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Karla's Kolumn: Is the News building haunted?
Do you remember on the Family Circus comic strip the “ghost” Not Me. When the parents ask the children who did something they would say “Not Me” and the ghost would be in the next panel. Well...
Karla's Kolumn: It was my choice to get shot
I got shot last Wednesday. Actually half of the staff at the Northern Wyoming News got shot – with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during the vaccine clinic at the Worland Community Center Complex. One hundred Washakie County residents showed up at...
Karla's Kolumn: Championship memories
Congratulations to the Worland Warriors on their 3A State Boys Basketball title. It is well-deserved. Congratulations also to speech champions Kim Sumida and Chase Johnson and state champion...
The News Editorial: Things make you go Hmmm: State Legislature edition
In this edition of Things Make You Go Hmmm we look at a few bills before the Wyoming State Legislature and we’ll start with Senate File 17 which would stop the requirement of cities, towns and count... Full story
The News Editorial: Be alert: Firearm licensing act introduced in U.S. House
They say ignorance is bliss or what you don’t know won’t hurt you but when it comes to legislation, whether at the state or federal level, nothing could be further from the truth. We as citizens... Full story
The News Editorial: After 116 years mission remains the same - to serve our community
This week we complete two full years as the weekly newspaper the Northern Wyoming News and what a year it was. We started year two out with an open house in February. Yes, it was pre-COVID or rather... Full story
The News Editorial: Online petitions serve no real purpose
Online petitions are a joke. There I said it. If you have signed one recently, I apologize if I have offended you but I am only being honest and realistic. I say they are joke only because I believe...
The News Editorial: COVID was only one major story in 2020
In this week’s issue we begin the annual year in review, a look back at the stories that moved us, changed us, made us laugh, smile and cry. We take a look at major stories throughout each month in... Full story
This is a season of hope. Advent is all about hope. The word Advent means “coming” or “arrival,” and the season is traditionally a time of expectation, waiting, anticipation, and longing. Advent is a time to prepare our hearts and help us...
The News Editorial: Opportunities to give more abundant during a pandemic
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a desire to keep everyone healthy and safe, Pinnacle Bank made the tough decision to cancel this year’s Festival of Trees. The festival showcases wreaths and trees decorated by businesses and organizations, along... Full story
The News Editorial: The mask mandate cometh
We knew it was only a matter of time before a mask mandate was coming, but we did not know how it would come about. While I write this Tuesday night Washakie County’s health order mandating masks,...