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Thanksgiving Fun Facts

Thanksgiving is a special holiday for many reasons, Katelyn O’Shaughnessy has some of the most interesting Thanksgiving facts. The day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for plumbers. Black Friday isn’t just big business for retailers: Plumbers and drain cleaners get in on the action, too. According to Roto-Rooter, the day after […]

Gov Launches WY Innovation Partnership with First Investment of Federal Funds

A new effort to better diversify and grow Wyoming’s economy and workforce will receive a major boost with the allocation of $27 million in federal funding by Governor Mark Gordon. The American Rescue Plan funding will help cover the first year of the newly launched Wyoming Innovation Partnership, Also known as WIP. WIP is intended […]

WY DOT Selects Companies that will Complete 8 Projects Around WY

WY DOT Selects Companies that will Complete 8 Projects Around WY

The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded over $41 million in contracts for eight Wyoming Department of Transportation construction projects during its November 18 business meeting. The projects include, work on approximately 8 miles of Interstate 80 in Carbon County that includes bridge rehabilitation. Work on the Parsley Boulevard Bridge over I-80 in Laramie county to include […]

Mississippi Suspect Apprehended in Shoshoni

A Mississippi murder suspect was apprehended in Wyoming this weekend. Shoshoni Police Department officers were dispatched to meet with a male subject who had been involved in a minor physical altercation at approximately 10:36 p.m. Saturday on the 300 block of W. 2nd Street in Shoshoni. While investigating the alleged assault, Shoshoni Police Chief Chris […]

Cheyenne PD Arrest Car Theft Suspect After Fiery Crash

A stolen car pursuit in Cheyenne ended with a fiery crash with luckily no injuries. On Thursday at 1:25 p.m. Cheyenne Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle near the 1000 block of West 5th street. The alleged thief identified as Jason Nelson, 50, of Cheyenne, entered and stole a Buick […]

2015 Yellowstone Oil Pipeline Spill Settlement

2015 Yellowstone Oil Pipeline Spill Settlement

A Wyoming pipeline company has agreed to a $2 million settlement for damages caused by a crude oil spill that fouled a section of the Yellowstone River in eastern Montana. The 2015 spill was just upstream of Glendive and contaminated the city’s water supply. The agreement announced Wednesday with Bridger Pipeline LLC includes a restoration […]

Man Arrested After 100mph Chase Shootout with WY Trooper

Man Arrested After 100mph Chase Shootout with WY Trooper

A man is behind bars following a high-speed chase and shootout with a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper. Lt. Kyle McKay says it all started around 11:11 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, when a trooper tried to stop the man, who the patrol has yet to identify, for speeding on Interstate 25 in Cheyenne. “The driver failed […]