Weston County

The new south wing added to the Manor during the remodel and expansion of the Weston County Health Services hospital facility remains unused, except for its use for treating COVID patients during the last month.  According to CEO Maureen Cadwell, the space remains unavailable for housing Manor...
The Dogie and Lady Dogie cross country teams hit the trail in the northern Hills Friday for their second meet of the season as they competed in the Spearfish Invitational. Despite running in blistering heat, to a man — or woman — every runner who ran in Newcastle last week saw significant time...
Last weekend the Lady Dogie swim team made the long trek over the mountain to Cody for a quadrangular on Thursday and an invitational on Friday. Throughout the course of the two days, head coach Doug Scribner was pleased to see his swimmers cut some impressive time from their previous best efforts...

2007 Newcastle High School graduate Nathasha Townsend recently purchased A Touch of Life Massage. 

After 26 years as a full-time massage therapist, Jenna (Potter) Vaughn has decided it is time to get out of the massage business.  Vaughn has been the owner of A Touch of Life Massage for the past 14 years, and while she says it has been a wonderful experience, she has decided to give it up and...
An increase in the number of students at Newcastle Elementary School buffered the decline in students at both Newcastle Middle School and Newcastle High School, resulting in a preliminary enrollment for Weston County School District No. 1 that is similar to last year’s student population. On Aug....
Seventy year-old Carl Pearson, of Weston County, was sentenced to 25 to 30 years in prison for first-degree sexual assault of a minor and two counts of sexual assault in the third degree on Aug. 30, according to sentencing documents provided by Weston County Sheriff Bryan Colvard.  Pearson pleaded...

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Becky Flores, a neurologic physical therapy student, gets ready to time Leonard Metz walk down the hallway during his physical therapy session on Wednesday, Aug. 31. She is training under Dr. Ryan Schrock, Wyoming’s only Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist and co-owner of Rehab Solutions.

 
In many communities retail space has given way to professional services in their downtown business districts, and Newcastle appears to have taken another step in that direction with the announcement that a pair of medical businesses will be moving into a space that has traditionally hosted retail...

An aerial photo of the parking lot has been provided to parents. The school is open and willing to hear all suggestions on potential solutions. 

Concerns about the pickup and drop-off procedures at Newcastle Elementary School have been a topic of discussion since COVID-19 threw a wrench in all school procedures. The pandemic kept parents in their cars, which led to long lines backed up on the highway, increased wait times and generated an...
Areas in and around Newcastle experienced momentary power outages two days in a row on Aug. 30-31.  The brief outages caused havoc across the city on Tuesday, with a cloud of smoke from the Wyoming Refining Company’s facility sparking a brief shelter in place at Newcastle’s high school and middle...
Weston County Clerk Becky Hadlock has now agreed to work with Republican Party Chairwoman Kari Drost to have poll watchers during the 2022 general election, but earlier last week Hadlock stated in an August 29 email that she was banning poll watchers after irregularities she claimed had occurred on...

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