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Month: March 2019

Groundbreaking Held for Pocatello Idaho Temple

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with community and interfaith leaders in southeastern Idaho Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, for the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Pocatello, Idaho Temple. Elder Wilford W. Andersen of the Seventy presided at…

74-year-old Green River Woman dies in I-80 accident Friday

A 74-year-old Green River woman became the 30th fatality on Wyoming’s roads in 2019 following an accident on I-80 Friday. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the fatal accident occurred on March 15 at milepost 33 on Interstate 80 near…

Shopko to close all remaining locations, including Afton store

Shopko will begin to wind down operations and close all of it’s remaining stores, the company announced Monday. Shopko says in a statement that despite its best efforts, the company was unable to find a buyer for it’s business. As a…

Wyoming Guard leaders “Drive Drunk” to Educate Soldiers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Army National Guard leaders drove drunk Sunday during drill. And they did it with the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Sgt. Duane Ellis, Sgt. Momen Elazizi, and Lt. Kyle Mckay from the Wyoming Highway Patrol met with senior…

Wyoming News Briefs 03/18/2019

Cheyenne files suit against opioid manufacturers, distributors CHEYENNE (WNE) -– The city of Cheyenne has added its name to the growing list of government bodies taking legal action against major opioid manufacturers and distributors. Jackson-based attorney Jason Ochs filed the…

KICK IT OR KEEP IT: “Don’t Give Up On Me” by Andy Grammer

This week’s Kick It or Keep It is a potential new song for Swift 98.7 FM and comes from the soundtrack of a recently released film. “Don’t Give Up On Me” by Andy Grammer is from the movie “Five Feet…

Star Valley Track & Field competes at Blackfoot Invite to open 2019 schedule

Star Valley High School Track & Field competed at Blackfoot on Thursday afternoon. Although conditions were not ideal, they were much improved than the local athletes have been dealing with in Wyoming. “We had about 70 kids who competed on…

Meth Ring Arrests Net Total of 45 Years in Prison Terms

POWELL — In 2015, federal authorities agreed that William “Bill” Lee’s days of dealing and using methamphetamine appeared to be behind him. As a probation officer explained at the time, Lee had completed his court-ordered drug treatment, stabilized his personal…

Are You Ready For National Laugh Day?

To celebrate National Let’s Laugh Day on March 19, iconic candy brand Laffy Taffy — famous for its knee-slapping, side-splitting jokes on every wrapper — has created the first national survey of the laughter-loving habits of all Americans. Did you…

Best ATV Trail Parks in Wyoming You Have to Experience

Wyoming remains one of the most beautiful states in the country. The stunning mountains and natural formations also make for a great motor biking adventure. If you are not used to the picturesque land of Wyoming, going into the heart…