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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Remembering Pres. George H. W. Bush's visit to Worland

 

December 8, 2018



WORLAND – In 1988 the residents of Worland experienced an once-in-a-lifetime event that rarely, if ever occurs in rural Wyoming, a national figure taking the time to not only visit but to sit down and enjoy a meal alongside community members.

Then Vice President George H. W. Bush visited Worland on January 26, 1988, served a chili lunch at the Elks Club and spoke to attendees.

“The thing that impressed us was, he came to a small rural community,” Worland resident Fran Scranton said. “It is nice to say that this great president, who was very quiet, he was very caring and very loyal,...



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