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September 29, 2022

Check out the hunting special section inside this week's issue....

 

No easy fixes in sight for Wyo's statewide housing shortage

SHOSHONI-Up until the last few years, many residents of this town of 600 people near the east bank of Boysen Reservoir believed their community was dying out. The median age was 55. Businesses had... Full story

 
 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    September 29, 2022

Warriors and Lady Warriors run well at home meet

WORLAND - Running on their home course on Sept. 22 at the Green Hills Golf Course, the Warrior and Lady Warrior cross-country teams turned in some quality times in front of their family and friends....

 

Circle J Ranch holds annual Apple Fest this weekend

WORLAND – Circle J Ranch in Ten Sleep will be holding their annual Apple Fest this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Circle J Camp Coordinator Jackie Denison, Apple Fest is an opportunity for the community to come together and have a,...

 

Michael Wirtzberger

Michael Wirtzberger age 70, passed away on September 19, 2022, in Lehi Utah, after a battle with cancer. Mike was born June 14, 1952 in Glasgow, Montana, the son of Daniel Lewis and Marlys Elaine... Full story

 

Margaret Louise (Coats) Stark

Margaret Louise (Coats) Stark was a woman dedicated to a life of service, passed suddenly on September 19, 2022 at St Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana. Meg was born in the winter on the sixth... Full story

 

Death Notices

John Taylor Watts Army veteran John Taylor Watts, 73, of Worland passed away Sept. 18, 2022 at his home. He was born on April 16, 1949 in Petersburg, Virginia. Donald Raymond Conway Donald Raymond Conway, 77, passed away on Sept. 24, 2022, in... Full story

 

Three die in head-on collision Saturday

THERMOPOLIS — On Saturday, Sept. 24, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 121.4 on US 20 south of Thermopolis, Wyoming.  Around 10 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 2016 Cadillac Escalade was headed...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Amazing food memories

Author Piolo Pascual wrote, “I’ve always loved how food preserves a memory.” Truer words probably have never been written. I will taste something or eat a favorite dish and the memories come... Full story

 

Worland Shooting Complex offers something for beginning and advanced shooters

WORLAND - Last week Worland High School physical education classes spent time outdoors learning how to safely shoot 20-gauge shotguns at the Worland Shooting Complex. "That's one of our main goals,...

 
 By ZACH SPADT    News    September 29, 2022

Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning reviews residential camper exemptions

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission explored several loopholes in city ordinances that currently allow people to stay in recreational vehicles on city streets indefinitely. Monday’s discussion, which came during the...

 

Businesses, volunteers honored by chamber

WORLAND - The Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce honored businesses and volunteers at the 2022 awards banquet Friday night, Sept. 23. The awards night was the first since an awards luncheon in...

 

Washakie Twin Cinemas to re-open under new ownership

WORLAND - A Ten Sleep family looking to reduce drive time to see a movie and to provide something for the community is working to re-open the Washakie Twin Cinemas. Marc and Chasity Dykstra purchased...

 
 By ZACH SPADT    News    September 29, 2022

11th annual pumpkin drop looks to be a smash

11th annual pumpkin drop looks to be a smash By ZACH SPADT Staff Reporter WORLAND - Orange thumbs from around the state and region will descend on Worland this weekend to compete for bragging rights...

 

Elsie Mae Snider

Elsie Mae Snider, born in Ault, CO on May 4, 1930, and passed away in Worland, WY on September 29, 2022, at the age of 92 years. Elsie had many hobbies and interests while raising her family. Elsie... Full story

 

Full-time Reporter Wanted

THE NORTHERN WYOMING NEWS, a weekly newspaper in Worland, Wyoming, is seeking a community-focused reporter interested in government, feature and general news writing to become part of a great editorial team. The ideal candidate will be committed to... Full story

 

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