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Wyoming Highway Patrol Seizes $1M Worth Of Pot
Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers seized about 292 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $1 million during a traffic stop near Laramie on Saturday, according to a news release. Law enforcement officers arrested and charged residents of California and New York with felonies, a…
UPDATE: Wyoming I-80 Open – With Restrictions
UPDATE: Interstate 80 between Laramie and Cheyenne is open.  However, no light, high-profile vehicles are being allowed on that stretch at this time.   The stretch of WY 210 between Curt Gowdy State Park and I-80 remains closed, as does WY 34 between Bosler and the Platte/Albany County lin…
Sections of I-80 Closed [UPDATED]
The Wyoming Department of Transportation advises that Interstate 80 between Laramie and Rawlins is now open in both directions. Check wyoroad.info for the latest conditions.
Weather Forces I-80 Closure [UPDATED]
UPDATE:  WYDOT advises that Interstate 80 is open in both directions all the way across Wyoming.  U.S. 30 between Laramie and Pine Bluffs is also open in both directions.   ORIGINAL STORY: Interstate 80 is closed in both directions between Laramie and Rawlins due to winter conditions.…
Driver Fatigue, Incorrect Seat Belt Use Blamed For Fatal Accident
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating driver fatigue and improper seat belt use as the contributing factors in the first recorded highway fatality in 2016, according to a prepared statement from the Highway Patrol. The deceased was a 44-year-old passenger from Pensacola, Fla., in a Jeep driven…
Highway Patrol Seizes Marijuana During Traffic Stop
The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized 19 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 west of Laramie on Wednesday, according to a prepared statement. A trooper stopped an eastbound sport utility vehicle for speeding near mile post 288 at 9:23 a.m., according to the news release Friday fro…

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