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Wyoming to get Rid of Teton Image on License Plates

By: stannate
  CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is preparing to launch new license plates that feature a view of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that drivers will be able to get the new plates that feature an image of the forest’s Lower Green River Lake and Squaretop Mountain starting next year.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Officials Consider Repairing or Replacing Prison

By: Tim (Timothy) Pearce
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers must decide whether to repair the crumbling state prison in Rawlins or spend even more to build a new facility. Shifting soils have caused cracking in the prison walls. Engineers say options range from spending $65 million to repair the existing prison up to $195 million to build a new one.... Continue Reading

Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

By: Moxieg
Today’s Fun Facts: Today’s Drink Beer Day and it’s also Ask A Stupid Question Day too! Today’s number of the day: 65:  That’s the number of pounds of clothing thrown away by the average American each year. This is day 272 of 2016.... Continue Reading

Verizon Cell Customers

Laramie Police Patch
Albany County Emergency Management has been  Notified that there are Utility Problems for Verizon Customers.  Dispatchers request that following number be used to report  911 Emergencies within Albany County using your Verizon phone until Verizon Services have been restored. 307.721.2526 Albany County Emergency Management will be sending out a Code Red Message for residents that have subscribed.... Continue Reading

Two in Custody After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit North of Cheyenne

Wyoming Highway Patrol
Two Billings, Montana residents are in custody after leading a Wyoming State Trooper on an early morning chase northwest of Cheyenne on September 26th. Justin Fuller, 25 years old, and Taylor Graves, 18 years old, were both taken into custody after the vehicle chase and a brief foot pursuit ended in a pasture near Laramie County Road 216 and Wyoming State Highway 211 (Horse Creek Road).... Continue Reading

Ag Appreciation Banquet

agri
The Agri Business Committee is hosting an Ag Appreciation Banquet Thursday, Oct. 20th. The event will be held at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center 222 South 22nd St. General Admission: $700 for a table of 10 and Individual Tickets: $50.... Continue Reading

Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

By: Fiona Hodge
Today’s Fun Facts: Today’s Love Note Day, World Contraception Day, Health Information and Technology Day, and National Fall Foliage Week! Today’s number of the day: 12:  That’s the number of people killed while taking selfies each year.   Today in History: On this date in 1914 the Federal Trade Commission was established.... Continue Reading

Possible Land Trade Worries Wyoming Sport Enthusiasts

By: m01229
  CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Sports enthusiasts are worried about a possible trade of land run by the federal government, the state of Wyoming and a Casper businessman. The businessman wants the state to trade its land in the Laramie Range in southeast Wyoming to him for another parcel somewhere else.... Continue Reading

Author Sam Western Urges New Take on Wyoming’s Economy

By: oatsy40
  SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Author Sam Western urged a gathering of mostly graduates of leadership programs in Sheridan County to begin a new conversation on Wyoming’s economic future. Western says Wyoming residents and leaders have gotten a pass for years to avoid difficult conversations about the future of Wyoming’s economy.... Continue Reading

Yellowstone Wildfire Season called One of Worst in Decades

By: Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington
  JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The wildfire season this summer in Yellowstone is being called the worst in decades. A larger percentage of Yellowstone National Park burned this summer than in any year since 1988. The wildfire season of 2003 was also one of the worst in terms of drought and acreage burned.... Continue Reading