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Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With summer comes boating, fishing, travel and outdoor fun. While you are on those adventures, the Wyoming Weed and Pest Council is warning people of the dangers of invasive species and how to stop the spread, in a press release dated July 20. “Unfortunately,...
Avery Chick NLJ Correspondent   Cutting class is about to take on a whole new meaning for Jacob Dunseth. Jacob has moved around his entire life for various reasons, but ended up calling Newcastle home for the conclusion of his high school career and is a graduate of the Newcastle High School class...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent   After a rainy spring, the weather has taken a turn and entered quickly into fire season.  After Weston County Fire Warden Daniel Tysdal and his crew put out two fires in Weston County on Monday — one in Ferguson Canyon and the other south of Newcastle by the LAK...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Shell casings littered the ground and bullet holes covered the kiosk at the Old Quarry Trails, located 5 miles east of Newcastle, on July 9, and a similar scene greeted Bent Sprockets President Jeremy Dedic again last week when the leader of the local bicycle group...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Zebra mussels are slowly but surely creeping closer to the Wyoming border, sparking the closure of the LAK reservoir for all boats and watercraft to hopefully prevent the establishment of a population there, according to a July 27 press release from the Wyoming Game...
Holy Impersonation Batman!  A Sheridan citizen reported an email impersonating Home Depot, but if you look closely the email is really from a real newsletter and podcast address at tut.com. The subject line is “Confirmation Needed” and the link transfers you to a French website.  Note that this...
One late summer day, fresh out of residency and seeing patients for the first time as a full-fledged family physician, I examined a young man who had a fever, fatigue, and a bad headache. Considering the time of year, influenza was low on the list of possibilities, and COVID-19 did not yet exist....
Drivers should expect short delays on northeast Wyoming highways because the Wyoming Department of Transportation Dist. 4 annual chip sealing project has started, according to a press release from WYDOT Dist. 4.  The district’s public relations specialist, Laura Dalles, said work in Weston County...
The Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved a $15.7 million general fund budget on July 20 for fiscal year 2022-23, which is a little higher than last year’s. According to business manager Deb Sylte, the school expended $12.8 million in the previous fiscal year, leaving a $2....
The Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce expressed frustration with cuts in funding from both the city of Newcastle and the Board of Weston County Commissioners on July 18 during Monday night’s regularly scheduled council meeting and a public hearing for the county budget held earlier that day. At...

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