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...
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