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PLATTE COUNTY – In a county-wide collaborative effort to give young people the chance to “learn by doing,” 4-H has fostered community involvement, ag and industry education, …

WHEATLAND – With warm weather upon us, soon snake season will rear its head - now’s the time to schedule appointments if you want to consider getting your dogs vaccinated with rattlesnake …

According to Wyoming law, the County Clerk serves as the chief election officer of the county. I have served in that role since 2019 and am proud to continue a long tradition of fair and honest …

In a statement released April 16 by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office on its Facebook page, in addition to Record-Times inquiries of Wheatland Police Chief Doug Willadsen, the following …

  After consideration of comments made by 22 attendees of a public meeting in Glendo, in addition to an initial public meeting and board workshop in early April, the board of Platte …

  After a failed motion to postpone the vote until after the fiscal year, Platte County School District No. 1 board of trustees voted last Monday, 4-1, to approve the addition of …

To celebrate the community and past employees of the small-town, locally-owned grocery store in Wheatland, Thrifty Foods hosted a 96 th birthday party on April 13. They served cake, had cake walks, …

GLENDO – Following up on inquiries from parents of Glendo School students, Platte County School District No. 1 is considering re-scheduling to a four-day school week. Though the issue has been …

WHEATLAND — On Wednesday, February 28, the Platte County Record Times’ revamped website at pcrecordtimes.com will be unveiled.

WHEATLAND — While winter marches on, the Platte County economy seems to keep a steady pace with no desperate down turns. According to Platte County Economic director Tracy deRyk, sales tax collection was on the rise and unemployment in Platte County mirrors the rate in Wyoming overall, with Platte County’s unemployment rate dipping just a bit the past month. “Housing is steady as well as construction,” deRyk said. “Our employment rate is also holding steady.

WHEATLAND — “There is a cat feeding problem in Wheatland,” Chief of Police Doug Willadsen said. “Up until the new ordinance, these animals were not impounded.

WHEATLAND — Some members of the Platte County Republican Party recently expressed dissatisfaction or suspicion regarding the use of ballot machines for election polls. With scandal and media frenzy surrounding the last Presidential election results, voters are concerned that electronic counting methods could be suspect, or even tampered with.

WHEATLAND — The Platte County Chamber of Commerce, Platte County Repair, and Basin Electric Cooperative hosted the 25th Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet on Saturday night at the Agriplex to honor excepti onal ag industry contributors and businesses in Platte County.

WHEATLAND — An emergency meeting was called by the Wheatland Town Council to address the ever-worsening status of the Black Mountain water tower.

GUERNSEY — When high school students at Guernsey High School were approached about the opportunity to acquire CDL licenses through the Commerical Drivers’ License (CDL) program at Eastern Wyoming College (EWC), three seniors jumped at the chance. To sweeten the deal, Guernsey High School is footing the bill.

WHEATLAND — The Black Mountain water tower has been problematic in recent years and the continued severe weather has taken its toll. While there is research and planning underway to address these issues, it currently stands as-is.

WHEATLAND — After nearly two years of silence, a team representing Black Hills Energy addressed the Platte County Commissioners last week.

WHEATLAND — Power was knocked out city-wide last weekend when arctic temperatures seized the state. Electric department head Preston Meier, who has been with the Town of Wheatland for seven years, explained that an insulator broke on a transmission line.

It was officially bitterly cold this past weekend after a cold front swept through the area, prompting local schools to hold a “virtual school day” and most events to be canceled.

WHEATLAND — Since 1971 the Jenkins family has operated Jenkins Auto Body in Wheatland: a staple in the community for body work and paint after accidents, fender-benders, acts of nature and/or restoration.

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