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KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   Newcastle High School hasn’t had a school newspaper for some time, but one group of students sought to establish a new legacy by bringing the school paper back. The new school paper, the first issue of which was included in last week’s News Letter Journal, is...
Jen Kocher NLJ Correspondent   Don’t be surprised if someone in an orange vest stops you on your next outing into the Black Hills. Among other questions, these part-time survey takers will want to know how your experience was that day, what you were up to, who you were with and how long you were...
Jen Kocher NLJ Correspondent   Storm clouds clotted like a bruise above Railroad Park on Thursday evening as vendors unpacked produce, stacked jars of pickled goods and organized breads and pastries into neat rows on tables. Despite the spitting rain and cool weather, dozens of people threw on...
Shane Sellers NLJ Reporter   The Wyoming Secondary Art Educators Association held its Fall Conference in Newcastle last weekend. Usually convened in Casper, Cheyenne, or Jackson Hole, this year the association brought its professional development weekend to the Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   The unemployment rate in Weston County and the entire state has fluctuated over the past three months, according to the unemployment report issued by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services for June, July and August.  From May to June of 2018, Weston, Crook,...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Tyler Austin Lane, 22, an inmate in the Wyoming Youthful Offender Program (boot camp) died unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 27. The Wyoming Boot Camp Program operates on the grounds of the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle, according to the press release on...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Sage Motel owner Wes Birkley has raised concerns about the Weston County Travel Commission to both the Weston County Commissioners and Newcastle City Council during regular meetings in September. With the hopes of addressing the concerns, surrounding the travel...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   S&S Builders of Gillette has until the end of September to finish the bike path that extends from The Hop on Main Street east to the port of entry path and from Newcastle Elementary School to Gray Addition or the project may not be completed, according to city...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Rep. Tyler Lindholm, R-Sundance, recently introduced a bill to the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions committee that will create a residency requirement for all county elected officials.  The bill was sparked, according to Lindholm, by the Weston...
Agreement would split duties of athletic trainer between hospital and schools Shane Sellers NLJ Reporter   In separate moves taken eight days apart, Weston County Health Services and Weston County School District #1 closed in on a partnering agreement to hire an athletic trainer to split duties...

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