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 By Avery Howe    News    September 2, 2021

Washakie County Library: On the move after 58 years

WORLAND - The Washakie County Library has resided at 1019 Coburn Avenue for 58 years. After all of that time, it will be making its move to the old Ace Hardware building at the corner of Big Horn...

 By Avery Howe    News    September 2, 2021

Ranee Gonsalez: Serving the Fifth Judicial District for 25-plus years

WORLAND – It has been 25 years since Ranee Gonsalez first started working as a stenographer for the District Court, Fifth Judicial District. Since then, she has travelled the many miles between...

 By Avery Howe    News    August 5, 2021

Five veterans biking their way across Wyoming

Many bikers can be seen braving the Wyoming highways this summer, appreciating the exercise, companionship and often promoting a good cause. For five of those individuals, Wyoming is far from the...

 By Avery Howe    News    August 5, 2021

Wright sisters reflect on last Washakie County Fair season

Sisters Brooke and Bailey Wright have been involved with 4-H and FFA for nine and seven years, respectively. As the Wright family plans a move to Douglas, Brooke and Bailey spent last week attending t...

 By Avery Howe    News    August 5, 2021

Forest Service seeks public comment on herbicide application in Bighorn National Forest

GREYBULL - The Bighorn National Forest Invasive and Other Select Plant Management Project is a recent endeavor following in the footsteps of similar projects in Sheridan and Johnson County, as well as...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 29, 2021

Krogman Family expresses gratitude for community support, patriotism

In the June 17, 2021 issue of Northern Wyoming News, Kelly Steindorf was quoted about the prospects of First Lieutenant Alva "Ray" Krogman's funeral services. The Air Force Academy graduate had been...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 22, 2021

This year's fair entertainment includes rodeos, music and Monster Trucks

Rodeos, live music and monster trucks are just a few of the entertainment events planned to take place at the Washakie County Fairgrounds July 24- 31. RODEO The rodeo is being contracted by the Griemsmans this year, who are new to organizing but not...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 22, 2021

100 Wyoming Patriot Guard Riders escort Krogman to Worland

WORLAND - Around 100 motorcycles arrived in Worland June 19 escorting First Lieutenant Ray Krogman's casket from Billings Logan International Airport. The motorcyclists were largely of the Patriot...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 15, 2021

Plans set to bring 1st Lt. Krogman home

Worland is pulling out all of the stops to welcome home First Lieutenant Alva Ray Krogman of the Air Force who was lost over Laos in the Vietnam War 54 years ago. On July 19 Krogman's remains will be... Full story

 By Avery Howe    News    July 8, 2021

Red Dirt Girls honored as grand marshals

TEN SLEEP - The Ten Sleep Independence Day Parade once again filled the streets on July 4, this year with the theme of "Red Dirt and Rodeo." "The Anderson Ladies," sisters-in-law Doris and Gail were...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 8, 2021

First farmers market of the summer this Saturday

This Saturday the Washakie Farmers Market will set up shop on North Ninth Street between City Hall and Pioneer Square for the summer season. From 8-10 a.m. there will be a free pancake breakfast for the opening and the shopping will continue until...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Plenty of Ten Sleep Fourth of July Festivities for everyone

The Ten Sleep Fourth of July Parade’s theme is “Red Dirt and Rodeo” this year, with plans to kick off their celebration at 10 a.m. July 4, but the Fourth fun starts earlier in the weekend this Fridaynew this year is the Friday Other events...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Hospital Auxiliary to host 45th ice cream social

WORLAND — After a year off due to COVID, the Worland Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its 45th Annual Ice Cream Social from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, behind the Community Center Complex. Meg Stark, retired hospital laboratory director,...

 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Community Garden spreading roots

WORLAND - All summer long, the Worland Community Garden at Newell Sargent Park will be cared for by five AmeriCorps volunteers and three new Kiwanis-sponsored student volunteers. "We started with one...

 By Avery Howe    Opinion    June 24, 2021

Staff Views: Wearing Out Wyoming: Yellowstone tourism, economy and environment

As the least-populated state, we are always hyperaware when suddenly the highways are busy and the hotels are full. Tourist season is generally met with a wrinkled nose or furrowed brow when mentioned here in Wyoming, despite the fact that a large ch... Full story

 By AVERY HOWE    News    June 17, 2021

54 years MIA, Worland veteran's remains coming home

WORLAND – It has been over 50 years since Worland native and Vietnam veteran Alva R. Krogman, better known as Ray, disappeared over Laos, and in about a month, he will return to Worland for his...

 By Avery Howe    News    June 17, 2021

Doyle and Warner to help with 4-H program this summer

WORLAND – There are two extra helpers at the University of Wyoming Extension Office this summer. AmeriCorps volunteer Landen Doyle and intern Dani Warner will be helping with 4-H activities, with...

 By Avery Howe    News    June 17, 2021

Culturefest celebration this Saturday at community center

WORLAND – Culturefest will be held in the back field of the Worland Community Center Complex June 19 from 9am-5pm. After a year off due to COVID, organizer Sheryl Ley, WCCC marketing director, anticipates that the community will be ready for...

 By Avery Howe    News    June 10, 2021

Honors bestowed on Search and Rescue members

WORLAND -On May 15, Washakie County Search and Rescue held its annual awards banquet catered by Chubby Cheeks BBQ to honor their Officer and Member of the Year. Members voted Neal Lockard Officer of t...

 By Avery Howe    Opinion    June 10, 2021

The News Staff Views: Taking on a new role

Hello, as this is the first issue of Northern Wyoming News I have ever contributed to, I would like to offer a short introduction of who I am and what I hope to bring to our readers. My family and I are from Greybull, and I spent a lot of my time as... Full story

 By Avery Howe    News    June 10, 2021

Worland Sleep in Heavenly Peace Chapter expands into Fremont County

WORLAND - Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is expanding its reach outside of the Big Horn Basin thanks to the hard work of Dan and Nancy Frederick alongside hundreds of local volunteers. The group plans...


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