Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Begin July 5 in Goshen

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from Goshen Fire Warden) June 28, 2022 — Be it known that as of July 5, 2022, with the approval of the County Commissioners and at the direction of the Fire Warden, all lands in Goshen County will be under a Stage 1 Fire Restriction Status until further notice. During a Stage 1 Restriction the following rules […] Continue Reading

Bureau of Reclamation Announces Silt Run

Mills, Wyo. (RELEASE from Bureau of Rec) June 27, 2022 — The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., will be lowering the water level in Guernsey Reservoir in preparation for the annual silt run. The silt run is an operation which provides silt-laden water to Goshen, Gering-Fort Laramie, and Pathfinder Irrigation Districts under contract with […] Continue Reading

A Glimpse at the Precision Ag Program at EWC

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) June 22, 2022 — Raised on a farm north of Henry, Nebraska, agriculture has always played a major role in Matt Scott’s life. Today, he is an assistant professor of agriculture at Eastern Wyoming College, heading up the new precision agriculture program on the Torrington campus. He also teaches electrical and hydraulic classes, and a […] Continue Reading

BLM Issues Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Platte County

Casper, Wyo. (RELEASE from BLM) June 22, 2022 — Stage 1 fire restrictions on Bureau of Land Management administered public lands in Platte County will begin June 23 due to dry conditions and high fire danger. The BLM is working with the county to coordinate the restrictions. With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday and as fire danger increases, it […] Continue Reading

Dr. Rick Patterson Ends Campaign for Mayor

Torrington, Wyo. June 15, 2022 — In an open letter to the public, Torrington City Council member Dr. Rick Patterson announced that he is ending his campaign for the office of Mayor of the City of Torrington. “My current assignment as interim President of Eastern Wyoming College has reminded me of the huge commitment of time and energy required to […] Continue Reading

Reclamation Issues Snowmelt Forecasts For North Platte River Basin

Mills, Wyo (RELEASE from Bureau of Reclamation) June 13, 2022 — The Bureau of Reclamation has prepared the June forecast and operating plans for the North Platte River Basin. The June forecasts indicate the spring snowmelt runoff will be below average. Total April through July runoff in the North Platte River Basin above Glendo Dam is expected to be 545,000 […] Continue Reading

UW Extension’s Brittingham Honored At Annual Conference

Laramie, Wyo (RELEASE from UW Extension) June 6, 2022 — At its annual spring conference in Laramie, the University of Wyoming Extension congratulated the following 2021 award recipients for their dedication and service. Goshen County educator receives UW Extension’s highest honorGoshen County 4-H educator Megan Brittingham earned the Jim Debree Excellence in Extension Award—the Extension’s highest honor—for her outstanding performance, […] Continue Reading

Varney Honored With EWC’s Albert C. Conger Distinguished Service Award

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) June 1, 2022 — Mike Varney has been named Eastern Wyoming College’s Albert C. Conger Distinguished Service Award winner for 2022. Varney started at EWC in 1968, the same year the school moved from the old vacated grade school building in downtown Torrington into a new building at its current location on West C Street. […] Continue Reading