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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 19, 2018 

Karla's Kolumn: Be careful of leaks

With all the leaking going on in Washington these days, perhaps it is time to send every White House official and staffer and every Congressional delegate and their staffers some Depends. Yes, I...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 19, 2018 

Fremont Beverage employee earns Mechanic of Year honors

WORLAND — Fremont Beverage and Admiral Transport Corporation brought home several top honors from the Wyoming Trucking Association’s 79th annual convention in Sheridan May 11. Among the honors was Danny Ernest of Fremont Beverages, earning his...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 18, 2018

City advertising for building official

WORLAND — Although the Worland City Council has not made a firm decision on whether they will proceed with hiring a new building official, following the resignation of Nick Kruger earlier this month, they have begun advertising for the position....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 16, 2018

Pennsylvania man injured in crash at switchback

TEN SLEEP — A Pennsylvania man was injured in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 16 about noon on Monday. According to Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper John Hoffman, Enos Martin, 35, of Pennsylvania was driving a tractor-trailer combination, hauling an...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 12, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Happy Mother's Day from a 'fur' mom

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, all kinds, including, yes that's right, mothers of "fur" children. My husband and I don't have human children. We do have three dogs and two cats. From the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 12, 2018

Growing the Worland community

WORLAND —When Mayor Jim Gill was elected and took office last year, one of his initiatives was to grow Worland. One of those steps is a desire to literally grow Worland in its population and geographical size. The city has begun the first steps in...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 11, 2018

Guardian Flight continues beautifying walking path

WORLAND — Planting roots and beautifying Worland’s bike path is what the Guardian Flight tree planting project is all about. Guardian Flight nurse and base manager Keith Van Brunt said they will be planting four trees on Saturday along the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 8, 2018

Record numbers utilize hazardous waste collection day

WORLAND - The highest number of people participated in bringing items to the 2018 Washakie County R3 Coalition Ag and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday at the Worland area landfill. Wa...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 5, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: A catch 22 for the city

The City of Worland is in a quandary with the resignation this week of building official Nick Kruger. The quandary? To continue with the building codes and building inspections for residential...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 4, 2018

Eleven WHS seniors, one Ten Sleep commit to UW

WORLAND — Eleven Worland High School seniors and one Ten Sleep senior participated in the second University of Wyoming Signing Day for academics this week. Traditionally student-athletes going on to play at the collegiate level have participated...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 4, 2018

Volunteers needed for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

WORLAND — This Saturday is the day for Washakie County residents to get rid of those household cleaners and other household waste that can’t be just tossed out like yesterday’s garbage. Nine different agencies in the county working together as...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 3, 2018

Color Me Pink returns

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved five citizen requests for four public events and one private event at Tuesday night’s council meeting. The council approved on an 8-1 vote a request from Tammy Sanchez for a road closure on the 600...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Conspiracy theories and rumors

It’s been sort of a strange week here at the Northern Wyoming Daily News, starting early in the week with an entertaining discussion in the newsroom about conspiracy theories and it ended with a dis...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 27, 2018

Thermopolis Police apprehend Kansas fugitive

THERMOPOLIS - Thermopolis Police Chief Steve Shay announced late Friday afternoon that the Kansas fugitive Jeremy Breeden was apprehended without incident. Breeden is wanted in Kanas in connection...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 25, 2018

Worland school board not rushing to a decision

WORLAND — After hearing from both sides regarding allowing armed staff in the schools, the Worland school board opted Monday to seek input from staff and parents, as well as consider conducting a safety audit of the district facilities. Last month...

 

Worland groups earn superior ratings

WORLAND - Worland High School large groups and soloists performed well at the North Big Horn Basin High School Music Festival last week in Worland. According to choir director Chad Rose, earning super...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 20, 2018

Improving outdoor recreation opportunities

WORLAND - As a member of the Collaborative Task Force on Outdoor Recreation, State Sen. Wyatt Agar, R-Thermopolis, has become well versed in the topic. During the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 19, 2018

Blair's, Cloud Peak Chiropractic, Hasco honored by chamber

WORLAND - Three businesses were honored for their commitment to Washakie County during the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce awards luncheon. Blair's Market earned the 2017 Large Business of the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 18, 2018

Golfers want more than a portable toilet

WORLAND — Golfer Brenda Stutheit and former mayor LaVertha Gotier came to the Worland City Council Tuesday requesting that during the budget work for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the city consider a permanent restroom at Green Hills Golf Course. The...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 17, 2018

Mayor set to proclaim April 27 Arbor Day

WORLAND — A proclamation for Arbor Day highlights mayor action items for tonight’s Worland City Council meeting. According to the proclamation, to be signed by Mayor Jim Gill tonight, “in 1872, Sterling Morton proposed to the National Board of...

 

Karla's Kolumn: The joys of 'Living Biblically'

So let's start this column first with a confession that yes, I am a TV junkie. I was so excited to get our first DVR when we were in Basin because working so many nights I was missing some of my...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 12, 2018

R3 Coalition works for a cleaner Washakie County

WORLAND — Grab that old can of paint that doesn’t match anything in the house anymore, your old car battery and your old computer monitor and head to the Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District landfill northwest of Worland on May 5. Six...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 11, 2018

Cheney supports public lands, Second Amendment

WORLAND — Ensuring multiple uses of public lands has been a focus for U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, in her first term serving as Wyoming’s lone representative in the House. She has introduced some legislation focusing on ensuring some recreati...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 10, 2018

Cheney makes the rounds of Lincoln Day dinners

WORLAND - U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, spent a portion of her last week in Wyoming before heading back to Washington, D.C. attending Lincoln Day dinners around the Big Horn Basin including Lovell...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 7, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Format changes coming next week

Almost three years ago we made some changes to the look and the format of the Northern Wyoming Daily News. We changed our flag on the top of the front page, we moved vitals inside to page 2 and we...

 

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