Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition
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October 17, 2019
We have Blair's and Bomgaars inserts for print and online subscribers. Print subscribers can also look for the RT Communications flier in this week's Northern Wyoming News....
The News Editorial: Do you know why you had Monday off?
Monday was a federal holiday where the U.S. Postal Service was shut down, banks were closed and government, local, state and federal offices were closed. What holiday you ask, for the many like us... Full story
County Commissioners renew Guardian Flight contract
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners approved renewing a contract with Guardian Flight to provide medical transportation services to Washakie County residents during Tuesday’s regular...
Council approves property maintenance ordinance on final reading
WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved on third and final reading changes to the city code regarding maintenance of the exterior of real property. After changes on first and second readings,...
WORLAND - Imagine hiking 2,410 miles in seven months, seeing all types of scenery and weather. It may sound like a dream come true for some and a nightmarish ordeal for others. For one former Worland...
Black Thunder heads to state competition in Casper
WORLAND - The Worland High School Black Thunder Marching Band heads to the state competition this Saturday in Casper. Eighty members strong this year with band and color guard, the band is led by...
Bring your green yard waste to city compost yard
WORLAND — Community composting is coming to Worland thanks to a collaborative partnership between Washakie County Extension, City of Worland and the Washakie County Conservation District. According...
Fair board discusses condensing entertainment for 2020 Washakie County Fair
WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met on Monday night to talk about possibly condensing down the amount of days entertainment is available for the 2020 Washakie County Fair, as well as...
Worland resident avoids Facebook prize scam
WORLAND — A Worland resident, contacted via text messaging Oct. 13, by someone claiming to be from Facebook, failed to be duped by this prize scam. The Facebook scammer said the resident had received $500,000 cash prize and only needed to send 150... Full story
Cheyenne man breaks state record with 1,491-pound pumpkin
CHEYENNE – The pumpkins Andy Corbin grows at his home in east Cheyenne are so big and so heavy that he needs a handmade tripod to move them. Weighing in at 1,491 pounds, his biggest pumpkin of the... Full story
Three women conquer three firsts at Women's Antelope Hunt
BUFFALO - Snow covers the alfalfa field as the sun's first light creates a soft, golden glow. The air is still, and a calm hangs over the field. A single rifle shot shatters the silence. Rachel Ryan,... Full story
Buffalo wins final approval for vet facility
BUFFALO — After months of legislative debate, the Wyoming State Building Commission has given the final word on the location of the state's first skilled nursing facility for veterans. That word? Buffalo. “This is a big sigh of relief for me and... Full story
High court weighs gun case Attorneys debate application of 'stand your ground' law
LARAMIE – Ambiguous language in a 2018 law means the Wyoming Supreme Court might have to review every criminal case that involves certain self-defense provisions, a supreme court justice said Thursday. Justice Keith Kautz made the statement in an a... Full story
Groups rally for Trump in Jackson, Cheyenne, Gillette
Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets in Jackson, Cheyenne and Gillette on Thursday to protest impeachment proceedings in the U.S. House of Representatives. The rallies... Full story