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Wyoming Special Assistant Attorney General Jay Jerde listens to oral arguments from plaintiff attorneys in Ninth District Court on Tuesday morning on whether a preliminary injunction will be issued that would block enforcement of Wyoming’s law banning most abortions in the state. Jerde was defending the law on behalf of the state of Wyoming. Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide/WyoFile.com.

JACKSON —  Ninth District Court Judge Melissa Owens decided Wednesday that Wyoming’s abortion ban potentially “transgresses” the state Constitution, meriting a halt on its enforcement until a lawsuit challenging the ban can be decided. Owens found the plaintiffs had demonstrated probable success in...
JACKSON (WNE) — A motorcyclist died Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle went off the cliff on Teton Pass. Roger Davis, 56, was traveling eastbound into Jackson when Wyoming Highway Patrol received the call at 11:44 a.m. Highway patrol said Davis was returning from West Yellowstone, Montana, to...
JACKSON (WNE) – A contractor was severely injured Saturday at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort after an accident involving the aerial tram that resulted in a “technical rope rescue” and a helicopter flight to an Idaho hospital. The contractor’s condition was unclear as of press time Tuesday. Jon Bishop...
JACKSON — A lawsuit filed Monday seeks to halt Wyoming’s abortion ban from going into effect Wednesday, arguing that the ban violates the state constitution and women’s rights to access health care. The civil lawsuit, filed in Teton County District Court, requests a temporary restraining order be...
CASPER — Attorney General Bridget Hill notified Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday that Wyoming’s trigger abortion ban “would be fully authorized” under the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade last month.  That clears the way for Gordon to enact the ban. It is unknown when he will do...
JACKSON — Search and Rescue backers are trying to raise $6.6 million in private donations to buy and outfit a helicopter that would ensure year-round access for rescues while asking the county to commit public dollars to monthly operational costs. If approved, Teton County would be the only county...
CASPER — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services affirmed in a statement this week that Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act will protect providers “when offering legally-mandated, life- or health-saving abortion services in emergency situations.”  The announcement follows...
SUNDANCE (WNE) – Is Sundance now the smallest city in the nation to host a congressional office? With the opening of U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis’ new digs within Old Stoney, it might just be.  Having a presence in the smaller communities of Wyoming was the plan all along, said Kristin Walker, Chief...
JACKSON —Though a prominent trumpeter swan biologist has reservations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gave the National Elk Refuge the green light to move ahead with plans for a new visitor center north of Jackson. The Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center serves as a critical...
Teton Canyon reopens after bear pushes camper out of hammock   JACKSON (WNE) — Camping in Teton Canyon has reopened after wildlife officials killed a bear thought to be the aggressive bruin that pushed a camper out a hammock roughly two and a half weeks ago. Caribou-Targhee National Forest Teton...

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