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February 6, 2020

Join us today (FEBRUARY 6) at our open house. Refreshments, door prizes and giveaways....

 By Seth Romsa    News    February 6, 2020

Official design for new library unveiled

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners unveiled an official design for the Washakie County Library during a public comment session at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 6, 2020

Resident discusses dog ordinance, dog parks with council

WORLAND — After an attempt by a Greybull town council member to ban pit bulls failed, a Worland resident approached the Worland City Council Tuesday to try and prevent a similar attempt in Worland....

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 6, 2020

Don Day to open WESTI Ag Days with climate change discussion

WORLAND — Don Day Jr. of DayWeather Radio Network will be the keynote speaker at this year’s WESTI Ag Days at the Worland Community Center. The University of Wyoming Extension’s Strategically...

 By Tom Coulter    News    February 6, 2020

Legislator proposes hunting, firearm safety classes; session begins Monday

CHEYENNE — A Republican state lawmaker has introduced a resolution that would encourage the Wyoming Department of Education to offer voluntary gun and hunting safety classes in the state’s high schools.  If passed during the legislative...


Battle of the Books

The "Reading Rhinos" Kade Garcia, Krew Neighbors, Noland Johnston and Donovan Warren celebrate after being named the winners of the Battle of the Books at West Side Elementary on Friday, Jan.... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 6, 2020

WMS musical comedy comes to life next week

WORLAND - Twenty-three Worland Middle School students will present a musical comedy, "Going, Going, Gone With The Breeze," next Thursday and Friday at the WMS Auditorium. Twenty cast members and...


Federal subsidy for Cody air service to continue

POWELL (WNE) — The federal government will continue to subsidize fall, winter and spring flights between the Cody and Denver airports, agreeing to pay United Airlines $841,000 to fly the route twice a day from October through May.  The Jan. 29...


George Henry Yetter Jr.

George “Butch” Henry Yetter Jr., 57, passed away Jan. 30, 2020, at his home in Thermopolis. Services will be held at a later date.... Full story


Lisa McGarvin

Memorial service for Lisa McGarvin wil be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 7, 2020 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Pastor Paul Baughman officiating. Lisa Ruth McGarvin was born on January 30,... Full story


Connie Ellen (Lungren) Hillhouse

Connie Ellen (Lungren) Hillhouse, age 73, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the Billings Clinic with family members at her side. She was born on June 19, 1946, the first of four children to... Full story


The News Editorial: Coming full circle, Northern Wyoming News celebrates 115 years

A year ago we welcomed our readers into a new era with the Northern Wyoming Daily News transitioning into the Northern Wyoming News and publishing its first edition as a weekly newspaper. The change brought this community newspaper full circle. It... Full story



CHEYENNE – The 65th Wyoming Legislature will convene in a Joint Session of the Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives on Monday at 10 a.m., during the first day of legislative proceedings of the 2020 Budget Session. At that time, Gov. Mark... Full story

 By Emily Mieure    News    February 6, 2020

Supreme Court says state board can't investigate coroner

JACKSON — The Wyoming Supreme Court says the Board of Coroner Standards doesn’t have the authority to investigate an elected coroner for misconduct. The final opinion, filed Jan. 8, stems from an ongoing dispute over Teton County Coroner Dr. Bren... Full story

 By Nick Reynolds    News    February 6, 2020

Legislator wants to limit Guard use

CASPER — For decades, hundreds of members of the Wyoming National Guard have been sent to serve in wars overseas, sometimes participating in military actions that have gone unapproved by Congress. Wyoming’s guardsmen have long been tapped by the... Full story

 By Kathy Brown    News    February 6, 2020

Armed teachers would be trained to deal with danger, officials say

GILLETTE — If a proposal gets final approval, armed educators in the Campbell County School District will be trained to run toward danger, not away from it. That’s what Larry Reznicek, human resources manager in the school district, told those... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs FEBRUARY 6

Man pleads guilty to 2018 murder LOVELL (WNE) — A little more than two years since the murder of Carol Jean Barnes, suspect Donald Joe Crouse appeared in Big Horn County Fifth Judicial District Court late in the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 28, to... Full story


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