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 By Ethan Sterenfeld    News    July 9, 2020 

Court rules UW can prohibit firearms on campus

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming has the power to regulate and prohibit firearms on its campus, and its gun policy does not violate the Second Amendment, Tori Kricken, the district court judge in Albany County, ruled Thursday. This is...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Wyoming News Briefs

Wyoming gas prices increase slightly GILLETTE (WNE) — Gasoline prices could stall during the second half of summer after nine straight weeks of increases, according to a surveying company. But in the short term, Wyoming customers are paying more at...

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    July 2, 2020

Gillette police cite Albany county GOP chair in fight

CASPER — Gillette police have cited Michael Pearce with assault and battery after the Albany County Republican Party chair allegedly instigated a fight with Carbon County Republican Party Chairman Joey Correnti that resulted in Pearce being...

 
 By Allayana Darrow    News    July 2, 2020

Legislators study education 'block grant'

SHERIDAN — Legislators recently discussed issues of transparency and fidelity within school funding models around the state, with testimony from a county superintendent setting the stage for how legislative decisions impact individual school distri...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Armed man arrested after crashing into sheriff’s vehicle EVANSTON (WNE) — A tense and dangerous situation was resolved by Uinta County law enforcement without serious injury on Sunday, June 28, when an alleged intoxicated driver ran head-on into...

 
 By Greg Johnson    News    June 25, 2020

Legislator defends councilman who resigned

GILLETTE — Former Gillette City Councilman Shay Lundvall isn’t the only elected official to express support for a group of social media posts that prompted Mayor Louise Carter-King and the rest of the council to ask for his resignation last...

 
 By Camille Erickson    News    June 25, 2020

Officials faced with 'structural decline' in coal

CASPER — Since peaking in 2008, coal production nationwide has been on a precipitous decline. Last year, U.S. production volumes reached their lowest since 1975, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Energy Information Administration....

 
 By Mark Davis    News    June 25, 2020

Cody residents claim they solved riddle of Fenn's hidden treasure

POWELL — A father and son team from Cody claim they solved the clues left by Sante Fe art dealer Forrest Fenn and are now waiting for their payoff of gold and jewels. Chris and Christopher Hurst say that after presenting their evidence to Fenn, he...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    June 25, 2020

Dirty campground lures bear, leading to its death

JACKSON — Food, garbage and vomit were scattered around a dispersed Darby Canyon campsite early June 14 when state wildlife officials arrived to respond to a report of a pre-dawn mountain lion attack. The supposed cat struck through a tent, raking...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Former Gillette man sentenced on game violations dating to 2003 GILLETTE (WNE) — A former Gillette resident must serve two months in jail and pay more than $50,000 in fines and restitution for big game violations dating back to 2003. Robert...

 

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Gillette vehicular homicide case sent to district court GILLETTE (WNE) — Circuit Court Judge Paul S. Phillips found probable cause Monday morning to bind over Matthew Coleman, 37, to District Court on a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide...

 
 By CJ Baker    News    June 11, 2020

Cody Stampede moving forward with four days of rodeos

POWELL — The Cody Stampede Rodeo is officially a go. Leaders of the annual event say they’re moving forward with four full rodeos, which will be held July 1-4.  “As always, our goal is to showcase the best rodeo possible over our Independence...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Yellowstone staff test negative for coronavirus   JACKSON (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park staff are reportedly clear of COVID-19. The park had 43 employees who regularly interact with visitors tested for the virus on May 28 and 29. Every...

 
 By Katie Roenigk    News    June 4, 2020

Committee rejects property tax increase

RIVERTON — State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, lambasted his colleagues on the Joint Revenue Committee this week after the majority opposed drafting a bill to raise property taxes by 2%.  It was the first major revenue-generating proposal the...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    June 4, 2020

HollyFrontier announces plan to lay off roughly 200 employees at Cheyenne refinery

CHEYENNE— HollyFrontier Corporation announced Monday that it will be laying off about 200 employees at its Cheyenne refinery over the next 18 months. The layoffs will come as part of the company’s plan to convert its Cheyenne oil refinery into...

 

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Casper College implements buyout plan for longtime employees CASPER (WNE) – Casper College is offering thousands of dollars to entice its longtime staff members to retire as part of an effort to brace for looming budget cuts brought on by the...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Yellowstone officials say park is pretty quiet JACKSON (WNE) — Famous grizzly bears and geysers are certainly concentrating crowds, but entrance gate data indicates relatively open roads and a dearth of people in the first few opening days for...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Two-year probe leads to felony drug charges in Fremont County  RIVERTON (WNE) — After two years of data-gathering, law enforcement agents are airing the conversations of a presumed local drug network in court.  The conversations of Marshall...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Gillette teen sentenced to three years of probation for 2019 bathroom fire GILLETTE (WNE) – The teenager who pleaded guilty to starting a fire in a high school bathroom in September has been given a deferred sentence, meaning if he completes three...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Drive-in movies, student adoptions and parades: Wyoming residents reach out to their neighbors

Even as the state slowly begins to return to normal conditions, Wyoming residents continue to reach out to their neighbors to provide support and encouragement.  The state’s newspapers are filled...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Wyoming News Briefs

Former Laramie dealership, Nissan settle lawsuit LARAMIE (WNE) – A former car dealership in Laramie, Snowy Range Dodge, has settled a lawsuit with Nissan, which went to federal court last year in an attempt to seek upwards of $6.8 million owed by...

 

Fireworks show

The Gines family — including Landon and Sarah Gines and their children Carter and Hailey — watch a display during a demonstration of class-C fireworks available to the general public, sold by...

 

Cool cars cruise to counter coronavirus blues

GILLETTE — The rumble of American muscle echoed off the storefronts of Gillette Avenue as lines of cool, classic cars and modern-day marvels cruised around the downtown district during the early evening hours Friday. It was an effort to get cars...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

Former worker sues fracking company CHEYENNE (WNE) – A man who had his leg damaged in a fracking accident is suing the president and safety manager of a hydraulic fracturing company, along with the company that provides the fracking equipment, for...

 
 By Isabella Alves    News    April 23, 2020

Stroke, heart attack patients not seeking timely care

CHEYENNE - Nationwide, there’s been a decrease in the number of people seeking timely treatment for heart attacks and strokes, and the trend is being seen locally at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. There’s about a 40% reduction in stroke and...

 

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