Wyoming

Former Police Chief Sam Keller was serving on the FOCUS board of directors at the time of his arrest for domestic assault, according to information provided by the Wyoming Office of the Attorney General, Division of Victim Services. FOCUS, according to its Facebook page, is a nonprofit advocacy...
JACKSON — A public service announcement for young black bears in Grand Teton National Park: If you get into mischief and get too close to people, but steer clear of human foods, you might just wake up in a new home. In May, a mother black bear weaned two cubs near Jenny Lake. Both were about a year...
TORRINGTON (WNE) — Torrington broke another daily heat record on Monday, hitting 107 degrees, according to the National Weather Service of Cheyenne, which predicts higher-than-normal temperatures are expected to continue.  “Although not quite yet a climate site for NWS due it not being a full 30...
CODY (WNE) — Joseph Underwood is now being held in Cody on a $500,000 cash-only bond on four charges including disposal of a dead human body related to a murder case just dismissed in Cheyenne. Underwood was listed in custody at the Park County Detention Center at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. County...
GILLETTE (WNE) — The man accused of threatening a group of adults and children with a loaded shotgun because they continued to light off fireworks has been bound over to District Court. Randy A. Stephens, 41, was charged July 1 in Circuit Court with felony aggravated assault and battery and six...

Gasbuddy.com prices for 82701 as of 12:33 p.m. on Monday. 

CHEYENNE — The best way to bring down high gas costs in Wyoming would be to secure a long-term fuel supply within the state, one industry insider told stakeholders Friday.  No new refinery has been built in the U.S. for more than 50 years, Steve Cure, an energy consultant with Longmont, Colorado-...
GILLETTE (WNE) – The Campbell County School District continues to feed a large number of its students through its summer meal program, with top numbers in June totaling about 2,700 pickup meals a day, said Bryan Young, director of nutrition services. To put that number into perspective, Young said...
CASPER —Internal emails from the Wyoming Department of Education show a discrepancy between Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder’s scathing public messaging and more tempered behind-the-scenes guidance and discussion of a federal reinterpretation of anti-discrimination protections...

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Aryana Kohlbrand poses for a photo at the local art show with her artwork and her Governor’s Choice Award Ribbon.

 
Whether becoming collegiate athletes, attending college on full-ride academic scholarships or sending technology into space, the class of 2022 has done it all. Little do most people know, however, the Newcastle High School class of 2022 has another talent — art. Several graduates who have taken art...
Wicked Six took first place after wowing the audience and judges during Weston County Arts Council’s 2021 Battle of the Bands.  Audience members crowded in front of the stage at the Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center in the Cambria Room, and as Wicked Six entertained them with their hard-rock...

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