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 By KARLA POMEROY    Opinion    December 2, 2021 

Karla's Kolumn: Traveling via planes and automobiles

Unlike the popular Thanksgiving movie “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” starring John Candy and Steve Martin, my Thanksgiving vacation only featured planes and automobiles, no trains or buses. My h... Full story

 

I may be "Bias": This land is their land: Who's celebrating what this Thanksgiving?

For as far back as I can remember while growing up, every year my family would watch the Charlie Brown holiday specials that aired on ABC. Watching The Peanuts was one of the rare instances we could... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving As always if we take the time we can find that there is much for which we should be and can be thankful. As I write this I cannot help but think of one Worland resident, Maricela...

 

Ethics of news photos in a digital world

The other day a Facebook memory popped up with a photo of me with a giant elk. No, it was not one that I had killed. It was one of the Scheel’s photo booths. At Scheel’s at the digital photo... Full story

 

The News Editorial: Our veterans deserve our utmost respect

11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, an armistice was reached between the Allied nations and Germany effectively ending World War I, albeit the official end through the Treaty of Versailles would not come until... Full story

 

The News Editorial: What have we learned through the pandemic?

As I write this Tuesday night there is much uncertainty regarding the two bills still being worked by the Wyoming Legislature during its special session to address COVID-19 vaccine mandates. There... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: A musical trip down Memory Lane

A musical trip down Memory Lane Have you ever heard a song on the radio, your iPod, Spotify, Amazon Music or other streaming service and your mind is flooded with memories? If you love listening to... Full story

 

Inspiring messages of hope

If you didn't go to mixed martial arts fighter Court McGee's presentation last Wednesday night at the Worland Middle School Auditorium you missed out. It doesn't matter if you are battling addiction,... Full story

 

Karla's Kolumn: Technology, the good, the bad and the ugly

Technology makes our lives easier, or does it. There are things that make our lives easier if they work. There are a lot of technological marvels out there but yet we still have a ways to go. I’m... Full story

 

End The Stigma Faces of Recovery: Jerry Kiser

Editor's Note: Since 2011, October has been proclaimed National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. This month, Cloud Peak Counseling Center, in partnership with the Northern Wyoming News, is bringing... Full story

 

End the Stigma

End The Stigma Faces of Recovery: Megan Lathrop Editor's Note: Since 2011, October has been proclaimed National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. This month, Cloud Peak Counseling Center, in partnersh...

 

The News Editorial: What is 'off the record?'

This Sunday marks the start of the observance of National Newspaper Week, where I traditionally like to try and educate the public about something regarding the role of the newspaper but this year I... Full story

 

THE NEWS EDITORIAL; Census appeal will ensure every household has been counted

The Census Bureau says Washakie County lost nearly 10% in population and Worland lost 13% in population within the past 10 years, according to 2020 census figures. The City of Worland is looking to appeal the census figures and has the support of... Full story

 

Back in action at the Northern Wyoming News

Recently, I moved back to Worland after having been in Billings for two years. Before that, I had lived here for as long as I can remember. My time in Billings rendered me with several jobs that I... Full story

 

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...

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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,... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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