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Talented teen thespians to travel

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 25th, 2015
WHEATLAND - The Wheatland High School Drama Club presented a performance last weekend at the auditorium, but that was just the beginning.
The kids will be traveling to Laramie Dec. 3, 5 to participate in the Wyoming High School State Drama Competition.
The annual event started in 1972 as a gathering of schools to present performances, it became a competition

Plans for quiet zone underway in Glendo

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 25th, 2015
GLENDO, Last Wednesday, the Glendo Town Council held a special meeting to discuss various issues, including a proposed Quiet Zone for trains passing through Glendo.
Dan Kline, a planner with WYDOT, gave a presentation on a proposed plan that would include both railroad crossings for the town.
According to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) web site, "a quiet zone is

Town of Chugwater considers options for gas station

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 25th, 2015
CHUGWATER, During a special meeting and workshop on Monday, Nov. 16, the Town of Chugwater discussed the upcoming budget shortfall for the State, as well as options for a future project to bring a gas station back to the town.
According to a 2013 article in the Huffington Post, a driver slid on ice and plowed into the front of

Guernsey teacher killed in car accident

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
GUERNSEY--The community of Guernsey is mourning the loss of a Platte County School District No. 2 teacher this week, following a fatal automobile accident Saturday evening.
Jason A. Harmon, 31, was killed approximately two miles north of Chugwater on Interstate 25 when he was involved in a collision with a deer in the roadway.
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol,

Special event at WHS honors veterans

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
Last Thursday Wheatland High School held a Veterans Day Service with music by the band and Entertainers choir, a quick history of the origin of Veterans Day by Principal Frank Jesse, descriptions of the different military flags by Brian Boaz, and an address by local Veteran Lee Alley.
In his address Alley spoke about a veteran who had

Employment opportunities, career information, and more offered at local job fair

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
WHEATLAND, Platte County residents will have the opportunity to explore new job opportunities and career paths next Tuesday, Nov. 24, at a unique job fair hosted by the Wheatland Rural Electric Association and Platte County School District #1. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and will take place at the Platte County 4-H Building

Tabletop exercise held in Guernsey

Posted: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
GUERNSEY, Last Tuesday, representatives from over 20 local emergency response and management organizations met at Camp Guernsey to participate in a tabletop training exercise hosted by the Camp, as well as Platte County Emergency Management. It is the first of what is hoped will be a series of similar trainings.
Major Michael Fields, Range Operations Officer at Camp Guernsey,

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