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Rosie Pzinski, shown here during the Weston County Museum District’s
historical fashion review in 2022, is a resident of Weston County Senior
Services center and is active there and in the community.
Some time ago Sharon and Larry, a Newcastle couple who enjoy playing Cribbage, had the idea of talking with Weston County Senior Services to see if a room was available in which several card tables and chairs could be set up and utilized during the forenoon, one day a week. Their hope had not...
Weston County Fair Board Chair Susan Bridge said she is pleased with the way the facility is running and the positive feedback the board is receiving, despite the recent resignations of Weston County Fairgrounds manager Kara Fladstol and a contract employee — followed by the resignation of a long-...
In the photo above by Amy Menerey, the sun pops out enough to melt a good deal of the snow accumulation
in Newcastle. While surrounding areas have been blanketed with substantial amounts of snow — including the
most recent storm that blew in on Monday and Tuesday,
It just keeps coming.   An anticipated 8 to 10 inches of snow between April 3 and 5 will add to the already significant snowpack in areas surrounding Newcastle. The snowstorm that began at midday on Monday will likely result in the area exceeding its April average of 5 inches of snow, according to...
Mick Bohn listens to the second human trafficking presentation that was held at the Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center on March 24. The lecture, open to the public, was presented by Rev. Tess Franzen, founder and excecutive director of Freedom’s Journey in Rapid City, S.D.
"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." – Mother Teresa The Rev. Tess Franze described the dangers and evils associated with human trafficking in two presentations she gave at the Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center on March 24 in Newcastle. Franzen is the...
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated from its original published version as more information has become available.)   Two weeks after a situation involving an actual gun at Newcastle High School was diffused, all three schools in Weston County School District No. 1 were locked down on Monday...
Officer Peg Miles and Deputy Sheriff Clarine Knighten listen as Franzen gives her presentation to law enforcement about human trafficking.
 
Photo by Walter Sprague
The first step to confronting the evil of human trafficking is to be aware of it, and know some of the signs that it may be happening in your community. That was the takeway from a pair of programs held in Newcastle last week that were designed to help the community create a culture that makes it...
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Cody Stith is one of several students who participated in Special Olympics at Terry Peak Ski Area last
month. Additionally teachers and students volunteered at the event.
Newcastle High School volunteers from multiple organizations — the Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Sources of Strength, and National Honor Society — have lent their services to the school’s Special Olympics program.    The students volunteered to help...
The chief executive officer is crucial in any organization or business, and finding the right person to fill the role can be key to running a successful operation. When it comes to the community’s hospital, the people elected to represent the community on the board and help ensure the organization’...
The sale of First State Bank is complete, and Newcastle now officially has the newest branch of Wyoming’s oldest bank, First Northern Bank of Wyoming, and in addition to welcoming a new owner and name this week, customers are adjusting to  new debit cards and routing numbers. They will eventually...
The Weston County commissioners involved in the secret ballot vote to replace former Rep. Hans Hunt in 2021 will be deposed in the coming days, according to information provided by the plaintiffs’ attorney Bruce Moats. The depositions are the next step in an amended lawsuit challenging the legality...

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