Torrington, WY


Annual Christmas Cookie Crawl set to take place in City of Michell

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - The second annual Christmas Cookie Crawl takes place this Friday, December 9th from 3:00pm-5:00pm. This event will feature Santa, Music, Hot chocolate, and so much more. The way it works is, you begin at the Happy Dackle in Mitchell to receive your cookie box and a...

NPCC hosts Eastern Wyoming College

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Knights host the Eastern Wyoming Lancers whom they’ve already played once this season on the road. In the two teams’ previous matchup, the Knights got the win 63-60 over the Lancers. The Knights would drop the second matchup of the year between...

Alton 'Joe' Paul White

We are sad to announce the passing of (Joe) Alton Paul White of Torrington, WY. Joe passed away at age 70 November 16, 2022 surrounded by his life long partner and love of his life, Tanya. The celebration of life will be a private ceremony with only close family members present.

Lingle-Fort Laramie, November 30 High School 🏀 Game Notice

The Torrington High School basketball team will have a game with Lingle-Fort Laramie High School on November 30, 2022, 15:30:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p{margin:24px 0;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-size:16px;line-height:26px;letter-spacing:-.24px;color:#333}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon{background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child{border-bottom:none}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item{padding-bottom:32px;border-bottom:1px solid #f9f9f9}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card{padding:24px;border:1px solid #f2f2f2;border-radius:8px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams{display:flex;margin-bottom:26px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team{display:flex;flex-direction:column;flex:1;justify-content:flex-start;align-items:center}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs{width:40px;height:97px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo{width:120px;height:120px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name{margin-top:11px;color:#333;font-weight:600;font-size:16px;line-height:19px;text-align:center;letter-spacing:-.31px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item{margin-left:-8px;margin-top:8px;display:flex;align-items:center;font-weight:400;font-size:14px;line-height:20px;letter-spacing:-.15px;color:#888}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon{margin-right:4px;width:12px;height:12px;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}
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Van vs. deer collision near Morrill sends four people to hospital

MORRILL - Four people, including two children, were transported by ambulance to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the van they were in collided with a deer Sunday evening. Two other people in the Dodge Grand Caravan escaped injury, according to Nebraska State Patrol Spokesman Cody Thomas. He says the...
North Platte Telegraph

North Platte CC men hold off Eastern Wyoming, women fall short in comeback bid

The Knights needed some late-game clutch efforts in the closing minute to lock up a victory that looked as if it wasn’t going to be in doubt at one point. Bruce Carpenter scored five of his game-high 24 points in the final half-minute to lead the North Platte Community College men’s basketball team to an 84-77 win over Eastern Wyoming College at McDonald-Belton gymnasium.

Looking Back: Coyote trapping

The late Henry Tuma demonstrates a new way to catch a coyote while trapping in La Grange, Wyo., in 1938. At the end of the trapping line with several coyote pelts.

One injured in wreck that shut down local highway

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle, injury crash that occurred at 9:26 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, on state Highway 31 at milepost 5, 5 miles north of Swan Valley in Bonneville County. A 38-year-old woman from Torrington, Wyoming, was southbound on SH31 in a 2002 Ford F250 pickup. A 22-year-old man from Rigby, Idaho, was northbound on SH31 in a 2008 GMC Savana van. The Ford crossed the center line and struck the front of the GMC. Both vehicles came to rest in the lane of travel. The driver of the GMC was transported to a local hospital by ground ambulance. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. All lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 2 hours and the northbound lane was blocked for an additional hour. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
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Cougar notes: Clutch free throws lead EWC over WNCC men

The Eastern Wyoming College men’s basketball team buried 17-of-25 free throws compared to just six for Western Nebraska Community College as the Lancer men snuck out of Cougar Palace with a hard-fought 83-81 win that came down to the final seconds. EWC coach Tom Andersen said it was a...

Free Thanksgiving dinner set to take place in Morrill

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A Free sit-down dinner will be served at American Legion in Morrill on Thanksgiving. The dinner is provided by the Morrill Farmer’s Market and Wyobraska Community members. They will be serving from 11:30am-1:30pm, on November 24th. Cheryl Averill Marketing Manager says “We do deliver there...
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One person sent to hospital in vehicle collision in Scotts Bluff County

MITCHELL - The Nebraska State Patrol investigated a two-vehicle accident at mile marker 13 on Highway 26 near Mitchell at 7:30 a.m. Friday. State patrol spokesman Cody Thomas says Michael Martin, 26, of Torrington, rear-ended a semi-tractor-trailer, driven by Jonathon Hicks, 57, of Casper, in his Toyota Sedan. The semi-tractor-trailer was stopped at a railroad crossing.

Fort Laramie Council finalized office hours, treasurer’s salary

FORT LARAMIE – During a special meeting the Fort Laramie Town Council finalized its new office hours based on the salary and working hours of newly-hired town treasurer on November 14. During its special meeting, Fort Laramie town council members discussed an earlier monthly meeting in which they discussed...

Emergency responders helping local families

GOSHEN COUNTY – The Lingle Police Department, Fort Laramie Police Department, Lingle Volunteer Fire Department and Fort Laramie Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting programs aimed at aiding in-need families throughout the Goshen County area. The Lingle and Fort Laramie agencies are hosting “Giving Trees” at both Lingle and...

Pair of Lady Doggers earn postseason accolades

LINGLE – Two members of the Lingle-Fort Laramie High School volleyball team earned postseason honors. Junior Natalie Speckner led the way, making both the 2A Southeast Quadrant All-Conference and 2A All-State teams. She helped lead the Lady Doggers to a 14-14-1 record. The team came up one win of...

The 7 Best Restaurants In Torrington Wyoming

The City of Torrington, Wyoming, is a peaceful town with low crime rates and mixed culture, making it a unique place to visit. Surrounded by nature and warm weather, even in the wintertime, people say this is the perfect retirement city. Torrington is excellent for a weekend getaway with family...

Goshen County Start-Up Challenge Announces Pitch Night Winners

Three businesses were named winners at the first-ever IMPACT Goshen County Pitch Night, which took place Nov. 10 in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington. IMPACT 307 is a startup business development program of the University of Wyoming and a part of the...

#17. Goshen County, WY

- New cases per 100k in the past week: 61 (8 new cases, 0% change from previous week) - Cumulative cases per 100k: 33,911 (4,480 total cases) --- 9.4% more cases per 100k residents than Wyoming - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 447 (59 total deaths) --- 35.0% more deaths per 100k residents than Wyoming - Population that is fully vaccinated: 41.4% (5,469 fully vaccinated)

Funding, staffing shortages beleaguer youth psychiatric facilities

TORRINGTON — St. Joseph’s Children’s Home looks like a typical school. A manicured lawn leads to the orange brick building where children take K-12 courses in math, social studies and science. Inside, a library filled with books sits down the hall from a gym. On a Tuesday in November, a din rises from the lunchroom as elementary students eat.