Local announcements to air at bottom of each hour on AM 1240 – UPDATED 3/25

Happenings Local News What's Happening March 21, 2020

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Local announcements to air at bottom of each hour on AM 1240 – UPDATED 3/25

KASL is getting inundated with local announcements regarding virus cancellations, openings etc…. AM 1240 KASL will begin airing all local announcements at the bottom of each hour. Some announcements will also be posted here on Facebook, and eventually gathered and posted to our website. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATED: MAR 25, 2020 – 11:00 AM

WESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 SCHOOLS
All WCSD # 1 schools are closed starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Schools will remain closed until further notice. We will communicate to families as soon as we have the necessary information to make future decisions. We will be providing meals out of the elementary kitchen for all of those in need. We will be working with local community groups to provide. Please let the district office or your building principal know if you will be needing a meal. FOR MORE ON FOOD ASSISTANCE (SEE HERE)

WESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 SCHOOLS
ALl WCSD #7 schools will be closed indefinitely. Continued updates will be available from WCSD #7.

WESTON COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES
Weston County Health Services in Newcastle has suspended Wellness Wednesdays for the time being and as part of the Emergency Preparedness Plan for corona virus and the commitment to ensure the health & safety of all. THEY ARE ASKING, NO VISITORS AT THE HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME AT THIS TIME. The front doors will be locking at 6pm to contain access to the facilities. If you have a fever of 100.4, cough, shortness of breath and a sore throat, please call ahead 746-3700. The Health/Trade Fair has also been canceled.

NEWCASTLE CITY HALL
Newcastle City Hall is closed to the public, you can drop off payments in the drop box outside, pay online or call 746-3535.

WESTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Effective Wednesday, March 25th, the Weston County Courthouse in Newcastle is closed to foot traffic. All business conducted will be through phone calls, mail or online. There will be NO curbside services. A box for payments and paperwork will be set up in front of the courthouse.

NIOBRARA COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Niobrara County Court House is closed.

POWDER RIVER ENERGY
Powder River Energy will close its office lobbies to the public in Sundance, Gillette, and Sheridan until further notice.

FARM BUREAU INSURANCE
Farm Bureau Insurance is closed to foot traffic but you may call their offices.

WESTON COUNTY LIBRARY & UPTON BRANCH
Story times at Weston County Library and Upton Branch Library are canceled until further notice.

CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS
All catholic churches in Wyoming have cancelled Mass including Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Newcastle. AM 1240 KASL will have Fr. Brian’s sermon on Sunday mornings at 7 a.m.

WESTON COUNTY CHILDREN’S CENTER/REGION III DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER
After much consideration, it has been decided that WCCC/Region III will be closed indefinitely. All services including childcare, pre-school, and special education will be suspended until further notice. We will remain in contact with our local school districts, as well as healthcare professionals, to make the most informed decisions in the upcoming days for the safety and wellbeing of our children, families, and staff. Thank you for your understanding.

CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH SERVICES
Christ the King Lutheran Church is canceling services for the next two weeks. You can still listen to our broadcast on Sundays at 9 a.m. on AM 1240 KASL.

WESTON COUNTY SPORTSMAN’S GUN SHOW
Weston County Sportsman’s Gun Show this weekend has been postponed.

FRIENDS OF THE FAIR GARAGE SALE
Friends of the Fair Garage Sale on April 4th is postponed.

EASTERN STAR MEETING
Eastern Star Meeting on March 24th has been cancelled.

WOODY’S FOOD CENTER
Starting on Monday, March 23rd Woody’s Food Center will begin dedicating 7:00 am to 8:00 am Monday – Friday to our customers who are 60 and older to shop before opening to the general public. We are also delivering, 5 days a week, Monday – Friday for those who may be ill or homebound. Please call us for your delivery at 746-3511. Everyone at Woody’s Food Center is doing our best to help our Newcastle and Weston County Family. Working together we will get through this trying time.

DECKER’S FOOD CENTER
Please know that we will do everything we can to keep our shelves stocked with everything you and your family are looking for. While picking up what you need, we only ask that you leave enough for your friends and neighbors so their needs can be met too. Buy some, leave some, and let’s look out for each other.

JOE’S FOOD CENTER
Joe’s Food Center in Upton is offering grocery delivery to high-risk or elderly Upton residents. Make your list, have your credit/debit card ready and call 468-2372 before 3 p.m., ask for Buffy or Jaki.

PINNACLE BANK
Pinnacle Bank lobby is closed, drive through is open, call the bank for personal appointments.

FIRST STATE BANK
First State Bank Lobby closed, available by appointment only, drive up still open 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

NEWCASTLE VISION CLINIC
Newcastle Vision Clinic will not be making appointments until further notice. Their office is closed. They will continue to dispense & order glasses & contacts.

WESTON COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES
The Senior Center will be closed to ALL Happenings & Events until further notice. They will continue to have meal delivery or meal pick up. Call 746-4903 before 10:00 am for meal delivery or pick up. Rides around town are available on a as needed basis. Call for details.

WESCO GAS
Wesco Gas’ front office is closed. Services will be available, please call the office for details at 746-4405

EDWARD JONES
Edward Jones offices closed, business as usual via phone.

WESTON COUNTY PHARMACY
Weston County Pharmacy is offering curb side delivery and home deliveries. Call 746-2425. They will be eventually closing the pharmacy doors.

WEST END
West End is open and accepting orders and delivered through the drive-up window.

WEST END COFFEE SHOP
West End Coffee Shop will be offering large lattes for medium price!!! Breakfast sandwiches or burritos are easy to eat on the go!! Or full menu for taking home!!

FREE DELIVERY FOR SICK OR ELDERLY – PROVIDED BY CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC CHURCH PARISHIONERS
If anyone is sick or elderly and wants to remain home to avoid the virus, Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Newcastle has parishioners who can run errands, buy groceries, or fill prescriptions for them. Just call at 746-4219. This is a FREE service.

BOMGAARS
Effective Friday March 20th, will be adjusting our store hours to ensure that we can provide the same level of customer service that you have come to expect. Our revised hours will be:
• Monday – Saturday 7:30am to 6:00pm
• Sunday Normal hours
At the same time, we will be increasing measures to clean and sanitize our stores each evening. In addition, effective Monday March 23rd, we will be adding curbside and carryout service at all of our Bomgaars locations. Call ahead with “what you need” and we will have it ready and waiting when you arrive at our stores. Call your local Bomgaars for more details.

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