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Eastern Wyoming College Women’s Rodeo Team Leads the Region [VIDEO]

The Eastern Wyoming College delightfully quick duo of Jacey Thompson and Karissa Rayhill combined for 384 points and the Lancer Ladies are the #1 women's rodeo team in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. EWC hosted their annual spring rodeo last weekend in Torrington and Thompson came away with her s


Wyoming Medical Center Began Security Changes Immediately After March 4 Shooting

Within hours after a man entered the Wyoming Medical Center and fired multiple shots early March 4, hospital officials said they began changing security. "You have to maintain the vigilance, right, in highly emotional situations, and especially in the emergency department is a highly emotional area


LCCC takes two events at Eastern Wyoming

CHEYENNE – Laramie County Community College sophomore Brock Belkham claimed first place in tie-down roping at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo on Sunday in Torrington. The Flandreau, South Dakota, product posted a two-run score of 20 seconds. His first go-round time of 8.8 seconds was the fastest o


Man Arrested For Selling Drugs Outside Wyoming Walmart

A 33-year-old Utah man is behind bars after Rock Springs Police allegedly caught him selling a variety of illegal drugs outside the Rock Springs Walmart Store. According to a release from the Rock Springs Police Department, officers were called to the store at around 12:19 a.m. Thursday morning abou


Sales, gas tax revenue down

TORRINGTON – During her monthly report to the Goshen County Commission on Tuesday, March 19, Goshen County Treasurer Leticia Dominquez reported a drop in estimated sales tax and gas tax revenue for March.


High ozone levels prompt Wyoming DEQ to consider declaring emergency in Boulder

consider an emergency declaration on Friday. drastic action on Friday afternoon, the agency’s. been declared in Wyoming. “This would be unprecedented,” he said. ppb, an “ozone action day” is called.


Thompson leads EWC cowgirls at home rodeo

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Led by Jacey Thompson’s impressive all-around performance, the Eastern Wyoming College cowgirls earned a runner-up finish at the annual Lancer rodeo held this weekend in Torrington, Wyoming.


Winter Weather Expected To Blow Back Into SE Wyoming Friday

Southeast Wyoming residents can expect unseasonably warm temperatures through midweek, but changes are on the way towards the weekend, according to the Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service.


Planning and Zoning tables dog park

TORRINGTON – An application to turn an unused portion of a softball field in Jirdon Park into the Candy Thompson Memorial Dog Park has been tabled by the City of Torrington Planning and Zoning Commission so the applicants can conduct further research on liability insurance, infrastructure and possib


College rodeo still waiting for 'breakout' performance

After the second rodeo of the spring season, Gillette College coach Will LaDuke is still waiting for the Pronghorns to have a breakout performance. Instead, the Pronghorn men and women each placed fourth as teams at the Eastern Wyoming College rodeo in Torington. The men remain mired in third in the


One dead, two injured in Wednesday accident

LUSK – A California man is dead and two more injured following an accident Wednesday south of Lusk. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Ezquiel C. Castillo, 29, of Merced, Calif., was northbound, driving a 2018 Nissan Sentra on U.S. Hwy. 85 south of Lusk. The driver reportedly failed to negotia


Lions Club donates $2,000 to community center

LINGLE – Honoring a pledge made months ago, the Lingle-Fort Laramie Lions Club officially presented the Lingle Town Council with $2,000 for the new community center at a regular meeting Wednesday.


Bearcats pile up top finishes in Binfield Invite

While the chilly and wet weather conditions weren’t exactly ideal for a season-opening outdoor meet, the Scottsbluff track and field teams didn’t let that put a damper on an impressive performance during the Binfield Invitational on Saturday at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff.


Local Athletes Named to Western Conference All Conference Winter 2018

Local Athletes Named to Western Conference All Conference Winter 2018-2019. ALLIANCE: Mason Hiemstra, Joel Baker and Bradyn Palmer. Honorable Mention was given to Reece. as Colton Olson and Trevor Berry.


EWC set to host annual rodeo

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — The Eastern Wyoming College rodeo team is glad to be at home this weekend. Even though it takes a lot of time and effort to put on a rodeo, not having to travel and being able to compete in the home arena makes it all worth it for the Lancers.


Autoimmune survivor host event to help save others

TORRINGTON, Wyo. The month of March is known as Autoimmune Awareness Month and one local organization is hosting an event for the cause. Health Thyme will be providing a room full of speakers to discuss what autoimmune is and the advances to make it easier to live with it.


TMS students shine at History Day

TORRINGTON – Students from Torrington Middle School along with sponsors, Stephen Hart, Kelsey Walker, Mary Perkins, Dave Burrill and Kevin Derby traveled to Wheatland on March 15 to participate in the Regional History Day contest. Students selected their own topics and developed entries on this year


Rotary Club to host 18th annual wine tasting

TORRINGTON – “At the heart of being a Rotarian is the fundamental belief in serving others,” Torrington Rotary Club President-Elect John Hansen said in reference to this year’s theme for the annual wine-tasting gala: “Shamrock The World with Service Above Self”.


Teaching and training an everyday part of a park ranger’s life

GERING — Fourteen-year-old Justin Cawiezel got into the car with his mother. She drove him to Fort Laramie, Wyoming, so he could speak with rangers about becoming a volunteer. He was nervous on that first trip, but that quickly changed when he got to work. He met interesting travelers.


EWC announces new Human Services A.A. degree

TORRINGTON — Eastern Wyoming College has received approval from the Wyoming Community College Commission to offer a new associate of arts degree in Human Services. The primary student audience for this new degree is the student interested in a 2-year degree with job potential in the helping professi