Main Street

Avery Chick NLJ Correspondent    Newcastle is full of rich history, but the very foundation of that history has started to crumble. According to WyoHistory.org, Newcastle was founded in 1889 as an expansion of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. As coal was found in the northeast corner of...
  129 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3579   “Make it yourself, or we will make it for you!”   The only ceramics store in town is located right on Main Street in Newcastle, Cashbox Ceramics. For the past 25 years, Linda and Leonard Cash have operated the store where crafters of all ages can...
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter With many historic buildings, Newcastle’s Main Street has a lot to offer for history buffs and others interested in days gone by. But, maybe something more sinister lies in the walls of our historic buildings. What secrets might these structures be hiding?  On Thursday...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Racing, power and mud are returning to the Weston County Fairgrounds, thanks to the RPM Days organizers, who are bringing the event back after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This  sixth annual event will feature the truck tug of war, mud volleyball,...

Torrington’s Ryen Craig stands in front of his Halloween-themed home on Main Street.  Photo by Alex Hargrave, Torrington Telegram.

Halloween monsters take over Torrington home   By Alex Hargrave Torrington Telegram Via Wyoming News Exchange   TORRINGTON — When Ryen Craig’s wife, Niki Craig, showed him a photo of a monster on Pinterest sometime around Halloween three years ago, he built it for her. Ryen, a plumber by trade,...

Todd Hoelmer restores and preserves fossils in his shop in Lusk. His passion recently earned him a spot in the new Discovery Channel program. "Dino Hunters." (Photo by Alex Hargrave, Lusk Herald)

Lusk ‘freelance paleontologist’ featured on Discovery Channel show   By Alex Hargrave Lusk Herald Via Wyoming News Exchange   LUSK – Todd Hoelmer’s spot on Main Street is not a visible one.  The white structure looks like an abandoned garage at first glance. Step inside, and it still looks that way...
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   On Friday, Aug. 21, the Weston County Arts Council will present the third annual “Warm Summer Nights.” The multi-act celebration will take place from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. on Main Street. Because the council was unable to do the three concerts that took place...
S itting in the back seat of our jeep, cruising down Main Street, with ’90’s music blasting from the stereo was how I spent last Saturday night. The quarantine cruise down Main, organized by Newcastle’s Garrett Borton, was a blast from the past for many in the town, including my parents.  My...

Photo by Pam Penfield/NLJ

Pam and Chris Gualtieri have re-opened the Antlers Hotel with a number of new businesses inside, bringing life back to the historic building on Newcastle's Main Street. They are also the owners of the Pizza Barn. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Pam Gualtieri and her husband, Chris, have worked diligently over the past year to bring life back to one of the historic buildings on Main Street, making the couple the perfect candidate for 2019 Person of the Year. But this is not their only contribution to the...
A  dangerous contagion swept through Newcastle on Saturday, Aug. 31, as madness overtook Main Street. It first started with a crowd gathering in groups of 10 or 20 but as the day went on it became a mob that clotted the sidewalk and the streets. It was so bad that the city had to block off the road...

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