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Wyoming authorities suspend search for missing hunter

Oct. 28, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities have suspended the search for a Wyoming man missing for more than a week. KTWO-AM reports that the Carbon County sheriff's office spent a week searching for 44-year-old Mark Strittmater after he did not return from a solo hunting trip Oct. 19. Authorities say...

Weeklong search continues for missing Wyoming hunter

Oct. 26, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — A weeklong search for a missing Wyoming hunter continued Saturday in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Carbon County officials say 44-year-old Mark Strittmater of Rawlins was reported missing on Oct. 20, after failing to return from a solo elk hunting trip a day earlier. Crews,...

Wyoming wind farm project set to clear hurdle

Oct. 22, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Power Company of Wyoming has moved a step closer to clearing a final environmental requirement for its massive Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project in Carbon County. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Bureau of Land Management recently released the third environmental...

Wyoming man pleads not guilty to drug deal allegations

Oct. 17, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including child endangerment after bringing a baby to a suspected drug deal. The Rawlins Daily Times reported Wednesday that 34-year-old Andrew Engle faces up to 37 years in prison and $45,000 in fines after being charged with...

Man found dead in culvert in southern Wyoming identified

Oct. 12, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in a culvert in southern Wyoming. The Rawlins Times reports 44-year-old Robert Wayne Kelley, of Springfield, Missouri, was reported missing Aug. 16 and was found dead south of Sinclair on Oct. 4. The Carbon County...

Wyoming prison inmate dies after lengthy illness

Oct. 10, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — An inmate at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins has died after a lengthy illness. The Wyoming Department of Corrections announced Thursday that 71-year-old Carl M. Stewart, Jr., died Wednesday. Fremont County District Court Judge Norman E. Young sentenced Stewart in 2011....