2 killed in vehicle rollover in eastern Wyoming
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two back seat passengers not wearing seatbelts have died after a vehicle rolled over near Wheatland.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in southeast Wyoming.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports 18-year-old Jonathan Vanwey was...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say public access to a popular fishing lake in southeast Wyoming could be in jeopardy.
The Laramie Boomerang reported Sunday that state wildlife managers have...
High winds expected in southeast Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A high wind warning remains in effect through Tuesday for southeast Wyoming.
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne said Monday that winds are expected to reach 35 to 45 miles per hour (56.32 kph). Gusts could reach up to 70 miles per hour (112.65 kph).
Travelers in vehicles with a high risk of blowing over, including camping and travel trailers, are encouraged to be cautious.
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ADM, Adel 69, Boone 50
AGWSR, Ackley 77, BCLUW, Conrad 53
Albia 60, Clarke, Osceola 44
Alta-Aurelia 56, River Valley, Correctionville 42
Ames 63, Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines 58, OT
Ankeny 59, Johnston 57
Ankeny Centennial 56, Urbandale 45
Aplington-Parkersburg 73, Denver 56
Atlantic 63, Treynor 60
Baxter 61, Lynnville-Sully 52
Bedford 81, Stanton 61
Bettendorf 51, Assumption, Davenport 44
Burlington Notre Dame 69, New London 59
Calamus-Wheatland 80, Cedar Valley Christian School 39
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AC/GC 60, Interstate 35,Truro 43
Algona 68, Bishop Garrigan 60
Ames 63, Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines 42
Anamosa 66, Wilton 41
Ankeny Centennial 64, Urbandale 37
Ar-We-Va, Westside 74, West Harrison, Mondamin 37
Assumption, Davenport 56, Clinton 29
B-G-M 71, Iowa Valley, Marengo 48
B-G-M, Brooklyn 71, Iowa Valley, Marengo 46
Belle Plaine 61, H-L-V, Victor 40
Bellevue Marquette Catholic 55, Calamus-Wheatland 34
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BCLUW, Conrad 64, North Tama, Traer 31
Beckman, Dyersville 47, Anamosa 41
Calamus-Wheatland 70, East Buchanan, Winthrop 37
Cedar Falls 71, Lee's Summit Community Christian, Mo. 43
Cedar Rapids, Washington 59, Mount Pleasant 41
Central City 89, Midland, Wyoming 60
Denver 72, Tripoli 47
Des Moines, North 80, Norwalk 65
Easton Valley 63, Alburnett 43
Edgewood-Colesburg 56, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 48
Wyoming one-kid school in Albany County
ALBANY COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — Thoman Ranch Elementary in Sweetwater County has two students. There are a few other public schools in Wyoming with three students.
Notch Peak Elementary in Albany County, however, stands alone.
Ten-year-old Corinne Gaby is its only student and Ms. Lisa Geary the only teacher.
It begins with a simple idea: Every child in the U.S. has the right to a public education — no matter where that child lives.
Wyoming Game & Fish investigates 2 poaching cases
MEDICINE BOW, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investigating two cases of poaching in southeast Wyoming.
On Oct. 20, Medicine Bow Game Warden Dylan Bergman was notified of a buck mule deer that had been shot from the road on deeded land. The suspects were driving a light silver or white newer Ford F150 pickup truck, with a full sized 4-door cab and a short bed.
Wyoming power plant workers sue over wages
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — Several current and former employees of a Wyoming power plant say they were unpaid for hours worked.
Wildfire in southeastern Wyoming 70 percent contained
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire in southeastern Wyoming has grown but firefighters have it largely contained.
The fire west of Wheatland has burned 44 square miles (114 square kilometers) as of Sunday and is 70 percent contained.
The fire in mixed forest and grassland in the Laramie Mountains has burned three homes.
Wyoming wildfire 2/3 contained after burning 3 homes
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters are gaining ground on a wildfire in southeast Wyoming.
