- Star-HeraldFifth graders work together to raise $1,500 for Riverside Discovery CenterJune 7, 2019
- Star-HeraldArchaelogyApril 25, 2019
- Star-HeraldGroup works to preserve, share natural habitatMarch 11, 2019
- Star-HeraldMonument Marathon full-marathon winner crosses the finish line, sets record in first marathonSeptember 30, 2018
- Star-HeraldLingle bar enlists local ranchers to help brand wallSeptember 12, 2018
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Wyoming man who died in a standoff in the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston.
Police officers who responded to a welfare check late Sunday afternoon heard two gunshots. After negotiators tried and failed to make contact, a SWAT team entered the building several hours later and found the body of 43-year-old Tobias Lingle inside a camper.
A cause of death hasn't been released, but authorities say Lingle was alone when his body was found.
LINGLE - Gary Simms will share his adventures in discovering, collecting and preserving early bottles of Wyoming. He will have many examples for display, including those found in a pre-statehood Cheyenne dump site. “Early Wyoming Bottles” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at the Western History Center, five miles west of Lingle, Wyo. The public is invited.
LINGLE — Lingle-Fort Laramie High School students helped their elders master their own devices during a pair of special technology tutoring sessions at the Senior Friendship Center on Monday and Tuesday.
Linda Cockett, executive director for the county’s senior friendship centers, said the tutoring session are to help acclimate the elderly with their own technology.
“We wanted to find a way to make them more comfortable,” she said.
Lingle-Fort Laramie Students offer seniors help with smartphones and tablets
LINGLE, Wyo. — Student Council and Future Business Leaders of America members from Lingle-Fort Laramie High School will share their knowledge of smartphones with clients of the Lingle Senior Friendship Center, April 16 and 17. Lunch at the Senior Center is free to Senior Center clients April 16 and 17, thanks to AARP Wyoming.
LINGLE — In September, when Paula and Jeremy Newcomb bought 321 Main, at the intersection of Highways 28 and 85, for their heating and cooling business, they ended up with more space than they could fill.
“I was thinking, what else could we do?” Paula Newcomb said. “I wanted to do something for the community.”
CHEYENNE — Torrington attorney Edward Buchanan was appointed the 23rd Secretary of State of Wyoming on Thursday, following previous secretary Ed Murray’s resignation on Feb. 9.
In a phone interview Thursday afternoon, Buchanan said he’s prepared to step into the position. He will take over for acting-Sec. Karen Wheeler.
“I think I’ve got the legal background to deal with the issues and duties of the Secretary of State’s office,” he said. “I’m well-suited for the job.”
SCOTTSBLUFF —Students from Torrington, Lingle-Ft. Laramie, and Southeast high schools visited West Nebraska Arts Center on Wednesday.
Lingle-Ft. Laramie art teacher Amanda Cornelius said each school brought around 15 art students on the trip.
“This is the first time we’ve done this,” she said. “It meets a bunch of our state standards and it’s just an amazing experience for the kids to see local artists.”
Scoreboard: High school track and field Wyoming Coaches’ Association All-State
Wyoming Coaches' Association
Commencement season is in full swing. The Star-Herald has gathered a list of community graduations.
Sidney — Slideshow at 1:30 p.m., Ceremony at 2 p.m.
Sponsors withdraw House religious freedom measure
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that would have allowed people to sue their employers if their policies about LGBTQ people conflicted with their religious or moral convictions is being withdrawn by its sponsors.
State Republican Reps. Cheri Steinmetz, of Lingle, Sue Wilson, of Cheyenne, and Nathan Winters, of Thermopolis, announced Thursday that they were withdrawing their bill, citing a need for a more thorough discussion about it.