Archive - Nov 21, 2012 - News

Wyoming Students Create Ornaments for Washington D.C.'s Christmas Display

Wyoming Students Create Ornaments for Washington D.C.'s Christmas Display

Wyoming First Lady, Carol Mead, announced Wednesday that 24 ornaments made entirely by Farson-Eden Secondary School students will be proudly displayed on the President's National Christmas Tree Display in Washington D.C.

New Insignia for Wyoming's Training Center Command Soldiers

Sgt. Earl McCoy, of Guernsey, Wyo., assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard’s Training Center Command at Camp Guernsey, displays the unit’s new shoulder sleeve insignia on his uniform. The insignia was changed in recognition of the state and national mission the soldiers have in assisting units preparing for federal and state missions. (Photo courtesy of 1st Lt. Christian Venhuizen/Wyoming National Guard))

The days of the galloping horse-and-rider patch, worn by members of Wyoming's Training Center Command, are over. The yellow and light blue colors of the "Pony Express" insignia reference the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, which incorporated most of Wyoming into the Union.

Another Woman Arrested for Prostitution in Sheridan

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Another Woman Arrested for Prostitution in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A media release from the Sheridan Police Department confirms that there has been another woman arrested for prostitution in Sheridan. SPD Detective Jerry Rasmussen.

Cheyenne Confidential: How Wyo’s lawmakers spend your $3.4B

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A prayer is held before a session of the Wyoming Senate. (Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile — click to enlarge)

By Geoffrey O’Gara, WyoFile.com

Blow the trumpets! Put on a tuxedo! Declare a school holiday! Turn off “American Idol”! It’s the biggest thing since – since – since Taylor Swift, since the Twilight movies, since Zac Efron: THE WYOMING LEGISLATURE IS COMING!!!

Yawn.

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.

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.

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.

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.