Legislature just not the same without Hank, Clarene, Leland and Jimbo

The ghosts and/or spirits of Clarene Law, Leland Christensen, Hank Coe, and Jim Angell seem omnipresent when I think of the Wyoming Legislature. ... more



The Goshen County School District’s board of trustees voted to table the approval of Superintendent Ryan Kramer’s contract to the board’s March meeting. The matter was brought up again during a special meeting held Jan. 16. The board voted to approve Kramer’s contract extension through the 2024-2025 school year. Four board members voted against the extension: Chris Alexander, Bob Peterson, Wade Phipps and Matthew Cushman.... more

New Year's Resolutions should be meaningful, fulfilling

TORRINGTON – Despite its religious roots for many cultures, people and times in history, New Year’s is mostly a secular celebration worldwide, especially in the United States. Instead of making promises to God or gods, people make promises to themselves and focus purely on self-improvement or selfish indulgences.... more

On law and crime

I recently wrote about a local man who had been arrested after having allegedly struck a female with his vehicle at the intersection of Main Street (Highway 85) and West Valley Road (Highway 26). I have heard a great deal of criticism about law enforcement’s, the county attorney’s and the Telegram’s response to this matter. I would like to take a moment to explain some things.... more

Why Wyoming?

I’ve been asked recently, “Why do I live in Wyoming? Why would I want to?” At the time, I just responded with a quick answer, “I love it here and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.” I didn’t really think too much about it until afterward. ... more


Let the kids have a snow day

GOSHEN COUNTY – For many of us it’s an age-old, sacred tradition to wake up and see our school name scroll at the bottom of the television stating the district or school issued a snow day. An endearing tradition which lasted until recently when all of our lives abruptly stopped – at least for a short time.... more


Letter to the editor, Eisenbarth - 11/30/22

Dear editor, This past election ushered in a level of ugliness and nastiness never before seen in Goshen County politics. A large measure of a person’s worth is based on how we treat others. Maybe that is the politics of Florida and California but that is not who we are or what we are here in Goshen County. ... more


Holiday Greetings spread joy, cheer, love and a little bit of magic

TORRINGTON – The holiday season is upon us and one thing for certain is it tends to bring out a unique kind of spirit only found during the month of December.... more


Animals are not holiday gifts

We are rapidly approaching the holiday season – with that being said, animals are not holiday gifts; they are a “furever” home commitment.... more

Greetings neighbors

The General Election has come and gone. Though some of us may not have had the result we desired, it’s imperative to remember we are all neighbors in Goshen County, all people striving for the best for our community. ... more


Letter to the editor - Puebla - Aug. 24, 2022

Many accept the ACLU as mainstream, but history paints a radically different picture. Alliance Defense Fund is dedicated to exposing the myth ACLU works diligently for First Amendment rights. Since its establishment, ACLU has devoted itself to divesting America’s most cherished traditions, values, and laws.... more

'Cheers' to you, Angell

A legend in his own time, Jim Angell, 64, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne after a bout with cancer. ... more


Mask on ... Mask off

While running through the Newark International Airport in New Jersey last week to catch my flight after my first one was delayed, I thought to myself, “this sure would be easier to do without a mask.” ... more


Open Letter to the Community

I have a heavy spirit and a broken heart. I am so disgusted with the actions of the board of EWC that I had to write and stand up for the truth. ... more


Letter to the editor

Below are a few of the many benefits Medicaid expansion would have provided to Wyoming and Goshen County:... more