to fill four of the 85 spots available for the UW (University of Wyoming) summer high school institute in Laramie this...

 

Screaming for health

WORLAND – Worland Middle School students participated in a SmokeScream to demonstrate the ability of healthy lungs and making healthy life decisions last Wednesday. Worland Middle School physical ed...

 

Worland FCCLA earns top honors at state convention

WORLAND — Four Worland High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members qualified for the national convention during state competition last week. As a chapter, Worland also brought home top honors, earning Outstanding...

 

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