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 By Marcus Huff    News    February 7, 2019

Ten Sleep agrees to sponsor two grants

TEN SLEEP – At Tuesday’s February meeting of the Ten Sleep Town Council, the town agreed to be fiscal sponsors for two local endeavors, the town garden, and the annual Nowoodstock music festival. Traditionally, Nowoodstock organizer Pat... Full story

 

Thermopolis woman dies in fatality Feb. 7

THERMOPOLIS — On February 7, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 5 on Wyoming 120 west of Thermopolis, Wyoming. Around 3:20 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a two-vehicle collision that resulted in the...

 

Fatal crash east of Ten Sleep

On February 12, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 37 on US 16 east of Ten Sleep, Wyoming. Around 1:30 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a single vehicle rollover. A 2001 Ford F-250 was traveling westbound... Full story

 

Flags at half-staff

Flags at half-staff Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s proclamation, orders that the flags of the United States and Wyoming shall be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds until sunset, February 9, 2019 as...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 7, 2019

'Charleston!' comes to life on stage

WORLAND - Worland Middle School will present "Charleston!" the musical next Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium. The play features 31 cast members and three students working behind the scenes... Full story

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    February 7, 2019

Commission approves new county server, discusses Ten Sleep sewage

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commission met in their chambers Monday for the first of two February meetings, awarding funds for a new county internet server, and receiving department reports. The new server, at a cost of $17,638, will replace the... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 7, 2019

Snow removal ordinance passes 1st reading

WORLAND — The Worland City Council unanimously approved on first reading Tuesday night an ordinance prohibiting putting snow out into the streets. Ordinance 847, which requires three readings before passage, states that it is unlawful for any...

 

FEB. 1 - Wyoming House passes repeal of death penalty

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to end the death penalty in Wyoming has been passed by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 145 was approved on a 36-21 vote Friday and sent to the Senate for more debate. Supporters of the bill say...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 1, 2019

FEB. 4 Pioneer Home bill dies in committee

WORLAND — A bill that would have made it harder for the Wyoming Pioneer Home to accept indigent patients and require them to be self-sustaining died after having never been considered by the House Appropriations Committee. Monday was the final day...

 

FEB. 2 Murder case dismissed in first test of 'stand your ground'

CASPER — In the first judicial test of Wyoming’s new “stand your ground” law, a Natrona County judge on Friday dismissed a first-degree murder case, but implored prosecutors to appeal to the state’s highest court. Judge Catherine Wilking...

 

Shopko in Worland closing

WORLAND – The Northern Wyoming News received word Wednesday afternoon that the Worland Shopko store will in fact be closing. The manager, we were told, was notified of the closing on Wednesday. The...

 

January 31, 2019

This is the final publication for the Northern Wyoming Daily News. The Northern Wyoming News will publish beginning February 7, 2019....

 

Daily News switches to weekly publication

WORLAND — This publication marks the final daily publication for the Northern Wyoming Daily News. The Northern Wyoming Daily News began as The Worland Grit in 1905, a weekly publication. The name change and the move to a daily came in 1939.... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 31, 2019

School safety: Board partakes in A.L.I.C.E. demonstration

WORLAND - The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees discussed several school safety items and took part in a brief A.L.I.C.E. training. Superintendent David Nicholas, West Side... Full story

 

1 million bags and counting

WORLAND – Wyoming Sugar announced this week that they have made 1 million bags of sugar, on this their 102nd campaign, and expect thousands more before the campaign is finished. "The last time, I... Full story

 

January 30, 2019

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 By Marcus Huff    News    January 30, 2019

Wyoming looks to reorganize state lottery payments

CHEYENNE – Two bills making their way through the state legislature would effectively change the way the state receives payments from the Wyoming Lottery Commission, which has paid out approximately $7.9 million to the state as of April 2018, since... Full story

 

Sweeny resigns from hospital board before move to Sheridan

WORLAND – During the Banner Health Washakie Medical Center hospital board meeting Thursday evening, board member Wendy Sweeny offered her resignation since that she is moving to Sheridan to be closer to children and grandchildren. Wendy Sweeny,... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 30, 2019

Four honored in early graduation ceremony

WORLAND - Four members of the Class of 2019 graduated early in a ceremony Monday night, prior to the commencement of the regular meeting of the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees.... Full story

 

January 29, 2019

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 By Marcus Huff    News    January 29, 2019

Local agencies resume work after shutdown

WORLAND – After a 35-day shutdown shuttered many government agencies, the reopening of those agencies on Monday, after a continuing resolution was reached in the House and Senate last week, restarting many federal programs in Wyoming. Sarah... Full story

 

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