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 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...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 7, 2018

Worland citizen wants home health, hospice care

WORLAND — Why does Washakie County not have a home health and hospice care program? That was a question posed by concerned citizen Lynnette Swing at Tuesday’s Worland City Council meeting. “I’ve been involved with older people in the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 5, 2018

15th Street project ahead of schedule

WORLAND - Work is ahead of schedule on the city of Worland's three-phase project at the intersection of 15th and Big Horn with the new pedestrian bridges arriving Tuesday as the third phase. Mike...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 3, 2018

Dockter ready for service

WORLAND - Cheyenne resident Jeff Dockter and Democratic candidate for state auditor hopes to visit all 99 incorporated municipalities this year. Dockter, who came to Worland late Friday night to...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Celebrate Easter, April Fool's Day and the start of Hula Week

I’ve heard it said a few times this week that it seems weird that Easter, a sacred Christian holiday, would be the same day as April Fool’s Day. The problem is that April Fool’s Day is always April 1, while Easter does not have a set date excep...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 30, 2018

Precipitation record set Wednesday

WORLAND — Worland set a precipitation record with the rain and snow that fell in the area on Wednesday. According to climate data from the National Weather Service, Worland, at the municipal airport, received .42 inches of moisture on Wednesday,...

 

Worland FCCLA earns top honors at state convention

WORLAND — Four Worland High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members qualified for the national convention during state competition last week. As a chapter, Worland also brought home top honors, earning Outstanding...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 29, 2018

Washakie County School District No. 1 board renews administrators' contracts

WORLAND — During a busy meeting Monday night, the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees renewed contracts for 10 administrators. The board approved renewing administrative contracts for principals as follows: —Wade Sanford as...

 

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