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September 24, 2020

Check out the Worland City Council Candidate Profiles Inside A8-A9 Also Inside the 2020 Hunting Edition -- B5-B8... Full story

 

Ten Sleep ranch proposes land exchange

WASHAKIE COUNTY — The State of Wyoming is seeking public input on a proposed swap of land within Washakie County. The Office of State Lands and Investments has scheduled a virtual hearing to solicit public comment at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

Concerns expressed during road hearings

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing regarding the adoption of Lane 17 1/2 and the vacation of Lane 18 1/2 at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, as part of their... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    September 24, 2020 

Coming Saturday: Giant pumpkin weigh-off, drop moves to new location

WORLAND - The 2020 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin Drop will be this Saturday at DPS, 1082 North 10th Street in Worland. The change in venue from Big Horn Cooperative came...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

Returning teacher steps up to help district in time of need

WORLAND – Jeana Croft is not a stranger to the classroom in Worland, she was previously the family and consumer science (FACS) teacher at the middle school before moving away, and when Brenda...

 

3 Worland students finalists in first UW Agricultural Education contest

UW is hosting a virtual teaching contest to practice career skills in agricultural education in honor of Teach Ag Day, which was Thursday, Sept. 17. The purpose of the Agricultural Education Contest is to provide students with interest in...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    September 24, 2020 

Area youth encouraged to observe Washakie County 4-H Week

WORLAND — Washakie County 4-H Week begins Saturday with a breakfast of donuts and coffee from 9 to 11 a.m. in conjunction with the 2020 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin...

 

Changes coming to Support The Troops

WORLAND — The Support The Troops Committee of American Legion Post 44 is planning a number of adjustments to its program. Post 44 Commander Ryan Decker said the long-running military-assistance volunteer enterprise will continue to support...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

Prevention coalition discusses new positive message campaign

WORLAND – The Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) met for their first meeting after a two month summer break at the Worland Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 17, to discuss a future Positive...

 

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...

 

Wyoming News Briefs - Sept. 28

Hospital receives insurance payment for ransomware attack GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County Health has received an insurance settlement almost a year after a ransomware attack crippled its computer systems and disrupted its operations for months....

 

September 17, 2020

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

 

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...

 

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...

 

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

 

September 10, 2020

Happy Patriot Day on Friday -- Lest We Forget 9/11.... Full story

 

Gaining firsthand knowledge

WORLAND - Eastern Shoshone tribal member Scott Ratliff spoke to Worland seventh graders last Friday as part of the studies on indigenous peoples of Wyoming discussing misconceptions about Native...

 

BAPC considers approval of inside storage facility in downtown Worland

WORLAND — An inside mini storage unit will be coming to Worland soon, as soon as approval is granted from the Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission and Worland City Council. BAPC Board Member...

 

Record cold and precipitation hits Monday

WORLAND - Record cold temperatures and record precipitation hit the Worland area Monday. According to the National Weather Service climate data from the station at the Worland Municipal Airport, Worla...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 10, 2020

Ten Sleep Council discussion centers on increased traffic to library

WORLAND – The Ten Sleep Town Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss the influx of traffic to the Ten Sleep Library, and how that has impacted the area...

 

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