Articles from the June 29, 2023 edition

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June 29 2023

Stay informed on river flooding conditions and Fourth of July celebrations....

 By AVERY HOWE    News    June 29, 2023

Celebrations planned for Fourth of July

The Ten Sleep Rodeo Association will kick off the Big Horn Basin’s celebrations with its 78th annual Fourth of July Rodeo starting at 5 p.m. Monday, July 3 at the Ten Sleep Rodeo Grounds. On the Fourth, the rodeo performance will begin at 1:30 p...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 29, 2023

Worland spring sport coaches approved by school board

A highlight of the June 26 meeting of the Washakie County School Board No. 1 Board of Trustees was the hiring of coaching staff for the spring season of the 2023-2024 school year. Tracey Wiley was rehired as the head coach for high school outdoor...


Frances Irene Reed Hanson

Frances Irene Reed Hanson passed away peacefully on June 15, 2023 at Heritage Village Assisted Living in Mesa Arizona. Frances was born on September 1, 1936 in Worland, Wyoming to Frank and Irene... Full story

 By Karla Pomeory    Opinion    June 29, 2023

Verizon needs to learn to communicate

Years ago a Verizon Wireless marketing campaign used the phrase “Can you hear me now?” On Saturday and Sunday the answer for Verizon customers in the Big Horn Basin was a resounding “No.” There was an outage of service that appeared to begin shortly...

 By Wendy Wiecki    Opinion    June 29, 2023

Fireworks and veterans don't always mix

Every year on the Fourth of July we celebrate our independence with grand fireworks displays all over the country. From small town America to the big cities, spectacular displays of lights and noises take place. The intent behind it and the...


Legion's top cop, teacher from Worland

Two Worland professionals have been named the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and the Educator of the Year by The American Legion Department of Wyoming. The statewide honors were presented to...


Wyoming American Legion Auxiliary celebrates successful conclusion of Girls State

American Legion Auxiliary, a leading organization dedicated to fostering leadership and civic engagement among young women, announced the successful conclusion of its highly anticipated Girls State...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    June 29, 2023

Wildfires knocked out by Riverton in home tournament

Hosting their annual home softball tournament on June 24-25, the Worland Wildfires 18U split in pool play and dropped their game against Riverton in bracket play. After beating Riverton 10-0 on...


Reporter/Photographer Wanted: JOIN OUR EDITORIAL TEAM!

Reporter/Photographer JOIN OUR EDITORIAL TEAM! THE NORTHERN WYOMING NEWS, a weekly newspaper in Worland, Wyoming, is seeking a community-focused reporter interested in government, feature and general news writing to become part of a great editorial... Full story


Cyber Security Column Week of July 3

USPS trick: A Big Horn citizen reported receiving a text that the United States Postal Service couldn’t deliver a package because the address was invalid. The citizen was instructed to click a link to update the address. Typically these USPS i... Full story


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