Sawmill Canyon Fire Update
The Sawmill Canyon Fire at over 14,000 acres is now 50 percent contained. The was reported on Saturday, July 14, located 7 miles southeast of Glendo.
Authorities Respond to A Trailer Explosion On South Side
The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an early morning explosion that destroyed a trailer home on the south side of Cheyenne.
Gov. Mead Appoints New DCI Director
Governor Matt Mead has announced that Steve Woodson will be the next Director of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. The DCI is part of the Attorney General’s office and is Wyoming’s chief law enforcement agency.
U.W. Athletes Are Good Students Too
University of Wyoming student-athletes not only enjoyed some of their most successful seasons on the playing field this past academic year, but they also posted their highest combined annual grade-point average in over a decade.
Sheridan Group to Receive Veteran’s Homeless Prevention Grant
Sheridan Volunteers of America Northern Rockies was one of 151 recipients of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Supportive Services for Veteran Families homeless prevention grant.
Workforce Services Taking Leadership Academy Applications
Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says agency employees can apply for the agency’s leadership academy. A cousin of one of the two victims stabbed to death at a Hudson home earlier this year is accused of beating up one of the murder suspects in the Fremont County jail.…
U.W. Professor Awarded for Work on Polar Bear Conservation [AUDIO]
Union Pacific Railroad’s legendary steam locomotive no. 844 will pull the “Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days” train. Doug Randall reports. A University of Wyoming adjunct professor has been selected to receive a leading award for animal conservation. Click past the jump to listen …
New Agriculture Bulletin Available [AUDIO]
Authorities are scaling back their search for a 9 year old Utah boy feared to have drowned in the south fork of the Shoshone River in Wyoming. Doug Randall has the details. Traditional and alternative farm crops, specialty crops including vegetables, turf grass variety trials and weed control are am…
U.S.D.A. Streamlines Disaster Declaration Process
Counties whose farmers are being hit by heat and drought will find it easier and faster to be designated as agricultural disaster areas under some new rules announced by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Cutthroat Trout Flourishing in Hoback River [AUDIO]
Dr. Mack Sewell started work this week as the state’s new occupational epidemiologist in the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. Biologists say the number of cutthroat trout in the Hoback River has surged in the past few years, since a fish stocking program was phased out. Doug Randall h…