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Title I family math night Elks Lodge donated bikes to six lucky kids who attended

Head of the EWC Veterinary Tech program, Dr. Colleen Mitchell, acknowledges major department progress as well as future possibilities at the college Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening.

EWC hopes to expand vet program

TORRINGTON – The Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) board of trustees met for the monthly discussion of college topics, plans, and crucial agenda items. College president Dr. Jeffry Hawes was …
Goshen County and Prosecuting Attorney, Eric Boyer, welcomes the entire eighth-grade student body to the District Courtroom for YOLO Day. The event was meant to educate students first-hand on Wyoming legal procedures, laws, and even consequences.

A special view of Wyoming law

TORRINGTON – The Goshen District Court met in “session” at 8:30 a.m. early Tuesday morning.   This would be a special session, however. One meant to educate, inform, and …
Secretary of State Chuck Gray and other constituents joined together at the Lincoln community complex on Tuesday evening for a townhall meeting. Topics of discussion where a legislative session update and new voting law updates.

Right to life hosts townhall

TORRINGTON – A townhall style meeting was held Tuesday evening at the Lincoln Community Complex at 6 p.m. Jan Long, Goshen County Right to Life President welcomed community members in …
Sports
The Blazers celebrate their victory following a save by junior Ayden Shimic to win the overtime shootout.

Blazers for the W

The Torrington High School Blazers defeated conference rival Worland, 3-2, in a high-stakes home game this evening following an epic overtime shootout.

Lingle-Fort Laramie High School head girls’ basketball coach Susan Bartel, pictured above giving her starting lineup a pep talk during the January 19 game against Guernsey-Sunrise, received SEWAC’s 2024 Coach of the Year Award for girls’ basketball.
Lingle-Fort Laramie head basketball coaches Susan Bartel (Lady Doggers) and Chris Cook (Doggers) received SEWAC's 2024 Coach of the Year Award.
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EWC freshman Taiki Sugawara celebrates his scores at the Northeastern Junior College Tournament on April 5. Sugawara captured first place on the leaderboard with a two-day score of 133 (10 under par).
The Lancers continued their winning streak with a win at the Northeastern Junior College Tournament in Colorado.
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THS softball team ties ranked Cheyenne East

The Torrington High School girls' softball team tied top-ranked players on the Cheyenne East squad during a double-header on Tuesday.

Blazers trounce Rawlins, 5-1

Sophomore Anthony Arnusch launches a kick into Outlaw territory during the April 5 home game. Arnusch tallied one goal and four assists against Rawlins.

The Torrington High School Blazers continued their winning streak with a decisive conference victory against Rawlins.

LFL tracksters post nearly 20 PRs

Senior Wyatt Sylvester gains elevation in the pole vault at the Mitchell Invitational on April 4. Sylvester snapped up seventh place in the event.

The Lingle-Fort Laramie High School track teams demonstrated huge improvement at the Mitchell Invitational, culminating in nearly 20 new personal records.

Lady Blazers drop game to Rawlins

Junior Maggie Jacobson prepares to clear the ball from Torrington’s territory during the April 5 game against Rawlins.

The Torrington High School Lady Blazers battled Rawlins at their second home game of the spring season.

Southeast track raises bar in Cheyenne

Senior Harper Boche, photographed with the shot put at the Morrill Invitational, won the varsity shot put at Cheyenne East, beating out rivals from much larger schools.

The Southeast High School track teams performed well against significantly larger teams at the Cheyenne East Invitational.

Obituaries
Anna Lea Miller
LINGLE – Funeral services for Anna Lea Miller, 90, will be held 2 p.m. April 15, 2024, at the Lingle Community Presbyterian Church with Rick Carroll officiating. Burial will follow in the …
Coleen Ruth Keep
SCOTTSBLUFF – Coleen Ruth Keep, 81, of Henry, Nebraska, went to be with her Lord on Resurrection Sunday, March 31, 2024, at The Residency in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. A memorial service will …
Dixie L. Baldwin
LAGRANGE – Dixie L. Baldwin, 84, of LaGrange, passed away Monday, March 18, 2024, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne. Cremation has taken place in accordance with her wishes and no …
Colyer Funeral Home
Community

