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 News    June 13, 2024 

June 13, 2024

Local news, government and summer celebrations!...

 
 News    June 13, 2024 

The Northern Wyoming News

Chronicling the stories of Washakie County and beyond....

 

June 6, 2024

Safe Community Day, retiring teacher starting a business and much more!...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

Permanent site for historic Ludlow home discussed by Worland City Council

The historic Ludlow house may have a new location and be on display for the public with the City of Worland working with Jim Gillman and John Davis to preserve the home of widowed seamstress...

 
 By GEORGE HORVATH    News    June 6, 2024

Commissioners approve gambling behavior funds

Washakie County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 4 approved $5,631 in funding for the Oxbow Center to address problem gambling in the community. Oxbow Center CEO Mary Johnson presented the commissioners with a proposal for programming that would raise...

 

Mental Fitness Minute: What if I do not have a support group at home?

On March 16, a grassroots committee hosted the Worland Mental Fitness Fair at the Worland Community Center. Members of the panel were Dr. Ralph Louis, psychologist from Oxbow Counseling in Basin; Janae Harman, owner of Family Circle Counseling in...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

New MRI machine coming to WMC in July

Maintenance and construction updates provided by Washakie Medical Center Plant Operations Manager Steve Weicki were the prominent topic of business during the hospital’s board of directors meeting May 28. During his report he announced that the hospi...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

Hunter retires as science teacher, opening W Designs

Science teacher Donna Hunter retired from Washakie County School District No. 1 at the close of the 2024 school year, marking an end to 30 years of teaching in Worland. Hunter grew up in the small...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    June 6, 2024

Thermopolis teachers note pay discrepancy to board

Two Hot Springs County High School teachers spoke on the topic of salaries and benefits, stating that they appreciate the board’s efforts to keep salaries competitive with districts in neighboring communities, but expressed that more work needed t...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

Reminder: County's membership with AirMedCare covers in-network only

A Washakie County man wants to make sure county residents know that the county membership with AirMedCare only covers transports by AirMedCare as he learned after his wife was transported by another...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 6, 2024

County to test CodeRed emergency alert system Monday

Washakie County residents are encouraged to sign up for CodeRed and OnSolve emergency alert system, before a county wide test this coming Monday. Emergency Management Coordinator and County Homeland S...

 

May 30, 2024

Saying goodbye to Taco Johns in Worland, Memorial Day service and other local news....

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    May 30, 2024

Hageman spends Memorial Day honoring Washakie County veterans

Wyoming's U.S. Congressional Representative Harriet Hageman was a special guest during the annual Memorial Day service held at the Riverview Memorial Gardens cemetery in Worland and at the Ten Sleep...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    May 30, 2024

Board selects WHS instructor Rick Dorn as 2024 Master Teacher

During the May 20 meeting of the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees, the Master Teacher Award was presented to Rick Dorn, a social studies teacher at Worland High School. The...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    May 30, 2024

Safe Community Day highlights safety in a fun way

Safe Community Day this Saturday, June 1 will give the community a chance to get up close with first responders and the equipment that they use to save lives. Kami Neighbors of Washakie County Emergency Management said, “It’s a chance for the pub...

 

Where can you go for inpatient treatment for mental health?

On March 16, a grassroots committee hosted the Worland Mental Fitness Fair at the Worland Community Center. Members of the panel were Dr. Ralph Louis, psychologist from Oxbow Counseling in Basin; Janae Harman, owner of Family Circle Counseling in...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    May 30, 2024

10th annual Thermopolis Brewfest this weekend

On Saturday, June 1 from 4 to 8 p.m., Main Street Thermopolis will host the 10th annual Thermopolis Brewfest. The family-friendly event can be found in downtown Thermopolis between Fourth and Fifth streets. According to Thermopolis-Hot Springs...

 

Danny Lee Garcia

Danny Lee Garcia, beloved husband, father, son, and friend, passed away on May 27, 2024, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 43 years old. Danny was born on December 26, 1980, in Worland,...

 

May 23, 2024

Worland's graduation, State Champion runners and much more!...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    May 23, 2024

Memorial Day ceremonies Monday

This Monday, May 27, Worland’s American Legion Floyd Minch Post 44 will be hosting its annual Memorial Day celebrations and services. The ceremony will begin at Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 11 a.m. According to Legionnaire Don Hall, W...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    May 23, 2024

Naloxone available for public request

During the Washakie County commissioner meeting on Tuesday, May 21, public health nursing manager Amanda Heinemeyer told the commissioners about a grant that the Department of Health received, which will allow for doses of naloxone to be requested by...

 

Mental Health Minute: How do you help someone who has an alcohol or drug addiction?

On March 16, a grassroots committee hosted the Worland Mental Fitness Fair at the Worland Community Center. Members of the panel were Dr. Ralph Louis, psychologist from Oxbow Counseling in Basin; Janae Harman, owner of Family Circle Counseling in...

 

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