State of Wyoming

POWELL —When a group email was sent in August alerting employees that all state vehicles need to have a communications upgrade installed, there were mixed emotions. A new tracking system will add safety features to employees who travel on Wyoming’s long, often lonely roads.  But it will also track...
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Education shared a school choice survey on its social media last weekend, which an official said was the result of a hack.  WDE spokeswoman Linda Finnerty said a link to the survey was posted on the department’s Twitter account by someone with malicious intent,...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation issued a reminder Friday that advertising signs cannot be placed in the state right-of-way. "With the upcoming elections, we’ve seen an increase in the number of signs our maintenance crews are having to remove from the right-of-way fence or...
CASPER — Plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Wyoming’s abortion ban filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on Wednesday. If granted, the preliminary injunction would block the ban’s enforcement for the duration of the lawsuit. The plaintiffs — Wyoming providers and residents and a Wyoming...
CHEYENNE — A former Cheyenne day care worker convicted in the death of an 8-month-old girl received probation Monday in Laramie County District Court. Kristina Eileen Croy was sentenced to five years of probation, with a suspended sentence of five to seven years imprisonment, by Laramie County...
FROM WYOFILE:  The Park County Commissioners will not approve a proposal by Park County Republican Men’s Club to hand-count ballots in the 2022 elections, but the proposal remains in play.  The commission followed the counsel of Park County and Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Skoric, who advised against...
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...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   County’s taxable sales down Weston County’s taxable sales dropped 6.4% from the third quarter of 2020 to the third quarter of 2021 according to a Jan. 4 economic summary from the State of Wyoming Economic Analysis Division.  That 6.4%, according to a breakdown for...
Wyoming inflation follows national trend   By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Prices are on the rise, and one nationwide report recently estimated that residents of the Cheyenne metro area experienced an increase of 12.1% in the cost of living between...
Crook County Treasurer objects to new charges   By Sarah Pridgeon Sundance Times Via Wyoming News Exchange   SUNDANCE — County Treasurer Mary Kuhl has objected to new charges filed against her in the civil case that seeks her removal from office, complaining in a response filed with District Court...

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