Fire managers predict fire will scorch 50,000 acres
During a stretch of cooler weather last week, Shoshone National Forest officials thought the Hardluck Fire — burning in the remote Washakie Wilderness in southwestern Park County — might be slowing down.
Paul Cardwell is back in Wyoming — and he’ll be staying for a while.
At a Monday hearing in Cheyenne, U.S. District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal ordered the former Powell Valley Healthcare CEO and alleged confidence man to be kept in federal custody pending an Aug. 9 hearing.
A Frannie man has dropped off the map while facing two felony charges of child abuse.
Michael Harvey is alleged to have punished a 6-year-old and a 3-year-old child by repeatedly shooting them with a BB gun. His also-missing girlfriend, Teresa Hart, faces two counts of aiding the abuse for allegedly encouraging him to shoot the children on April 27.
Another officer could soon be added to Powell’s Police Department, courtesy of the federal government.
The city is currently hiring for a position that would boost the number of the city’s patrol officers from 11 back up to 12. The department has had 11 or fewer patrol officers since September 2010. That’s when city leaders — as part of budget-saving measures — chose not to replace an officer who left the agency.