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

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

Governor Gordon Appoints Schroeder as Next State Superintendent

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Governor Mark Gordon) January 27, 2022 — Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Brian Schroeder to be Wyoming’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. Schroeder replaces Superintendent Jillian Balow who resigned January 16 to become Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Virginia Department of Education. Under state statute the Governor is required to select one of three candidates submitted […] Continue Reading

WGFD to Discuss Goose Hunting Season Changes

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold public meetings in Cheyenne and Torrington to obtain feedback on the 2022-2023 waterfowl hunting regulations for the Central Flyway Zone C1A in southeast Wyoming. The meetings will focus on shooting hours and bag and possession limits for dark geese. Proposed regulation changes involve increasing the daily harvest limit to 5 geese, an […] Continue Reading

Fatal Crash South of Hawk Springs

Hawk Springs, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) November 19, 2021 — On November 17, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 69.5 on US 85 south of Hawk Springs, Wyoming.  At 10:00 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision.

Pastor Firminhac Celebrates 10th Anniversary at OSLC

Torrington, Wyo. (Story provided by Bill Law) November 18, 2021 — On Sunday November 14th members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Torrington hosted a dinner to recognize the 10th Anniversary for their Pastor, Scott Firminhac.