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Wyoming News from AP
June 12, 2014 – 12:46 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

NEW MEXICO SLAYING
Suspect in New Mexico slaying arrested in Wyoming
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal shooting in New Mexico has been arrested on charges of stabbing a woman in Wyoming.
The Gillette News-Record reports 36-year-old Charles …

Midday News – June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off
Midday News – June 12, 2014

Listen to the Thursday broadcast: YNP Visitation Increases… Packhorse Race This Weekend… Operation Jessica… Tribal Liaison Quits… South Pass Paving… Great Lakes Aviation Continues Descent.

Great Lakes Aviation Continues Descent
June 12, 2014 – 12:18 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – Wyoming’s only airline reports its passenger numbers were down 62 percent in May compared to the same month last year.
The Wyoming Business Report says the airline, which serves Riverton Regional …

South Pass Paving
June 12, 2014 – 12:16 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) – A pair of asphalt pavement improvement projects are under way on Wyoming Highway 28 over South Pass.
Wyoming Department of Transportation engineer Erik Smith says those driving between Lander and Farson should …

Tribal Liaison Quits
June 12, 2014 – 12:15 pm | Comments Off

(Casper/AP) – The Eastern Shoshone’s tribal liaison to the Wyoming Legislature and the governor’s office has resigned, saying officials showed little respect for the position and discriminated against her because she is …

Operation Jessica
June 12, 2014 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – Last week, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in conjunction with the U.S. Marshal’s Service, conducted “Operation Jessica” on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Operation Jessica is intended to ensure those convicted …

Packhorse Race This Weekend
June 12, 2014 – 12:11 pm | Comments Off
Packhorse Race This Weekend

(Dubois) – The Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse race will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Dubois Town Park.

Teams will break down their camp, pack one horse, saddle two other horses and trot …

YNP Visitation Increases
June 12, 2014 – 12:05 pm | Comments Off
YNP Visitation Increases

(Jackson) – Visitation to Yellowstone National Park for the first five months of 2014 is up almost six percent compared to the previous year.

Through May of this year, over 415,000 people had visited Yellowstone …

Riverton Police Log – 2014
June 12, 2014 – 8:37 am | Comments Off
Riverton Police Log – 2014

The following reports are provided by the Riverton Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
JUNE
June 11 Arrests
Rysen TallWhiteMan – 22 – Ethete – Bond Revocation
June 4 …

Wyoming News from AP
June 11, 2014 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

WESTERN GOVERNORS-CLIMATE
EPA promotes global warming proposal to governors
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is promoting proposed clean power plant rules to western governors as a way to deal with …

Tree Damage In Gillette
June 11, 2014 – 12:24 pm | Comments Off

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — City officials in Gillette say they’re just now finding out that a severe snowstorm last October seriously damaged several more trees than they’d originally thought. Ten cottonwood trees will be cut …

Slain Las Vegas Police Officer From Green River
June 11, 2014 – 12:23 pm | Comments Off

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A family friend and cousin say they remember a slain Las Vegas police officer as a devoted father who loved his job and enjoyed woodworking. Alyn Beck was originally from …