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Two killed after being hit by train near Cokeville

Two people are dead after their car was hit by a train just south of Cokeville Sunday morning. Captain Brian Andrews with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said that at roughly 11:15 a.m. several individuals decided to bypass a temporary…

Bedford man convicted of drug and gun charges

A Bedford man has been convicted of drug and gun charges following a jury trial in the Third Judicial District Court for Lincoln County. Following the conviction on charges of possession of methamphetamine and being a convicted felon in possession…

Afton PD battling housing costs and other obstacles as calls increase

  Citing soaring housing costs and a lack of interest in law enforcement as a career, Afton Police Chief [APD], Jason Romberg, addressed the town council at their most recent meeting to report how the department is handling the issue…

Multiple vehicle crash results in injuries

A crash took place on U.S. 89 near mile post 123 at approximately 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday evening. According to information from the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP), a northbound vehicle, a one-ton Dodge truck, allegedly fell asleep and crossed the…

Scam Call Impersonator

  • Sheriff’s Office warns of scam callers impersonating Captain Andrews. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to not give out personal and banking information over the phone following a series of scam calls made by someone pretending…

Afton Fire Department responds to Osmond house fire

The Afton Volunteer Fire Department, Star Valley EMS and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home fire in Osmond Tuesday afternoon. Lincoln County Dispatch received a 911 call around 1:00 p.m. for a house that was on fire and…

Thick fog a factor in Monday evening collision

Road conditions have been challenging in the area over the past week and adding to that have been limited visibility which was a factor in an accident on US 89 south of Smoot. It was also a primary factor in…

No injuries reported in Grover corner collision

Slick road conditions led to a two-vehicle accident on US 89 on Saturday morning at the Grover junction.  According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, a van rear-ended a pickup towing a trailer with a snowmobile as they were attempting to…

LC Sheriff’s Office announces new Inmate Communications System

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is planning to implement a new inmate communication system for the Detention Center. Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson says there are several companies that manufacture communications for inmates. He says they had a company for…