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‘Big shoes to fill’ - Wright’s passing

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
TORRINGTON, The Torrington Municipal Airport, the City of Torrington and local residents suffered a loss Monday that, even if possible, will take some time to overcome. Jerry Wright, airport manager for the last 22 years, passed away unexpectedly Monday, leaving a very large hole in the area's aviation community.
According to Cindy Wright, Jerry's wife, Wright was transported from the
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Baited pits an ‘act of God’

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
TORRINGTON, Last summer's hail storm struck a late blow to Goshen County waterfowl hunters recently, according to a statement from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) released this week. The press release said a corn field and three goose pits had reopened this week after being closed since early November because the area was considered "baited" according to federal
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Less precipitation, more wind

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
GOSHEN COUNTY, With the official start of winter just a few weeks away, the Telegram interviewed meteorologist Chad Hahn to find out what's in store for the area over the next few months.
"We're entering a weak La Niña situation over the tropical Pacific," Hahn, of the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, explained. "There's no real strong signal either way
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A battle for food: Cows and prairie dogs

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
TORRINGTON, A short drive down almost any county road in Wyoming will eventually lead to an iconic prairie dog town; hundreds of small dirt mounds, left behind by the 30-to-60-foot tunnels the rodents excavate under the prairie grass. And, if conditions are right, town residents might be seen lounging in the autumn sunshine. But get too close and Wyoming's black-tailed
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Trouts bring country charm to South Main

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
TORRINGTON, A lighthouse made out of flower pots, a wine rack that was once a rake and grandma's doilies repurposed as decorative bowls, these are just a few of the items shoppers might find at A Touch of Country Charm in Torrington.
The business, owned by mother and daughter-in-law duo Jan and Amanda Trout, officially opened its doors Nov. 16.
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Holiday Bazaar

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
Boyd Yeik and granddaughter, Josie, enjoy the sights at the Lions Club Holiday Bazaar Saturday at the Goshen County Fairgrounds Rendezvous Center.
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Attention shredders: There’s a new bike shop in town

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
TORRINGTON, There is good news for all of Goshen County shredders. Now you can get your BMX, cruiser, mountain bike, road bike, or even the old Schwinn Stingray in grandma's garage adjusted, tuned or overhauled at Blazer Bicycle ATO, Torrington's newest bike sales and service shop.
Mark Perkins, who owns Blazer Bicycle ATO and is the chief technician, has been
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Honoring the old, welcoming the new

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 23rd, 2016
TORRINGTON, At a special board meeting Tuesday, the Goshen County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees honored outgoing members and swore in three new faces.
Linda Johnson, who spent 12 years on the board, did not run for reelection this year. She offered advice to board members in her farewell speech.
"I put my whole heart into this …
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Grosz’s goal: $10,000 by Christmas

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 23rd, 2016
TORRINGTON, Logan Grosz is at it again. Last year, he raised $3,000 to help purchase a specialized blood transfusion machine for Children's Hospital Colorado, and now he has set his sights on raising $10,000 by Christmas to help improve the entertainment offering at CHC for kids who often find the hospital to be their "home-away-from-home."
"When I was there, there
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Grosz’s goal: $10,000 by Christmas

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 23rd, 2016
TORRINGTON, Logan Grosz is at it again. Last year, he raised $3,000 to help purchase a specialized blood transfusion machine for Children's Hospital Colorado, and now he has set his sights on raising $10,000 by Christmas to help improve the entertainment offering at CHC for kids who often find the hospital to be their "home-away-from-home."
"When I was there, there
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2 Shot, local goose guide to get national exposure

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 23rd, 2016
TORRINGTON, This year's Goshen County 2 Shot Goose Hunt, held Dec. 9-10, will feature something it never has before: a national showcase on cable TV. A team of producers, hunters and cameramen from the Heartland Waterfowl television show, shown exclusively on The Outdoor Channel, will spend a few days hunting with Goshen County outfitter and guide Aaron Garcia, who owns
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Open arms, full stomachs

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 22nd, 2016
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TORRINGTON, No one has to be alone or go hungry this Thanksgiving, thanks to the Goshen Ministry Association's community Thanksgiving dinner.
The buffet-style meal is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Community Café (Bada Bean), 2113 Main St. in Torrington.
There is no charge for the dinner, but donations will be accepted.
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Eating, writing and arithmetic

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 22nd, 2016
TORRINGTON, In the spirit of the holiday season, seventh-grade students at Torrington Middle School are simultaneously honing their writing skills and learning to give humanity a helping hand.
This year, English teachers Joshua Jackson and Kelsey Empfield reignited a composition-centric, Thanksgiving-themed fundraiser designed to "pay it forward."
"This is the first time in three years we've done this fundraiser," Empfield
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Lingle Town Council touches on building purchase, quiet railroad crossings

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 22nd, 2016

LINGLE, The Lingle Town Council gathered for a short meeting Monday to touch base on a few topics before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Members briefly discussed the purchase of the building at 237 Main St., which will be used as a community center. Attorney Greg Knudsen advised the council the process will include a market analysis or appraisal, as well
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Project Cyclone: Preparing for the unthinkable

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 22nd, 2016
TORRINGTON, The 911 call went out at 9:06 a.m. Thursday morning. Someone who shouldn't be there was spotted in the hallways of Southeast Schools in Yoder, acting suspiciously and nefariously. By 9:22 a.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol and Goshen County Sheriff Office deputies were on the move through the school and at 9:40 a.m., had the suspect in custody with
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