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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Worland True Value closing

Lowell and Punkie Peterson retiring after 30 years in business


October 7, 2016

Tracie Mitchell

Lowell and Punkie Peterson

WORLAND – With a heavy heart, Lowell and Punkie Peterson are retiring and closing the Worland True Value Hardware store located at 413 Big Horn Avenue.

"As the town keeps shrinking it gets to having fewer and fewer customers. For years there were just two of us in town and now there are five that carry hardware. So the pie has gotten split in more pieces. You know that was the hardest part (closing) because we've really tried to sell it (the store) and we really did not want to see Worland lose another business but at the same time we can't keep supporting it either. We have to do what we...

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