Weston County

Road access will be a bit limited for the remainder of the spring for some residents and businesses on Newcastle’s eastern edge, but they will be rewarded with significant improvements in the city water system and resurfaced roads when the work is done. A portion of Boyd Avenue, South Summit Avenue...

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In some cases the snow drifts after Saturday’s blizzard were more than two feet high. Range Communications on South Sumner Avenue had snow practically up to the windows at the front of the business.

 
All roads in and out of Weston County were closed due to heavy snowfall and high winds as a spring storm rolled through the area on Saturday and Sunday, according to the county’s emergency management coordinator, Gilbert Nelson.  The National Weather Service reported that the storm dumped 9 inches...

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On May 19, the Weston County Library was the location of a candidate training session, organized by Kari Drost. About 30 people filled the library’s conference room to listen to Corey Steinmetz, national committeeman of the Republican Party, while he took them through a PowerPoint presentation giving them the nuts and bolts about how to run for public office.

 
A candidate training session spearheaded by the head of the Weston County Republican Party was offered to potential office seekers and interested voters — regardless of their political affiliation — earlier this month.  In addition to general information about the upcoming elections, those who...
The first election day of 2022 will be May 3 when both the Weston County Hospital District and Weston County Museum District hold their special district elections.  “All qualified voters are eligible to vote. The election will be held between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,” an election notice...
The cost of living in Wyoming is increasing at a rate that hasn’t been seen in four decades, and Weston County occupies the corner of the state that led the way in the pace of inflation as 2021 drew to a close. Northeast Wyoming experienced the largest inflation rate in the state at 10.4% in the...
  10 Stampede St. (307) 363-0999 parpacific.com   Wyoming Refining Company was purchased by Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Houston Texas, in June, 2016. Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses....
  622 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3511   Welcome to Woody’s Food Center! We are your local community connection for high quality foods, friendly service and great prices. Our family owned store offers a convenient one-stop shop where you can find everything you need from the everyday...
  627 Pine St., Newcastle (307) 746-4903   Although Weston County Senior Center was closed to activities last year due to COVID-19, home-delivered meals continued, as well as curbside pick-up meals. The good news is that the center is open again to various activities, including crafts, cards,...
  400 Stampede St., Newcastle (307) 746-4775   Weston County Public Health’s Director of Services Sarah Gregory’s main objective is to provide quality nursing services to the community and make sure that the services they provide get to the people that need them, and they have plenty of...
  1124 Washington Blvd., Newcastle (307) 746-2425 717 Pine St., Upton (307) 468-2302   Weston County Pharmacy is conveniently located in the front of Weston County Health Services and is now open 7 days a week. The pharmacy is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday...

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