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Phone of missing Colorado mother pinged in Idaho

This article courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. By Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com GOODING — The phone of a woman who vanished from Colorado on Thanksgiving was pinged in a small southern Idaho community. Kelsey Berreth, 29, was…

I-80 closed in both directions due to semi-truck pile-up

Slick conditions likely contributed to an accident that involved seven semi trucks and a pair of passenger cars that has Interstate 80 at a standstill. According to the Uinta County Fire and Ambulance Facebook page, the road is closed between…

Al Simpson to Eulogize President George H.W. Bush

This story was written by the Wyoming News Exchange and used with permission. POWELL — President George H.W. Bush and former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson shared many personal and touching moments, including a snowball fight on the last night of…

Marriott Hotel Announces Security Breach

Marriott announced in a press release this weekend about a security breach that could have affected more than 500 million guests that have stayed at a Starwood Property On September 8, 2018, Marriott received an alert from an internal security…

WYDOT Warns About Phone Scam

The following is a press release from the Wyoming Department of Transportation The Wyoming Highway Patrol has recently been notified of a phone call scam circulating. Scammers are contacting the public stating a relative has been in a motor vehicle…

Fossil Butte Scenic Drive Closed for Season

Kemmerer, WY– Due to recent and predicted snowfall, the Fossil Butte National Monument scenic drive is now closed for the season. It will re-open in Spring 2019 when the weather permits. The drive is gated at the Visitor Center parking…

Wyoming News Briefs December 3, 2018

From Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Man arrested with 65 pounds of pot LARAMIE (WNE) — A Texas man has been charged with multiple felonies after he was arrested last week with 65 pounds of marijuana at a Laramie truck stop….

Palisades burn project may produce smoke covered areas near U.S. Hwy 26

Starting on Saturday, December 1st, and for several days thereafter, residents and travelers in the Palisades area and along Hwy 26 (Swan Valley Hwy) may see burning and smoke covered areas due to a prescribed burn of wood piles and…

After 95 years, Torrington sugar beet plant to stop production

This story was used Via Wyoming News Exchange with permission.  TORRINGTON – After years of ballyhoo and rumor, it’s finally going to happen – for the first time since 1923, sugar beets will no longer be processed in Goshen County. …

Soldier surprises family with Thanksgiving visit

By Vicki Hood Guernsey Gazette Via Wyoming News Exchange GUERNSEY—Just a handful of people knew what was about to happen two days before Thanksgiving in the Guernsey-Sunrise gymnasium. Just before the second half of a girls’ junior high basketball game…