Wyoming News

Collisions with rotating wind turbine blades kill a variety of birds in Wyoming — from passerines to raptors. Exactly how many birds — and whether mortality rates might pose a threat to local and migrating bird populations — remains unknown, according to state and federal wildlife officials. The...
CHEYENNE — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., played a major role at a prime-time televised hearing Thursday evening of the congressional committee she belongs to which is investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.  She used the opportunity to directly and repeatedly criticize one of her...
GREYBULL (WNE) — A Greybull man who lived under the assumed name of a dead man for more than five decades has pleaded guilty to two felony charges stemming from an investigation into his application for a passport in January 2021. Peter Jeremy Martin, who had been using the name of James Delbert...

Gas prices in Weston County per gasbuddy.com on June 9 at 8:19 am

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Responding to surging gas and diesel prices, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced the formation of a Gas and Diesel Price Working Group that will focus on ways to find relief for consumers feeling the pinch of rising fuel costs.  The working group includes members of the governor...
About a quarter of legislative races in Wyoming’s 2022 election will likely be decided by default, instead of voters. Twenty-two state House and Senate seats are set to go uncontested in both the August primary and November general elections, according to the candidate roster released May 27 by the...
CASPER — Prosecutors in Natrona County have determined a fatal police shooting at an Evansville standoff was justified, Casper police announced Tuesday. Police shot and killed Blaine Clutter, 29, after he fired upon them, Natrona County District Attorney Dan Itzen noted in a letter on his findings...
CHEYENNE — A local company that calls itself a digital asset bank sued the nation’s central bank over its delay in approving an application to set up a master account with the Federal Reserve. Such an account could make it easier and cheaper to do business. The Cheyenne-based company is now called...
CODY — The Cody School District’s Educational Resource Complaint Committee voted unanimously to keep two books in its libraries that were up for discussion at a packed meeting last Thursday. Cody resident Carol Armstrong filed a complaint to ban Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The...
JACKSON — Hundreds of students left Jackson Hole High School at 10 a.m. Monday to protest gun violence in response to recent mass shootings such as the Uvalde, Texas, massacre, where an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 elementary school students and two teachers. “This could happen to us any day,” said...
JACKSON (WNE) — A recent study determined that the Teton County courthouse is not earthquake sound and no amount of renovations can save it. The building, built in 1968, will need to be completely torn down. The unsafe building puts the Teton County Sheriff’s office, located on the bottom floor, at...

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