SVI-NEWS

Your Source For Local and Regional News

Slider

Slider

Regional News

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…

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…

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…

Idaho Falls Woman Resists Arrest on a Felony Drug Charge

The Bonneville County Sheriff’s office arrested an Idaho Falls woman who was in possession of drugs Wednesday evening. A Sheriff’s Deputy from the Ammon Division attempted to locate 38 year old Stormy Marinella to serve her an active Civil Protection…

Missouri man hit and killed after standing on I-80 near Rock Springs

  A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on I-80 east of Rock Springs Tuesday, March 12. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at milepost 133 around 5:37 a.m. 50-year-old David Mehal of Rock Springs was…

Convicted Murder Wins Supreme Court Appeal

BUFFALO — Convicted murder Donald C. Davis won an appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court, which may set him free. On a September day in 1982, Donald C. Davis, then 17, and Robert G. Cotton, 19, picked up Randall Shoptwese,…

Storm Closes Government Offices and Schools for a Second Day

State and local government offices, schools and businesses across southern and eastern Wyoming remained closed Thursday as residents worked to dig out from the biggest winter storm seen in at least a decade. With blizzard warnings still in effect through…