Weston County Attorney

The status of Cheyenne River Road has been a bone of contention for many years, but Weston County Attorney Michael Stulken has determined it to be a county road, as indicated in a letter dated June 8. The letter  was a response to a concern from local resident Diane (Simon) Harris, who owns...
Stacie Hoxie, director of FOCUS, approached the Weston County commissioners on July 5 to discuss the funding cuts made to the FOCUS budget provided by the state for fiscal year 2023.  She explained to the commissioners that when FOCUS submitted its budget to the state, the victim witness...
All hands were on deck during a Feb. 28 sentencing at the Weston County Courthouse. According to Weston County Attorney Michael Stulken, the Weston County Sheriff’s Office, Newcastle Police Department, Upton Police Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol all aided in guaranteeing the safety of all...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Attorney’s office has received permission from the Weston County Commissioners to apply for Victims of Crime Act crime victim funds. For the past several years, FOCUS has applied for and administered the grant, employing a part-time victim witness...
McKenley WIlliams, of Newcastle, was sentenced on Feb.  28 to 12-15 years, followed by 10 years of supervised probation for two separate counts of sexual assault, by Judge Stuart S. Healy, according to court documents dated March 9. The sentencing hearing was held in the District Court of the Sixth...
No criminal charges to be filed against Campbell County library staff   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The Weston County Attorney’s Office will not pursue charges against members of the Campbell County Public Library after reviewing the relevant case...

Michael Stulken is sworn in as the new Weston County Attorney by County Clerk Becky Hadlock last week.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Michael Stulken was appointed to take the Weston County and Prosecuting Attorney position following the resignation of former attorney Alex Berger. Stulken was the only person to submit a letter of interest to the Weston County Republican Party.  On Aug. 17 during...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Former Weston County Attorney Alex Berger’s resignation was official July 31 after a resignation letter dated July 20 was accepted by the Board of Weston County Commissioners.  “It has been the honor of my life serving the people of Weston County in this capacity. I...
Berger joins Powell law firm Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County Attorney Alex Berger has signed on to be an associate at the Powell law firm of Copenhaver, Kath, Kitchen and  Kolpitcke. Berger, a Campbell County resident, fought his way on to the ballot in 2018 and ultimately beat out...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Commissioners voted to add both a letter from the Secretary of State and Weston County Attorney Alex Berger to the official record and minutes for the special meeting that was held to appoint the Weston County District Court Clerk. Commissioner...

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