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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    January 16, 2020 

Karla's Kolumn: A special kind of friend

Ever been sucker punched. You know when something comes out of nowhere, takes your breath away. I got sucker punched Sunday by way of a text notifying me that a dear friend of mine had passed away.... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Thank an officer today

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. According to national calendar website, in 2015, several law enforcement organizations and support organizations came together to create National La... Full story

 

The News Editorial: A new year begins

A new year and a new decade began yesterday. In this issue we take a look back at 2019 and it was a year of changes, especially in the business world here in Worland. We had a number of businesses that were shuttered, most notably Reese & Ray’s... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Finished it is -- Lessons learned from the Star Wars Saga

It is here, Episode IX of the Star Wars Saga. First there was just “Star Wars: The New Hope” aka Episode IV in 1978, and now 41 years later it is “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” Episode IX, completing George Lucas’ original vision for... Full story

 

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, My name is Ivy and I am 6 years old. I am the oldest of four fur children at the Pomeroy household. I have been pretty good this year. I only chased one skunk but it was far away so I...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Impeachment, Santa letters and a theft

It's official. After three years of talking about it, the Democrats finally have officially begun impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. You're thinking it has not been three years,... Full story

 

The News Editorial: It is better to give

Giving Tuesday was two days ago and if you were on social media you saw many posts trying to get you to give to numerous organizations. Three years ago I wrote a similar column (so if this feels like déjà vu to you you are correct) about giving... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: The first Thanksgiving proclamation

Each year at Thanksgiving I write a thankful column, listing things I’m thankful for and trying to come up with new things to be thankful for can sometimes be challenging. This year I am thankful for my home, my job, my friends, my family, my... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Get ready for Thanksgiving shopping and Christmas giving

For those not ready for Christmas I apologize because while we begin with a few Thanksgiving weekend thoughts we end with some Christmas news. •This is our first Thanksgiving as weekly Northern Wyoming News. We will be publishing a newspaper next... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Civil discourse and community pride

In watching what has transpired over the past few years in Washington politics and across our country and world we tend to believe there is no civil discourse anymore, that people don't respect someon... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: What happened to communicating?

No one truly communicates any more and social media platforms are not really for socializing anymore and that's unfortunate. NFL starting safety Jermaine Whitehead for the Cleveland Browns played... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween. For children today’s holiday is about fun and candy. Children get to dress up in costume, perhaps as their favorite superhero, favorite villain, favorite Disney princess or movie character or they get creative and make up their... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Not a mighty hunter

It's fall and what does that mean? Raking leaves, football season, the World Series, and of course, hunting. I was once a mighty hunter. OK, I was a hunter, a mighty one, well far from it. I have... Full story

 

Tracie's Thoughts: Time to say goodbye

It's funny, one would think that the older we get, that saying goodbye would become easier and easier, as we have done it so many times in our past. But, unfortunately, some goodbyes, no matter how... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Do you know why you had Monday off?

Monday was a federal holiday where the U.S. Postal Service was shut down, banks were closed and government, local, state and federal offices were closed. What holiday you ask, for the many like us here at the Northern Wyoming News who were working?... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Celebrating the freedoms in the First Amendment

"Think F1rst" is the motto for this year's National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6-12. The emphasis is on the First Amendment and the five freedoms listed and granted in the First Amendment of our U.S.... Full story

 

Tracie's Thoughts: Let's talk about guns

With the 2020 elections there is an item of interest that has me completely baffled; getting rid of Americans' guns. Why would anyone in their right mind want to take away, for some, the only form of... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn

I had a wonderful week-long vacation earlier this month in the Black Hills of South Dakota with my husband and our two dogs and while I won't bore you with the family vacation photos I would like to...

 

The News Editorial: In times of trouble, focus on the positive

Shoppers in Worland Sunday found the Reese & Ray’s IGA store closed with a notice “Closed until further notice” posted on the doors. Now the signs just say closed but the liquor store remains open. Yes, one more business closing is a...

 

Karla's Kolumn: 20 years and counting

A week ago on Wednesday, Sept. 4, my husband, Alan and I, celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. Last week we had a story of a couple married 70 years and this week we have one with a couple... Full story

 

Tracie's Thoughts: When did the police become the enemy?

It seems that every time you read the news, via newspaper or internet, or listen to the news, another law enforcement officer has been attacked, shot or killed. I don't understand why law enforcement... Full story

 

Tracie's Thoughts: What has gone wrong?

There are a lot of unpleasant things that I have experienced in my lifetime; losing a good friend to suicide when I was a teenager, the death of all but one of my grandparents, abusive relationships, having my first grandchild born premature at 27 we... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Read carefully and thoroughly ...

Reading is an important part of everyone's life. We read every day, whether it is traffic signs, school books, your music playlist, the guide on your TV, Facebook memes, tweets, or, of course, the...

 

Tracie's Thoughts: Things I just don't understand

I remember growing up and not understanding things and being told by family, teachers and friends that I would understand when I got older, but here I am 47 years old and I find myself more confused...

 

Karla's Kolumn: Mental health must be part of the solution

Weeks after two mass shootings that left 32 innocent people dead in Texas and Ohio, people are still pointing fingers and finding someone or something to blame. Just like with guns and gun control,... Full story

 

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