Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Sgt. Tyler Holloway, a fire support specialist with the 115th Field Artillery Brigade in the Wyoming Army National Guard, was named top Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year in the Army National Guard.  He earned this distinction by winning the 2022 All-Guard Best Warrior Competition held...
LARAMIE — Language in a new ordinance regulating landlords and rental units that generated an upswell of public comment and debate. Now, it has been ruled vague and unconstitutional by a District Court judge.  Judge Tori Kricken, who serves the 2nd Judicial District in Albany County, ruled partly...
POWELL (WNE)  — Vaccines meant to help prevent monkeypox are now available on a limited, targeted basis across the state, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).  Public health experts are tracking an outbreak of monkeypox that has spread across several countries that don’t normally...

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...
BUFFALO — Eight months after Fourth Judicial Court Judge William Edelman dismissed a libel lawsuit filed by the Patriot Conservatives of Johnson County PAC against the Buffalo Bulletin, the case has finally concluded after the PAC's bank account was garnished to pay court-ordered sanctions. Chris...
POWELL — Biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team began field captures of grizzly bears Tuesday and plan to continue through the end of October.  Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey, in conjunction with Yellowstone National Park, will be baiting the areas with roadkill deer and...
CODY (WNE) — Nearly five times as many people in Park County have changed their voter registration through the first seven months of the year as compared to the last midterm elections in 2018. Also, according to Park County Elections Office staff, more than half (56.4%) of the new Republicans...
GILLETTE (WNE)  — A number of local businesses have partnered with the Campbell County Suicide Prevention Coalition for its local campaign to raise awareness for suicide prevention resources and information. The push for awareness includes placing on the outside of storefronts two window stickers...

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Tell Tavegie speaks in front of his peers at the Boys’ State Summer session, which was held at the University of Wyoming June 12-18.

 
Every summer, Wyoming Boys’ State candidates are selected, interviewed and then eventually chosen to attend a conference where they participate in political conversation and scenarios. This year, three Newcastle High School students were chosen as delegates to Boys’ State: Holden McConkey, Tell...
Teachers, administrators and staff with Weston County School District No. 1 have already returned to the district’s three schools so they can prepare for the 2022-23 school year. On Aug. 23, the district’s 770 or so students will fill the hallways and classrooms for their first day of school.  Both...

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