Tag Archives: Wyoming

One Dies During Roll-Over And Semi Collision

An accident earlier this week in Wyoming resulted in the 14th highway fatality of the year in the state. 31-year-old Jason Harvard of Wheatland was driving on I-25, near Douglas, when he lost control due to icy conditions on the highway, causing the vehicle to roll, ending up in the passing lane. Harvard’s vehicle was then struck by a semi which Continue reading

Raccoons Test Positive For Distemper

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has issued a warning after multiple raccoons in the Rock Springs area have either tested positive, or shown signs of distemper. Most of the diseased raccoons were found along Bitter Creek between the Belt Loop and Grant Street. It is strongly recommend that all Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Wyoming’s unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, remaining at 4.1%, according to a new report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The national unemployment rate also stood at 4.1% in January. Wyoming’s unemployment rate is significantly Continue reading

Hunters In Wyoming Permitted To Wear Pink

Hunters in Wyoming will now be permitted to wear fluorescent pink while out on hunts. Governor Matt Mead signed a bill into law earlier this week which added fluorescent pink to the color options hunters in the state can wear. Wyoming will now join 6 other Continue reading

One Dead After Car And Semi Collide

Wyoming highway fatalities are slightly below where they were through this time last year, but are above the totals for this time period in 2016. The 13th Highway fatality of the year occurred Monday, when the vehicle of 45-year-old Thomas Nisbet of Green River, collided head on with a semi Continue reading

One Dead In Snowmobile Accident

A Florida man was killed in a snowmobile accident last week in the Uinta Mountains in Southwest Wyoming. Rescuers were called into reports of an accident near Whitney Reservoir Wednesday, where they found the man, who was in his late 30’s, along with 2 other Continue reading

11 Wyoming Highway Deaths This Year

A single vehicle roll-over last weekend resulted in the 11th highway fatality of the year in Wyoming. 33-year-old Shane Moulton of Star Valley Ranch, was driving on Highway 89 near Alpine, when he lost control, due to icy conditions on the road. His truck crossed the center line, eventually striking a guardrail. The vehicle tipped over Continue reading

New Wyoming Secretary Of State Selected

Governor Matt Mead selected Ed Buchanan, a former Wyoming secretary of state candidate and Laramie County prosecutor, to become Wyoming’s next secretary of state. Buchanan will serve the remainder of Ed Murray’s term, after he stepped down last month when he was accused of sexual Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam, where people are calling targets in Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming, claiming to be an employee of a  local law enforcement agency. The callers tell the victims they have a warrant out for Continue reading

Three Snowmobilers Rescued

Three snowmobilers were rescued last week in south central Wyoming. 22-year-old Caleb Bell of Fort Collins, 44-year-old Jay Leonard of Evans and 24-year-old Austin Wanamaker of Windsor were reported missing after they were last seen in the Lake Marie area, near the border of Carbon and Continue reading

Couple Arrested With 168 Pounds Of Pot

A California couple was arrested over the weekend, after 168 pounds of marijuana was found inside their moving van. 27-year-old Jesse Davis and 22-year-old Kelsey Hunsaker have both been charged with felony Possession of a Continue reading

Wyoming May Expand “Stand Your Ground” Law

A bill that would provide extended protections to anyone who uses deadly force under serious threat of bodily harm will be discussed during the upcoming Wyoming legislative session. The bill would provide protections against both criminal and civil Continue reading