Crook County

The case filed by citizen Garrett Borton against Weston County Commissioner Tony Barton, which questioned his ability to serve in the office due to his residency in Crook County, has been dismissed by Sixth Judicial District Court Judge James Michael Causey.  Borton and Barton appeared in court on...
  104 Stampede St., Newcastle (307) 746-4560   The Weston County Children’s Center, Region III Developmental Services, provides Department of Family Services-licensed child care for infants and children through age 12, preschool for children age 2 to school age, and FREE early intervention and...
CASPER — Wyoming’s population is growing faster than the country’s.  The state’s population grew by 1,536 people between July of 2020 and 2021, according to data from the census bureau. That’s an increase of 0.3%, above the nationwide average of 0.1% in the same time period.  Data also shows more...
SUNDANCE — Mary Kuhl was given a deferred sentence on Friday for crimes related to misconduct during her time as county treasurer. She will serve two years of supervised probation as part of a plea agreement, after which the charges will be expunged from her record.  Kuhl originally pleaded not...
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives once again opted to stick with its 62 representatives, 31 senators plan for redistricting the Legislature, as House Bill 100 passed on second reading Thursday. Rep. Clark Stith, R-Rock Springs, made a motion that the Legislature move forward with a...
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House of Representatives took up the work of redistricting Wednesday afternoon, approving a plan that would add three seats to the state’s legislative branch. Rep. Shelly Duncan, R-Lingle, began by saying House Bill 100 is the best fit for Wyoming’s shifting population. HB...
Groups team to provide hunts for kids with life-threatening illnesses   By Sarah Pridgeon Sundance Times Via Wyoming News Exchange   SUNDANCE — The Sundance chapter of the Muley Fanatics has made a name for itself by pursuing worthy goals to support wildlife and habitat, many of which have focused...
Legislators prepare to tackle budget   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — It’s only been a few months since the Wyoming Legislature convened for a special session, but it’s already time to start gearing up for the budget session set to begin Feb. 14. First...
Group seeks funding to keep juveniles out of jail   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — There is an amendment to Gov. Mark Gordon’s proposed budget in the works that would seek to address Wyoming’s incarceration rate of juveniles, which is one of the highest...
Proposed legislative maps highlight Wyoming's rural-urban tension   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader isn’t too thrilled with how redistricting is shaking out. The way he sees it, losing a seat in the Carbon...

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