Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: May 22, 2017

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

Local News:

  • Green River High School Graduation Today: Green River High School will celebrate graduation from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Monday, May 22nd. The ceremony will be held in the Green River High School gymnasium. Graduates are limited to 10 tickets for friends and family to attend the ceremony.For those who do not have a ticket but would like to see the graduation, a live stream will be played in the GRHS theater. A live stream is also available on YouTube. More information here.
  • 25 Arrested In Multi-Agency Meth Conspiracy Investigation: A six-month-long multi-agency investigation into a significant Sweetwater County-area drug trafficking and distribution ring culminated Thursday with the execution of 3 search warrants in Green River and Rock Springs and 25 arrests in Rock Springs, Green River, Fort Bridger, and Evanston. More information here.

  • WHP K-9 Program Participates In National Police Canine Association Training: The Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 program recently participated in National Police Canine Association (NPCA) training and certification in Jackson, Wyoming. The training took place May 9th through May 12th.The training included real life scenarios such as mock traffic stops with vehicles containing narcotics as well as mock encounters that had no contraband present. More information here.
  • Yellowstone Seeks Additional Public Input On Effects To Historic Mt. Washburn Lookout: Yellowstone National Park seeks additional public input on potential direct and indirect effects of a project involving the historic Mt. Washburn Fire Lookout. The park proposes to erect a three-sided mounting structure around the lookout. This effort, which is part of a larger project to improve the park’s wireless infrastructure, may have adverse effects per Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The law requires agencies take into account effects on historic properties. More information here.

National News

(Via ABC News)

  • Trump calls on Middle Eastern nations to ‘drive out’ extremists in first major speech abroad: In his first high-stakes speech abroad, President Trump called on Middle Eastern nations to “drive out” extremists. More information here.

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