The fire west of Wheatland has burned some 40 square miles (103 square kilometers) of mixed forest and grassland in the Laramie Mountains.
Wyoming wildfire grows but firefighters increase containment
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire in southeast Wyoming that has forced the evacuation of more than 50 residences has grown, but firefighters have been able to increase containment nonetheless.
The fire is burning west of Wheatland in areas of Albany and Platte counties.
As of Thursday afternoon, it has burned about 37 square miles (96 square kilometers) since it started last Sunday. Red flag warnings were posted for the area of the fire on Thursday.
Residences evacuated because of fire in southeast Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — More than 50 residences in southeast Wyoming have been ordered evacuated because of a wildfire burning west of Wheatland.
KTWO-AM in Casper reports that the evacuation area includes areas of both Albany and Platte counties.
Strong wind, terrain complicate firefighting in Wyoming
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) — Strong wind and rugged terrain are complicating efforts to fight a wildfire in southeast Wyoming.
The fire had burned nearly 30 square miles (78 square kilometers) and at least one home as of Tuesday.
Authorities say people in the area of Green Mountain west of Wheatland should prepare for possible evacuation.
Fisherman found dead in southern Wyoming reservoir ID’d
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who went missing while fishing in a reservoir in southern Wyoming.
Albany County Undersheriff Josh Debree says 44-year-old Rocky Federico, of Denver, was fishing on a float tube on Wheatland Reservoir No. 3 north of Laramie when a storm rolled through Aug. 19.
KILLDEER, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash in western North Dakota's Dunn County.
The Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Gregory Lehto from Wheatland, Wyoming, lost control of his bike on a curve on state Highway 22 shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday. He crashed in the ditch west of Killdeer and died at the scene.
KILLDEER, N.D. (AP) — A Wyoming man is dead after a motorcycle crash in western North Dakota's Dunn County.
The Highway Patrol says the 25-year-old man from Wheatland, Wyoming, lost control of his bike on a curve on state Highway 22 shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday. He crashed in the ditch west of Killdeer and died at the scene.
William J. Shepherd “Shep” 87 of Harlowton died early Sunday morning, March 18, 2018 in Wheatland Memorial Healthcare of natural causes. He was born Oct. 25, 1930 on the Winnecook Ranch in Harlowton the son of Charles and Verdie (Abney) Shepherd. He received his schooling in Harlowton schools and he began his working years at Painter’s Grocery Store where he worked during and after high school to help support his family. He later worked at Lammers Store and then at the Milwaukee Railroad. In...
TORRINGTON — At its February Membership Drive luncheon meeting, members of the American Association of University Women Torrington-Wheatland branch elected new officers. Elected officers are: Co-Presidents Madelon Daniels and Janet Bass; Secretary Lynn Wamboldt; Treasurer Dee Ludwig.
The next scheduled meeting of the AAUW Torrington-Wheatland branch is Friday, April 6, at Sweet Lou’s Bakery at 11:30 a.m.
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Akron-Westfield 65, Hinton 53
Alburnett 75, Maquoketa Valley, Delhi 42
Algona 88, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 79
Ankeny Centennial 77, Des Moines, East 33
Ar-We-Va, Westside 60, Glidden-Ralston 42
Assumption, Davenport 60, Burlington 46
Atlantic 70, Harlan 62
Belle Plaine 69, Keota 49
Boone 66, Bondurant Farrar 55
Boyden-Hull 70, Central Lyon, Rock Rapids 35
Boyer Valley, Dunlap 75, Paton-Churdan 45
Calamus-Wheatland 87, Cedar Valley Christian School 31
I25 in southeast Wyoming closed Monday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Blowing and drifting snow forced the closure Monday of a 70-mile stretch of Interstate 25 in southeast Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation shut down both lanes between Wheatland and Cheyenne late Monday morning and for most of the afternoon.
The highway was expected to reopen sometime later Monday.