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WHEATLAND — Libbey Elementary second graders surged into the ‘old junior high’ gym for a morning of discovering career and job options in the far-off future of adulthood. It was a …

HARTVILLE – Lifelong Glendo area ranchers Sandra Sommers and her son Lloyd recently shared memories with an audience in Hartville. In an informal question-and-answer format she discussed some …

WHEATLAND — Since 1974, Services for Seniors has been making an impact in the lives of county residents, and is still going strong in 2024. In celebration, a party—complete with gold-leaf …

WHEATLAND – Get ready to go on an adventure with Wheatland Thespian Troupe’s performance of “The Arabian Nights” by Gay Monteverde at 7 p.m. April 11 and 12, and 1 p.m. April …

WHEATLAND — Spring is officially here; however it comes at the tail end of an unusually dry winter after predictions of abundant snowfall. November and December resulted in less than 12” …

GUERNSEY – Construction on Guernsey's waterline project is now in full swing, as announced by Mayor Ed Delgado at last week's council meeting.   Pavement was roto-milled along …

WHEATLAND —  In the upcoming 2024 elections, voters across the United States will head to the polls to cast their ballots for federal and state offices; and in many cases, county or city …

WHEATLAND – It is more than Arts & Crafts on Thursdays at the Services for Seniors Activity Center. It is friendship. It is conversation and encouragement. It is freshly popped popcorn and …

WHEATLAND — Economic wellness in Wheatland is holding steady, according to Platte County Economic Development director Tracy deRyk.   “There has not been much movement this …

GUERNSEY – The Town of Guernsey was notified by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality in February of a violation in the frequency of water sampling.    The town’s …

WHEATLAND – A high school diploma, then what? Every high school student will answer that question a little differently, so how do you develop a program to meet the needs of all those students? …

WHEATLAND — In 2022, Community Action of Laramie County (CALC) conducted a needs assessment in Platte County. Since that time, the agency has again been contacted to inquire about help with a …

WYOMING — As the 67th Legislature once again considers Wyoming residential property tax proposals in the 2024 Budget Session; it is my hope that they will take into consideration all the contributing factors of the property tax system and the local services it provides. Any changes in the property tax system must provide immediate and targeted relief with a measured approach.

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. We don’t …

WYOMING — A caring reminder comes from central Wyoming, where an elderly resident unintentionally shared her Social Security Number and/or Medicare number over the phone. This incident occurred late on a Friday afternoon, a time when banks were closed, amplifying concerns about potential risks that could unfold over the weekend.

WHEATLAND — In the name of conservation, climate change, population control, and alternate energy sources, the livelihood and very fabric of ag and ranch communities are at stake, according to Jerry Cundall, lifelong rancher, Platte County resident, and chairman of the Platte County Republican Party.

CASPER — “After a courageous battle with cancer, Bobbi is now at peace and at home with the Lord,” US Senator (R) John Barrasso said in a statement on Thursday, January 25, one day after his wife Bobbi’s passing. Barrasso also added that Bobbi was a leader and fierce advocate for Wyoming.

WHEATLAND — The isolation that becomes an almost unavoidable circumstance in the life of a caregiver can result in feelings of oppression, frustration, and loneliness. Caring for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia is a full-time job. The effects on a person with this disease is devastating and progressive.

CASPER – Wheatland High School’s Thespian Troupe 605 brought home awards and accolades from the annual State Thespian Festival held at Casper Community College in December.

WHEATLAND — Did you know that Platte Paratransit, based in Wheatland, offers transportation for medical necessities such as dialysis treatment, chemotherapy, or other medical appointments to residents in Wheatland, Guernsey, and Chugwater? They also provide transit to a residence if the patient was transported to a hospital via ambulance after an injury, illness, or emergency, such as a car accident.

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