A shotgun accidentally discharged during a hunter education course held at the “Old Armory” also known as the Department of Corrections Training Academy in Rawlins. Photo: Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Gun accidentally discharged during hunter safety course

Details remain scarce due to the ongoing investigation, but the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reporting the accidental discharge of a firearm during a hunter education class held Monday in Rawlins. No one was injured. Cali O’Hare has the latest in this ongoing story.



Forest Service assessing government shutdown impacts on local projects

Local U.S. Forest Service employees are back to work after the partial government shutdown. The agency is still working to determine what impacts the shutdown had on ongoing projects at the district rangers office in Saratoga. Emma Diercks reports.



Former Rawlins Mayor Robert Grauberger swore in municipal Judge Joshua Merseal in November 2017.

Rawlins City Council extends contract with municipal judge

Last night, the Rawlins City Council approved a contract extension with its municipal judge, retaining him through the end of March. Cali O’Hare was at last night’s special meeting and filed this report.



Saratoga Town Council mid-year budget review slated for next week

The Saratoga Town Council will hold a mid-year budget review on February 5th prior to its scheduled meeting. Emma Diercks has the story.



Sports: Lady Tigers set to host Cokeville and H.E.M.

The Encampment girls basketball team is ready for their last weekend at home before wrapping up the season on the road. Joey Saverine has the story.

More Highlights:
  • Cowboy basketball stays competitive, but can’t finish against Fresno State.
  • Cowgirl basketball team wins at Fresno State for the first time in 23 years.
  • Wyoming football’s coaching staff taking shape.


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