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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 23, 2024 

The News Editorial: Now is the time to serve

Want to serve your community and have time to devote to the City of Worland or Washakie County? Now is the time to step up and throw your proverbial hat into the ring and run for city council, county...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 16, 2024

Karla's Kolumn: Getting back to the joy of reading

After writing a few weeks ago about my music interests and how diverse they were I began thinking about my interests in other mediums, such as TV and movies and, of course, books. At first, I thought,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 9, 2024

The News Editorial: Kudos to teachers, mothers and graduates

Last Tuesday I attended the Chief Washakie FFA awards banquet, and, like other times I have attended the banquet I saw seniors talk about their respect, admiration and appreciation for advisor and ag...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 2, 2024

The News Editorial: Chamber banquet fosters sense of community

Nothing like a gathering of 200 people to remind one’s self of why they love living in a small town. Friday night about 200 people gathered at the Washakie Museum & Cultural Center for a dinner, a...

 

Roscoe's Ramblings: What to chase and not to chase, that is the question

Hi folks. It’s been a while since last I touched base. A lot has happened, especially with my relationship with Tigger. Tigger started going on walks with us and Dad would make sure I stayed right with him so as not to be tempted to chase Tigger. T...

 

What would you do?

There has been much written about the Daniel man Cody Roberts and his mistreatment and killing of a wolf earlier this month. Reports state he ran the wolf over with his snowmobile, taped the mouth shu...

 

The News Editorial: Chain of command needs to be flexible

A situation in which a city employee tried, in the words of City Attorney Kent Richins, “everything in their power to try to get rid of department heads and council members” has prompted some pro...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 4, 2024

Karla's Kolumn: This ain't my momma's country music … and that's OK

In case you have not heard, Beyoncé has released a new album, a country album if you will, but many are calling foul on it being categorized as country. I am a huge country music fan, but I am...

 

The News Editorial: An Easter thought, but first …

Easter is on Sunday and while I was thinking of an Easter type column there is something else I just have to say first. Kudos to the Wyoming Legislature leadership, specifically Speak of the House...

 

Special Session Response

Last week, in the aftermath of Governor Gordon’s veto of Senate File 54, the Department of Revenue conveyed to us that the veto would effectively halt any additional legislative efforts toward property tax relief in 2024. However, on Monday, the D... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn - Strange happenings in the neighborhood

It was about dusk the other night. I was taking a walk around the property with the dogs, and the cats, before it got too dark to see anything. Across our lane is some private property and then BLM. We see people driving all the time over there so... Full story

 

The News Editorial: A 'shout out' and a 'say what?'

A big shout out to Kendra Ware and the Mental Fitness Fair Committee who put on a event on Saturday. There were great speakers covering a lot of topics, a wealth of information. There was a great...

 

Take time Saturday for your mental health

A few months ago, Mayor Jim Gill invited stakeholders to hear from organizers of the Shell mental health fair not knowing where it might lead. What it has led to is several interested persons,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 7, 2024

Scams hidden in plain sight

Some scams you can see coming and they are easy to avoid other newer scams seem to be catching people off guard and one of those has been running rampant on some local Facebook pages. Amazon may be...

 

Civil discourse a pleasant surprise

I knew ahead of last Tuesday’s council meeting there would be a crowd, having received a bulk email about concerns over the proposed rate increases. I am always a bit nervous when there is a crowd at...

 

The News Editorial: Understanding federal holidays

Today, Thursday, Feb. 22, is President George Washington’s Birthday. It was observed on Monday, a federal holiday. Most people observed this as Presidents’ Day. The official holiday, however is Geo...

 

The News Editorial: Creating controversy where there is none

Leading up to Super Bowl LVIII, I kept seeing posts and headlines on how no one was going to watch this year’s Super Bowl as no one wanted to see a rematch from four years ago. Well perhaps “no one...

 

Know what the legislators are doing

It’s that time of year when the Wyoming state legislators head to Cheyenne to conduct the state’s business and it is our job, as state citizens to pay attention and to give guidance to our local leg...

 

Guest Column: Giving Wyoming parents choices in their child's education

Parental choice in education is guaranteed in the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which protects the fundamental right of parents to direct the care, upbringing and education of their children. While parental choice in education may...

 

Cooking failures and successes

We were talking in the office about the show “Worst Cooks in America” and how some of the “cooks” did not know some of the basics, which brought to mind some of my first cooking experiences when I...

 

My health journey in 2023 and beyond

Last year in March I took my health fair results to my doctor. I figured things would have to change in my life based on my numbers. I was right. Numbers for liver, heart, cholesterol and A1C were all...

 

The News Editorial; Biggest reward comes from our readers

The Northern Wyoming News won several awards over the weekend, which is exciting to our staff but should also be exciting to you, our readers. Your Northern Wyoming News, which was originally started...

 

The News Editorial; 'By The People Act'

One piece of proposed legislation in the upcoming 2024 Wyoming Budget Session is designed to increase public accessibility and participation. House Bill 49, also known as “By The People Act” adds to...

 

Guest Column; Moving Wyoming mail processing out of state is bad policy

Wyoming is one of the last rural states to be hit with the U.S. Postal Service’s inappropriately named “Delivering for America” plan to cut costs, regardless of the cost of doing some of the hair-brained schemes included in it. The current plan...

 

Law enforcement not an easy job

Tuesday was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Each year, the organization Concerns of Police Survivors and other organizations who support law enforcement, call the nation’s citizens to a...

 

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