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Jaydon (left) and Jayson Spring explain some of the work they have done in the seventh-grade ag/mechanics elective class. They have practiced MIG, Arc, TIG, and AC/DC welding.   They took apart, cleaned, and repaired an old generator so it is “up and running,” and have been modifying a go cart to make it fit an adult, which Jayson said has been “quite a fun project!”

Chugwater charter school hosts first spring showcase

By Lisa Phelps lphelps@pcrecordtimes.com CHUGWATER — It was a full house for the school in Chugwater with school doors open to the community to visit the classrooms and see the accomplishments …

Demystifying medicare:

Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc. presented information on May 16th on how to understand and navigate the “Medicare Maze” in a question-and-answer format at Services for Seniors. Tisha Tuttle …

Six seniors, one grad student receive scholarships from Kiwanis Club

WHEATLAND – The Wheatland Kiwanis Club recently announced that six graduating seniors from Platte County School District No. 1 and one graduate student have been named recipients of its annual …

Ensuring a smooth ride

In preparation for Memorial Day Weekend, Wyoming Game and Fish Department contracted Ryan and crew of Hawkeye Digging in Torrington maintain the Grayrocks Reservoir public access area roads, blading …
County News
CHUGWATER – An appointment of a new mayor pro-tem was among the actions taken during the May 6 meeting of the Chugwater Town Council. Mayor Carol Ash cited the declining health of current …
WHEATLAND – Opinions and accusations were flying, but the jury is still out on the path that should be taken as the Platte County Commissioners decided whether to abandon or move easements in …
WHEATLAND – After approval by county commissioners to move the county’s North Tower communications antenna, emergency responders will have better signals than they’ve ever had. …
PLATTE COUNTY — After over 40 years as a financial industry leader and local community advocate, Kim Withers has officially declared her candidacy for the Wyoming State Senate in District 6. …
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Obituaries
Thelma May Valentine
A celebration of life for Thelma May Valentine, 92, will be held 1pm, Friday, May 31, 2024, at the VFW in Guernsey with Pastor Jason Miller officiating. Thelma passed away peacefully November 26, …
Joyce (Nagel) Laursen
A gathering to reminisce and honor the life of Karen Joyce (Nagel) Laursen, 74, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 7, 2024 at First Christian Church in Wheatland with Pastor Casey Schroeder …
Christine & Steven Schirmer
A celebration of life for Christine Penick Marlatt Schirmer and Steven Charles Schirmer will be at the Penick farm June 8th at 10 AM. Their ashes will be spread per their wishes. Following will be a …
Hugh Marion Jenkins 
Hugh Marion Jenkins, 87, of Wheatland left us to be with the Lord on Monday, May 13, 2024, at his home, one day before his 88th birthday. He was born on Thursday, May 14, 1936, in Lingle, to Sidney …
Daniel “Dan” Michael Dunn 
Daniel “Dan” Michael Dunn passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2024, at the age of 75, at Cottonwood Creek Assisted Living surrounded by his loving family after a hard-fought battle …

Combat vets to retire flags in ceremony

The stars and stripes proudly wave in the morning sunshine. Eventually, the toll of the wind and sun will put this flag on the list to be retired.

PLATTE COUNTY – A flag retirement ceremony will be held by the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association in Guernsey on June 14. The public is welcome to attend the event from 5 – 6 p.m. at …

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Republican governors oppose two WHO proposals under negotiation

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Twenty-four Republican governors, including Gov. Mark Gordon, joined together Wednesday to write a letter to President Biden, stating their united opposition to two proposals …
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Stacy Buchholz
4-H and Youth
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Friend or Foe? It is snake season
PLATTE COUNTY – Over the last weekend, my family and I were traveling some backroads and found that our creepy, crawly friends have come out of hibernation. Many of these backroad snakes were, …
Lisa Phelps
Sunset reflections
U nless you see it, it’s hard to grasp. That’s a bit of an understatement because I’m talking about an amazing double rainbow that spanned the entire county, from north to south I …
Lisa Phelps: Sunset Reflections
Roses. Flowers. Chocolate and cute little red hearts and notes of affection. You know what I’m talking about because it has become such a tradition in our world every February 14 to share something sweet (whether poetic prose, a gesture, or actual goodies) with a “sweetheart.” (See what I did there?)
Legal Notices
Public Notice No. 11665.
Public Notice of Petition for De-annexation Of Property from the Town of Chugwater Due to a map error, the following notice replaces the previous announcement of a petition for de-annexation. …
Public Notice No. 11664.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HEAR YE HEAR YE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN – Robert Herrin has filed an application for a Variance in a Residential District, located at 1552 Elliot Street, Wheatland, WY …
Public Notice No. 11663.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HEAR YE HEAR YE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN – High Plains Thunder Wrestling Club has filed an application for a Special Use Permit in a Residential District, located at …
Public Notice No. 11662.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Black Mountain Tank Demolition Project Notice is hereby given, that the Town of Wheatland, Wyoming will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM, Local Time June 4th, 2024, for …
Public Notice No. 11660.
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CHEYENNE, WYOMING NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF AND FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK Notice is hereby given that the Wyoming Department of Transportation has …