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 News    June 13, 2024 

June 13, 2024

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 News    June 13, 2024 

The Northern Wyoming News

Chronicling the stories of Washakie County and beyond.... Full story



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June 6, 2024

Safe Community Day, retiring teacher starting a business and much more!...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

Permanent site for historic Ludlow home discussed by Worland City Council

The historic Ludlow house may have a new location and be on display for the public with the City of Worland working with Jim Gillman and John Davis to preserve the home of widowed seamstress...

 By GEORGE HORVATH    News    June 6, 2024

Commissioners approve gambling behavior funds

Washakie County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 4 approved $5,631 in funding for the Oxbow Center to address problem gambling in the community. Oxbow Center CEO Mary Johnson presented the commissioners with a proposal for programming that would raise...


Shirley Jean Runge

Shirley Jean Runge, a lifelong resident of Worland, Wyoming, was reunited with her loving family and Lord in Heaven on Friday, January 5, 2024. She passed away peacefully at the grand old age of 93... Full story


Ralph Eugene Wortham

Ralph Eugene Wortham, 91, passed away on June 1, 2024, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born on April 24, 1933, in Worland, Wyoming, to Albert and Goldie (McGarvin) Wortham.... Full story


Robert Fay Thorne

Robert Fay Thorne, 83, passed away on June 2, 2024, at Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyoming. He was born on July 20, 1940, in Worland, Wyoming. Services will be 3 p.m., Friday June 28, 2024, at the United Methodist Church. A full obituary... Full story


The News Editorial: Kudos to a safe community

Many kudos go out to all the participants and organizers of the second annual Safe Community Day. I missed last year’s inaugural event but no matter how great last year’s event went, in my opinion, unlike many movie sequels, this sequel was not a d...


Mental Fitness Minute: What if I do not have a support group at home?

On March 16, a grassroots committee hosted the Worland Mental Fitness Fair at the Worland Community Center. Members of the panel were Dr. Ralph Louis, psychologist from Oxbow Counseling in Basin; Janae Harman, owner of Family Circle Counseling in...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

New MRI machine coming to WMC in July

Maintenance and construction updates provided by Washakie Medical Center Plant Operations Manager Steve Weicki were the prominent topic of business during the hospital’s board of directors meeting May 28. During his report he announced that the hospi...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

Hunter retires as science teacher, opening W Designs

Science teacher Donna Hunter retired from Washakie County School District No. 1 at the close of the 2024 school year, marking an end to 30 years of teaching in Worland. Hunter grew up in the small...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

Thermopolis teachers note pay discrepancy to board

Two Hot Springs County High School teachers spoke on the topic of salaries and benefits, stating that they appreciate the board’s efforts to keep salaries competitive with districts in neighboring communities, but expressed that more work needed t...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

Reminder: County's membership with AirMedCare covers in-network only

A Washakie County man wants to make sure county residents know that the county membership with AirMedCare only covers transports by AirMedCare as he learned after his wife was transported by another...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

County to test CodeRed emergency alert system Monday

Washakie County residents are encouraged to sign up for CodeRed and OnSolve emergency alert system, before a county wide test this coming Monday. Emergency Management Coordinator and County Homeland S...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    June 6, 2024

Worland Chiefs back on the diamond

Back for another season, the American Legion Post 44 Worland Chiefs got their baseball season underway last week, starting 1-3 in their first set of games. Playing a C-class schedule (15U), Worland...


May 30, 2024

Saying goodbye to Taco Johns in Worland, Memorial Day service and other local news....


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