Wyo Legislature Will Convene to Address COVID Vaccine Mandates

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WY State Legislature) October 19, 2021 — Senate President Dan Dockstader and Speaker of the House of Representatives Eric Barlow have received a sufficient number of affirmative votes from a recent written poll of the members of the Sixty-Sixth Wyoming Legislature to convene a special session. The Legislature plans to convene for a three-day legislative session […] Continue Reading

Pettus Asks for Withdrawal of Plea

Torrington, Wyo (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) October 19, 2021 — After pleading no contest to second degree murder and guilty to arson, vehicle theft and burglary, Sean Logan Pettus has sent a hand-written letter to Eighth Judicial District Judge, the Honorable Patrick Korell, asking to withdraw his plea to not guilty and go to trial.

Torrington Man Charged With Murder

Torrington, Wyo. (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) October 19, 2021 — After months of investigation and awaiting an autopsy report, the Goshen County Sheriff’s Department arrested Marty C Colwell, 49, of Torrington with the murder of Kimberly Apple.

Wyoming Business Council Supports M Lazy Heart Project

Casper, Wyo. October 1st, 2021 — The Wyoming Business Council met at it’s regular quarterly meeting in Casper yesterday. The Board of Directors voted unanimously in support of a Business Ready Community Grant & Loan for the City of Torrington and M Lazy Heart Ranch for the construction of a feed mill in the Eastside Industrial Park.

Executive Order for Hay Carriers

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) September 23, 2021 — Governor Mark Gordon has signed an executive order to allow motor carriers hauling hay in Wyoming to operate outside of regular operating hours and carry larger loads.

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.