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Closure finally comes to the community that lost 1st Lieutenant Alva Ray Krogman, laid to rest in his hometown of Worland this week after 54 years lost in Laos. Over a hundred people gathered at Worland Middle School for the memorial of Alva Ray Krogman, Worland native and war hero. Krogman, a 1st Lieutenant in…

If you want to hear and speak about future W.Y.D.O.T. projects in the Bighorn Basin, a series of public meetings is the best chance you have to have your say. A series of annual public meetings are scheduled to address future highway improvement projects in northwest Wyoming, and a self-guided online meeting to allow citizens…

The Worland City Council unanimously approved a request for exception. The request was asked, in a letter, that a 1914 Model-T be allowed to stay positioned at Eighth Street and Grace Avenue. The Model-T is positioned not to interfere with the driver’s on the street ability to safely and clearly see the roadway. The Model-T…

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake was reported by the United States Geological Survey Sunday July 4th at 3:17pm. The earthquake occurred 9.6 miles beneath the epicenter. The earthquake epicenter was 29 miles south of Ten Sleep, 39 miles southeast of Worland, and 41 miles east of Thermopolis.  

The B.L.M. is enacting fire protections on its lands in several Wyoming counties to avoid potential human-caused wildfires during an increasingly dry summer. Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin June 30 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander,…

With the Wyoming Senior Babe Ruth State Baseball Tournament finishing this past weekend it’s a reminder of the tireless work Deb Larkins put into organizing the tournament. The countless volunteers and amount of dedication it takes to put on this kind of tournament can’t be understated. Deb Larkins was the leader of the efforts. Her…

The 2021 Wyoming Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament was here in Worland over the past week and weekend. Six teams from Wyoming and one team from Idaho competed in the four day tournament. All games were played at Newell Sargent Park. Teams from Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette, Rock Springs, Lander, Worland, and Rigsby Idaho were all…

Local governments across Wyoming will be receiving millions of dollars in payment in lieu of taxes from the U.S. Department of the Interior. On Thursday, June 24, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced 23 local governments in Wyoming will receive $31.2 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2021. P.I.L.T. are…

After 54 years lost in Laos, a Wyoming veteran will find a final resting place in his hometown of Worland. According to Northern Wyoming News, the remains of Worland native and Vietnam veteran Alva “Ray” Krogman will return to Wyoming later this year. Krogman was a football center and President of the Class of 1959…

1st Lieutenant Alva Ray Krogman will have his remains returned to Worland. On February 14, 2019, a Scientific Recovery Expert found and confirmed the remains of 1st Lt. Krogman. Krogman graduated from Worland High School in 1959. He was the class President. July 21st is the date planned for 1st Lt. Krogman’s remains will be…


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