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Guernsey Gazette

Geodome being built at Wheatland High School

WHEATLAND – Stepping into the Ecology area at Wheatland High School is similar perhaps to what Henry David Thoreau experienced when he would go to write overlooking Walden’s Pond. Although Wheatland High School doesn’t boast a glacial lake, the twin ponds in the Ecology area adjacent to the...
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Local Platte County youth do well at SkillsUSA Nationals

ATLANTA, GA – The group of kids from Platte County started four years ago with only a handful of students. In four years’ time, the group has gone over 60 in number, they have done everything from remodeling a vintage Guernsey building, began work on the oldest YMCA in Wyoming and have had an adviser in Troy Reichert who was awarded the Wyoming adviser of the year in April, I was selected the Region 5 adviser of the year. Winners from all 5 regions in the United States were recognized on stage and given a plaque. The adviser from region 1 was selected national adviser of the year.
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Elmira man charged with DWI after crash

Police arrested an Elmira man following a one-vehicle crash. According to a news release, State Police in Horseheads arrested Joseph J. Harper, 27, of Elmira for driving while intoxicated. The single car motor vehicle crash occurred in the town of Veteran. While interviewing the driver, the trooper detected a strong...

06.30.22 Budget Notice

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the final budget for Eastern Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services (EW BOCES) for the 2022-2023 fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, which is now being considered by the EW BOCES Board, will be held in the Tebbet Classroom Building, room T110, on Eastern Wyoming College’s main Torrington, Wyoming campus, on the 7th day of July, 2022, 12:30 p.m., at which time any and all persons may appear and be heard. Call to arrange for access via teleconference (866-EASTWYO or 866-327-8996).

Flag retirement ceremony in Guernsey proceeded despite windy conditions

GUERNSEY – Guernsey held a short flag retirement ceremony June 14 at the VFW building despite the windy conditions. VFW is Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the auxiliary includes the spouses, children or grandchildren of the veterans. “To belong to the VFW, you had to have had your boots...

Unknown talent sprung forth, blossomed into a business

WHEATLAND – Although not having any previous training in art, Lalonda Baker found a passion for it and following that, led her to opening Fine Art Framing, where she paints and frames, inspired by her life experiences and firm faith in God. Baker, besides working as a receptionist for...

Pony Express rides strong and hard

GUERNSEY—Nary an entrepreneur has been able to avoid a failed venture—short-run businesses are not unusual for a variety of reasons. The latest idea often ends up on the cutting room floor and America was literally built on the premise of who could come up with a better mousetrap. Ideas come and go and often with little fanfare—tossed into the bin of the forgotten and rarely mentioned again, if ever.

Lobos win four of six on the road

WHEATLAND – The Lobos have rebounded from early season loses and have found their sweet spot in the the last six games crossing the plate 36 times and garnering 46 hits. Considering a let-down game to Douglas who nearly no-heat the Lobos, those stats were mostly gathered in five games.
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Are we pleasing God?

I am getting calls from people who need understanding about the signs of the times and how to live through all the wickedness going on around us. How do we please God in all the tragedy? The Bible has all the instructions we need to follow. They will bring us through whatever is coming. Remember, our Lord knows about the unknowns that come our way. Seems like every day a new tragedy happens. Gloom and doom is everywhere, but we must not allow ourselves to fall into the trap of the media. Let’s purpose in our heart to see all this from God’s perspective. It's found in His Word!

Allison Brummell of Torrington Signs with Chadron St. for Track

Torrington track athlete Allison Brummell will continue her career at the collegiate level at Chadron State in Nebraska. Brummell's specialty is the triple jump and she won the 3A outdoor state championship last month in Casper with a leap of 35 feet 6 inches. She also took 8th place in the long jump at 15-6.5 and 9th in the high jump as she cleared 4-8. Brummell took 2nd in the triple jump at the state indoor championship at 35 6.75 and placed 8th in the high jump at 4-10.