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Viking Honors Night rewards achievements

GUERNSEY —Nowhere is it more evident that hard work pays off than the annual Honors Night held each spring.   From the selection of the top students in each department at both the junior …

John Barasso, M.D., R-Wyo.

 Defending Wyoming’s access to our public lands

In Wyoming, we have always relied on access to America’s public lands for our way of life and our livelihood. It is essential for energy and mineral development, ranching and agriculture, …

Skills USA holds senior signing day

GUERNSEY —There was a time, not long ago, that signing a Letter of Intent for post-high school education was the day that high school seniors looked forward to…but most of them were …

Second golf cart ordinance reading protested

By Lisa Phelps GUERNSEY – After protests during public comments at the Guernsey council meeting last week, the second reading of ordinance 2024-03 regulating …
County News
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.

1910 tragedy highlights community helping neighbors in need

Dave Walsh shares the story of his family and how the community of Sunrise has been a critical part in their heritage.

HARTVILLE – “My family’s time in Sunrise was eventful, tragic, and short,” Dave Walsh said at a meeting of the Sunrise Historic and Prehistoric Preservation Society’s …

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Be Involved in Our Republic

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 …
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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July 18, 2023 Town of Guernsey Regular Meeting Platte County, Wyoming
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