Articles from the September 23, 2021 edition
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September 23, 2021
Today In Wyoming History - Sept. 23, 2021: In 1910, Lander farmers found themselves plagued by "mischievous beavers who have become very numerous and dam up the irrigation ditches." -- Thank you Wyoming State Historical Society and Wyoming News...
Lady Warriors start 2-0 in 3A Northwest
WORLAND - After an up and down start to the volleyball season, the Worland Lady Warriors went 2-0 last week as they picked up big wins against conference rivals. The Lady Warriors (9-9) downed Lovell...
2021 Warrior Hall of Fame inductees announced
WORLAND — The 2021 and third ever Warrior Hall of Fame inductees have been announced ahead of Worland High School’s homecoming week beginning next week. Created in 2019, the Warrior Hall of Fame represents the best that Washakie County School...
Mountain manhunt ends in 2 arrests
TEN SLEEP — A father and son from Sheridan County are facing multiple charges after an altercation with a citizen and a deputy last week. Cody James Veal (born in 1979) of Story and Niles Wesley...
Worland population decline has huge impacts
WORLAND — The nearly 10% drop in population in Washakie County and the 13% drop within the City of Worland has strong financial and legislative implications. According to the Census Bureau, the...
Bids discussed for new ambulance building
WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday morning to discuss several topics, including the architecture for the new ambulance service building. Previously, it was discussed that the county and Cody Regional Health were searching for a...
Manufacturing shortages hamper two bid projects
WORLAND — Shortages in manufacturing has created issues with two bids for the City of Worland. On Sept. 7 the council approved a bid for towable air compressor to be used for blowing out sprinkler...
Gunderson takes the helm at South Side
WORLAND - Southside Elementary has a new principal as former Worland High School vice principal Brian Gunderson takes the reins. As Gunderson settles in, his No. 1 goal is to keep it rolling. So...
1920s schoolhouse opens its doors to students once more
THERMOPOLIS - Next Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Hot Springs County Museum in Thermopolis is hosting a celebration and ribbon-cutting as the 1920 Middleton Schoolhouse has just been renovated and will be...
Last farmers market of the season this Saturday
WORLAND – A strong 2021 farmers market season will come to a close this Saturday with the final Washakie Farmers Market in Worland from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. According to Mark Stiver, longtime...
THE NEWS EDITORIAL; Census appeal will ensure every household has been counted
The Census Bureau says Washakie County lost nearly 10% in population and Worland lost 13% in population within the past 10 years, according to 2020 census figures. The City of Worland is looking to appeal the census figures and has the support of... Full story
Back in action at the Northern Wyoming News
Recently, I moved back to Worland after having been in Billings for two years. Before that, I had lived here for as long as I can remember. My time in Billings rendered me with several jobs that I... Full story
Timothy Robert Sanderson
Timothy Robert Sanderson died on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the age of 73 in the Sheridan Memorial Hospital of COVID-19 Pneumonia. Tim was born October 26, 1947 in Greybull, WY in the old hospital... Full story
Elaine Marie Laird
Caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Elaine Marie Laird passed away at home on September 17, 2021, after a courageous 12-year battle with Ovarian cancer, surrounded by her... Full story
Daniel P. Garcia
Daniel P. Garcia, born August 10, 1949, passed away with his family by his side on August 24, 2021, from cancer. During his lifetime he worked in Montana as a security guard. He later moved to Salt... Full story
Myron Dale Bartlett
The Bartlett family lost their very own hero, Myron Dale Bartlett, on August 15, 2021, at the age of 74, when their beloved father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away after a courageous... Full story
Fred J. Berkencamp, 95, passed away on Aug. 19, 2021, at the Sierra Winds Senior Living Center in Peoria, Arizona. Fred was born in 1925 in Alma, Wisconsin. A private memorial service is planned at a later date.... Full story