Tag Archives: California

Man Arrested With 38 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after police discovered 38 pounds of marijuana in his possession. 32-year-old Brandon Lewin’s vehicle was searched Wednesday after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on I-80 near Rock Springs. Lewin received two felony drug charges related to the seized Continue reading

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after deputies discovered just under 200 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. 29-year-old Jorge Paniagua of San Diego was pulled over on I-80 Saturday, when a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Continue reading

Man Arrested With $300 Thousand Worth Of Pot

A California man is in custody after Sweetwater County deputies’ found marijuana in his vehicle. The vehicle of 36-year-old Daniel Hurtado was searched earlier this week, after a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. Following a search, more than 60 pounds of marijuana was Continue reading

Wildlife Offender Ordered To Pay Thousands

A California man was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and may lose his Colorado hunting privileges for life, after pleading guilty to committing a variety of wildlife crimes in Northwest Colorado.  29-year-old Kyle Odle will have to pay more than $16,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information to obtain a big game license, hunting Continue reading

Missing WYO Sex Offender Arrested In Colorado

Bruce Leon Harms, the sex offender that was missing out of Sweetwater County, was arrested Wednesday night in Grand Junction by U.S. Marshals. Harms has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender, which carries a possible penalty of up to ten years in prison and a $1,000 fine. Harms was originally convicted as a sex offender in Continue reading

Heavy Snow Through Thursday Night

After waking up yesterday morning, there was one four letter word on everyone’s mind, SNOW! We asked 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Meteorologist Don Day what made the recent storm so strong, and how much longer the snowfall will last.  Day says the storm resulted from a very moist jet stream pattern that moved off the Pacific Ocean Continue reading

Bus Carrying University Of Wyoming Band Crashes

No one was injured over the weekend when a bus carrying University of Wyoming band members to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego California, wrecked near Rawlins.  The crash occurred around noon Saturday. Four buses were traveling together when one was struck by a pickup that lost control after attempting to Continue reading

No Extradition For “Dating Game Killer”

156909_alcala_AJS_AJS“The Dating Game Killer” Rodney Alcala who was recently charged with the 1977 murder of Christine Thornton in Sweetwater County, will not be extradited from California to face the charges.  Alcala’s is currently being housed in the medical wing of Corcoran Penitentiary in California, Continue reading

39 Year Old Murder Case Solved

156909_alcala_AJS_AJSA California man has been charged for his involvement in a 1977 Sweetwater County homicide.

Murder charges have been filed against 73 year old Rodney James Alcala from California, following a 34 year investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office.  Alcala, a condemned California Department of Corrections inmate, has been charged with first degree murder, though it is Continue reading

Stopping Coal Exports The Goal Of The “Green Wall”

coal exportMayors on the west coast are teaming up with groups like The Wild Earth Guardians to form what they are calling “green wall” on the west coast of the United States. The goal of the group and the “green wall” is to Continue reading

Dems to Again Push Right to Die Bill

DEMOCRAT-2-300Colorado Democrats will try again next year to give terminally ill patients the option to end their lives with doctor-prescribed medication. A similar proposal last session failed. But supporters of the idea are hoping they’ll have momentum after California’s governor signed right-to-die legislation this week. Other states Continue reading

Mule Deer Foundation Starts up Wildfire Disaster Fund

MULE DEERThe Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) is starting a Wildfire Disaster Fund to raise funding to help restore western landscapes that have been devastated by massive wildfires. The Foundation will use 100 percent of the donations to the Fund for the restoration of mule deer and black-tailed deer habitat in areas impacted by fire. The Continue reading