Garrett Wymer, WKYT

Garrett Wymer

WKYT

Lexington, KY, United States

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Recent:
  • WKYT
Past:
  • KFVS News
  • KCRG

Recent articles by Garrett:

WKYT Investigates | Rural residents fear having little say as more cell towers sprout

Several neighbors in Pulaski County are pushing back against a second cell tower on their road. → Read More

‘Sam has saved lives’: WKYT’s Sam Dick raises prostate cancer awareness with personal story

WKYT’s Sam Dick has spent his entire career telling the stories of others. However, maybe his biggest impact came from sharing his own. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Why am I getting so many spam calls from ‘Warsaw’?

It is the kind of small town that fills the pages of storybooks. But, to some, this city, now known as Warsaw, has a less-friendly connotation. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Why am I getting so many spam calls from ‘Warsaw’?

It is the kind of small town that fills the pages of storybooks. But, to some, this city, now known as Warsaw, has a less-friendly connotation. → Read More

UK puts 24 employees on unpaid leave for not following COVID-19 policy

UK administrators are taking action against dozens of students and employees for violating the university’s coronavirus testing protocols. → Read More

WKYT Investigates UPDATE | Camp Lejeune Justice Act introduced in U.S. Senate

The bill would allow victims exposed to toxic water at the military base to seek relief in court. → Read More

COVID-related hospital bills on the rise as insurance policies change during pandemic

Widespread vaccine availability has changed the math, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | The power and pull of Tik-toxic trends

Why do even the harmful trends catch on so quickly and so strongly? → Read More

WKYT Investigates | The roots of KU’s tree removal plan

Neighbors say they are hoping for some flexibility and nuance instead of an irreversible, one-stump-fits-all solution. → Read More

Special Report | ‘Never forget’: 20 years later, legacy lives on for Ky. man killed on 9/11

Those who knew Rowan Co. native Ed Earhart, who died at the Pentagon, urge Kentuckians to keep their promise to remember. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | 10 years later, how is Lexington’s double crossover diamond doing?

A novel solution has become normal. And now more are in the works. → Read More

Great Health Divide | Rural vaccine disparities increasingly evident as cases rise in Appalachia

Health departments are trying to combat vaccine hesitancy. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Lexington’s police chief talks stemming the tide of violence

Stopping the violence will take time, community involvement and cooperation, Chief Lawrence Weathers said. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Rural veterinarian shortages at ‘critical’ level, experts say

State leaders have identified several areas in Kentucky where more vets are needed to take care of food animals. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | Pandemic’s impact on forest products industry

The pandemic has proven to be a roller coaster for some in the industry. The ride isn’t over yet. → Read More

Committee of Ky. state lawmakers to discuss critical race theory on Tuesday

Two bills designed to ban its concepts in the classroom have already been pre-filed for 2022. → Read More

WKYT Investigates

Changes in technology are also changing how crimes are solved and how officers are viewed, experts say. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | The state of the commonwealth’s hemp industry

Experts say the market is correcting and maturing after an initial - and short-lived - industry boom. → Read More

WKYT Investigates | A surge in stolen catalytic converters

The sheer scale of the crime might surprise you. → Read More

WKYT Investigates UPDATE | Ky. regulators decide first case on value of rooftop solar power

The case was being watched closely for its possible precedent-setting impact. → Read More