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It is about freedom

Little did I know when I was writing my 9/11 memories last week and I mentioned that it scared me that people were willing to give up freedoms in the name of safety that a few days later President...

 
 By Seth Romsa    Opinion    September 16, 2021 

Thank you, Worland: Take care of each other

Moving to Worland and starting a job at the Northern Wyoming News was a fresh start out of college, and my first official job in the real world apart from officiating soccer and other smaller jobs...

 

The News Editorial: 9/11: Something we can never forget

Twenty years ago Saturday, 2,977 innocent souls were killed in terror attacks on American soil — in New York City, Washington, D.C. and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. I was a reporter for the Lovell Chronicle on that Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. I...

 

Views From Around Wyoming: Politicians who push voter fraud conspiracies are hurting our state

Let’s start with one simple truth: There is no evidence of widespread fraud in Wyoming elections. County-level audits are already performed after each election, ensuring that they are conducted appropriately. Wyoming’s voting systems are not...

 

The News Editorial: At a crossroads

It has been 16 months since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as a global pandemic. We have come a long way but there is still a long way to go but I...

 

The News Editorial: Don't stop, keep reading

Recently a reader came into the office to purchase an ad and asked that it be placed on page 2. We told her we would try and accommodate the request and her reply was that she did not read anything...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Cats in harmony

It has been a busy summer and I know you are all wondering how the cats are doing since last I wrote there was still some disgruntlement, mainly between the two males. Chuck had refused to eat with...

 

The News Editorial: What a difference a year makes

Last year after fair ended that was it for events thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and then everyone waited with bated breath to see if students would indeed be returning to the classroom. This year,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 29, 2021

The News Editorial: Fair week: volunteers make it happen

The Washakie County Fair is in full swing which got me to thinking about the time and effort volunteers put into making the fair happen. Yes, there are individuals who are paid to help with the fair...

 

The News Editorial: Wow!

What a Monday in the Big Horn Basin and especially Worland. The Worland community went above and beyond Monday to welcome 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman home. Everyone knows the story by now, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman of the 504th Tactical...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 15, 2021

Come out to welcome home 1st Lt. Krogman

When Vietnam veterans returned home from active duty they were not greeted with parades or “thank-yous’ or even a “welcome home.” At the time, anti-war sentiment was taken out on those who...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 8, 2021

The News Editorial: It's all about the why

In journalism you are taught to get the who, what, where, when, why and how. With so many avenues to get information in today’s world I began thinking about those questions and a few things...

 

Tracy Jean Brazelton

Tracy Jean (Dworshak) Brazelton, 59-year-old Worland resident passed away at the Billings Clinic on July 5, 2021. Tracy was born on November 26, 1961 in Bozeman, Montana. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Worland...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Karla's Kolumn: What pets can teach us about relationships

So I had two main themes planned for this column this week and well then something funny happened last night, well funny, endearing and just cute. When we adopted Tigger and Fluffy several months ago...

 
 By Avery Howe    Opinion    June 24, 2021

Staff Views: Wearing Out Wyoming: Yellowstone tourism, economy and environment

As the least-populated state, we are always hyperaware when suddenly the highways are busy and the hotels are full. Tourist season is generally met with a wrinkled nose or furrowed brow when mentioned here in Wyoming, despite the fact that a large ch...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Responsibilities of being a dog owner

My dogs hate this time of year. They love to go for rides and often run to the store with me on weekends. But when temperatures are already 60 degrees at breakfast I know it is too hot for them to sit in a car unless the air conditioning is going ful...

 
 By Avery Howe    Opinion    June 10, 2021

The News Staff Views: Taking on a new role

Hello, as this is the first issue of Northern Wyoming News I have ever contributed to, I would like to offer a short introduction of who I am and what I hope to bring to our readers. My family and I are from Greybull, and I spent a lot of my time as...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 3, 2021

The News Editorial: Simple gesture means a lot

There is the saying that membership has it’s privileges and I am taking advantage of that today. While we do not allow letters of thank you I am taking the time to say thank you to the person who dr...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 27, 2021

The News Editorial: Lest we forget

You turn on the TV, scroll through social media, listen to conversations at the grocery store or over coffee and you hear and see the divisiveness that exists in our world today. On Monday, there is...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 20, 2021

The News Editorial: Kudos for a busy May and Mental Health Awareness

It’s time to hand out a few kudos. First, kudos to the “merry month of May.” I don’t know if May is necessarily merry but it is busy. That’s a good thing and this year it definitely does...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Karla's Kolumn: Expect the unexpected

This weekend, 88 seniors from Worland and eight from Ten Sleep will graduate. This month and next students from across the country in high schools and colleges will be saying goodbye to one journey...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 6, 2021

The News Editorial: Legislature was right to address health order process

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time graduation ceremonies were changed dramatically, events were canceled. Today, both schools are planning regular graduations on May 16, summer...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Life with Cats, Chapter 2

So I’m outside with the kids – you know all five of my fur kids – and we’re taking a walk and enjoying the weather this weekend. I see Fluffy, one of our newest cats just sitting and enjoying...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Vaccine or not, respect one another

Shot number two of the Moderna vaccine came and went with barely a whisper. What I mean by that is that the three of us at the Northern Wyoming News who received our first shot on March 17, received o...

 

Consider QPR training to save a life

We have all had that friend who we think might be a little depressed due to stressors in their life. According to SSM Health, intimate partner problems, legal issues, unemployment/financial problems...

 

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