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By Karla Pomeroy

Karla's Kolumn

Community rises up


February 18, 2017

Having grown up and lived in small towns most of my life, you would think I wouldn’t be surprised by the huge outpouring of support that was shown this past week during the 2017 ice jam flood.

Saturday morning when I arrived at the fairgrounds the Worland Fire Department was getting the sandbagging operation ready and a few volunteers had already shown up. As word spread the more volunteers were needed people continued to arrive. Families trying to protect their homes, families that were evacuated, organizations, and people young and old came to help sandbag. And not just from Worland but...

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