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19 Year Old GR Female Leads Police On High Speed Chase

19 year old Tessa Rae Brangham of Green River was arrested on Wednesday, February 20th at around 4 AM on Uinta Drive for Eluding a Police Officer. An officer attempted to stop the car Brangham was driving when she sped up and headed south on Hwy 530. The officer pursued Brangham’s car and broke off the chase at the Blacks Fork River after reaching speeds in excess of 120 mph. Through subsequent investigation the officer learned the car’s driver and owner was Brangham. Brangham was located coming back into town in her boyfriend’s mother’s vehicle two hours after the chase began. Brangham admitted to the officer she was the driver of the car that lead the officer on the chase. She was taken into custody and transported to jail.

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Senate Approves Education Reform Bill

The state Senate has passed a bill that would develop a system to measure the performance of teachers, superintendents, principals and other educators. House File 72 is part of the state's ongoing education reform effort to better prepare Wyoming students for college and careers.

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Hicswa Named Northwest College President

 

The president of Miles Community College in Montana has been named the next president of Northwest College in Powell. Northwest College said Friday that Stefani Hicswa has signed a 2-year contract with an annual salary of $162,000, plus benefits. She is expected to assume her new duties July 15.