Articles from the October 29, 2020 edition

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October 29, 2020

Did you know that Daylight Saving Time was initially started as an energy saving movement during World War I? Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour this weekend on Saturday night....

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 29, 2020

2020 brings challenges, record sugar content

WORLAND — This year brought its own set of challenges for the Wyoming Sugar sugar beet harvest, but in the end, all beets were harvested and with what is now considered an industry-record sugar...

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 29, 2020

District business manager set to retire after 25 years

WORLAND – Jack Stott has been the business manager of Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 since 1995, and on Monday night the WCSD No. 1 Board of Trustees accepted his letter of...


ELECTION TUESDAY: Vote in person or absentee

Time to vote absentee in the 2020 election is beginning to run out, as absentee ballots may only be requested through Monday, Nov. 2, at 5 p.m. through the Washakie County Clerk’s office. According to Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch,...


Cody airport loses money in email scam

CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone Regional Airport has fallen victim to cybertheft. Heidi Rasmussen, YRA board member, revealed during a board meeting on Oct. 14, that a wire transfer for $7,829.67 was mistakenly sent to a fraudulent requester posing as... Full story

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 29, 2020

Commissioners seek comment on resource plan

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met with Dessa Dale of DJ&A during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, to discuss the next step of the county’s Natural Resource...

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 29, 2020

COVID causes financial shortfall for Worland High School drama department

WORLAND – The Worland High School drama department was hit with a major setback in the spring when they were forced to cancel their spring musical, "Fiddler on the Roof" due to COVID-19 and the the...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 29, 2020

A dream fulfilled: Cloud Peak Chiropractic & Wellness Center provides full slate of services

WORLAND - A vision that began 13 years ago has reached fruition for Cloud Peak Chiropractic & Wellness owner Dr. Sarah Radabaugh. Radabaugh opened her business in Worland in 2007, moving to its...


Businesses grab Halloween spirit

WORLAND — The Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring a business costume contest this year. The event spearheaded by Rachel Casteel of Western Sage Accounting has about a dozen businesses participating with their staff getting...


Washakie County boasts three 4-H showcase champion teams

DOUGLAS - Three Washakie County 4-H teams earned championships at the Wyoming 4-H Fall Showcase Showdown in Douglas on Oct. 17. Koby Busch and Olivia Dalebout teamed up to win the senior team title...

 By Seth Romsa    News    October 29, 2020

WCSD#1 Board creates budget committee as cuts likely next year

WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board heard a report about possible 10% cut from the state funding model. During Monday’s regular board meeting, Superintendent David Nicholas...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    October 29, 2020

Running through the snow and frigid temperatures

WORLAND — Holding to their motto of “running isn’t canceled,” the Worland High School cross-country runners finished their season at the 3A State meet in Afton on Oct. 23. “We made it...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    October 29, 2020

With nothing to lose, Lady Bobcats plan to swing for the fences vs. Douglas

THERMOPOLIS — This volleyball season has been filled with many “oh, so close moments” for the Hot Springs Lady Bobcats. Each week they have moved closer to finally getting over that hump but ult...


Snowy Ten Sleep Homecoming Parade

Freshmen Avery Moon, Izzy Fox and Cora Norman carry their banner down main street in the snow as part of their float in the Ten Sleep homecoming parade on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.... Full story


James C. 'Jim' Beck

James C. “Jim” Beck, 56, passed away suddenly from a medical event on Oct. 21, 2020. Jim was born on August 26, 1964, in Havre, Montana. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 at the former One Oak Activity Center, 1115... Full story


Bernard Hugh Salzman

Bernard Hugh Salzman, 67, passed on Oct. 19, 2020. Bernard was born on April 23, 1953 in Worland. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.... Full story


Peggy Joyce (Scogin) Elliott

Peggy Joyce (Scogin) Elliott was born June 3, 1941, in Texas to Richard and Amelia Marie Scogin. She was one of four children that included her brothers, Don (Nancy) and Jerry, as well as her younger... Full story


Lee R. Denny

According to the Lusk Herald in 1952, Mr. & Mrs. Bill Denny, of Newcastle are the proud parents of a son born Friday, July 18. The young man weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz and will be known as Lee Ray. So... Full story


Four seek U.S. House seat; two vie for U.S. Senate

This week the Northern Wyoming News profiles candidates for the U.S. House and U.S. Senate. Incumbent Liz Cheney won the Republican nomination for the U.S. House and is challenged Democrat Lynnette... Full story


Cooper, Livingston seek Senate District 20 seat; Greear unopposed

When Wyatt Agar announced he would not seek re-election to the Senate District 20 seat, several Republicans and one Democrat announced interest in representing the district that includes all or part... Full story


Five vie for three seats on Ten Sleep school board

TEN SLEEP - Potentially three new board members could be elected to the Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees serving the Ten Sleep school. There are three four-year seats open with... Full story


Five candidates vie for three spots on Worland school board

There are three seats open on the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees in the upcoming general election. All seats are for four years. Incumbent David Tommerup is seeking... Full story


Six seats up on Worland City Council

WORLAND - There are six seats up on the Worland City Council in the upcoming general election, two each in the city's three wards. There is a four-year and a two-year term open in Ward 1 on the... Full story


Two vie for Worland mayor

The Northern Wyoming News will be profiling candidates of local and state races over the coming weeks. Each candidate has been sent the same questions. This week the NWN is profiling Worland mayoral... Full story


Ten More Wyoming Coronavirus-Related Deaths Confirmed

Ten more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reported in a news release Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Deaths among Wyoming residents are added... Full story


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