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A video circulating on Facebook features an intense flare at the Wyoming Refining Co. in Newcastle on Sept. 10. The video depicts flares shooting into the sky with a heavy plume of black smoke accompanying the flames.  The video sparked concerns among several people, which were made public through...
CHEYENNE — Despite several recent incidents of violent crime, local law enforcement leaders say they likely don’t indicate a larger trend of violence in Laramie County.  Within a few days of Labor Day, two stabbings and a deadly shooting took place within the county. Each incident culminated with...

Before Vincent Johnson’s ride, Jay Weisgerber, a biker from Alliance, Nebraska, presents him with an autographed helmet donated by Flaming Gorge Harley Davidson.  Photo by Tyler Johnson, Rocket Miner.

ROCK SPRINGS — The biker community made a young man’s dream come true Sunday morning. Motorcyclists from all over joined together to give Rock Springs resident Vincent Johnson, an 18-year-old with cerebral palsy, a ride that he will never forget. For several years, it was Johnson’s dream to go on a...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — A Colorado man has been arrested following an alleged homicide Sunday in Laramie County.  Rodrigo Vigner Turcios-Romero, also known as Yigner Rodrigo Turcios-Romero, of Greeley, Colorado, was “located and detained without incident” at about 1 p.m. Monday by the Laramie County...
EVANSTON — “During COVID, when my two children were attending school online, I began to realize just how much of an impact technology has on children,” Dr. Lisa Strohman said at the beginning of her presentation at Davis Middle School the evening of Aug. 23. “I’m not against technology — I use it...
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Education shared a school choice survey on its social media last weekend, which an official said was the result of a hack.  WDE spokeswoman Linda Finnerty said a link to the survey was posted on the department’s Twitter account by someone with malicious intent,...
CyberWyoming Brief 3/14/2022    American Express Impersonation Scam: If you receive an email from American Express, look closely at the sender’s email address and make sure it isn’t a Gmail address.  A Laramie citizen reported an email asking them to verify their American Express account...
JACKSON — Internet crimes against children, ranging from sexual abuse and trafficking to distributing pornography, are on the rise nationally and statewide. ”We are busier than we’ve ever been in the history of Wyoming,” said Chris McDonald, special agent of the Wyoming Division of Criminal...
While a weekly print paper will always be our priority, the News Letter Journal has continued to expand our online presence in recent years, providing more and more opportunity for our readers and customers to access local, state and important information in the palm of their hands.  From school...
Senator’s Facebook post to ‘fix bayonets’ criticized   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A Facebook post made Friday by a Campbell County legislator calls into question where the line is between figurative and literal language amid a politically polarized...

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