Local Farmer Recognized

March 25,2019–An area grower has been honored through the 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country for their exceptional efforts. Brett Meyer of Torrington, placed Second in the state in the I: Irrigated Class. Meyer was one of 417 state winners nationwide. For more information […] Continue Reading

Fatal Crash South of Lusk

March 25, 2019–On March 20, 2019, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 138 on US 85 south of Lusk, Wyoming.  Around 8:19 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a two-vehicle collision. A 2018 Nissan Sentra was traveling northbound on US 85 when the driver failed to negotiate a slight curve to the right and crossed over […] Continue Reading

Torrington Shopko to Close

March 20, 2019–Shopko (“the Company”)announced on Monday afternoon that despite the Company’s best efforts, it was unable to find a buyer for its go-forward business as a going concern. As a result, Shopko will commence an orderly wind-down of its retail operations beginning this week. Further, the Company is evaluating strategic options for its optical business.

Women’s History Month

March 20, 2019–March is Women’s History Month. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve highlighted women who make contributions to their local communities. Town of Lingle Chief of Police, Endra Moen, became Chief in 2010. She faces many challenges in her position, but said that the job is very rewarding. She loves the people of the Town of Lingle. Moen […] Continue Reading

Shelter Open for Stranded Motorists

March 13, 2019–Red Cross of Wyoming will be opening a shelter at 4:30 PM at the Converse County National Guard Armory, 315 Pearson Rd. in Douglas to assist those people affected by the blizzard and the closure of I-25.

Blizzard Warning

March 13, 2019–The winter storm and blizzard have caused many closures around the area. Listen for live updates and go to the KGOS/KERM Facebook for a pinned post of all cancellations. The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard warning today through 6 pm Thursday, March 14th. Total snow expected is 10-22 inches. Travel will be difficult to impossible. Please […] Continue Reading

Banner Health Helps Uninsured

March 11, 2019–Banner Health is proud to announce that it has teamed with Integrated Health Management Services (IHMS), to help connect uninsured patients with health care coverage opportunities. IHMS will help Banner Health patients obtain the health care benefits they may need for themselves and their family.