Worland http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Claire Dunne - Worland WY http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/claire-dunne-worland-wy <p></p><p>My name is Claire Dunne, I live in Worland Wyoming with my husband Richard Dunne, who’s also an NPR listener, and I’d like to tell you story of how we first found Wyoming Public Radio. We moved from a city to a farm in Manderson Wyoming in 1984 and for a year we couldn’t get any NPR reception.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:07:08 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 55286 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Claire Dunne - Worland WY Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site – 29 miles NW of Thermopolis http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legend-rock-state-petroglyph-site-29-miles-nw-thermopolis <p>Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site is a 400 meter long, near vertical cliff with more than 92 prehistoric petroglyph panels and over 300 petroglyph figures. While the site is not extensively promoted, Legend Rock is already a world-renowned petroglyph site. Legend Rock has been a sacred site for Native Americans of this region for thousands of years. Local concern for the preservation and protection of the site led to acquisition of the property as a Wyoming State Petroglyph Site in 1973. During the same year, the site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:08:32 +0000 Wyoming State Parks 50193 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site – 29 miles NW of Thermopolis Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival – Worland http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-state-bbq-championship-and-bluegrass-festival-worland <p>The annual BBQ/Bluegrass Festival takes place each August in Worland, WY. They are the Wyoming State BBQ Championship sanctioned by KCBS. Each year 30+ BBQ cookers come from all the nation to compete for each year's prizes. Participants spend countless hours preparing and cooking favorite recipes for Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Ribs, and Chicken.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:54:03 +0000 Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival 49233 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival – Worland Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site – 45 miles north of Worland http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/medicine-lodge-state-archaeological-site-45-miles-north-worland <p>Medicine Lodge is home to a large sandstone cliff that displays hundreds of Native American petroglyphs and pictographs. This rock art is directly associated with the human habitation of this site dating back more than 10,000 years. Information about the archaeological digs and further research of this site can be found in the visitor center and library.</p><p><a href="http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/Video.aspx?siteID=25">Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site Video</a></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:09:57 +0000 Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site 48860 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site – 45 miles north of Worland Museum Singers - Worland http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/museum-singers-worland <p>Washakie Museum&rsquo;s select women&rsquo;s choir, The Museum Singers, was created for the purpose of providing local experienced musicians an opportunity to learn and perform advanced choral literature. The Museum Singers is directed by Washakie Museum Performing Arts Developer, Sherryl Ferguson. Since its founding in the fall of 2009, The Museum Singers has expanded to include 16 members and an accompanist representing Worland, Greybull, and Thermopolis, Wyoming. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:46:13 +0000 Washakie Museum 48082 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Museum Singers - Worland Washakie Museum and Cultural Center - Worland http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/washakie-museum-and-cultural-center-worland <p>The Washakie Museum and Cultural Center brings the past to life using fascinating exhibits to portray the relationship between the historical people of the Big Horn Basin and their environment. The unique geography of the Big Horn Basin and its world-class archaeological sites allow the Museum to offer one of the finest interpretive centers for local human history, from ancient mammoth hunters through early settlers, as well as the geology, archaeology, and paleontology of our area. The Museum also serves as a center for the visual and performing arts, conferences and conventions.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:29:05 +0000 Washakie Museum and Cultural Center 47742 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Washakie Museum and Cultural Center - Worland