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The next president of Northwest College has yet to be found, but they already face a rigorous review from the communities of Northwest Wyoming. A nationwide search for what will be the ninth President of Northwest College began in December 2020. This was spurred by the announcement that previous president Stefani Hiscwa was leaving the…

The lovely state Wyoming that we are privileged enough to call home became the 44th state in 1890, but where did the Cowboy State’s name actually originate? There are a few answers to this question. According to the Wyoming Secretary of State, “the name Wyoming is a contraction of the Native American word mecheweamiing (“at…

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A 34-year-old grizzly bear captured in southwestern Wyoming has been confirmed as the oldest on record in the Yellowstone region, Wyoming wildlife officials said. Grizzly bear 168 was captured last summer after it preyed on calves in the Upper Green River Basin area. The male had just a few teeth left…

W. Michael and Katleen O’Neal Gear of Cody are being honored for their lifetimes of western writing, dedicated to the prehistory of the American West. The Western Writers of America announced that the 2021 Wister Award – the non-profit guild’s highest honor – is being awarded to W. Michael and Katleen O’Neal Gear, the “international…

Phil Oberlin he will not return as Head Coach of the Yellowstone Quake Hockey team for the 2021-22 season. Coach Oberlin’s contract expires at the end of this year and it will not be renewed. Chris Hatfield, President of Quake Hockey released the following statement: The Yellowstone Quake board of directors has decided to not…

Worland Wrestling finished with a sweep in Lander on Saturday. The number three ranked Wyoming 3A Warriors have won eleven of their last twelve matches. The one loss was to the number one ranked 4A wrestling team in Wyoming. The Sheridan Broncs. The Warriors have eleven ranked wrestlers in Wyoming 3A out of the fourteen…

Representative Cheney continues to successfully play the political game, undeterred by the growing frustration of Wyoming Republicans. Cheney has not let her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump – or the stateside reaction to it – stop her from making moves in Washington D.C. In the week since the inauguration of President Joseph Biden,…

Wyoming currently has 23 counties, but some Colorado residents hope to make that 24 – is there room for one more?  Weld County, Colorado is located in the northeast corner of the state to the south of Laramie County. Its estimated population in 2019 was over 300 thousand people – more than half the entire…

The Lovell Bulldogs came to Warrior Gymnasium Saturday night for their Northwest Quad Conference opener. The Bulldogs were 3-5 for the season and had just won two in a row over Riverside and Greybull. The Bulldogs start four Seniors. C.J. Pickett averages just under twelve points a game and is Lovell’s leading scorer. Senior Zeke…

After losing three in a row the Lady Warriors have won three in a row. Worland’s girls basketball team is 7-3 overall and 2-0 in the Northwest Quad. The weekend for the Lady Warriors became a strong case for being one of the best 3A girls basketball teams in the state of Wyoming. After beating…


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