Russell obit photo Funeral services for Bessie Lee Gilkison Russell will be held Friday, August 25, 2017, at 2 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Newcastle , Wyoming . Bessie Lee Gilkison was born November 21, 1940, in...
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By all accounts, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally provided a welcome infusion of cash into our local economy, and while Rally revenue has tailed off considerably across the Black Hills in the past couple of years, local businesses will certainly take any...
8/17/2017
Dear Editor, A tyrant? I guess it was bound to happen. In last week’s lecture, (“We are forfeiting our greatest achievement,” News Letter Journal, August 10, 2017, page 2), Professor Baird finally drove his rhetorical scooter off the road and into a deep...
8/17/2017
Dear Editor, Concerning your recent letter to the editor by Zydan Brooks, (“The benefits of going organic far outweigh the extra cost,” News Letter Journal, August 10, 2017, page 2), I’m afraid he is wrong. Yes, organic food could be beneficial. But at...
8/17/2017
Dear Editor, We cant give up without a fight! Why even bother? What do we need or want that we are not getting now? By hook and by crook we are losing our rights— losing our livelihood— losing our right to choose everything that affects our lives. It is...
8/17/2017
John “Jack” Spencer December 14, 1932-August 9, 2017 John “Jack” Spencer, 84, of Sundance, WY passed away on August 9, 2017, at the Fort Meade VA Hospice Center in Sturgis, SD. Jack was born on December 14, 1932 in Custer, SD to parents Richard Elmo and...
8/17/2017
Vincent Gerald Minne October 23, 1936-August 10, 2017 Vincent Gerald Minne, 80, of Newcastle, Wyoming passed away Thursday August 10, 2017 while vacationing in Washington State. He developed complications from pneumonia. A memorial service will be held...
8/17/2017
The city of Newcastle plans to review the portion of a bike path under construction that would connect Newcastle Elementary School to Grey Addition and extend past The Hop toward the port of entry, where it will connect to the existing path. This portion...
8/17/2017
The Weston County Natural Resource District (WCNRD) will host the 12th annual Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, September 9, in the Shopko parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the department added a minor cost to participate in the event of...
8/17/2017
Bri Brasher with Leonard Cash for NLJ This week, town historian Leonard Cash, continued to provide our readers with his history of Newcastle by sharing a chronical of Newcastle Hardware with the News Letter Journal. While the hardware store recently...
8/17/2017
Dustin L. Keil, age 37 of Norwich, Connecticut and formerly Newcastle WY , died from injuries suffered in a tragic accident on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 in Norwich, CT. The funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 11th, 2017 at...
8/9/2017
Keith T. Van Buren, 72 of Newcastle , Wyoming died inexpediently Monday, July 31st at his home in Newcastle , Wyoming . He was born January 4, 1945 the son of Gillette and Elsie (Westman) Van Buren at Sheridan, Wyoming.Keith started school at...
8/9/2017
At 12:30 p.m., participants will tour Pleasant Valley Farm at 11778 Pleasant Valley Road, Custer. Be cautious of GPS directions. When traveling on Highway 16 from Custer toward Newcastle , Wyoming , turn south onto Pleasant Valley Road, go 3 ¾ miles...
8/1/2017
Casper Star-Tribune Online See: Visit Jewell Cave, about 24 miles east of Newcastle . The national monument is home to one of the world's longest caves. Eat: Isabella's is known for its pizza and other Italian dishes. The eatery features an outdoor patio...
7/31/2017
He was born April 15, 1968 to James and Glenda Slagle Willadson in Newcastle , Wyoming . He was the oldest of two boys, survived by his brother Ron (Mamie Krank) his nephew Jake Willadson (Jade Haggerty) nieces, Courtney Smith (Brielynn)...
7/27/2017