Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Clark Allan to be a Circuit Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District serving Converse County, Wyoming. Sanford’s appointment fills the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge I. Vincent Case.
“Our coronavirus cases are growing far too quickly and we are facing a deeply concerning situation across the state,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with WDH. “It is up to all of us to help prevent Wyoming’s problem from getting far worse.”
Four active cases of COVID-19 have been detected on another floor of a residence hall at the University of Wyoming, prompting the university to take action to limit the spread of the virus in that group of students, employees and the broader community.
That collaboration is taking another step forward, with the aim of providing all community college students with the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the university.
Today, the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities (Board) joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators and businesses across the country to participate in the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water.
Since October 9, 2020 Laramie County School District has had 28 lab-confirmed cases of Coronavirus. These cases stem from students to staff. One thing that is stopping a school from being a breeding ground for the disease is mask usage.
On Friday, October 16, 2020 at approximately 6:20 PM the Colorado State Patrol responded to investigate a fatal crash in the area of Highway 2 and Turnberry Parkway. This location is in Commerce City, but the Colorado State Patrol responded as a Commerce City Police Officer was involved in the crash.
Wiltanger is an established leader in Wyoming and brings decades of diverse experience to Game and Fish. He formerly worked at the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation DCI for eight years, most recently as the deputy director.
Cheyenne Central sophomore cross country runner, Sydney Morrell, won the girls 5k in the 4A East Regional meet, helping the Indians to the regional title. Congratulations Sydney, you are Wyoming News Now's Prep Athlete of the Week!
Virtual visits with Santa are not a new concept, but in 2020 they are a wonderful and essential addition to holiday traditions. Chit-Chat with Santa allows families to schedule a call with Santa at their convenience. Everyone who wants to spend time with Santa joins a video call at their scheduled time and shares their holiday cheer and wishes.
How far did you travel to fish last weekend? In some areas of Wyoming, the fish journeyed just as far to their ideal water. The Cowboy State’s finned residents are among thousands of species of fish worldwide that migrate, and those movements are celebrated this week on World Fish Migration Day. World Fish Migration Day, observed on Oct. 24, is a one-day global celebration to create awareness on the importance of free flowing rivers and migratory fish. In Wyoming, the Game and Fish Department recognizes the importance of connected waters for fish and invests in fish passage projects with public and private partners.
Casper Fire-EMS was dispatched to the 1300 block of Trojan Drive for a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a single family residence with smoke from a chimney chase and attic area. Firefighters exposed hidden void space around a fire place and found fire in the framing of the structure and fireplace.
Officers responded to 3920 E. 12th St. (Loaf N Jug) in regards to an Armed Robbery with a knife.The employee stated they were at the register when a male entered the store and brandished a knife, demanding money from the register. The male then fled on foot with money from the store.
After having to quarantine for two weeks, the Laramie County Community College (LCCC) men’s soccer team returned to action, hosting tough competition in Real Colorado for a scrimmage. The Golden Eagles showed little to no rust as they won the scrimmage, 1-0.
The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce hosted an Economic Forecast presented by the DAPCPA to discuss the climate of the economy the US and Wyoming is facing from the beginning of the pandemic, till now.
In a little under ten days, the number of active coronavirus cases in Park County has spiked from 52 to 135, as of Friday, October 16. And that surge has put a strain on the services that local medical facilities can offer.
Whether you are on a ghost hunt or just looking for a thrill, these haunted places are sure to deliver. From the old west to the 1960s you’ll find spirits haunting historical sites, saloons, hotels and theatres throughout Wyoming.
Voters have 11 more days to vote early. Early voting is underway in the atrium of the Laramie County Governmental Complex, 309 W 20th St., Mon. through Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The last day to vote early is Monday, Nov. 2.
A popular recreation spot along the Snake River will be closed to the public beginning next week for routine maintenance. Starting Wednesday, October 21through November 15, 2020, the Walton Levee at Emily’s Pond on Wyoming Highway 22 will close to the public so that the U.S. Army Corps of engineers can perform rehabilitation work.
A South Dakota man accused in a widespread case involving the illegal trafficking of eagles and other protected birds has been sentenced to five years of probation and order to pay thousands of dollars to a wildlife group.