Town approves car show

FORT LARAMIE – The Fort Laramie Town Council met on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting quickly began with the Pledge of Allegiance.   The first item on the agenda was the …

Sand remains an issue for Yoder

YODER – The Yoder Town Council was called to order at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 8 at the Yoder Community Building, in Yoder. Mayor Norm Feagler called the meeting to order, and members of …

Donkey basketball coming to Lingle

LINGLE – The Lingle-Fort Laramie Student Council is sponsoring the Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show on Friday, April 19 at the Lingle-Fort Laramie High School at 7:30 p.m. in the high school …

LaGrange fire hosts feed

LAGRANGE – On Saturday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. the LaGrange Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a pancake supper and silent auction.   “We take the evening to serve our …
Records

Court fines for March 31 - April 6

A compendium of the Goshen County court fines. March 31 Cassell, Cole – Forfeiture: $25 [31-5-1402 a (1)] seat belt: driver.   Cassell, Cole – Forfeiture: $150 …

Emergency services rolling log

A compendium of Goshen County emergency response and service calls Wednesday, April 3rd – Thursday, April 4th 00:26-Suspicious Circumstances-Occurred on Converse St. Three people …

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UW wool judging team celebrates a successful 2024 season

The 2024 UW Wool Judging team, L-R: Dylan Laverell (coach), Mary Thomas, Cameron Herrick, Elisabeth Dooley, Allie Van Why, Whit Stewart (team coordinator). Missing: Sydney Camp.

LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming’s small but mighty collegiate wool judging team competed in three regional contests this year, beginning with a strong performance at the 7220 Wool …

Big changes to Wyoming voters

If you’re planning on hitting the poles during the primary election, Goshen County Clerk, Mary Feagler and election deputy, Jess Palomo, want you to be aware of the new changes affecting Wyoming voters.

GOSHEN COUNTY – Although the Goshen County Primary Election isn’t until August 20, a new law may have area voters thinking ahead, but only if they are aware of the big changes coming to …

Trump to remain on Wyoming ballot

WYOMING – In a March 26 press release, Wyoming Secretary of State, Chuck Gray, announced the dismissal of the appeal in the Newcomb v. Chuck Gray Lawsuit, a movement brought by Tim Newcomb to …

Food insecurity in older adults across Wyoming

WYOMING – Food insecurity is a significant concern for many older adults in Wyoming. In 2020, one out of every 15 adults over the age of 60 experienced food insecurity. This number is too high …

Opinion
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Dear Editor: There is some confusion about the location of the proposed Goshen Solar site. It will be on 1,200 acres, commonly referred to as “Bogville” about 12 miles SW of …
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EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

The Goshen County School Board experienced some technology issues during the regular board session on Tuesday evening.

THS names new administrator

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County School Board meeting was off to a rocky start on Tuesday, April 9 as the board meeting battled some technology issues. The meeting was called to order around 7:20 …

Fairgrounds get the wheels cranked for summer

TORRINGTON – The snow is melting in Goshen County, and the weather continues to show signs of warmth heading into the month of April. Of course, this could only mean one thing when it comes to …

Roads, grants, and assessments for county commission

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Commission returned to session at the courthouse early Tuesday morning for mandatory reports of numerous county officials and departments. Present at the …

Three Lingle council members resign

LINGLE – The Lingle Town Council met at the Community Center Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. for what would be a memorable, or even emotional meeting for agenda items. With not an empty seat …

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public notices
Public Notice No. 8951
The Torrington City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in the City Council Chambers at 436 East 22nd Ave. at 7:00 p.m.
Public Notice No. 8950
Warrants approved for payment at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, Goshen County School District No. 1, State of Wyoming, held March 12, 2024 and published in accordance with Section 26 (B), Wyoming Code 1969
Public Notice No. 8949
The Purchasing Agent of the City of Torrington, acting as agent for the Mayor and Council of the City of Torrington, Wyoming, has accepted all work as complete according to the Contract Documents set forth in the written Agreement between J-Built Homes, Inc. and the Mayor and Council of the City of Torrington
Public Notice No. 8948
Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission’s (Commission) Rules, notice is hereby given of the Application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy
Public Notice No. 8947
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED: You are hereby notified that on April 2, 2024, the Last Will and Testament of Gary Flock,