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JACKSON — Designated advocates routinely support crime victims in courtrooms per state law, but two local defense attorneys are raising questions about where they sit and whether their presence might prejudice a jury. The role of the crime victim advocate varies, but generally they help guide the...
FROM WYOFILE:  The Park County Commissioners will not approve a proposal by Park County Republican Men’s Club to hand-count ballots in the 2022 elections, but the proposal remains in play.  The commission followed the counsel of Park County and Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Skoric, who advised against...
JACKSON —After months of threatening to sue, the ACLU of Wyoming has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Teton County’s 24/7 Sobriety Program, saying that court-ordered daily drug and alcohol tests violate the constitutional rights of people not yet convicted of a crime. Originally created by a...
Hunters sue over prosecution   By CJ Baker Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — In 2020, a Park County jury cleared two out-of-state hunters of allegations that they killed and wasted elk on Heart Mountain. Now, the men are suing the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, saying they...
Rep. Barry Crago (R-Buffalo) said Tuesday his measure House Bill 103 – Prohibit travel across private land for hunting purposes is not a corner-crossing bill designed to address the controversial practice, which has attracted widespread scrutiny following charges leveled against four hunters. He...
Secretary of state refers Zwonitzer complaint to the House   By Maggie Mullen, WyoFile.com   Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan has referred a complaint lodged against Rep. Dan Zwonitzer (R-Cheyenne) to the Wyoming House of Representatives. The complaint, lodged by Zwonitzer’s own party,...
Gaming reg fix weighed during special session, but vote failed   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — An attempt to tighten Wyoming’s loosened gambling regulations during the special legislative session failed last week when the House opted not to introduce a...
Bar brings new charge against Laramie Co. DA   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar in mid-October filed a second formal charge against Laramie County District Attorney Leigh Anne Manlove, claiming that false statements and excuses about...
Crook County treasurer resigns   By Sarah Pridgeon Sundance Times Via Wyoming News Exchange   SUNDANCE — A civil trial that was to consider the removal of Mary Kuhl from her position as Crook County Treasurer will no longer be necessary because her letter of resignation was accepted by the county...
More information needed on missing, murdered Indigenous people, leaders say   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Recent data suggests Indigenous people continue to make up a disproportionate amount of Wyoming’s homicides and missing persons cases, but tribal...

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