Wyoming

POWELL (WNE) — This was the prescription for a long life by former Powell resident Edna Scott when she turned 100 years old seven years ago: “Stay active and get outdoors in the fresh air,” she advised at the time in an interview with Tessa Baker of the Powell Tribune.  She added that it’s also...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Sheridan County Public Health Response Coordinator Edward Hinzman reported Tuesday high levels of community transmission of COVID-19, as well as a high rank for COVID-19 in the community.  As of Tuesday, 34 confirmed COVID-19 cases were active and two probable cases were active....
CHEYENNE (WNE) — A woman who worked as the bookkeeper for a local nonprofit theater has been charged in federal court with five counts of wire fraud.  Carrisa J. Dunn-Pollard is accused of defrauding Cheyenne Little Theatre Players Inc. of more than $250,000 over about two years, according to...
CASPER (WNE) — Youtuber and Casper resident Jeffree Star is opening a store in the former Hall on Ash building in downtown. The controversial celebrity and makeup magnate — who announced his plans Nov. 13 over social media — pitched the yet-to-be-named project as both a shop and “interactive space...
JACKSON (WNE) — The Wyoming Democratic Party’s campaign finance complaint against Republican legislative candidate Paul Vogelheim has been dismissed, according to Jennifer Martinez, the office’s assistant elections director in the Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office. Martinez said on Monday that...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — A lawsuit filed in federal court last week alleges staff members at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center covered up the true cause of death of a resident of the facility in 2020. According to the complaint filed by Barbara Pierson, personal representative of the estate,...
PINEDALE —Wyoming’s water – whether it runs too high, too low or not at all – seems to be the single most important statewide topic of the season.  With irrigation shut down for autumn, livestock returning to home ranches or new and larger ponds setting a serene landscape, Wyoming’s focus on water...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Sheriff’s deputies ticketed trespassers throughout the county last weekend who said they were unaware they were on private land. At about 9 a.m. Friday, deputies ticketed a 23-year-old man and 24-year-old man off of Mackey Road for trespassing. The two admitted to trespassing in...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Darci Phillips issued a summary judgment Sept. 22 in a civil case brought forward by parents of students in Sheridan County School District 2 who questioned the district’s authority to implement and enforce mask mandates and quarantine...
CHEYENNE (WNE) —  The Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday that additional monkeypox cases have been identified in Wyoming residents within the last few days.  New cases have been confirmed in a Natrona County adult man and a Campbell County adult man.  The cases are not connected and...

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