Laramie County

CASPER — Amid a lull in new efforts to harness Wyoming’s powerful winds, several projects approved in recent years have since been completed.  The Wyoming Industrial Siting Council has greenlit 10 planned wind farms over the last five years, excluding expansions: four in 2018, four in 2019, one in...
JACKSON (WNE)  —Teton County School District No. 1 will receive 90 earthquake preparedness kits at three different schools next week courtesy of the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security.  Lincoln County School District No. 2 will also receive 120 kits at five of its schools. State Hazard Mitigation...
Weston County School District No. 1 will not, at this time, join the Wyoming Education Association’s lawsuit claiming that the State Legislature has failed to adequately fund K-12 education, according to a recent conversation during the Sept. 7 board of trustee meeting.  The board decided to take...
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...
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...
CHEYENNE — Prosecutors from the Sweetwater County and Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will handle a criminal case against a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper.  County and Prosecuting Attorney Daniel E. Erramouspe and his office have been appointed in the case, Erramouspe confirmed Friday.  He declined...
BUFFALO — Johnson County School District No. 1 administrators are keeping their eyes on a recently filed lawsuit from the Wyoming Education Association alleging that the state Legislature has failed to adequately fund K-12 education. Superintendent Charles Auzqui said district administrators and...
CHEYENNE (WNE) – The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate a woman after a Monday morning stabbing that left a man dead. Rocsand Bocanegra, 42, is considered a person of interest, the LCSO said in a news release.  At 5:26 a.m. Monday morning, it said, deputies responded to the 700...
CHEYENNE — As the case of Joseph Underwood winds its way through Park County courts after it was moved there following a dismissal in Laramie County, stakeholders said there are questions about the feasibility of charging someone who has been deemed elsewhere as not restorable.  It’s unclear what...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — An 18-year-old pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Laramie County District Court to two counts of aggravated assault and battery. The charges are linked to his younger cousin’s killing of another teenager last July.  Xavier Sanchez, of Casper, was originally charged with attempted...

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