EWC Announces Three Finalists for President

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) March 21, 2022 — The Board of Trustees at Eastern Wyoming College has announced that the Presidential Search committee has selected three finalists. Finalists will be invited to campus for in-person interviews and open forums. The three finalists are Dr. Randy Smith, Seminole, OK, Dr. James Taylor, Vernal, UT, and Dr. Michelle Schutt, Kimberly, ID. […] Continue Reading

Two Wyoming Residents in Custody Following Pursuit

Wheatland, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) March 17, 2022 — Two Wyoming residents are in custody following a pursuit on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The pursuit started shortly after 4:32 p.m. after Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) Troopers were notified of a vehicle headed south on Interstate 25 with an occupant who had an active warrant for kidnapping. A WHP Trooper located […] Continue Reading

Boys Rescued From Ice at Lake Minatare

Scottsbluff, NE (RELEASE from Nebraska Game and Parks) March 16, 2022 — Multiple law enforcement and emergency services rescued two 12-year-old boys who fell through thin ice at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area on March 15. Dan Kling, conservation officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, said the two boys walked along the dam to the swim beach area […] Continue Reading

Fatal Crash North of Wheatland

Wheatland, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) March 8, 2022 — On March 7, 2022, a fatal crash occurred around milepost three on Wyoming 320 north of Wheatland, Wyoming. At 7:24 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis was headed north on Wyoming 320 when the driver lost control of the vehicle […] Continue Reading

Wyoming Workforce Releases Unemployment Data for January 2022

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Wyoming Workforce) March 8, 2022 — The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.0% in December to 3.8% in January. Wyoming has recently completed a comprehensive annual revision of its unemployment data. The new data show that Wyoming’s unemployment rate […] Continue Reading

TVFD Releases Details on Structure Fire on WY-156

Torrington, Wyo. (Via TVFD Facebook) March 8, 2022 — Your volunteers were dispatched to the 4700 block of WY-156 for a report of explosion and fire at an agricultural production facility Wednesday morning. First arriving units found that a 160′ tall elevator assembly was involved in the explosion. Facility management provided information regarding materials involved and firefighters performed careful assessment […] Continue Reading

WyoLotto Announces KENO

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Wyoming Lottery Corp.) March 8, 2022 — Officials of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation (WyoLotto) are proud to announce the addition of a highly anticipated new game to Wyoming on Sept. 18, 2022—KENO. Preparation for this unique game begins with more businesses across the state becoming WyoLotto retailers which are perfectly poised to feature the new game. […] Continue Reading

TPD Shares Reports of Counterfeit Bills

Torrington, Wyo. (Via TPD Facebook) March 8, 2022 — Recently the Torrington Police Department has taken several reports from local businesses that they had received counterfeit bills. Most of the bills in question were all of smaller denominations, with one report of a $100 bill.We would like to encourage business owners to check all bills they receive, even down to […] Continue Reading