Articles from the September 1, 2022 edition
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September 01, 2022
Blair's and Sutherland's inserts inside this week's issue. The Northern Wyoming News will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday....
Buchanan to depart early; state's top elections official won't oversee November election
CASPER — Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan is set to assume his judgeship next month, leaving his office with three months remaining on his term. The departure means Wyoming’s top elections official will be gone before the general election... Full story
The News Editorial: Facts and opinions on the ambulance station
Monday afternoon I listened to a nearly hour-long hearing regarding the proposed ambulance station at 603 North Road 11. The hearing was for the sole purpose of the judge listening to arguments... Full story
Crowded Worland school board race; 14 file
WORLAND — All but one incumbent for the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees has filed for re-election with a total of 14 candidates seeking four seats on the board. The filing...
Tour gives congressional staffers boots-on-the-ground look at Big Horn Basin
WORLAND - Congressional staffers got a firsthand look at industry in the Big Horn Basin - namely agriculture - during a tour in August. Staffers representing Congress members throughout the country...
Glade appointed to hospital board
WORLAND — Washakie Medical Center has a new board member. The Washakie County Commission recently appointed Worland resident Chuck Glade to the hospital’s oversight board. Located in Worland, Washakie Medical Center is a county-owned building...
Worland runners shine in Billings
WORLAND — The motto for the Worland High School cross-country team this season is “Rise Above.” In their first meet of the season, that motto was tested and held true as the Worland runners...
Edward John Gross, III
Edward John Gross, III passed away in his home in Worland, Wyoming on August 22, 2022 unexpectedly after a brief illness. Ed was born in Pasadena, California on May 6, 1957, the oldest of five... Full story
Alma Hopp Bower
Alma Hopp Bower went home be with her Lord on August 25, 2022. She passed away peacefully at the Worland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center after living 96 years on this earth. Alma was born on a... Full story
Robert Neal Pennock
Robert Neal Pennock, 58, passed away in his home on August 24, 2022 in Worland, Wyoming. He was born in Riverton, Wyoming, the third of five children born to Alvin Ray and Karan Jo (Goff) Pennock on... Full story
Judith Lynn (nee Merz) Glaeseman
Judith Lynn (nee Merz) Glaeseman born July 27, 1946 Climbed her last mountain on August 24, 2022 Aged 76 years Judy passed away peacefully on August 24, 2022 after living with Alzheimer's and... Full story
Raccoon causes power outage
CODY (WNE) —A raccoon, not a storm, is to blame for Cody’s Aug. 24 power outage, the second time in two years that a raccoon has turned off the lights. The outage lasted for approximately two hours, from roughly midnight to 2 a.m. According to... Full story
Park County deputy shoots, kills armed suspect
POWELL (WNE) — A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed a suspect who had charged the deputy with a gun Tuesday afternoon after fleeing down a canal road, according to a sheriff’s office release. The incident occurred at 2:56 p.m.... Full story
Throwing a shoe: 42 compete in state horseshoe championship in Gillette
GILLETTE — The sounds of metal against metal rang out Saturday morning, with two-and-a-half pound horseshoes clanking against stakes in the dirt after traveling more than 25 feet in the air. Forty-two competitors took part in the Wyoming Horseshoe... Full story
Burlington graduate launches app to provide rural youth mentorship, support
GREYBULL — A Burlington High School graduate has created an app that aims to provide rural youth the mentorship they need to thrive. The app, called Positivity Outward, empowers middle school, high school and college students to choose from 45... Full story
Stopping the stigma: After losing a loved one to suicide, Powell resident aims to help those suffering from mental illness
POWELL- The family of Thomas "TG" Howard wanted to make sure they didn't hide his mental illness and depression, listing it as his cause of death in his obituaries. It was important to find a positive... Full story
Steven L. Taylor
Shoshoni resident, Steven L. Taylor, 80, died at Hot Springs Health in Thermopolis, August 31, 2022. Graveside services will be Wednesday, September 7, 11:00 AM at Monument Hill Cemetery in Thermopolis.... Full story