The latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows southeast Wyoming may be emerging from 11 months of drought. The USDA's weekly Drought Monitor out Thursday shows the Cheyenne area has been downgraded from "moderate drought" to "abnormally dry."
If you saw a plane flying over Green River yesterday, it was not a spy plane. The City of Green River performed an update to its aerial photography. The photography was performed using a Cessna single engine aircraft that was flying in parallel flight paths from an altitude of 3600 feet over the City and some outlying areas throughout the day. If you have any questions about the project, you are asked to call the City of Green River at 872-6142.
If you've got your sights set on hunting this fall and still need to complete your hunter education requirements, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department advises that now is a good time to sign up for a hunter safety class.
A 26-year-old Mills woman has acknowledged photographing herself sexually abusing two young children and texting the images to a man. Kelly Kay Turner pleaded guilty Friday to manufacturing child pornography and first-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
The Wyoming Army National Guard is planning to build a 30,000-square-foot armory near Star Valley High School in Afton. The new readiness center will replace a 1950's-era complex and provide Lincoln County with key structures in case of a disaster.
Possible fraud and identity theft were reported in Green River by a resident that received a suspicious phone call at her home. The reporting person told Green River Police Officers that she received a phone call from a person claiming to be an attorney out of Illinois. She was told that she was being sued for payday loans that she had not taken care of.
The City of Green River has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Wyoming State Land Investment Board for “Destination Green River Station”, the redevelopment and restoration of the historic Union Pacific Railroad Depot. Green River Council member Brett Stokes says, quote, “This is the second time in the last six months that the State has stepped forward to help Green River move forward with exciting projects that benefit all members of the community.
The Green River Chamber of Commerce 2013 Award winners have been announced, the categories include Distinguished Citizen award, Outstanding Citizen Award, Volunteer of the Year, and Red Carpet Award Winner of the year.
The former financial manager of 2 Riverton companies has been sentenced to six to 10 years behind bars for stealing from his employers. A judge also ordered Gerald Emil Anderson to pay $1.5 million in restitution.