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Text to 911 now available in Lincoln County

• Texting service became available last week. Those in an emergency now have the ability to text 911 instead of calling. The service, which launched on Wednesday, October 18, gives Lincoln County Dispatch Officers the ability to receive and send…

Lincoln County Dispatch understaffed to meet demand of calls

Lincoln County Dispatch Coordinator Maryanne Christensen says the office is understaffed to meet the demand of calls the department is receiving. She says she started tracking the number of calls in 2012. That year it received 15,000 calls. In 2021 it…

Dispatchers in Lincoln County recognized for outstanding service

It was high praise this month for the Afton and Kemmerer dispatch centers in Lincoln County this month. The local dispatch service was selected as “Team of the Year 2019” from the Wyoming Chapter of The Association of Public Safety…