Laramie, Wy – A member of a youth group picking up trash along a highway in Southwest Wyoming was killed by a pickup truck Thursday. The accident happened about five miles south of Evanston. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 17-year-old girl lost her shoe and walked into the road to pick it up. She apparently did not notice a pick up truck coming towards her. The girl was wearing a red safety vest.
Cheyenne, Wy – Another lawsuit against former Wyoming Bishop Joseph Hart. The Reverend Joseph Hart spent about 20 years working at parishes throughout greater Kansas City before becoming auxiliary bishop in Cheyenne. A man filing suit as John Doe E-K says he was about 12 years old when Hart began groping and fondling him at St. John Francis Regis Church in Kansas City. Representatives from the group Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests showed up at the Catholic Church headquarters in Kansas
Laramie, Wy – The city of Laramie should have a new city manager Thursday. The city council has a meeting scheduled to approve a contract for Mark Collins. He is currently the city manager in Gunnison, Colorado. Laramie mayor Jodi Guerin says Collins is experienced, and has good ideas for economic development. Laramie has gone about two and a half years without a consistent city manager. The council will vote on the contract for Mark Collins at 12:15 Thursday. If they approve it, Collins will receive 107 thousand dollars a year.
Wyoming – Across Wyoming law enforcement officials are battling methamphetamine-related crimes and drug treatment counselors are watching meth addicts swell their client rosters. Meth abuse is a growing problem on the state's reservation as well. A problem that tribes and health service providers are just beginning to face. Wyoming Public Radio's Kristin Espeland has more