November 21st, 2012

WHP Intercepts Drug Shipment

(photo courtesy of Wyoming Highway Patrol)

Wyoming State Troopers discovered 23 pounds of marijuana in a false compartment of a pickup truck during a routine traffic stop on Monday. The driver, 38-year-old William Ritter of Virginia, was pulled over for speeding on Highway 287, six miles south of Laramie.

Woman Accused of Attempting Murder Via Eye Drops

An 18-year-old Natrona County woman has been accused of trying to kill her stepmother with eye drops.

SCSO Investigating Stolen Engine, Needs Tips

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding the theft of a hot-rod engine. Sergeant Mike Gale explains what happened.

November 21st


SHERIDAN COLLEGE BASKETBALL - The Sheridan college Generals lost at home against Eastern Wyoming Tuesday night in overtime 91-82.

The Generals fall to 6-2 they led the whole game until they gave the game away. With three seconds to play and leading 70-68 the Generals turned the ball over and committed a foul.

Eastern converted two free throws to tie the game at 70 then blew the Generals out in overtime, after the loss Head coach Steve Smiley says that's as bad a loss as any team can take.

USFS Discusses Gilead Fire Area's Future, Part 2

Previously we looked at how strained budgets, WUIs or Wildland/Urban Interfaces and safety priorities shape the policies for wildfire prevention and suppression on the Bighorn National Forest.
Today we will discuss how the landscape itself dictates how and where or even if mechanical treatments can be done.

Buffalo Council Awards Bid For Clear Creek Feasibility Study

Buffalo's City Council awarded the bid for a feasibility study on the old Clear Creek School building to Nelson Engineering of Buffalo.

Maintenance Contract Awarded For Judicial/Justice Center

Johnson County's Commissioners awarded the maintenance contract for the judicial/justice center complex to Powder River Heating and Air Conditioning of Buffalo to provide maintenance work on the heating and air conditioning systems of both buildings.


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Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-90 While Helping Another

Tow Truck Driver Killed on I-90 While Helping Another

A 65 year-old Gillette tow truck driver was helping another driver when he became the victim of a fatal hit and run on Interstate 90 near Gillette Sunday morning. Larry G. Schofield was operating the controls of his rollback tow truck in the emergency lane, in the process of helping someone who collided with a deer, when he was struck by a pickup truck. Chris Foy has more.