Tag Archives: Rawlins

90 Mile High Speed Chase

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were involved in a vehicle pursuit that spanned over 90 miles on Interstate 80. The episode began Tuesday morning when a Trooper stopped a SUV for exceeding the speed limit about 10 miles east of Rawlins. A K-9 team detected the presence of narcotics in the SUV. When the occupants were asked to get out of the vehicle, the driver started the vehicle and sped off with his girlfriend and her two kids, ages seven and Continue reading

Free Bird Walk And Identification Class

Bird lovers are invited to join in on bird walk and attend a free bird identification class this week in Rawlins. A free bird walk will be held Tuesday morning starting at 7:30, to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Participants will meet at the Conoco gas Continue reading

Wyoming Firewood Permits On Sale

The Bureau of Land Management is now offering firewood permits at the Pinedale, Rawlins, Kremmerer and Rock Springs field offices. Permits are available at the cost of $7.50 per cord, with a 2 cord minimum and 10 cord maximum in place. They can be Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Oil And Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District in Wyoming is looking for public comment on an environmental assessment, for a proposed oil and gas lease sale. Forty-seven parcels of land totaling over 74,000 acres will be offered within the district, Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins and Lander field offices are asking for public comment on a revised environmental assessment, analyzing a proposed wild horse gathering project in the Red Desert Wild Horse Herd Management Area Complex. The Red Desert Complex includes the Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek and Stewart Creek herd management areas, and is located in Sweetwater, Carbon, Continue reading

Construction On I-80 Near Rawlins

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced they will start a paving project next week on I-80 between Wamsutter and Rawlins.  They will be milling and re-paving a 10 mile stretch of highway between mile markers 186 and 199. Starting Monday, workers will construct the crossover ramps for the project which will require lane closures in the Continue reading

Three Deaths This Week On Wyoming Highways

Three traffic fatalities early this week in Wyoming have brought this year’s traffic death total inline with 2016 numbers. Rawlins resident, 59 year old Robin Banks died in an accident Monday afternoon 22 miles south of Jeffrey City. Banks rolled her vehicle due to high 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

High Speed Chase Ends In Rawlins

HIGH SPEEDOne man was arrested Wednesday morning, after he took police on a high speed chase from Casper to Rawlins. Police first made contact with 26 year old Adam Braun, south of Casper around 5 , but were unable to keep up with his vehicle as he was traveling at very high speeds. Officers later came into contact with Braun again, approximately 43 miles north of Rawlins. Police Continue reading

Sick Elk Near Rawlins

WYOMING FISH AND GAME SMALLThe Wyoming Game and Fish Department has received reports of sick elk near Rawlins. It is suspected that these elk may be suffering from lichen toxicosis, but that is not yet confirmed. The Wyoming State Wildlife Veterinary Lab will provide an analysis of the elk.  Wyoming has seen large deaths from lichen toxicosis in the recent past. Continue reading

Classic Air Medical to Hold Ribbon Cutting Today

craig-moffat-airportClassic Air Medical, a premier air ambulance service, will host a ribbon cutting this afternoon at the company’s newest base at the Craig-Moffat Airport. The new base, announced last month, is active and on call at all times. It’s staffed by a team of three personnel; a pilot, a flight medic, Continue reading

Classic Air Houses Aircraft in Craig

classic airClassic Air Medical, a premier air ambulance service, has stationed an aircraft in Craig. The company will base a fixed wing aircraft at the Moffat County Airport. Classic Air says the advantage of housing the aircraft in Craig can be seen by the high volume of local calls that they’ve seen from the surrounding area. Their Steamboat Continue reading