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BUFFALO — A bill proposed by Rep. Barry Crago, R-Buffalo, that would give game wardens greater authority to cite hunters for trespassing is one step closer to law. The Joint Judiciary Committee approved the bill at its Nov. 10 meeting, paving the way for it to be considered during the Wyoming...
CASPER – Sens. Cynthia Lummis and John Barrasso both backed successful legislation Thursday to block railroad unions from striking over a longstanding contract dispute.  At the same time, the Wyoming Republicans opposed an attempt to grant seven days of paid sick leave to the workers. That vote...
CHEYENNE – Health professionals and law enforcement officers hope a new partnership will improve outcomes for people dealing with mental health issues, while also making the community safer.  A new behavioral health co-response program will be a collaboration between Cheyenne Regional Medical...
SHERIDAN (WNE) —  Sheridan County Emergency Management has received funding through a grant offered by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security for a new bomb-sniffing dog. According to Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Jesse Ludikhuize, the dog will be fulfilling a specific need for...
JACKSON (WNE) — Nearly three weeks after a high-dollar shoplifting occurred at a local liquor store, police arrested a 50-year-old Romanian man for felony theft. Police say Marian Firu shoplifted a $7,449 bottle of Scotch from The Liquor Store on Nov. 1.  They say security footage shows a man...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon announced Thursday that Wyoming has filed a second lawsuit against the Department of Interior related to the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to “pause” oil and gas lease sales.  In the first lawsuit, the state challenged the Biden administration’s early...
POWELL — Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt and school district superintendent Jay Curtis are concerned about two legal substances that have resulted in hospital visits and several deaths in Park County within the last 18 months.  Delta 8 is a form of THC [the psychoactive chemical found in marijuana...
LOVELL – As a potential railroad strike lies on the horizon, local businesses are stating the strike would have a significant impact on their ability to transport, and therefore sell, products. Last-minute negotiations by the Biden Administration in mid-September seemed to pacify the conflict...
LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved multiple new educational tracks for students during its November meeting. UW will now offer certificate programs in carbon capture utilization and storage and land administration.  Carbon capture has gained popularity over the years,...
JACKSON – The legal challenge to Wyoming’s abortion ban is headed to the Wyoming Supreme Court after a Wednesday order from Teton County District Court Judge Melissa Owens to certify questions of law to the state’s highest court. The same day, Judge Owens also denied a request from three...

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