Articles from the July 29, 2021 edition
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July 29, 2021
On this day in: 1836 – Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile (Arch of Triumph of the Star) in Paris, France. 1954 – The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was published. 1958 – NASA (National Aeronautics and Space...
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...
State, County COVID cases on the rise
WORLAND — Washakie County has seen a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases over the past month. Washakie County had 0 active cases on June 15 and as of Monday had 7 active lab-confirmed cases. On Tuesday...
District 2 budget includes state funds for school design
TEN SLEEP – Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 adopted their 2021-22 fiscal year budget before their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 20, which included $2.5 million for design of the new...
The News Editorial: Fair week: volunteers make it happen
The Washakie County Fair is in full swing which got me to thinking about the time and effort volunteers put into making the fair happen. Yes, there are individuals who are paid to help with the fair... Full story
UW student Vigil invited to view launch of capsule headed to ISS
LARAMIE - University of Wyoming student Aaron Vigil, of Worland, is among 50 NASA interns scheduled to watch the live launch of the Boeing Starliner this Friday, July 30, as part of an unmanned flight...
Fires prohibited on Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Big Horn Basin
CODY – Fires are now banned on all Wyoming Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Big Horn Basin. These lands include Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA)... Full story
COVID-19 Status Changing in Wyoming Due to Delta Variant
Wyoming’s fight against COVID-19 appears to be entering a new, concerning phase due to the Delta variant, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with WDH, said the... Full story
Governor Will Not Issue Mask Mandate, Stresses Local Control in Safe Return to School
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Eager to see another successful school year, Governor Mark Gordon is committed to standing behind local school districts as they make decisions on how students can return to the classroom safely. The Governor will not require... Full story