Tag Archives: Wyoming

Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

Wyoming Regains Control Of Wolf Management

Wyoming regained control of the management of wolves in the state, after a US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling removed federal endangered species regulations around the animals. Wyoming managed their own wolves from 2012 to 2014, when a judge Continue reading

WYO Coal Production Up, Jobs Down

Wyoming coal production is up so far this year according to numbers from the Wyoming State Geological Survey. State coal production in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 15 million tons when compared to the same time period last year. Powder River Basin Continue reading

Search Called Off For Missing Wyoming Man

The search has been called off for Michael Proberts, the Wamsutter man who went missing near Seminoe Reservoir last weekend. Authorities are fairly certain the 25-year-old drowned in the reservoir while on a kayak trip. During the six day search effort, boats fit with sonar along with dive teams were utilized Continue reading

Scammers Using Fake Facebook Profiles

Scammers are using Facebook to target potential victims in Wyoming. According to Sweetwater County Sherriff Mike Lowell the agency has received several reports recently, specifically in the Green River area, of fraudulent friend request being received. Scammers are duplicating peoples Facebook pages and are Continue reading

Man Thought To Have Drowned Still Missing

Search crews have yet to locate Michael Proberts who went missing near Seminoe reservoir over the weekend and is presumed to have drowned. Authorities are fairly certain the 25-year-old Wamsutter man never made it out of the water after launching his kayak Saturday Continue reading

Wyoming Man Missing, Presumed Drowned

Search and Rescue crews are looking for a missing Wamsutter man who is presumed to have drowned in the Seminoe Reservoir northeast of Rawlins. According to authorities, 25-year-old Michael Proberts went on a kayak trip to the reservoir Saturday morning and never returned. Proberts vehicle was located at the Red Hills Campground early Sunday morning, and his kayak, life vest, ball cap and kayak paddle were Continue reading

WYO Receives Money To Retrain Coal Workers

Wyomingb has been granted up to $2 million to help retrain individuals affected by layoffs in the coal industry. The U.S. Department of Labor grant will help Wyoming workers previously employed in the coal industry as well as those who worked in transportation or Continue reading

Three Arrested For Meth Distribution

Three Rock Springs Men were arrested on drug charges related to the sale and possession of methamphetamines. 26-year-old Quintyn Hart, 19-year-old Clayton Palmen and 37-year-old Bernhardt Peterson were all arrested Tuesday night, following a search of a residence 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

Rock Springs Man Dies In I-25 Accident

39-year-old Gary Osborn from Rock Springs was killed in an accident last Sunday on I-25 near Cheyenne. Osborn was traveling north in the south bound lane of I-25 when he collided head on with a vehicle being driven by 34-year-old Omar Varela. Osborne was not wearing his seat belt and died from injuries sustained in the accident. Varela and his passenger 21-year-old Miguel Continue reading

Wild Mare Trapping And Research Continues

The BLM and the University of Wyoming have announced they completed a portion of the Adobe Town Herd Management Area, wild mare bait trapping and research project, which is taking place in Sweetwater County. The group has collared a total of 14 mares so far in an effort to track their movement. The university will monitor the radio Continue reading