As a high school junior, pursuing a career in medicine was not on the radar for Dr. Lisa Scheppers. Describing herself as one who enjoys the process of long-range planning, she had her sights set on either a career in social work or computers. Then she enrolled in Don Kugler’s anatomy and ph…

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Looking forward to retiring after 40 years with the Wyoming Department of Family Services, Geri Zavorka Zeimens is eager to begin a new phase of her life. One of working with what she cherishes most, her family, friends and special interests. And she’s bound to invest 100 …

Using Chromebooks he obtained through grants, Martin McAndrew is helping a generation of Gering elementary students create relationships around the world. McAndrew’s own experiences living and working overseas gives students a new perspective on life through a pen pal program, they are meeti…

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A fourth generation of Griggs medical practices has arrived in the North Platte River Valley. Dr. Dane Griggs joined his father, Dr. Lance Griggs in July 2015 to carry on a family tradition as Griggs Family Dental.

At age 16, Ellyse Findlay was miserable and in pain. She could barely walk upstairs without running out of breath. Her joints ached from her ankles and knees to her back. The pain worsened and she knew she needed to do something. At 280 pounds, her weight was too much for her 5’10” frame.

The North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) continues Nebraska’s long history of conservation to be at the forefront of protecting and maintaining the states natural resources.

As a radiation oncologist at Regional West Medical Center, Dr. Mark Hartman is used to the long hours and stress that accompanies his job. Downtime is precious, and spending time outdoors on his horse or in a tractor is often his activity of choice.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Homesteaders in the early 1900s built the foundation of Goshen County. As a reminder of that era, the community named its museum in their honor: Homesteaders Museum.

Nicole Smith Photography is a place that continues in the tradition of authentic photography studios while putting a unique touch to craft. Nicole Smith, owner of the studio, said she combines traditional with a new way — what she might consider is all her own.

For nearly 40 years, Leithead’s has been among Torrington’s Main Street retail businesses. The family enterprise has outlasted Coast to Coast, Gambles, Ben Franklin, J.C. Penney, Montgomery Ward and several others.