Troopers Pursue Two Stolen Vehicles

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) August 5th, 2022 — On August 4, 2022, two separate vehicle pursuits occurred within hours involving stolen vehicles. The first pursuit was initiated around 07:35 a.m. north of Cheyenne on Interstate 25 after a Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding. The chase proceeded north into Chugwater before the suspect vehicle […] Continue Reading

Male with Warrant Shoots at Trooper

Sundance, Wyo (RELEASE from WHP) August 1, 2022 — On July 29th, 2022, around 10:10 p.m., a trooper with the Wyoming Highway Patrol stopped out with a male walking along Interstate 90 around milepost 184 in Crook County. It was learned that the male had an active warrant for his arrest and the trooper requested assistance from the Crook County […] Continue Reading

Governor Gordon Appoints Buchanan for Eighth Judicial District Court Judge in Goshen County

Cheyenne, Wyo (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) August 1, 2022 — Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan to be a District Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District serving Goshen County. Secretary Buchanan will remain in office to fulfill his forthcoming duties and ensure a smooth transition before taking the bench. “Goshen County is once again […] Continue Reading

EWC Ag Teacher Named Postsecondary Teacher of the Year

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) July 28, 2022 — Eastern Wyoming College Agriculture instructor and department head, Dr. Monte Stokes, was recently awarded the 2022 Wyoming Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE) Postsecondary Teacher of the Year award. “Dr. Stokes has dedicated his tenure at EWC to strengthening not only the EWC Agriculture Program but also Agriculture CTE for […] Continue Reading

Sugarloaf Fire Experiences Minimal Growth on Tuesday

Laramie Range, WY July 27, 2022 — The second wildfire of the season in the Laramie Peak area has burned almost 400 acres since Monday. According to the US Forest Service, fire activity was minimal with fire behavior consisting of backing and creeping; resulting in little growth of the fire. The extensive aerial firefighting efforts on Monday and Tuesday helped […] Continue Reading

Whit Peterson Named EWC Head Rodeo Coach

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) July 13, 2022 — Whit Peterson has been named Eastern Wyoming College’s new head rodeo coach. “I’m excited to lead the Lancer rodeo team and build upon a great legacy,” Peterson said. “I want to have a well-rounded program which I think we have right now.” Peterson has a Bachelor of Science in Education from […] Continue Reading

Pursuit Ends in Torrington

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) July 11, 2022 — Two South Dakota residents are in custody following a pursuit on Friday, July 8, 2022. The pursuit started shortly after 9:40 p.m. after Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) Troopers attempted to stop a Dodge Ram on US 85 in the town of Hawk Springs, Wyoming, for speeding. The driver of the Dodge […] Continue Reading

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