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UFO’s Are Popping Up All Over Wyoming- What’s Going On

I looked at this video frame by frame for way too long before I finally saw what the creator of the video saw. I like to be as skeptical as possible when I find things like this because of how many "sightings" there have been.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Sweetwater County Arrest Reports for April 22

DWUI – Incapable Safe Drive – Alcohol – 1st Offense. Status: PENDING, Bond: #4191, SURETY OR CASH, $2025, Court: RS Municipal Court. Status: PENDING, Bond: #4191, SURETY OR CASH, $2025, Court: RS Municipal Court.


Ivanka Trump Shares Photos From Wyoming Snowmobile Trip

The first daughter and granddaughter appear to be enjoying their family vacation in Wyoming. Ivanka Trump tweeted photos of a snowmobiling trip in the Snowy Range Mountains near Saratoga with her 7-year-old daughter Arabella.


Airport to Conduct Emergency Exercise; Volunteers Needed

ROCK SPRINGS– The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport will conduct its tri-annual full-scale emergency exercise on Saturday, April 27 from 11 am to 2:30 pm. The commercial airline terminal area (terminal & parking lot) will be closed to the public from 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm. Passengers departing on Uni


Is it ‘Legal’ To Spank Your Child In Wyoming?

Many people have different opinions when it comes to how they want their children to be raised. A hot topic of conversation in Wyoming is whether or not it is legal to spank children.


Black Butte Coal Hiring Senior Environmental Engineer

Black Butte Coal Co., a surface coal mine located 36 miles east of Rock Springs, is looking for the right person to join our team. We currently have an opening for a Senior Environmental Engineer.


Wyoming Supreme Court denies Natrona County sex offender's appeal

The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a Natrona County sex offender's appeal of a jury's finding that he sexually abused three girls. The state's highest court denied an August request from Douglas C. Jones, 60, who was convicted of three counts each of second-degree and third-degree sexual ab


Wyo4News Insights: Sweetwater County Sheriff John Grossnickle

Welcome to Wyo4News Insights, a weekly feature highlighting community issues and events that shape our lives in Southwest Wyoming. Wyo4News insights airs on 96.5 FM, 106.7 FM, 99.7 FM, and 1360 AM each Sunday at 7 a.m.


Is This the Best Company for Employees in Wyoming?

Looking for a great place to work? You might want to check this place out. It's true, some companies are better to work for than others. Of course there are a lot of factors that go into the quality of an employer. Things like job security, salary, work environment, even the people who run the compa


"One Ring" phone scams reported in Casper area

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) Reports have come in from Casper, Rock Springs, Sublette, and Lander of these phone calls. The number is comprised of 245-955-421-564. The caller ID can appear in multiple ways, but it is consistently from a 10 digit number.


Wyoming Broadband Advisory Council to meet May 1

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Broadband Advisory Council will hold a public meeting by teleconference from 1-5 p.m. May 1 to talk about telehealth, mobile broadband, education and workforce transformation, 2019 priorities and more.


Body of Missing Cheyenne Man Found in SE Wyoming

The body of a Cheyenne man missing since January was found Sunday in eastern Albany County. Brent Dougherty, 35, was last seen alive on Jan. 21, when he was walking down the Blair Wallis road near the rest area on the I-80 summit.


Wyoming continues to attract nonresident elk hunters

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeing an increase in nonresident elk applications for the 2019 season. The Cody Enterprise reports that nonresidents submitted 23,750 applications, a 2.9 percent increase from 2018.


Laramie has Wyoming’s highest flood prospect

In the National Weather Service’s final flood outlook of the season, hydrologist Jim Fahey assigned the highest flood potential in the state to the Laramie area this spring. Because of the substantial snowpack for the Laramie Basin and northern Colorado supply, Fahey’s expecting “moderate to high” f


Wyoming Man Killed in Rollover Northwest of Lander

A 28-year-old Wyoming man is dead after rolling his vehicle on the Wind River Indian Reservation Saturday afternoon. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Garren Sankey was headed south on Shipton Lane when he lost control of his vehicle approximately 200 feet before the intersection with Ethete Road and


Craig Bohl keeping communication with family of Wyoming signee lost at sea

LARAMIE -- As those close to Naphtali Moi Moi continue to hold out hope, Wyoming coach Craig Bohl said he’s stayed in contact with the family of the Cowboys’ signee who was lost at sea late last week.


Group works to preserve the history of Wyoming's Carnegie libraries

Classical round columns frame the doorway of Green River's Carnegie library building below a pediment, where scrollwork designs frame a carving of "1906" in script. Inside the main reading room is a large stained glass window that's been there for well over a century.


New tool now available to evaluate Wyoming’s mineral resources

The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has developed a new spatial tool to assess mineral resources throughout Wyoming. The tool takes advantage of a large dataset of historical geochemical analyses and uses big-data analytical techniques to estimate known and potential areas for 48 different el


Sweetwater BOCES Summer Youth Theatre Announces Auditions

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater BOCES Summer Theatre for Youth has announced auditions times and dates for two upcoming productions. The first audition for the production of the musical The Wizard of Oz—Young Performer’s Edition (YPE) will be Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Western Wy