Wyoming

JACKSON  – Soon after Michele Voorhees pulled the trigger, she realized something was up. It was Sept. 16 and Voorhees, 58, was out hunting in Granite Creek with her niece when they saw a mule deer grazing just across the creek. She pulled the trigger and hit the buck in the lungs. But when the...
CASPER — After roughly a year of dispute, Natrona County school board trustees voted Monday to keep two controversial LGBTQ books in one of the district’s high school libraries, with the condition that parents be given an opt-in option for their kids to access the titles.  They also voted to...
CHEYENNE – U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., voted in support of federal protections for same-sex marriage Tuesday, one of 12 Republicans to vote in favor of the Respect for Marriage Act as it passed 61-36 in the Senate.  She was not joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., who has previously said in...
PINEDALE (WNE) — Three judges in three courtrooms in two different counties have ruled against Triple Peak Landscaping, LLC, and Shane and Ramsey Copeland for defaulting on payments they owe to an investor, a town and a homeowner.  In these civil complaints, neither of the Copelands, of Marbleton,...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — The Wyoming State Finals for We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution will take place Dec. 5-6 at the State Capitol Extension in Cheyenne.  More than 350 students from 15 schools will compete in the culminating state civics competition open to all high schools. Students will...

Gas prices for Newcastle as of 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 30, via GasBuddy.com

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 13.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.37 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy.com’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming.  Prices in Wyoming are 27.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, and stand 4.4 cents per...
CASPER – Former President Donald Trump’s popularity continues to hold strong in Wyoming, a new poll from the University of Wyoming shows.  The survey also found that a majority of Republicans in Wyoming prefer Trump as the Republican presidential nominee rather than another candidate.  The poll,...
CHEYENNE – Colorado communities may provide a model for the state’s northern neighbors in finding ways to increase affordable housing stock.  Cheyenne’s pursuit of housing affordability for people across the income spectrum has led to recent reports and discussion among city leaders and staff.  In...
There is still time to throw your name into the ring for a two-year term on the Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees, but the deadline for applications is this Friday. The open seat is the result of the resignation of 22-year board member Ronnie Mills on Nov. 9, just one day after...
KEMMERER (WNE) — Cheri Marler, 51, has been arrested after officers responded to her residence on Friday, Nov. 25, on a call regarding an unconscious five-year-old girl.  Sergeant Jake Walker located the child wounded and unresponsive on a couch in the living room, according to a press release from...

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