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Six Black Thunder students participate in Rose Parade
WORLAND – Thanksgiving week, 154 musicians and color guard members from the 2018 Wyoming All State Marching Band (WASMB) headed to Philadelphia and participated in the country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Displaced family feeling devastation of loss
WORLAND — In nearly the blink of an eye everything you’ve had is gone. That’s the devastation being felt right now by Worland resident Robyn Hance and her son, who were displaced from their home Nov. 29 after a grease fire.
Semi Spill Cases and Cases of Beer on to Wyoming Highway [PHOTO]
Did Santa come to Wyoming early this year? This photo on Reddit has got some beer lovers attention. A semi truck on I-80 lost is cargo all over the highway - cases and cases of Budweiser beer. Thankful, no one was seriously hurt in the 10 vehicle pile up, but we did lose some beer along the way.
Video Game Has Wyoming In It and You Can Play it Free All Weekend
I love video games and Wyoming so what I've discovered is really sweet. There is a video game that has Wyoming in it. BONUS: you can play it free all weekend. The game I'm talking about is relatively new. It's The Crew 2 and features many racing events that cover the entire country including Wyoming
Fair Board eliminates gate fees for 2019
WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met Monday evening, and passed a motion to eliminate gate fees for the fair, in favor of fees for individual events such as the rodeo and music acts.
Remembering Pres. George H. W. Bush's visit to Worland
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.
Wyoming Department of Health Promoting HIV Prevention Medication
The Wyoming Department of Health says they are launching a campaign to promote a drug that can help prevent new HIV infections for those at risk. The medication is a daily use prescription pill known as PrEP, which stands for Pre-Exposures Prophylaxis. It can help prevent infection to those at high
Hemp legalization may not affect Wyoming
WORLAND — An $867 billion farm bill passed by the House of Representatives by a vote of 369-47 on Wednesday (the bill passed the Senate on Tuesday by a vote of 87-13) effectively legalized industrial hemp production in the United States, pending President Donald Trump’s signature, although a lack of
Wranglers open season with 2 wins at tournament
BUFFALO – The Wrangler boys’ basketball. and Douglas and a loss to Worland. with the overall results from the weekend. players really played as a team, unselfishly. been 2-1 at an opening tournament in awhile.
#Littles: Welcome to the world Beckett Hunter
Beckett James Hunter was born November 21st at 7:28 a.m. in Thermopolis to Katlin and Kyle Hunter. He was 7 lbs 6 oz and measured 20 inches long. Beckett was welcomed home by his big sister Paisleigh.
Guardian offers town hall meetings
WORLAND — Guardian Flight and the AirMedCare Network Membership program are hosting three question and answer Town Hall Sessions for Washakie County residents. The sessions are available for anyone who wishes to talk one-on-one with a network representative or have questions about the program answer
Teacher evaluation, special ed cap highlight legislative meeting
WORLAND — School district representatives from Worland, Ten Sleep, Thermopolis and Basin met with local legislators on educational issues ahead of the upcoming legislation session in Worland Friday afternoon.
Commission seeking Bighorn camping working group
WORLAND – After a 2016 study by the Bighorn Mountain Coalition, county commissioners from Washakie, Johnson, Sheridan and Big Horn counties are seeking two to four members each for a working group to determine best use based on recommendations for camping in the Bighorns.
Northern Wyoming News, a weekly newspaper coming in 2019
WORLAND — The Northern Wyoming Daily News has seen plenty of changes in the past 79 years and in year 80 another big change is coming. The Northern Wyoming Daily News will become the Northern Wyoming News, dropping daily from its name as it becomes a weekly newspaper.
After Glenrock tournament, Bobcats know what they need to work on
THERMOPOLIS — The Herder Classic in Glenrock was an up and down tournament for the Hot Springs County Bobcats last weekend. The Bobcats went 1-3, at times showing promising flashes but as with most early season tournaments, their flaws were out in full display.
No. 4 Warriors comeback falls short in 67-64 loss to Douglas
BUFFALO - The Worland Warriors basketball team got their season underway at the East-West Classic in Buffalo at Buffalo High School on Friday. Matching up against the Douglas Bearcats the Warriors fell to their former 3A East rivals, 67-64, to start the season 0-1. "We felt that it was mostly on us.
County completes successful Hazmat exercise
WORLAND – Local agencies and infrastructure organizations completed a county-wide full-scale exercise last Saturday, to enact a hazardous materials event. The event was a success, with 18 local emergency management and business interests participating.
Fentanyl-laced drug overdoses concerns county attorney
WORLAND – A Worland man was life-flighted to a Billings, Mont. hospital over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend after an apparent heroin overdose. Toxicology reports showed the synthetic opioid fentanyl was also in the patient’s system.
Greybull Shopko among 39 stores closing
GREYBULL — Shopko announced this week that it would be closing 39 stores in 19 states. Shopko Public Relations Manager Michelle Hansen said there will still be more than 300 Shopko stores open throughout the country, including the one in Worland. According to the Shopko website, there are 13 Shopko
USPS suspends regular service for National Day of Mourning Wednesday
WORLAND — President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. According to a statement from the U.S. Postal Service, “Out of respect for the 41st President of the United States and to honor his vast cont