CASPER, Wyo. – Make-A-Wish Wyoming is pleased to announce Casper, Wyo., natives Morgan Legerski and Sara Miller as the new CEO and event and volunteer coordinator, respectively.
Legerski started with the Wyoming Make-A-Wish chapter in 2010 as the event and volunteer coordinator and became interim CEO in April 2013, following the retirement of long-time CEO Ann Zwickl. She has served as the finance manager at a Wyoming trucking firm and as a financial representative for a Montana investment group. Legerski is a graduate of Natrona County High School and earned her bachelor’s degrees in business finance and business marketing at Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont.Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013 07:31 Read more: Make-A-Wish Wyoming Announces New CEO, Event Coordinator
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout December.
Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Yeager can also help veterans and their families apply for benefits, file claims or request healthcare.Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013 06:25 Read more: Veterans Assistance in Crook, Campbell and Weston Counties
CHEYENNE – Last week, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) State Occupational Epidemiologist Dr. C. Mack Sewell released a report outlining workplace fatalities and their circumstances by industry for 2012. Also provided in the report are trends identified through a review of workers’ compensation claims for hospitalization, amputations, burn injuries requiring hospitalization, high medical cost claims and long-term disability.Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 07:25 Read more: Report on Workplace Fatalities, Injuries for 2012
On November 17th about 4 pm, Wyatt Pillen (age 15) of Newcastle was eastbound on WYO 450 about 14 miles west of Newcastle in Weston County when, for reasons unknown at this time, he lost control of the vehicle. Pillen over corrected the vehicles steering on two occasions before the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled 1 1/2 times. Neither Pillen nor passenger Vincent Oedekoven (age 16) of Newcastle were wearing their seat belt.Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 11:59 Read more: 15-year-old Newcastle Boy Killed In Crash