Laramie News

I-80 Enforcement During April Week Nets Drugs, Arrests

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it made multiple arrests and seized more than 250 pounds of illegal drugs during a week-long enforcement initiative along the Interstate 80 corridor this month. The patrol says during the week of April 10-15, it deployed troopers with K-9 teams in the Cheyenne, Laramie, Rawlins, Rock Springs, and Evanston areas.... Continue Reading

Yellowstone is Addressing Sexual Harassment Report

  BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park’s maintenance division. Superintendent Dan Wenk told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle ( that the park has increased training and made sure employees know where they can go to report misconduct.... Continue Reading

Ex-Military Service Member Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a former member of the military has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual molestation of a child on military bases in Washington and Louisiana. Department of Justice U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes says 41-year-old Kenneth Descoteaux entered the guilty pleas for sexual abuse of a minor Thursday in Tacoma, Washington, as part of a plea agreement.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Volunteers Needed for 2017 Summer Special Olympics

On May 18th, 19th, and 20th over 900 athletes, coaches and partners from all over the Cowboy State will arrive in Laramie for the 2017 Special Olympics Wyoming State Summer Games competition. To give these athletes and coaches the best chance to have a fun and successful weekend volunteers are needed to assist during various competitions. ... Continue Reading
Fun Facts

April 27th Fun Facts

Today’s Fun Facts: Today is Prime Rib Day and Little Pampered Dog Day! Today’s number of the day:  50:  That’s the number of gallons of water used by an individual every day. Today in History: On April 27th, 1972 Apollo 16 returned to Earth after a manned voyage to the moon.... Continue Reading