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WY Man Sentenced & Fined for Threatening Several Elected Officials

One Wyoming man has been sentenced to prison and fined $10,000 for threatening elected officials. Christopher Kent Podlesnik, 52, of Laramie, Wyoming, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. A federal grand jury charged him with leaving voicemail messages threatening various elected officials on January 28, including US senators Cynthia Lummis and Jjohn Barrasso; US […]

Town of Future Experimental Nuclear Power Project Announced

The town that will be home to an experimental nuclear power project has been announced. Officials with Terrapower announced Tuesday they will build the natrium plant in Kemmerer. A coal-fired power plant operated by Pacificorp subsidiary, Rocky Mountain Power, is set to close in Kemmerer in 2025. Proponents of the project featuring a sodium-cooled fast […]

Fatal Vehicle Rollover near Rawlins

A driver and a passenger were ejected from a vehicle during a rollover crash on Interstate 80 near Rawlins, on Friday. Idaho-resident Bayron Amaya Torres, 18, died of his injuries at the hospital, according to the WHP. Torres had been the passenger during the crash. Torres and the driver had been traveling eastbound on I-80 […]

Laramie County FD Responds to Fast Moving CO Grass Fire

Laramie County Fire District No. 5 said on Monday that it has resources responding to a “large, fast moving grass fire” that is burning in Weld County, Colorado. LCFD No. 5 said., “Our department along with other Laramie County resources are currently responding.” The Colorado fire comes after the discovery of a grass fire on […]

Lummis and 2 US Senators Unveil Their American Energy, Jobs, and Climate Plan

U.S. Senators’ Cynthia Lummis, Dan Sullivan, and Kevin Cramer held a press conference to unveil their American Energy, Jobs, and Climate Plan. This plan would promote American domestic energy production and jobs, while reducing global emissions by up to 40% from today’s levels by 2050. The American Energy, Jobs, and Climate Plan promotes an all-of-the-above […]

Sam House Discusses Stigma Associated with VA

There’s no shame in going to the VA. Oh, absolutely. And I will tell you, that’s when I first got out of or back from deployment. The first thing you think of when you come in through the gate is, isn’t this the place where all the older people go? I’m too young for the […]

Laramie PD Dispatched to Assault & Later Arrested Resident

Last week Laramie Police officers were dispatched to a report of an aggravated assault in the 1300 block of north 3rd street. 46-year-old William Coco was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, two counts of burglary, aggravated burglary and interference with a peace officer, as well as numerous misdemeanors. The Laramie Police department would like […]