Weston County Wyoming News

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County legislators had money on their mind during the 2022 legislative session. Legislators distributed more money than ever before, Rep. Barry Crago, R-Buffalo, said during a Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce lunch Monday. They not only set the budget for the next two fiscal...
CASPER — Wyoming’s population is growing faster than the country’s.  The state’s population grew by 1,536 people between July of 2020 and 2021, according to data from the census bureau. That’s an increase of 0.3%, above the nationwide average of 0.1% in the same time period.  Data also shows more...
CHEYENNE — Facing a deadline today to provide a written response to allegations of misconduct, Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Cheyenne, is not backing down from defending himself and criticizing some colleagues.  He has been called upon for a response following a complaint filed against him by Wyoming...
CHEYENNE — Facing a deadline today to provide a written response to allegations of misconduct, Sen. Anthony Bouchard, R-Cheyenne, is not backing down from defending himself and criticizing some colleagues.  He has been called upon for a response following a complaint filed against him by Wyoming...
LYMAN (WNE) — Wyoming will soon receive National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula funds to use to facilitate electric vehicle infrastructure development, especially charging stations, around the state.  The funding is part of the Federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA),...
GILLETTE (WNE) – Entrance fees for Devils Tower National Monument will only be accepted as card or digital payments starting on April 1. Part of the move to stop accepting cash to enter the park came as a means to cut down the time employees spend managing cash. It also would increase the amount of...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — A 61-year-old University of Wyoming professor has died after being caught in a backcountry avalanche while skiing in western Wyoming near the Idaho border.  Jay Norton, a UW Extension soil fertility specialist, was skiing March 17 in the Game Creek drainage on the western slope of...
Sanchez Ramos and Weidemann scored 21 each LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 24, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirls gave everything they had in another triple overtime contest, only this time it ended in a loss to UCLA Thursday night in the Arena-Auditorium in the round of 16 of the Women’s NIT. The Cowgirls came up...
UW opens league play with tough swing in California LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 24, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team opens its 21stseason of Mountain West play this weekend as the Cowgirls travel to Fresno, Calif., for matchups with Fresno State, Saturday at 2 p.m., and San Jose State for a 10 a.m...
CASPER — The dispute over pollution at the Jim Bridger Power Plant is complicating another set of air quality regulations.  Wyoming committed more than a decade ago to installing costly emissions controls at Bridger units 1 and 2. The controls were part of a plan the state developed to comply with...

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