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The Northern Wyoming News reports that local artist and Worland resident Matt King earned a prestigious award for his woodturning. King earned the prestigious award of Best in Show at the 65th annual Summer Fest Arts Faire in Logan, Utah, for his natural edge bowls, pens, wine stoppers and vases created by woodturning. King didn’t…

A Pahaska Teepee employee from New Hampshire died of an apparent drowning in the North Fork of the Shoshone River Wednesday. 56 year old Susan C. Hartley was found Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd by fellow employees from the resort. She was in the Shoshone River approximately a half mile downstream from Pahaska. Hartley was last…

The Governor of Wyoming says the state will do what it can to support the coal mine workers who found themselves suddenly out of work last Tuesday morning. Wendy Corr interviewed the Governor on Thursday. Governor Mark Gordon was in Cody Thursday for the Stampede celebration on the 4th of July, riding horseback in the…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. That message is being promoted by law enforcement officers nationwide this holiday week, as officers will be an increased presence on the roads, with zero tolerance for those who drive impaired. During the 2017 4th of July holiday period, from June 30th to the morning of July 5th, 237…

The 4th of July is the day set aside to celebrate our country’s independence from England. But in Cody, an annual event on the 3rd of July highlights the reasons why we celebrate. This year’s Freedom Celebration will take place at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m. today. Organizer Carol Armstrong says this is the…

The 4th of July isn’t just a one-day event. Celebrations are planned all week here in Cody and around the country – and those celebrations don’t stop at the border of Yellowstone National Park. But Park officials want visitors to know about some key tips for celebrating Independence Day at Yellowstone. Those tips include leaving…

The Wild Horse Highway is a reality. The Wyoming Department of Transportation erected signs east of Cody Monday designating a 32 mile stretch of highway 14/16/20 as the state’s official “Wild Horse Highway.” The Wyoming State Legislature this year legally designated the stretch of the highway between Oregon Basin and the Emblem Road as prime…

The Worland City Council met Tuesday night for a regular meeting at City Hall. Mayor Jim Gill began the meeting with a moment of silence for Dennis Koch who passed away last week. Gill noted that Koch was a great councilman and will be dearly missed. The council had a short agenda–but one of the…

In anticipation of the Independence Day holiday next week–the Northern Wyoming News reports the Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office is again making a temporary–local exception to the fireworks ban on public lands. The use of fireworks will be permitted at a gravel pit northwest of Worland from July 4–7, 2019. The first gravel…

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that two Wyoming mines closed and sent 700 workers home on Monday afternoon after their owner filed for bankruptcy. Blackjewel LLC–which operates Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines near Gillette, sent the workers home after a bank denied the company $20 million in financing to continue operations during bankruptcy proceedings–CEO Jeffery…


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