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Midday News – May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014 – 11:44 am | Comments Off
Midday News – May 15, 2014

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HEADLINES: Peace Officer Memorial Day… Crash Kills Three… Flag Notification… Brooks Lake, Pinnacle Campground Closed… Filing Period Opens… Commission Approves Eight Mile Road Project.
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Commission Approves Eight Mile Road Project
May 15, 2014 – 11:39 am | Comments Off

(Lander) – At its meeting this week, the Fremont County Commission accepted a low bid of just over two million dollars for asphalt overlay project on Eight Mile Road.
The low bid was …

Filing Period Opens
May 15, 2014 – 11:36 am | Comments Off
Filing Period Opens

(Lander) – Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese says election season is upon us and the candidate filing period opens today.
Freese adds there are rules regarding the support or opposition of a candidate.
She …

Brooks Lake, Pinnacle Campground Closed
May 15, 2014 – 11:34 am | Comments Off
Brooks Lake, Pinnacle Campground Closed

(Dubois) – Two campgrounds on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will remain closed during the upcoming summer months so hazardous trees can be removed.
To ensure public …

Flag Notification
May 15, 2014 – 11:28 am | Comments Off
Flag Notification

(Cheyenne) – Governor Matt Mead has ordered that both the U.S. flag and the State of Wyoming flags to be flown at half-staff statewide today in honor of Peace Officer’s Memorial Day.
The …

Crash Kills Three
May 15, 2014 – 11:27 am | Comments Off
Crash Kills Three

(Gillette) – Three people were killed and at least three more were injured when a bus slammed into a line of eight vehicles stopped in a construction zone about ten miles south …

Peace Officer Memorial Day
May 15, 2014 – 11:23 am | Comments Off
Peace Officer Memorial Day

(Lander) – Today is National Peace Officer Memorial Day and deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office are wearing a black band over their badges to symbolize the mourning of officers killed in …

Midday News – May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014 – 2:32 pm | Comments Off
Midday News – May 14, 2014

Listen to the Wednesday broadcast: Greybull Man Dies in South Pass Crash… Help a Veteran and Win a Harley… Injunction Dies… Game & Fish To Hold Public Meeting In Dubois

Game & Fish To Hold Public Meeting In Dubois
May 14, 2014 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off

(Lander) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a public meeting to gather input on proposed 2014 gray wolf hunting seasons, changes to license issuance and hunter safety regulations on May …

Injunction Denied
May 14, 2014 – 2:18 pm | Comments Off

(Casper/AP) – Federal judge Scott Skavdahl in Casper has denied a request from Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming to block provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
The Lander-based Wyoming Catholic College and other …

Help A Veteran And Win A Harley
May 14, 2014 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off

(Dubois) – The Dubois-based Chance Phelps Foundation is hoping you win a Harley Davidson motorcycle and their non-profit foundation can send dozens of American veterans and their families to Warrior Week in …

Greybull Man Dies In South Pass Crash
May 14, 2014 – 2:16 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – A 47-year-old Greybull man died in a crash Monday evening on South Pass.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Thad Cheatham was eastbound on Wyoming Highway 28 when he lost control of the …