28th Avenue Dance Studio Shines at Spotlight Dance Competition

Torrington, Wyo. (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) April 25, 2022 — Dancers from 28th Avenue Dance Studio in Torrington finished their competition season on a high note in Gillette, Wyoming’s Spotlight Dance Competition. The studio, owned by Stephanie Kath, along with her daughter, Taylor Bartel, took 28 dancers to the competition. Summer 2021 Kath and her daughter decided to have competitions […] Continue Reading

EWC Announces Resignation of President Travers

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) April 18, 2022 — The Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees has announced that President Lesley Travers has tendered her resignation, effective immediately. “The Board would like to thank Dr. Travers for her service to the College and wish her well in her retirement,” said Board Chair Robert Baumgartner. “As we move forward, the Board […] Continue Reading

Pursuit ends North of Cheyenne, WY

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) April 13, 2022 — An Alabama resident is in custody following a pursuit on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The pursuit started shortly after 4:45 p.m. after Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) Troopers were notified of a box-style commercial truck recently stolen from the Target in Cheyenne. A WHP Trooper located and attempted to stop the truck […] Continue Reading

EWC Students win Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) April 13, 2022 — Eastern Wyoming College business majors competed at the Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition in Laramie on April 8. EWC’s team consisted of Sophomore Jonathan Pieper, Mitchell, NE; Ryan Swan, Freshman, Casper, WY; and Matthew Veen, Sophomore, Denver, CO. They are advised by Jennifer Minks, CPA, Associate Professor-Business, and Ellen O. […] Continue Reading

Gov. Gordon Appoints Two New Water Superintendents

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) April 12, 2022 — Governor Mark Gordon has appointed two new Water Superintendents. The Governor has appointed Josh Frederickson as the new Water Division III Water Superintendent and Cory Rinehart as Water Division I Superintendent. Fredrickson replaces Loren Smith who retired after 12 years as Superintendent of Division III. Rinehart replaces Brian Pugsley who […] Continue Reading

WESTCO Announces Scholarship Winners

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from WESTCO) April 11, 2022 — WESTCO is pleased to announce 12 area scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 WESTCO scholarship program, from 10 high schools within the WESTCO trade area. Recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education. The scholarship committee awarded these scholarships based on criteria, which included academic performance and a written […] Continue Reading

28th Avenue Dance Studio Earns Awards at Kids Artistic Revue in Denver, CO

Torrington, Wyo. April 4, 2022 — Dancers, ages 7-17 from Goshen County and Mitchell, NE represented the 28th Avenue Dance Studio at Kids Artistic Revue Downtown Denver April 1st-3rd. The studio competes with three dance teams plus individuals. 28th Avenue Dance Studio Owner/Director, Stephanie Kath and Assistant Director, Taylor Bartel want to thank the parents and dancers, for a fun […] Continue Reading

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