Tag Archives: Wyoming

No St. Patricks Day Fatalities On Wyoming Highways

There were no fatal crashes investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Troopers conducted a total of 1,139 traffic stops, resulting in 17 impaired drivers being arrested. While troopers were primarily focused on identifying impaired drivers, they were Continue reading

Drunk Drivers May Run Out Of Luck This Weekend

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement officers will be out in full force over this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for drunk or impaired drivers. They will be conducting saturation patrols around the events and parties planned near in Northwest Colorado, in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. In calendar year Continue reading

Doctors Have To Offer Ultra Sounds Before Abortions

Wyoming doctors will now be required to offer abortion patients the option to have an ultra sound, before an abortion procedure is performed in the state. Governor Matt mead signed the bill requiring doctors to offer Continue reading

Mead Signs Bill To Promote Economic Diversity

To help promote economic diversification in Wyoming, Governor Matt Mead signed the ENDOW initiative bill last week. The ENDOW initiative establishes an executive council who will develop a comprehensive strategy focused on economic diversification. In statement, Mead said the Continue reading

LSRV Boys And Girls Advance To State Semis

The Little Snake River Valley Boys and Girls advanced in the Wyoming State Basketball Tournaments yesterday with wins over Arvada-Clearmont and Kaycee respectively.  They will both play in the Semi-Final round of the Tournament tonight in Casper. The Girls will play Encampment at 6 with the boys playing Continue reading

State Basketball Continues Through Saturday

State Basketball Tournaments in Colorado and Wyoming continue today through Saturday. The Little Snake River Valley Boys play Arvada-Clearmont today at noon at the Casper Event Center. Win that game and they will face the winner of the Stephens/Kaycee matchup tomorrow at 7:30 to see who advances to the State Championship, lose and they will play a consolation game tomorrow at noon. The Little Snake River Valley Girls play Kaycee in Casper this afternoon at 4:30. With a win the Girls play the winner of Continue reading

New Scam Alert

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam targeting people in the area. People have received phone calls from scammers who claim to be part of the Sheriff’s office who are soliciting donations. The callers, who have been male and female, seem to be targeting senior citizens. They have called Continue reading

Felony Charge For Killing Pets And Animals?

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed by the Wyoming House of Representatives this week that would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a Continue reading

Should Overdose Reporters Be Charged?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. A bill that would provide immunity to anyone who reports an overdose to authorities passed a first reading yesterday in the State Senate. The immunity would relate to possession Continue reading

Online Sales Tax Coming To Wyoming

Wyoming residents will now have to pay taxes on online purchases. A bill, which is expected to be signed soon by Governor Matt Mead, will require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases from the states residents and return the money to Continue reading

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

No Medical Marijuana Vote In Wyoming

An initiative that would have given Wyoming residents the opportunity to approve medical marijuana in the state, will not be on the ballot in 2018. A group, which has been collecting signatures for the initiative since 2015, failed to turn in the signatures they collected by the established deadline, which was last Tuesday. Despite the setback, medical Continue reading