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September 17, 2020

This week the Northern Wyoming News begins general election candidate profiles with the two Worland mayor candidates....


Take being an INFORMED voter seriously

In an effort to let all general election voters have a chance to be informed voters, the Northern Wyoming News will start a six-week series on candidate profiles starting with the Worland mayor’s...


Board discusses 2020 fair - positives, negatives

After having to postpone last month’s Washakie County Fair Board meeting, the board met Monday to review the 2020 county fair and begin planning the 2021 fair by discussing changes that are needed....


Auditor: City of Worland has healthy budget

WORLAND — The City of Worland is one of the only incorporated municipalities without indebtedness in the Big Horn Basin, according to certified public accountant James Seckman who submitted the...

 By Seth Romsa    News    September 17, 2020

Lower price presented to commissioners for library

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the Washakie County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to receive an update on the proposed budget from Groatho...


COVID-19 UPDATE: Meetings to resume at detention center

WORLAND — The Washakie County Sheriff’s Office will be opening up its visitation and meetings at the Sheriff’s Office on Monday, Sept. 21. This will include NA, AA, mental health counseling, religious services. Residents are asked to contact... Full story

 By Seth Romsa    News    September 17, 2020

Former paraeducator moves into new position at high school

WORLAND – Jessica Tharp has been a paraeducator at Worland High School since 2017 but has transitioned this new school year into a new role as a life skills special education teacher while also...


Constitution Party candidate for U.S. House visits Worland

WORLAND - U.S. House of Representative Constitution Party candidate Jeff Haggit spent some time in Worland visiting with media and contacting party members in the community before eventually heading...


Patricia 'Pat' Kathleen Maschke

Patricia “Pat” Kathleen Maschke, 78-year-old Thermopolis resident passed away September 12, 2020, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming. Pat was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Chehalis, Washington.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m.... Full story


Timothy 'Tim' John Cree

Timothy “Tim” John Cree, 60-year-old Worland resident passed away Sept. 15, 2020 at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana.  Tim was born March 18, 1960 in Oceanside, California. Cremation has taken place and a private family inurnment will... Full story


Linda Lou Andreen

Linda Lou Andreen, 88, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Thermopolis. Private family graveside services will be held at Monument Hill Cemetery with a public celebration at a later date.... Full story


Gary Harold Donner

Gary Harold Donner was born in Billings, MT March 12, 1933, the second youngest of Charlie and Dora Harvey Donner. Gary passed away on September 7, 2020 at Crook Memorial Hospital in Sundance, WY.... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    September 17, 2020

Warriors host Green River in final non-conference game

WORLAND - It has been a challenging start for the Worland Warriors football team. Starting the season against two of the 3A West best teams is part of those struggles, but the Warriors get one more...


State COVID-Related Deaths Increases; 1 each in Park, Natrona and Goshen counties

Wyoming’s count of coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 has increased by three, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) in a release on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.. • An older adult... Full story


Flags at Half Staff for Justice Ginsberg

Governor Orders Flags be Flown at Half-Staff Statewide Immediately for the Death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to a directive from the White House reflecting the U.S. Flag Code, has... Full story


Older Big Horn County man dies from COVID

State Total of Coronavirus-Related Deaths Goes Up to 50 The count of coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 has gone up to 50, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), in a press release... Full story


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