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Knockin’ on your door

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Utah native and stand-up comedian kept the Community Healthcare Foundation's Comedy Night crowd rolling Friday, Aug. 19, with jokes about how he felt as a young mormon trying to spread his religion door to door.
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New daycare in Lingle

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Lingle's Community Presbyterian Church is getting ready to welcome the town's three-, four- and five-year-olds into the community's only licensed daycare and preschool.
After several months of preparation and detail, the preschool/daycare is hoping to open its doors in September, after all inspections, paperwork and licensing requirements are complete.
According to Pastor Vickie Kintzel, there has been a lot
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A dress to build a dream on

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
TORRINGTON, How does one measure an act of kindness? For Torrington's Enid Thompson, 50 hours of work per year makes an enormous difference for young girls who live nearly 1,000 miles away.
Using pillowcases and sheets, Thompson creates small dresses, each with a pocket full of toiletries and a doll, to send to underprivileged girls in Mexico.
"I buy most
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Local print shop expands into old corner stop

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Nearly 30 years ago, Bob Nesbitt fell in love with Wyoming, so when he decided to leave his California home three years ago, his destination was a no-brainer.
With family in Torrington, Nesbitt packed up his printing equipment and headed for Goshen County to start up High Plains Print and Graphics. Originally founding his shop in a small space
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No big surprises in 2016 primaries

Modified: Friday, Aug 19th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Though Tuesday's Goshen County primary election did not include the names Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Cruz or Rubio, there were plenty of candidates to decide between, including the 13 running for Wyoming's only U.S. House seat vacated by Rep. Cynthia Lummis.
But closer to home, in a very tight race, unofficial results for the Senate District 6 seat have Republican
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Researchers find opportunity amid adversity

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
LINGLE, Two miles west of Lingle, scientists collect bugs, infect plants with nefarious diseases and stress crops with water deprivation to research how they can adapt to Wyoming's various agricultural hurdles.
Waves of heat rolled skyward from the black, metal sign marking the entrance to the University of Wyoming's James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC). Contrasting
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Commissioners discuss feedlots

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Feedlot permitting was at the top of the Goshen County Commissioners agenda during their meeting Wednesday. A public permit hearing is scheduled for Aug. 31, 2016 to consider the Lewis Feedlot application to operate a facility on the Lingle/Veteran Highway, but a small group of concerned neighbors of the feedlot site were on hand Wednesday to express concerns about
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All-State quarterback scores at Fort Laramie’s council meeting

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
FORT LARAMIE - Fort Laramie's town council recognized All-State footballer Colton Wunder Wednesday, Aug. 10, for his community leadership role on and off the field.
"That kid did great," Fort Laramie Mayor Bill Baker said. "He was the quarterback at Lingle-Fort Laramie High School last year."
Also during Wednesday's town council meeting, Lisa Miller, of Goshen County Economic Development, presented
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**UPDATED** Unofficial Primary Election results

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
GOSHEN COUNTY, UPDATED ELECTION RESULTS: With 100 percent of precincts reporting, John Ellis defeated Billy Janes for the two-year Goshen County Commissioner seat, 1,390 to 1,054.
Liz Cheney won the Republican U.S. Representative spot with 1,165 votes, or 47.59 percent.
Ryan Greene secured the Democrat side of the U.S. Representative race with 176 votes over contender Charlie Hardy's 139.
Anthony
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Patriot bosses recognized

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
Kathy Wright, of Wyoming Employer Support of the Guard on Reserve Committee, passes a battle coin to Banner Health Community Hospital employees Raymond Dominguez and Sandra Duggar, who were nominated by their employee and Air National Guardsmen Staff Sgt. Micheal Huntington for the Department of Defense Patriot Award. Due to deployment, Huntington could not be present, so his commanding officer
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Eleventh graders raise the bar on pre-college test

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
TORRINGTON - Goshen County 11th graders improved their American College Testing scores during the 2015-2016 academic year, the Wyoming Department of Education reported.
Goshen County School District Director of Curriculum Donna Fields said the score increase is due in part to "the fact that we have a guaranteed and viable curriculum across the district now."
Previously, the district did not
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Good news, bad news continues

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
TORRINGTON, The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released employment data that covers the fourth quarter of 2014 to the fourth quarter of 2015, and Goshen County added five jobs during the period, rising from 4,580 to 4,585, an increase of 0.1 percent. Although the gain was not as large as seven other counties in the state, including Platte County, which
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Leveled shed sees progress

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
TORRINGTON, After some discussion, the Torrington City Council awarded a bid, 3-to-1, in the amount of nearly $44,500 to Goshen County Construction, LLC for a new salt and sand shelter at its meeting Tuesday evening.
The Streets and Sanitation Department's original shelter was leveled May 15, 2015 when an EF-1 tornado touched down in the east side of the city.
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Local church gets new life

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Reuse and recycle is the motto for the green movement, but it could also be the slogan for Torrington's Lifeway Church. Feeling the need to expand, the church purchased the old skating rink on East M Street last year, and construction is underway to recycle the 14,400 square-foot building into a place of worship.
"This new building will be
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Miracles happen every day

Modified: Friday, Aug 12th, 2016
TORRINGTON, Two years ago, Karen and Marty McKee were told their son, Mark, would never be the same again after he sustained a severe head injury in a dirt bike accident. They were informed they would have to take care of him for the rest of his life, and Mark would probably have to be in rehab in Colorado for
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Pedestrian hit by vehicle...

Posted: Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016
Torrington emergency responders were called to a pedestrian/vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon near the corner of Main Street and Highway 26. The pedestrian and a passenger in the vehicle were transported by ambulance to Community Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. According to Torrington Police Sgt. Steve Rostad, the accident occurred when the pedestrian was running across the street
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Goshen County homesteader celebrates 106th birthday

Posted: Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016
TORRINGTON, In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt became the first president to ride in an airplane, Mark Twain died and one of Goshen County's oldest residents, Arthur Damrow, was born.
On Aug. 7, 2016, Damrow turned 106.
"I've done everything from pick potatoes to be elected for county commissioner," Damrow said.
He was born in Nebraska. When he was too young to
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“Boogey man” stirs up GCSD No. 1 Board meeting

Posted: Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016
TORRINGTON, "When I was in Iraq," Goshen County School District No. 1 Board of Trustee member, Dr. Robert Byrd, told attendees at the Aug. 9 board meeting. "The boogey man was out there. I always had my weapon on red for the boogey man."
He compared the "boogey man" of Iraq to the possibility of an active-shooter situation and stressed
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Hamburger fry...

Posted: Thursday, Aug 11th, 2016
The last Hawk Springs Hamburger Fry of the summer took place Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Hawk Springs Community Building. Aside from hamburgers, attendees enjoyed
various desserts, sides, visiting amongst each other and music provided
by the Torrington Fiddlers.
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