JACKSON – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports the successful conviction of two Alpine men for multiple trapping violations.
Harold Buckner recently pled guilty to trapping while his trapping privileges were suspended. Buckner’s trapping privileges had been suspended in July of 2013 for multiple trapping violations. Richard Permann pleaded guilty to being an accessory to Buckner’s offense as well as failing to check his traps and for trapping too close to a public road. Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 12:03Read more: Two Alpine Men Covicted For Trapping Violations
On February 12, 2014, Robert C. Kenney (age 63) of Methuen, MA was westbound on Interstate 80. He was 7.8 miles east of Arlington in Carbon County pulling a house trailer.
WYDOT had posted a wind advisory for no light high profile type vehicles due to the high winds the area was experiencing however Kenney failed to heed the posted warnings. A gust of wind caught the house trailer causing the trailer to roll onto its right side and the power unit to roll 1 3/4 times coming to rest on its drivers side. Kenney was partially ejected from the cab during the rollover. Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 11:26Read more: Wind Related Fatality In Carbon County
CHEYENNE – Representative Troy Mader was sworn in as the newest member of the Wyoming
Legislature Tuesday to represent the people of House District 52. During the 2014 Budget Session, there are a number of ways constituents can contact Mader while he serves in Cheyenne.
Read more: New Lawmaker Wants Your Input
“I want my constituents to contact me. Their input is invaluable bringing in perspective of real life and I
appreciate hearing their concerns,” Mader said. Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014 12:56
Torrington – David Forest Loomer, a Wyoming inmate, died Friday, February 14, 2014, at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington, Wyoming, after a lengthy illness.
Read more: Wyoming Inmate Loomer Dies
Loomer was sentenced in Converse County on September 30, 1987 by District Court Judge William A. Taylor. He received concurrent sentences of 20-25 years for the offense of aggravated robbery and 25-40 years for the offense of kidnapping. Last Updated on Friday, 14 February 2014 12:45