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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 30, 2020 

Karla's Kolumn: Goodbye 'Peggy Sue'

Two weeks ago I said goodbye to an old friend, Peggy Sue. That's what I named my red Toyota Corolla that my husband Alan and I purchased on a Memorial Day weekend in 2004. She was brand new when we...

 

The News Editorial: Preparing for fair and the election

The Washakie County Fair kicks off this Saturday with the youth horse show and a full slate of shows and entertainment starting next Monday. This year’s fair will look slightly different due to COVID-19 but unlike some county fairs that have... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 9, 2020

The News Editorial: A few COVID and WHO facts to ponder

I have steered away from COVID-19 thoughts in this space for a while to give everyone a break but a lot has been happening so I’m going to over a few facts and provide a few thoughts. Fact 1: Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is not a hoax. It is... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Karla's Kolumn: Look for the individual

Wyoming National Guard Captain Eli Varney and his unit were deployed to Kosovo last year to patrol an administrative boundary but the unit wanted to do more. They found ways to engage with the people... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Karla's Kolumn: Fortunate to live here

Our country is in turmoil. In some cities, citizens have taken over police buildings and whole city blocks. Groups are calling for police departments to be defunded. In Wyoming, we had protests... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Bird Watching

A few years ago we set up a bird feeder at the back of our house, which made the birds and our cats very happy. At first my husband was frustrated that the cats would stalk their prey, sometimes... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Finding a better way

People are scared. People are tired. People are frustrated and angry. All of those emotions are spilling into the streets across the country, under the guise of demonstrating and protesting the death... Full story

 

The News Editorial: It's not time for blame or shame

This is not the time for the blame game or for COVID-19 shaming, and from what we are hearing around the community, both are happening. Nearly two weeks ago a COVID-19 outbreak at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center occurred and is...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 14, 2020

The News Editorial: Positive signs

When things began to shut down and as businesses struggled and we heard reports of people scared, stressed and lonely we began to wonder if there was any end in sight to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Wyoming and other states are starting to open... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Mothers, teachers, role models

Sunday is Mother's Day and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week so needless to say I've been thinking a lot about both and thinking how many mothers (and yes, fathers) have become teachers... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Open for business

It’s been a busy week since last Tuesday both in the state and in Worland and Washakie County. Here are some highlights: •On Tuesday, April 28, Washakie County had zero active COVID-19 cases. That’s right. According to the Wyoming Department... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Open for business

It’s been a busy week since last Tuesday both in the state and in Worland and Washakie County. Here are some highlights: •On Tuesday, April 28, Washakie County had zero active COVID-19 cases. That’s right. According to the Wyoming Department... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Finding a balance, personally and professionally

In contemplating what to write in this space this week, my thoughts were similar to John Davis’ in that perhaps it was time for something besides COVID-19. We all need a break from the pandemic news. I myself take a break in the evenings and the... Full story

 

Easter is not canceled

This Sunday is Easter, it is a different kind of Easter than any of us could have imagined just a few short months ago. Even here at the Northern Wyoming News we had plans for our regular Easter services page and we had weekend photographers schedule... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Time for personal responsibility

Two weeks ago life changed for many people and many business in Wyoming when Governor Mark Gordon and the state’s health officer issued orders closing schools (except distance learning options) businesses including museums, theaters, pools,... Full story

 

NEWS EDITORIAL: Get the facts, not the rumors with COVID-19

Our state, country and world are working to get through the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the best way to do that is with facts, not fiction, not rumors and not conspiracy theories. It is important to get your facts from reliable... Full story

 

DEVOTIONAL: Praying during anxious times

Many of you might have seen videos circulating on social media of Italians singing together from the balconies of their homes in the midst of COVID19 crisis. Italy is in a nation-wide lockdown and people are shut in their homes in an effort to... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Working to give you news that is 'your right to know'

For 15 years, News Leaders Association and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has sponsored Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and government transparency. There was a desire to discuss in... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Do not panic, get the facts on coronavirus

OK can someone please explain why people are hoarding toilet paper? It is understandable if you have to be quarantined because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). You might need some extra as you likely will not be leaving your home to be goi... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 5, 2020

The News Editorial: Get ready to spring forward

This Saturday night before going to bed we’ll be springing our clocks forward as Daylight Saving Time begins for the next eight months. OK in reality we’ll all just wait for our cell phones to change automatically in the middle of the night, but... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Learning from the animal kingdom

One recent event and one recent statement got me thinking about the animal kingdom and the myths we are told in childhood and what is the reality. First, was last month the town of Greybull tried to... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: What were they thinking?

We learn new things every day and yet there are things that will remain a mystery. Most of those mysteries come in trying to figure out the human nature, it's those "what were they thinking moments."... Full story

 

The News Editorial: It's time to get informed

The Wyoming Legislature 2020 budget session began Monday and things have already been moving fast and furious in this 24-day session. There is nearly 300 pieces of legislation that have been filed. Some will not even make the two-thirds vote for... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Coming full circle, Northern Wyoming News celebrates 115 years

A year ago we welcomed our readers into a new era with the Northern Wyoming Daily News transitioning into the Northern Wyoming News and publishing its first edition as a weekly newspaper. The change brought this community newspaper full circle. It... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: A myriad of musings

Should senators seek the office of the president be sitting in as jurors in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump? The answer is a simple no, but not because there is an impeachment trial.... Full story

 

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