Garrett Wymer, WKYT

Garrett Wymer


Lexington, KY, United States

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Past articles by Garrett:

How does KU prioritize power restoration after a storm?

Many Kentuckians have been wondering what’s taking so long to get the power back on and how do power crews prioritize which repairs to make first. → Read More

Heightened interest in ‘Cocaine Bear’ punctuates unanswered questions tied to ‘Bluegrass Conspiracy’

Melanie Flynn disappeared in 1977. Her body has never been found. → Read More

Upcoming documentary probes questions of ‘Bluegrass Conspiracy,’ ‘Cocaine Bear’

The process took a Louisville reporter on a journey through Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia. → Read More

Uncovering the conspiracy: Former WKYT journalists reflect on crime, corruption behind ‘Cocaine Bear’ drug run

In the early- to mid-1980s, WKYT reported extensively on what would become known as the ‘Bluegrass Conspiracy.’ → Read More

A look back: The true Ky. story behind the ‘Cocaine Bear’ movie

The film is loosely based on fact, stemming from a story with Bluegrass connections. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Emergency suspensions of nursing licenses can take days, weeks

The licensing board’s director says the process is working, but some upcoming changes will improve its efficiency. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Looming commercialization’s impact on COVID-19 countermeasures

The changes are expected to increase pressure, especially on uninsured Kentuckians. → Read More

Great Health Divide | EKY addiction recovery ecosystem is strong, but gaps, high demand remain

Successful pre-pandemic efforts provide a blueprint as advocates try to address COVID-era overdose increases. → Read More

Couple asks judge to sanction Kim Davis’s legal team; trial date for damages could be set soon

It is the latest step in a legal battle that has stretched longer than seven years. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Kentucky’s sales tax changes

What does it mean for revenue in the state’s coffers? And what does it mean for the cash in Kentuckians’ wallets? → Read More

Great Health Divide | Autism services unable to meet growing demand in Appalachian Ky.

Grassroots support groups are trying to bridge the gap in their absence. → Read More

Notice an airplane flying loops late at night? Here’s what it’s doing

No, it's not a UFO. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Pattern of problems: Neighbors concerned as new strip club eyes site of multiple shootings

Residents and business owners fear late-night crowds will fuel more violence. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Dissecting an ‘RCUT’ intersection

State highway engineers are relying on them in more areas to cut down on crashes. → Read More

Great Health Divide | One year later, creative thinking helps EKY veterinarian keep going

Big changes have allowed the vet to keep 'bridging the great health divide' for animals in Appalachia. → Read More

Few adoptions, no fosters, full rescues: Ky. animal shelters struggle to find space amid ‘perfect storm’

Leaders at the Morgan County Animal Shelter in eastern Kentucky say it’s the worst they’ve seen it. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Lexington residents, businesses concerned over potential permit for incinerator

Complaints obtained through an open records request show they have already seen what the impact could be. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Cost-of-living adjustments for Ky. retirees

Many retirees last received a COLA in 2011. Is one even possible right now? → Read More

WKYT Investigates | What drives Lexington’s violence?

A 2019 report obtained by WKYT Investigates breaks down the factors behind many of the city’s shootings. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | What is group violence intervention?

An advocacy group has repeatedly called for Lexington to implement GVI. What does the strategy look like? → Read More