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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 16, 2024 

Karla's Kolumn: Getting back to the joy of reading

After writing a few weeks ago about my music interests and how diverse they were I began thinking about my interests in other mediums, such as TV and movies and, of course, books. At first, I thought,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 9, 2024

The News Editorial: Kudos to teachers, mothers and graduates

Last Tuesday I attended the Chief Washakie FFA awards banquet, and, like other times I have attended the banquet I saw seniors talk about their respect, admiration and appreciation for advisor and ag...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 9, 2024

Entrepreneur Jenkins tells businesses to keep fighting

Entrepreneur Ty Jenkins of Ten Sleep talked about finding a home in Wyoming and offered some tips to business owners during his keynote address at the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce awards...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 2, 2024

Chamber doles out honors for businesses, service

Several businesses and organizations were honored at the 2024 Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce awards dinner Friday night at the Washakie Museum. After the board gets a list of worthy nominees,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 2, 2024

The News Editorial: Chamber banquet fosters sense of community

Nothing like a gathering of 200 people to remind one’s self of why they love living in a small town. Friday night about 200 people gathered at the Washakie Museum & Cultural Center for a dinner, a...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    April 25, 2024

New partner at Hot Springs State Park; Decision means changes in Star Plunge, Hot Springs Hotel

Wyoming State Parks announced Monday the selection of Wyoming Hot Springs LLC as their partner for the future growth and development of concessions at Hot Springs State Park. The decision will impact...

 

What would you do?

There has been much written about the Daniel man Cody Roberts and his mistreatment and killing of a wolf earlier this month. Reports state he ran the wolf over with his snowmobile, taped the mouth shu...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    April 11, 2024

Worland City Council Meeting; Washakie Avenue projects moving forward

The Worland City County received updates on two projects along Washakie Avenue during its meeting last Tuesday, April 2. The council approved having the mayor sign the agreement with Ardurra Engineers...

 

The News Editorial: Chain of command needs to be flexible

A situation in which a city employee tried, in the words of City Attorney Kent Richins, “everything in their power to try to get rid of department heads and council members” has prompted some pro...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 4, 2024

Karla's Kolumn: This ain't my momma's country music … and that's OK

In case you have not heard, Beyoncé has released a new album, a country album if you will, but many are calling foul on it being categorized as country. I am a huge country music fan, but I am...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    April 4, 2024

Monday's solar eclipse in Wyoming about 50 percent of totality

Did you save those solar eclipse glasses from 2017? You may want to grab them for Monday. On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and...

 

The News Editorial: An Easter thought, but first …

Easter is on Sunday and while I was thinking of an Easter type column there is something else I just have to say first. Kudos to the Wyoming Legislature leadership, specifically Speak of the House...

 

The News Editorial: A 'shout out' and a 'say what?'

A big shout out to Kendra Ware and the Mental Fitness Fair Committee who put on a event on Saturday. There were great speakers covering a lot of topics, a wealth of information. There was a great...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    March 21, 2024

Getting mentally fit: Fair full of testimonials, helpful hints

Judging by the number of people who attended, and the wealth of information dispensed. The Mental Fitness Fair in Worland Saturday, was, by all accounts, a success. A large crowd gathered at the...

 

Take time Saturday for your mental health

A few months ago, Mayor Jim Gill invited stakeholders to hear from organizers of the Shell mental health fair not knowing where it might lead. What it has led to is several interested persons,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 7, 2024

Scams hidden in plain sight

Some scams you can see coming and they are easy to avoid other newer scams seem to be catching people off guard and one of those has been running rampant on some local Facebook pages. Amazon may be...

 

Wyoming Boys' School, staff sued for civil rights violations

ALM Law and Rathod|Mohamedbhai, on behalf of Charles “Rees” Karn, Blaise Chivers-King, and Dylan Tolar, filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Wyoming Department of Family Services (“DFS”), the Wyo...

 

Civil discourse a pleasant surprise

I knew ahead of last Tuesday’s council meeting there would be a crowd, having received a bulk email about concerns over the proposed rate increases. I am always a bit nervous when there is a crowd at...

 

City of Worland honors water, wastewater operators

Three Worland water and wastewater operators were honored by the mayor and city council at the Feb. 20 meeting. Engineering representative Mike Donnell said they were unable to honor the three during...

 

The News Editorial: Understanding federal holidays

Today, Thursday, Feb. 22, is President George Washington’s Birthday. It was observed on Monday, a federal holiday. Most people observed this as Presidents’ Day. The official holiday, however is Geo...

 

The News Editorial: Creating controversy where there is none

Leading up to Super Bowl LVIII, I kept seeing posts and headlines on how no one was going to watch this year’s Super Bowl as no one wanted to see a rematch from four years ago. Well perhaps “no one...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Snow and ice causing home business issues

A Worland resident asked the Worland City Council for clarity on cleaning gutters and sidewalks and left frustrated with the lack of city storm drains. Betty Jo Jacks, who has a home-based business, T...

 

Know what the legislators are doing

It’s that time of year when the Wyoming state legislators head to Cheyenne to conduct the state’s business and it is our job, as state citizens to pay attention and to give guidance to our local leg...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Local artists on display

The 2024 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition opens in the Capitol Gallery at the Wyoming State Capitol on Friday, Feb. 9 with artwork from two area artists. The Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition is a...

 

Cooking failures and successes

We were talking in the office about the show “Worst Cooks in America” and how some of the “cooks” did not know some of the basics, which brought to mind some of my first cooking experiences when I...

 

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