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Fire Ban declared, road issues discussed by commissioners

WHEATLAND – Fire warden Aaron Clark said due to the fuel conditions and forecasted hot, dry weather, a fire ban for unincorporated areas will be in effect as of noon on June 14. The …

Guernsey State Park offers variety of activities

GUERNSEY—Not just every community has a state park within a couple miles of their city limits. If you’re looking for something different to do, Guernsey State Park is offering a summer …

Fishing in the Dark

I’d like to commend the Guernsey City Council for having the willingness to listen to the citizens who spoke out at a council meeting about the proposed ordinance governing the use of golf …

Sunrise tour set for June 22

by Vicki Hood SUNRISE—What do archaeology and iron ore have in common? You might be surprised! If you’ve missed it in the past, June 22nd is the day to save for …
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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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John H. Rebillet, Sr.
John H. Rebillet, Sr., 79, passed away Monday, May 6, 2024, at Box Butte General Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born May 5, 1945, in Torrington to Charles and Gladys (Neal) Rebillet. …
Josephine (Josie) V. Apodaca
Funeral Mass for Josephine (Josie) V. Apodaca, 90, of Guernsey will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Casper, officiated by Rev. Clark Lenz.
Dolores “Dee” Neifert
Dolores “Dee” Neifert, 90, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Davis Hospice in Cheyenne, surrounded by her family.
Dolores Teresa Neifert
A Funeral Liturgy for Dolores Teresa Neifert, 90, will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 1, 2024 at the Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church in Guernsey, Wyoming with Father Ray Moss as the Celebrant.
Daniel Lee Schleer
Daniel Lee Schleer, age 73, of Guernsey passed away on Monday, December 11, 2023, at the Platte Co. Memorial Hospital after a short battle with cancer.

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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Communication: teaching your child the key to success

4-H and Youth Development Educator Communication is key; we use it to get the kids out the door in the morning, close that deal at work, shop at the grocery store, or enjoying a cup of coffee with a …
Stacy Buchholz
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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 …
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