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Month: August 2020

Rawlins man accused of driving tractor in city limits while intoxicated pleads not guilty

RAWLINS (WNE) —  Accused of running a stop sign and evading police, a Rawlins man caught driving a tractor within city limits while allegedly intoxicated had his day in court on Monday. Matthew Mikel Farrington II, 46, pleaded not guilty…

USDA, Gordon sign shared stewardship agreement

CHEYENNE (WNE) – Gov. Mark Gordon signed onto a Shared Stewardship agreement Tuesday with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service to help promote forest management, ecological protection and more. Gordon signed onto the agreement via a virtual Zoom…

Active coronavirus cases down with 45 recoveries

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of active coronavirus cases in the state fell by 23 on Monday as recoveries were report among 45 people with laboratory-confirmed and probable cases. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus…

South Lincoln Hospital District meets fundraising goal to expand women’s health services after its golf tournament

South Lincoln Hospital District’s marketing coordinator, Cathy Sundberg, says its recent golf tournament met the fundraising goal set of $20,000 in an effort to expand women’s health services. Sundberg says it raised four times the amount it has in previous…

DO NOT PLAYLIST: “Slap Up Breakfast” by Billy Childish and Sexton Ming

Another song is added to the Do Not Playlist as part of a New Music Tuesday on SVI Radio. Each Tuesday morning Duke & Dahl feature a song that just isn’t quite good enough to make the cut when it…

Smoky Hollow Fire burning southwest of Wilson

The Smoky Hollow Fire was reported on Sunday August 30, 2020 and is burning on the border of the Caribou- Targhee National Forest and the Bridger-Teton National Forest. It is located on a ridge top approximately 6 miles southwest of…

New equipment, training expected to save Wyoming lives

◆ AEDs to be distributed to law enforcement and first responders. By Kim Deti Wyoming Department of Health The Wyoming Department of Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is announcing that more than 1,500 lifesaving Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)…

Voting in a pandemic: What Wyoming learned from the primary

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com Pandemic concerns, combined with worries over potential mail-in ballot delays due to cutbacks at the U.S. Postal Service, created a greater awareness of election processes and a greater sense of urgency to be counted, according to…

KICK IT OR KEEP IT: “Starting Over” by Chris Stapleton

Kick It or Keep It alternates between Swift and The Spur each week. This week the song up for vote is a new country song from Chris Stapleton that would debut on The Spur if it’s voted to be kept….

3,000 gallons of gas spills in Yellowstone semi-truck crash

———– This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. WEST YELLOWSTONE, Montana — A road in Yellowstone National Park is still closed as around 3,000 gallons of gasoline spilled out of a semi-truck tanker Thursday. Park officials…