Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: May 16, 2018

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

Local News:

GR City Councilman’s Case Moves Forward in Sweetwater County: The case is moving forward for a Green River City Councilman accused of sexual abuse of a child. More information here.

Bear Trapping To Help Research Efforts: As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears and black bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Yellowstone National Park and the USGS would like to inform the public that biologists with the National Park Service and Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be conducting scientific grizzly bear and black bear research operations in Yellowstone National Park from May 21 through July 30. More information here.

Fairbourn Sentenced To Life Without Possibility of Parole: A Utah man has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for a knife attack which left one woman dead and another seriously injured in Rock Springs nearly two years ago. More information here.

A 13 year old boy suffers a gunshot wound to his leg this past Saturday:  Rock Springs police responded.  More information here. 

Green River’s 2018 Hall-of-Fame Class Announced:  More information here.

Four Students Awarded the Laurie Lynn Watkins Endowment: Western Wyoming Community College awarded four international students the Laurie J. Watkins Endowment for International Students. The merit based scholarship fund awards more than $5000 annually. More information here.

Southwest Sage-Grouse Working Group Meeting Wednesday, May 30th in Green River: The Southwest Sage-Grouse Working Group will participate in a meeting Wednesday, May 30th, at the Green River office of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 A.M. More information here.



Wyoming senior safety Andrew Wingard has been named to the 2018 NFLDraftScout.com Preseason All-America team. More information here. 


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