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Man accused of child sex abuse pleads not guilty   CHEYENNE (WNE) — A local man charged with multiple child sex offenses pleaded not guilty Thursday morning in Laramie County District Court. The county’s district attorney has been accused of improperly declining to prosecute the case.  Peter...
Sublette County Health’s hospital a reality   PINEDALE (WNE) — The century-long quest for a hospital in Sublette County is finally a reality.  On June 28, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a $32-million loan application submitted by the Sublette County Hospital District to construct a new...
FROM WYOFILE:    Conservation tour highlights Wyoming’s endangered toad   By Andromeda Erickson, WyoFile.com   MORTENSON LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE—In this high and marshy landscape of plains lakes southwest of Laramie lies a haven for the federally endangered Wyoming toad.   Mortenson Lake...
Governor, superintendent of public instruction candidates promise to 'take wokeness' out of Wyo. education   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — Wyoming is a state blessed with bountiful natural resources ranging from coal to natural gas, Wyoming governor...
Simpson to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a July 7 ceremony at the White House by longtime friend, U.S. President Joe Biden.  “Joe Biden and...
$2.5B, 416-mile transmission project powers up   By Carrie Haderlie Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Officials have broken ground on the 416-mile Gateway South transmission line project in rural Carbon County with promises that it will reinforce Wyoming’s legacy as one of the...
Wildfires break out on Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Three wildland fires have been reported in the Jackson Hole area, all in the past few days. As crews move to contain those fires, federal...
Groups sue over lease sale   By Nicole Pollack  Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A dozen environmental groups filed two separate lawsuits on Wednesday challenging the federal oil and gas lease sale underway in Wyoming. The sale is the state’s first under President Joe Biden...
Off-track betting facility approved in county   BUFFALO (WNE) — Wyoming Downs off-track betting is coming to Johnson County after all, following approval from the Johnson County commissioners at their June 21 meeting for a new facility in the county. The commissioners’ approval is a reversal from...
Man receives up to two years prison time for bighorn sheep poaching   CODY (WNE) — A man already in prison for multiple poaching violations pleaded guilty and was sentenced recently in Park County District Court to between 20 and 24 months in a state penitentiary to be served following his term in...

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