The cause of the fire was determined to be a heat lamp placed too close to combustible items in a trailer adjacent to the barn. Laramie Fire Department would like to remind you to be mindful of the distance to combustible materials when utilizing heat lamps to warm livestock, pets, and chickens.
The Adopt an Airman is meant to bridge Airmen into their new communities. But sometimes, this program does more than that. It brings together our shared humanity. The Adopt an Airman program helps Air Force Members anchor into their new communities.
“We’re really excited that we were able to provide this for them [CNCHD], and that they can come to Mills so the residents here are able to come a lot closer and not have to go to Downtown Casper to their appointments,” said Mills Community Development Director Sabrina Kemper.
“My former role at the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra as the executive director there I think really prepared me to move into this organization and be able to help continue to nourish the community not with music but with food,” said Bailey.
Charity Lafountain, the Victim Services Coordinator for Natrona County Sheriff’s Office, spoke to Wyoming News Now on May 18, 2022 about bystander intervention and the STOP method. As we near the summer months, you may encounter more situations where you can help someone out of an uncomfortable scenario.
Beginning May 17, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service fire staff plan to take advantage of windows of opportunity to conduct a cumulative 978 acres of prescribed burns on the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest. Daily decisions to burn will be dependent on fuel and weather condition alignment.
Wyoming is known to circle the wagons when someone needs help, and that’s exactly what a local mom did when she heard about the baby formula shortage. Local Mom Kathy Scigliano started a baby-formula Facebook group on Friday, after seeing a social media post about the formula shortage.”I was watching tik-tok and saw someone who said they were going to start a Facebook group and um just to basically to get information into their community on where baby formula was and so I thought I can do that,” said Scigliano.
Water woes for a Wyoming city continue due to leaks in its 100-year-old water system. The City of Rawlins remains under a water irrigation restriction. According to city officials who say they are working to fix the issues. The City council has re-allocated some ARPA and general reserve funds for immediate repairs costing about $2M.But Rawlins City Spokesperson Mira Miller says the city needs about 15 to 20 million dollars in water infrastructure repairs.
When preparing for deployment, Wyoming Air National Guard Civil Engineers train to be ready at a moment’s notice. “Our missions are generally base maintenance and base set up. So when we deploy, this is what we do in a deployed environment. We will actually build a base from nothing. Using all these tents and various systems,” said Master Sgt. Bradly Kechter, Structures NCOIC.Training begins in the classroom, but these guardsmen and women were out at F.E Warren Air Force Base practicing for emergency situations on Friday.
“I think less and less people are unaware of mental health. I think mental health has been dominating the picture the last few years... so I think one of the challenges we begin to surmount is how to get help, as opposed to just being aware of mental illnesses, how to manage mental illness since we all struggle with some form of it at this point,” said WBI Associate Medical Director David Martorano.
A new Wyoming company is popping up in Pine Bluffs. This Crypto Mining host named Crypto Knight’s held its groundbreaking event on Friday.Crypto Knight is the 1st Wyoming family-led crypto business to set up its facility in Wyoming. Wyoming’s Crypto-forward business practices and laws have helped it become one of the 1st states to pioneer legislation providing depository institutions, chancery court laws, and custody digital assets.
High school track athletes are doing their best to peak at the right time before next weekend’s state meet in Casper. This weekend, Natrona County High School was the site for the 4A West Track Regionals.
“That every day is different... You know we can have crazy crazy days where it’s non-stop radios and phones going off constantly, and we’ll have other days and even though there are bit of a slower days, we’ll still get a phone call for stuff that we’ve never had to deal with before, and so we’re trying to use our resources and get people connected where they need to be,” said Slominksi.