Newcastle

Hospital and museum district elections in May   Anyone interested in serving the community by serving on the Weston County Health Services board of trustees or the Weston County Museum District board still has time to file for the May election. Interested parties have until next Monday, Feb. 26, to...
City council creates new Newcastle Police Department position   The Newcastle City Council approved the creation of a combination administrative assistant and advocacy program person for the Newcastle Police Department during its regular meeting on Feb. 5.    This position, according to Chief Derek...
Feb. 1-29 Spring Soccer Registration tinyurl.com/Soccer23-24 call Jennifer Lipp-Oster at (307)746-6329   Thu. Feb. 22 7AM T.O.P.S. #218 WC Senior Center 1PM Bridge WC Senior Center 6-8:30PM Celebrate Recovery Church On The Hill 7PM Alcoholic’s Anonymous WC Senior Center   Fri. Feb. 23 9AM...
School’s chief will be back for another year   The Weston County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees voted to renew Superintendent Brad LaCroix’s contract for another year at their Jan. 31 meeting, but also made changes to the staff conflict of interest policy and discussed ways to create a...
City eliminates 37 deer, feeds 25 families   Newcastle was able to feed 25 families during its first year of deer culling, according to Greg Stumpff, public works supervisor, and also removed at least one diseased animal from the local herd.    The City Council first explored the option of culling...
Don Thorson recently announced that a new scholarship will be  available to both Newcastle and Upton high schools, and will be offered to two students from each school.    One scholarship will go toward studies in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field at any college, and...

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Replacement of the Old Highway 85 bridge has been delayed until 2025, according to Weston County Road and Bridge superintendent Jim Hansen. The delay was announced at the Board of Weston County Commissioners meeting on Feb. 6.

Costs increases are major concern   The replacement of the Old Highway 85 bridge has been delayed until 2025, according to Weston County Road and Bridge superintendent Jim Hansen. The delay was announced at the Board of Weston County Commissioners meeting on Feb. 6.    According to Scott Taylor,...
Group wants Weston County’s legislative representation restored   The Board of Weston County Commissioners was made aware of a resolution coming its way that, if approved, would declare two vacancies in the Wyoming State Legislature, one for representative and one for senator for Weston County.   ...
Feb. 1-29 Spring Soccer Registration tinyurl.com/Soccer23-24 call Jennifer Lipp-Oster at (307)746-6329   Thu. Feb. 15 7AM T.O.P.S. #218 WC Senior Center 5:30PM WCHS Board of Trustees Mtg WC Health Services 6PM Veterans Memorial Mtg Foursquare Church 6-8:30PM Celebrate Recovery Church On The...
Newcastle High School is working to bring community businesses and students together via a career and trade fair on Feb. 13.    “The staff of Newcastle High School is dedicated to ensuring all students have access to a variety of possibilities post high school,” said Maggie Unterseher, school...

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