Articles from the February 10, 2022 edition
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February 10, 2022
Legislative previews on A1 and A9. Session begins Monday....
Gregory Duane Alexander
Gregory Duane Alexander, 47, of Billings, Montana passed away on Jan. 24, 2022. Greg was born on Jan. 17, 1975 in Amarillo, Texas. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2022, at the...
The News Editorial: Legislators need to prioritize
The Wyoming State Legislature begins the 2022 20-day budget session on Monday. There are many important decisions for the Legislature to make during this shortened session that occurs every two... Full story
I May Be 'Bias'ed: What are you really trying to ban?
A Tennessee school board sparked controversy last week by banning Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’, a graphic novel that tells Spiegelman’s father’s story surviving the Holocaust and Auschwitz, citing the book’s inappropriate language and... Full story
Pioneers pick up huge upset over Meeteetse
WORLAND - The Ten Sleep Pioneers notched their ninth win of the season last week, and it was their biggest win yet. Coming off a 76-51 loss to Burlington on Feb. 4 in Burlington, the Pioneers hosted...
Worland High School cheer and dance team brings home third place
WORLAND – The Worland High School cheer and dance team brought home third place in the Class 3A hip hop portion of the State Spirit Competition at the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper on Jan. 28....
Off-road motorcyclists plan stop in Ten Sleep this summer
TEN SLEEP – At the Ten Sleep Town Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 1, Justin Smith of Ten Sleep Brewery discussed an upcoming event would be an economic boost to the community this summer. The economic opportunity comes as a team of off-road...
Northern Wyoming News judged first in editorial excellence
CASPER - The Northern Wyoming News earned the Small Weekly Editorial Leadership Cup at the Wyoming Press Association winter convention in Casper on Saturday. Judging the editorial excellence award was...
Redistricting, budget top to-do list in tight budget session
WORLAND - When the Wyoming Legislature begins work for the 2022 budget session they will have a "tight 20-day schedule" to get through the budget, redistricting and distributing the American Rescue...
Cynthia Gay (McDonald) Goracke
Cynthia Gay (McDonald) Goracke, age 52 of Basin, Wyoming was born on December 28, 1969 to Edward Orval and Zelma Ellen (Rhodes) McDonald in Marysville, California. She passed away unexpectedly at her... Full story
Bonnie Jean McKibbin Donnell
A love story over 80 years in the making finally reached its closing chapter this year when beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Bonnie Jean McKibbin Donnell passed away in her... Full story
Wyoming customers surprised by high natural gas bills
RAWLINS —As temperatures dropped below zero this week, people across Wyoming reported a steep increase in their natural gas bills, with charges $100 or more greater than in the same month of the previous year. “In my neighborhood, there are four... Full story
Wednesday Wyoming Briefs
New Wyoming Supreme Court Justice sworn in SHERIDAN (WNE) — Former 4th Judicial District Judge John Fenn was officially sworn in as a Wyoming Supreme Court justice Friday, surrounded by friends, family and members of Wyoming state government.... Full story