Tag Archives: Wyoming

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

IRS Scammers Active Again

Police are warning of potential IRS scams targeting South Central Wyoming residents. Scammers who identify themselves as federal agents are calling targets directly, and are demand payment of income taxes they say are delinquent. In other incidents, people have received recorded calls that direct them Continue reading

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate In Carbon County

Republican candidate for Governor Harriet Hageman will be in the Little Snake River Valley today to talk to voters. Hageman will discuss her vision and how she plans to protect Wyoming’s citizens and economy from federal overreach. She will attend three events today, starting at Continue reading

Second Wyoming Highway Death Of The Year

The second death to occur this year on Wyoming Highways took place earlier this week near Greybull. 28-year-old Simon Augedahl of Casper, rear ended a semi truck on Highway 14 Monday. Augendahl, who was not wearing a seat-belt when the accident occurred, sustained fatal injures. The two Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Dips

The Wyoming unemployment rate dropped slightly between November and December falling to 4.2% from 4.3%. According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the state’s unemployment rate decreased significantly from a year ago when it stood at Continue reading

Candidate For Governor In Carbon County

A Republican candidate for Governor will be in Carbon County Tuesday to talk to residents. Candidate Harriet Hageman is scheduled to speak at an introduction event Tuesday afternoon at 5, at the Platte Valley Community Center, in Saratoga. Hageman will also Continue reading

Cheney Calls For Investigation Of “Anti-Trump” FBI

Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney called for the FBI to be investigated in a recent interview, over what she referred to as an anti-Trump bias at the agency during the 2016 election. Cheney called for the investigation in an interview with the Wyoming Tribune Eagle last week, saying there were real Continue reading

Snowmobiler Dies In Avalanche

An avalanche killed a Utah man in southwestern Wyoming over the weekend. 35-year-old Brennan Walpole was in a group of about 15 riders when the slide occurred Friday afternoon around one. The group reportedly found Walpole after the Continue reading

Wild Horse Adoption In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility will be hosting a wild horse adoption event next weekend. The adoption will be held Friday January 5th and Saturday January 6th, from 9 to 3. The adoption will include approximately 60 female horses of various ages, which were Continue reading

34 Workers Died In Wyoming Last Year

Thirty four people lost their lives in workplace fatalities last year in Wyoming. According to a new report from Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, this is the same number of people who died on the job in 2015. The majority of deaths occurred on Wyoming Continue reading

66 Crashes In One Day On I-80 In Wyoming

The Wyoming Highway Patrol recorded 66 road crashes last Thursday along the I-80 corridor in Laramie, Albany and Carbon Counties. The department reportedly received calls for 27 crashes in Carbon County, 23 in Laramie County and 16 in Albany County by 3:30 Thursday Continue reading

Couple Arrested With 100+ Pounds Of Pot

A California couple was arrested over the weekend after officers found more than 100 pounds of marijuana in their possession. 24-year-old Nicholas Haws Continue reading