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Wyoming Woman Found Guilty of Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Casper, Wyo. (RELEASE from WDWS) September 16, 2021 — The Wyoming woman operating The Casper Playschool & Infant Center, accused of defrauding Wyoming Unemployment Insurance, has been found guilty of the charge.

Wyoming Detects Rare Human Case of Pneumonic Plague

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WDOH) September 16, 2021 — The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced today the detection of a rare but serious case of pneumonic plague in a northern Fremont County resident. 

Governor Seeks State Management of Grizzlies

Cheyenne, Wyo. (Release from Governor Gordon) September 16, 2021 — Governor Gordon announced today that the State of Wyoming is seeking state management of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE).

Pettus Pleads No Contest

Torrington, Wyo. (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) August 30, 2021 — Following a mental evaluation at the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston, Torrington resident Sean Logan Pettus, who is charged with the murder of Madison Cook in April appeared before Eighth Judicial District Judge Patrick Korell and pleaded to a plea agreement where he pleaded no contest “Nolo Contendere” to the […] Continue Reading

Reclamation Announces Lowering of Guernsey Reservoir

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from Bureau of Reclamation) August 18, 2021 — The Bureau of Reclamation will be lowering the water level in Guernsey Reservoir as the 2021 irrigation season draws to a close. 

EWC Receives Funds for Ellbogen Scholarship

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) August 8, 2021 — Eastern Wyoming College has been selected by the John P. Ellbogen board of directors to receive $100,000 to support adult learners with the newly created Ellbogen Opportunity Scholarship: All Students Successful.

Fentanyl Seized in Laramie County Bust

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) August 3, 2021 — On July 27, 2021, a simple traffic stop for speed in Laramie County, Wyoming, turned into a significant drug bust.

Torrington Resident Killed in Vehicle Crash

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) July 20, 2021 — On July 19, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 28 on US 85 north of Cheyenne, Wyoming.  At 4:22 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision.

Gordon Leads Republican Governors in Fight Against President Biden’s Anti-Fossil Fuel Policies

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) July 19, 2021 — Today, 10 Republican governors, led by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, issued a joint statement in opposition to President Biden’s efforts to interfere in the market and forcing financial institutions to restrict capital access for fossil fuel projects in response to recent actions taken by the Biden Administration.

Drought Support for Drivers

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) July 19, 2021 — The Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) and the Wyoming Department of Transportation are aware of the current drought conditions facing the State of Wyoming agricultural industry and fully support ongoing efforts to ameliorate the issues.