Highway 287

UPDATE: Plane Down In Lander Due to Emergency Landing
This is an update on a previous article. On July 2, at around 9 pm, a plane went down outside of Lander, WY, shutting down Highway 287 temporarily. The reason behind this was a mechanical failure with the plane. The pilot, Danny Bauer, was on a flight from Rawlins to Lander and after noting odd behaviour with the oil pressure, flew to 12,000 feet. At ...
Mercer Pleads No Contest
A Cheyenne man accused of stealing a van and leading law enforcement on a chase through two states pleaded no contest Wednesday in District Court to one count of wrongful taking or disposing of property. Earl Hollis Mercer, 42, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine...
287 Fatalities Decreased
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is excited to share a success story of zero fatalities for a twenty-one month span on US 287 south of Laramie to the Colorado state line.