Beginning fall 2023, the University of Wyoming will move to a block tuition policy, meaning full-time students will pay the same rate per semester, regardless of how many courses they’re enrolled in.
SHERIDAN — Despite a deeply flawed system lacking funding, facilities and staff, a team of medical and mental health professionals from across Sheridan County work together to coordinate appropriate mental health evaluation and treatment for those involuntarily held under Wyoming’s Title 25 …
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The federal government announced Thursday it is giving several million dollars to a Wyoming telecommunications provider so it can add fiber lines capable of delivering super-fast broadband.
LARAMIE — A representative from the University of Wyoming student government shared a list of student concerns with the Laramie City Council during a meeting on Tuesday.
CASPER — A group of Wyoming lawyers sent a letter last week to Trump-endorsed Republican nominee for U.S. House Harriet Hageman expressing their “deep concern and disappointment” about her public comment last month that the 2020 presidential election was rigged.
ROCK SPRINGS – The integrity and intentions of The Starling Company, a local drag theater organization, were called into question by a Sweetwater County citizen during the Rock Springs City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
PINEDALE (WNE) — The visitors center in Pinedale welcomed 4,600 tourists in June, up 24% from 2021, according to Sublette County Visitors Center’s director Peter Paulin.
The fate of TerraPower’s proposed Natrium nuclear power plant in Kemmerer may now depend on how quickly the federal government can “downblend” enough weapons-grade uranium, then help stand up a new U.S.-based commercial supply of high-assay, low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel.
WORLAND (WNE) — A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of those involved in shooting signs in Washakie County, including two particularly expensive solar-powered signs that read back drivers’ speed to alert them if they’re exceeding the limit, according to Washakie County Sh…
SUNDANCE — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun the long process of revising the document that defines how it approaches management of everything from livestock grazing and fire management to air quality and minerals on the lands it governs within northeast Wyoming.
BUFFALO — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are increasingly concerned about the discovery of adult zebra mussels in Pactola Reservoir, a body of water just 20 air miles away from the state line in South Dakota's Black Hills.
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Former city of Sheridan Utility Maintenance Division Superintendent Kenneth Hirschman, 53, pleaded not guilty in 4th Judicial District Court on Tuesday to one count of felony theft of city property.
LARAMIE – As University of Wyoming students begin to settle into the rhythm of classes and college life, administrators are assessing their own success in helping with the transition.
CASPER — A former University of Wyoming employee is suing the school and several top employees for allegedly discriminating against him based on his identity as a white, heterosexual, Christian man and for his opposition to critical race theory.
POWELL —When a group email was sent in August alerting employees that all state vehicles need to have a communications upgrade installed, there were mixed emotions.
SHERIDAN — Parallel to the medical care process, Title 25 also initiates a legal process designed to allow judicial review of a patient’s involuntary hospitalization.
SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital was not designed to accommodate people in mental health crisis. It does not operate an acute psychiatric unit; it does not offer — and is not designed to offer — inpatient psychiatric services.
AFTON (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation wants to remind residents and travelers about the offerings under the Wyoming Travel Authorization Program (W-TAP) ahead of the 2022-2023 winter season.
RIVERTON — Brian Shuck surprised Wyoming Republican Party officials Saturday with an announcement that he would forgive $5,000 of what he was owed in legal fees so that the party could sink more money into candidates.
CASPER — The Wyoming Rescue Mission is suing state and federal equal employment agencies after being threatened with punishment for refusing to hire a non-Christian employee.
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Wyoming PBS and Science Kids this week earned a national award for the groups’ collaborative project Nature WY, a digital educational series focused on outdoor science and nature.
SOUTH PASS CITY—A harsh climate and remote perch at more than 7,000 feet help keep crowds at bay in this once-booming gold-mining town that long ago went bust. With fewer than 10 full-time residents, human traffic is typically light even on sunny August days like this one.
CHEYENNE (WNE) — Average gasoline prices in Wyoming were unchanged in the last week, averaging $3.77 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy.com’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming.
CASPER — As persistently high natural gas prices renew a dispute between environmental and industry groups over conservation practices at oil and gas wells, there remains little overlap on how losses of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, should be regulated.
SHERIDAN (WNE) — Sheridan County School District 2 announced that Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School has been designated an Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School for 2022 by U. S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
CODY (WNE) — A month and a half into the project, the expansion of the east end of the Yellowstone Regional Airport’s terminal is largely proceeding according to plan, despite challenges with one local utility.
POWELL (WNE) — A Cody man was arrested and arraigned Monday on charges stemming from an Aug. 26 collision that resulted in the death of Powell resident Charles Wentz.
CHEYENNE – The unexpected closure of a military-like academy for Wyoming high schoolers in Guernsey drew concern and sadness, sentiments that were universally expressed among all of the stakeholders who reacted to the disclosure.
SHERIDAN — Law enforcement officials across Sheridan County agree: Calls related to mental health crises — including those that result in Title 25 holds — are growing more frequent. This, Sheridan County Sheriff Allen Thompson said, can be attributed to insufficient mental health care infras…
CASPER — Amid a record number of minor-party and unaffiliated candidates running in the general elections, the state GOP voted Saturday to no longer recognize Republicans who register to run in elections with another party affiliation.
JACKSON — The Teton County Sheriff’s Office has seen a rash of calls this week regarding scammers posing as local law enforcement officers to extort money or personal information.
CHEYENNE — Despite several recent incidents of violent crime, local law enforcement leaders say they likely don’t indicate a larger trend of violence in Laramie County.
Wyoming’s top federal prosecutor has rejected a retired federal agent’s complaint against state and county justice officials that alleged they violated federal law when prosecuting four hunters for corner crossing near Elk Mountain Ranch in Carbon County.
The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee will not sponsor legislation to make some kinds of drug use while pregnant a felony. The bill was modeled after failed legislation from the 2022 session that classifies methamphetamine or certain narcotic drug use by a pregnant woman as chi…
ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — The former executive director of the Young at Heart Community Center in Rock Springs was arrested last week for the suspected embezzlement of more than $2 million from the center’s daycare facility, the Young at Heart Early Learning Center.
POWELL —Surrounded by friends — some old and some new — LeRoy and Marge Davey sat at a beautiful dinner table in a grand room with a festive cake decorated in a rose motif and a stack of greeting cards placed in front of them.
CODY —Imagine putting on a pair of goggles that could transport you to Paris, that could take you to the zoo, that could let you watch a play or catch butterflies in an open field or even play with dogs.
JACKSON — A Teton County climber turned businessman has effectively given away his multibillion-dollar business, aiming to earmark company profits for fighting climate change and protecting undeveloped landscapes across the world.