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CASPER — Rep. Liz Cheney’s campaign is providing Democrats with instructions on how to vote for her in Wyoming’s Republican Primary. Cheney’s campaign website and a campaign mailer for her have instructions on how to switch party affiliation, which in Wyoming can occur as late as election day.  A...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County Commissioners passed the largest budget the county has had in quite some time. The fiscal year 2022-2023 budget is $139 million, which is $30 million higher than fiscal year 2021-2022, and it's the highest since FY2016, when the budget was $170 million. More than 80...

Newcastle gas prices via GasBuddy. com at 10 a.m. on June 24. 

CHEYENNE (WNE) — There’s both good and bad news for drivers expecting to hit the highways during the July 4 holiday period.  Due to surging gasoline and other commodity prices, “drivers will be facing the most expensive July 4th at the pump ever this year,” according to GasBuddy. The gas price...
CHEYENNE — The state’s top K-12 education official said Wednesday that Wyoming will not comply with recent rules from the federal government barring additional types of discrimination in exchange for getting money for subsidized school lunches. Potentially millions of dollars in lost federal...

Bighorn National Forest, Via the Wyoming News Exchange

BUFFALO —  There's no doubt among local stakeholders that Yellowstone's closure will affect tourism in the area. They're just not quite sure how. Flooding shut down Yellowstone National Park last week, with only partial openings on the near-term horizon. As a result, tourists have had to modify...
CASPER — The Natrona County GOP called for Wyoming Republican Party Chairman Frank Eathorne’s resignation Tuesday following multiple controversial revelations about him.  Members of the Natrona County Republican Central Committee passed a resolution 48-35 that demanded Eathorne immediately step...
LARAMIE — Laramie police continue to investigate a “swatting” incident that closed several streets and prompted the evacuation of an area of downtown for more than two hours Tuesday evening.  Someone called the dispatch center “claiming he was armed with a large rifle and was wanting to shoot at...
About 10,000 people enter Yellowstone on its first day back post-floods   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — When Yellowstone National Park officials evacuated visitors last week after historic floods, Julie Miller, 64, was discouraged. After taking a buyout...
WORLAND (WNE) — Worland resident Eric Hansen asked the council to consider allowing chickens within city limits on a less restrictive basis than the current city code.  He said after the issues with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and now with inflation, supply chain issues and the cost of eggs...
CODY (WNE) — Park County School District No. 6 board members voted unanimously to keep Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” on a library shelf at Cody High School. The action came in the wake of an earlier request to remove the book due to its adult themes and content. The KEC, Cody’s...

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