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Northwest College is hosting a hybrid meeting this week to discuss the college’s future – which could mean presenting a new face and name to the world. Northwest College invites residents to attend a Learning & Discovery Panel hosted by the N.W.C. Board of Trustees as part of an ongoing institutional transformation process. The meeting…

While Governor Mark Gordon encourages vaccination, he is adamant that there will be no statewide mask mandate in Wyoming classrooms this fall. Eager to see another successful school year, Governor Mark Gordon is committed to standing behind local school districts as they decide how students can return to the classroom safely. However, the Governor will…

After the resignation of Peg Monteith, Assistant Superintendent Tim Foley will lead the Cody school district until a permanent superintendent can be found. The Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees released the agenda for a special board meeting on Wednesday, July 28. One of the agenda items is naming Tim Foley – a…

Thanks to a new scholarship program, Northwest College has $100,000 available to help adults with jobs and families advance professionally and stay in school. The Northwest College Foundation has been awarded $100,000 from the John P. Ellbogen Foundation through the newly created Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship. The grant is part of an $800,000 scholarship program distributing…

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — It took a few minutes to get used to. The classroom full of city of Gillette workers, not students, sat in desks facing the front of the Gillette College Technical Education Center classroom, but they also were faced in all different directions, looking almost like landlocked scuba divers. Unable to see…

Tina Hoebelheinrich, C.E.O. of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, has been selected to learn and connect with local and state chamber of commerce leaders after a national search. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced Hoebelheinrich will participate in the fifth cohort of its premier business leadership program. She and 34 other leaders will participate…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced a 10-person advisory committee tasked with re-imagining the state’s K-12 education system. The Reimagining and Innovating the Delivery of Education, or RIDE, committee will gather input from residents on what they want the education system to include, the Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday. Gordon, a Republican,…

With fire season looming right around the corner, hundreds of regional firefighters gather for crucial training on methods and materials during the 2021 Cody Fire School. After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the Cody Volunteer Fire Department hosts the 2021 Cody Fire School this weekend. Classes will be held throughout the community starting…

Northwest College and MSU Billings are joining forces to create professional “stepping stones” for local students to advance their education and careers. The two institutions have announced a 2+2 partnership. Thru the partnership, Northwest College graduates who have completed an Associate of Science degree can transition into a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree…

Cody schools will feel the impact of budget cuts, but the Board of Trustees wants the public to know no decisions have been made and voices will be heard. As the Wyoming Legislature continues its debate on how to fund education, Park County School District #6 is trying to figure out how the future of…


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