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Karla's Kolumn: Well, hail

I'm not a weather watcher. What I mean is I don't really look ahead to see what the weather will be like tomorrow or the weekend or next week. It doesn't matter the season. I wake up, check the...

 

NEWS EDITORIAL: Lest We Forget

There was much to be thankful for on Monday, including that the American Legion Floyd Minch Post 44 moved the annual Memorial Day Ceremonies inside the Post due to the rain and the saturated ground at Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. During the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 23, 2019

Karla's Kolumn: Much to celebrate

The school year draws to a close this week and there's been much celebration in Worland the past week with graduation, two-time state boys soccer champions and Kait Wassum winning two track titles. Te...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Karla's Kolumn: Congratulations graduates

Sunday is graduation for many of the high schools here in the Big Horn Basin. Some college graduates have already received their diplomas. Saturday University of Wyoming graduates will receive theirs. With all these graduations it is time to pass on...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Karla's Kolumn: Win or lose, it was the right call

I was watching the Kentucky Derby on Saturday when a NASCAR race broke out. I know you're expecting a political column or words of wisdom here instead of a sports column, but rest assured we'll get...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Karla's Kolumn:Kudos for blessings, surveys and music

It’s kudos time again and I have three to present this week. Let’s start with the Blessings in a Backpack program celebrating it’s 10th year. According to its website, as little as $100 feeds one child on the weekends for one 38-week school...

 

News Editorial: Support our troops

This year the Wyoming Army National Guard will deploy about 300 soldiers in operations across the world, the largest deployment in 10 years. According to the WANG, it’s been almost a decade since Wyoming sent about 700 soldiers overseas. The...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 4, 2019

NEWS EDITORIAL: A trust issue for UW trustees

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has a trust issue and a transparency issue. How they proceed with the new presidential search will determine if they can fix these two issues. The board opted last week to not offer current President...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Embracing the challenges

Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of my hire as the Northern Wyoming News editor. Every job I have had in my journalism career has challenged me and helped me grow in my chosen profession and...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Thank you for investing in Worland

Congratulations to Bomgaars for the latest business to invest in the future of Worland. The farm and ranch supply store begins its four-day grand opening today. We welcome the franchise to Worland and hope they, along with all of the Worland...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Do you want to be a superhero?

The latest release from Marvel Comics is Captain Marvel and I confess I was one of the many that made it a blockbuster hit on its opening weekend. According to the Associated Press, "Captain Marvel,"...

 

Karla's Kolumn: We must teach history in its entirety, and not alter it

This past weekend while perusing social media I ran across a post by an opinion writer (I won't say journalist because the piece was strictly opinion, very few facts). The post was a "poll" by Rick...

 

Remembering Dr. Wills

An old friend of mine died a couple of months ago. He was Aubrey Daryll Wills and everyone called him Daryll, if they didn’t refer to him as Dr. Wills. Daryll practiced medicine as a radiologist here in the Big Horn Basin for a good many years. I c...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Can you taste that memory

Trisha Yearwood sings “The Song Remember When.” Music can bring back a lot of memories but in chatting with a longtime friend of mine over the weekend I came to the conclusion a lot of my memories center around food. It’s the different senses...

 

Karla's Kolumn: A session of good, bad and odd

More than 500 pieces of legislation have been introduced during the current Wyoming Legislative session; 500 pieces of legislation that could potentially impact your life. Here are some thoughts on...

 

Karla's Kolumn: I'm not picky, I eat crickets

I have developed over the years a willingness to try new things. Now, that said, there are my favorites and there are things I just won’t eat, like broccoli. My husband and I have talked about this and some of our dislike of foods come from our...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Welcome to the Northern Wyoming News

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Northern Wyoming News, continuing the long tradition, more than 100 years, of chronicling the life and times of the people in Washakie County and the Big Horn Basin. This newspaper began as a weekly newspaper,...

 

The News Editorial: Ushering in a new era

Well this is it, the final daily publication for the Northern Wyoming Daily News. Next week we issue in a new era with the Northern Wyoming News, a weekly publication. For 80 years the Northern Wyoming Daily News has been publishing five days a...

 

Karla's Kolumn: The challenge of forgiveness

If you missed the community presentation for Rachel’s Challenge Thursday night at the Worland Middle School Auditorium you missed something special. Larry Scott, uncle to Rachel Scott who died in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999, talked...

 

Karla's Kolumn

I have not been able to fathom the complete hypocrisy of the entertainment world. I'm not talking about the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood actors and industry executives....

 

Karla's Kolumn: Saying goodbye to a great rat hunter

Our ad salesperson Erin came back to the Lovell Chronicle office from getting photos for the pet of the week. She told me I had to check this dog out. She showed me the photograph and I agreed I had t...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Do you believe?

Warning, the following column might not be appropriate for young children - young children who still believe in Santa Claus - so continue reading at your own peril. It's Christmas time. Some believe...

 

Karla's Kolumn: The Christmas spirit

I believe Worland has found the Christmas spirit and in abundance this year. It started on Nov. 24 with the RT Communications Trim-A-Tree Lighting Ceremony. It was the first year and having been in...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Don't be a Negative Nelly

I used to think people nowadays are easily offended but after a few things happened this week I have come to a different conclusion. People are not necessarily easily offended by things as they are...

 

Karla's Kolumn: A different type of shopper

I didn't go Black Friday shopping. Well at least as of this writing, because, that's correct, I am at work, writing this column and working on the Saturday issue. We are closing early today and if I...

 

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