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KEMMERER (WNE) — Cheri Marler, 51, has been arrested after officers responded to her residence on Friday, Nov. 25, on a call regarding an unconscious five-year-old girl.  Sergeant Jake Walker located the child wounded and unresponsive on a couch in the living room, according to a press release from...
CHEYENNE – Wyoming continues to make advances in female political representation, adding four more women to the Legislature this election cycle.  Twenty out of 93 legislators who will serve constituents in the upcoming general session will be women, including eight women who were elected to their...
JACKSON — Two years after pledging to go net-zero by 2030, the town of Jackson is working on a plan to get itself there. At the same time, town officials hope to develop plans to reduce air pollutants, protect water quality and native species, and identify parts of the community that are vulnerable...
GILLETTE — The Campbell County Public Library Board was on the receiving end of a lot of criticism, as well as some support, at its most recent meeting this week. Some were worried that the board would start banning books.  Others were concerned that the board is allowing an out-of-state group to...
CASPER – In an open letter to Sen. Cynthia Lummis, the Wyoming Pastors Network asked her to “reverse course” on her vote for the Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify protections for same-sex marriage under federal law.  The group asked Lummis to support “an amendment that prevents H.R. 8404...
CASPER (WNE) — More of Wyoming’s nursing home residents are getting sick and dying from COVID-19, new figures released Wednesday by the AARP show.  COVID cases occurred in state nursing homes at a rate of six per 100 residents during a four-week period that ended Oct. 23.  That is the third-highest...
RIVERTON (WNE) — A Riverton man was arrested on Monday after he allegedly assaulted 24-day-old twin infants.  Police were called to Sage West at 4:20 p.m. on a report of an infant with a broken left leg and bruises and lacerations to her face. Department of Family Services workers were concerned...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — On Thanksgiving Day, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., shared dinner with Wyoming Marines and airmen serving in Okinawa, Japan.  They’re attached to the 3rd (III) Marine Expeditionary Force and Air Force’s 18th Wing, according to a news release from Barrasso’s office.  Barrasso...

Jack Drew was recently honored for his Eagle Scout designation. The Laramie High School student completed the Pilot Hill information kiosks, including this one at the end of East Willett Drive, as his community project required to become an Eagle Scout. Photo by Carol Ryczek, Laramie Boomerang.

LARAMIE —An Eagle Scout project has become a way to share inspiration as well as information.  Jack Drew, a senior at Laramie High School, coordinated the construction of two informational kiosks at entrances to the Pilot Hill Recreation Area on the east side of the city of Laramie to fulfill one...
ROCK SPRINGS — With several other volunteers from around the United States, Rock Springs resident Chad Banks has been invited to decorate the White House in Washington D.C.  According to Banks, each year, the White House asks for volunteers. They receive thousands of applications. Banks signed up...

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