Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: August 15, 2018

Here are this morning’s most recent headlines from Wyo4News with links to the stories impacting your life in Sweetwater County.

 

 

Local:

  • Florida Man Arrested, Cash Seized: A Florida man is in custody charged with drug and traffic offenses after marijuana and a large quantity of cash were found in his vehicle, Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell said on Tuesday. More information here.

 

  • WWCC Announces Fair Contest Winners: Western Wyoming Community College selected the winners of the Sweetwater County Big Show drawing for the Traeger Pro Series 34 Smoker and Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler. More information here.

 

  • Concerts In the Park Continues Today: The Concerts in the Park at Bunning Park, presented by the City of Rock Springs, continues tonight with rock band Nowhere Fast. More information here.

 

  • Researchers Study Park Visitors at String and Leigh Lakes: Grand Teton National Park managers are learning from research and field staff observations to improve visitor use management and provide high-quality visitor experiences in the popular String and Leigh lakes area. More information here.

 

  • UW Report: Conservation Easements Yield Broad Economic Benefits: New research from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming shows that public investment in private lands conservation yields broad economic benefits for Wyoming communities. More information here.

 

  • Utah Jazz Player Georges Niang Hosting Free Basketball Clinic in Green River: On Thursday, August 16th at 2:30 P.M. Utah Jazz player Georges Niang will be hosting a basketball clinic at Lincoln Middle School Gym in Green River. More information here.

 

  • Cattle Drive Scheduled for Saturday Morning in Grand Teton National Park: A traditional cattle drive will take place early Saturday morning, August 18, in Grand Teton National Park. More information here.

 

  • Fire Danger Increases to Very High; Fire Activity and Drones do Not Mix: The fire danger rating for Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and Teton Interagency Dispatch Area has increased to very high. More information here.

 

 

Sports:

  • Green River Boys and Girls Tennis Beat Powell, Lose to Cody: Green River High School Tennis competed the past two days against Powell and Cody. More information here.

 

  • Utah Jazz Player Georges Niang Hosting Free Basketball Clinic in Green River: On Thursday, August 16th at 2:30 P.M. Utah Jazz player Georges Niang will be hosting a basketball clinic at Lincoln Middle School Gym in Green River. More information here.

 

  • Cowboys Pushing Hard in Practice as They Prepare for 2018 Season: The Wyoming Cowboys and their coaching staff have been pushing themselves hard in fall camp as they prepare for the start of the 2018 season in 11 days. More information here.

 

  • Cowgirl Soccer Ready to Open 2018 Regular Season on Thursday: Wyoming Cowgirl soccer will kick off its non-conference season on the road against the South Dakota Coyotes on Thursday afternoon. More information here.

 

  • Adams, Dalton and Herndon Ink Professional Deals: A trio of former Cowboy have inked professional deals in some of the world’s top professional leagues. More information here.

 

Links to National and International News:

ABC News

CBS News

NBC News

FOX News

Wyo4News Obituaries

Morning Weather Report

Road Report

 

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