Wyoming News

Aviles Jr. arraigned as the search for missing Cody woman continues

One of the last people to see Katheryn Ann Ferguson before she disappeared in mid-October was arraigned last week for unlawful possession of ammunition. ... more


Game and Fish report highlights recruitment and retention challenges

Wyoming game wardens patrolled more than 600,000 miles in 2022, according to the annual Wyoming Game and Fish Department Law Enforcement Report, but the report also reveals the department had fewer wardens making rounds due to problems recruiting and retaining employees, resulting in fewer violations being discovered... more


Unknown caller threatened to shoot up Walgreens if he wasn’t given $3K

Police are investigating after an unknown man called Walgreens threatening to shoot up the store if it didn’t meet his demands.... more


Wyoming Department of Health recommends ordering records directly from department

Extra costs and frustrating delays can be avoided by only ordering official Wyoming birth, death and other certificates directly from the Wyoming Department of Health, according to department officials.... more


Man caught after getting stuck in snow pleads guilty to federal charges

A Campbell County man who was arrested after driving his truck into a snowbank on the side of Highway 50 pleaded guilty to federal drug charges while another man involved in the drug bust has been sentenced to state prison.... more

Sheridan students repair school devices as part of class

SHERIDAN — Two computer science classes offer Sheridan High School students the chance to receive practical skills and aid the school district they attend. ... more


Ozone levels puzzle officials

CASPER — Joel Bousman wasn’t sure if ozone would be a problem Friday, despite a warning from the state. The snow covered the sage brush and the wind was less than 10 miles per hour — both bad signs. On the other hand, it had been overcast most of the day at the Sublette County commissioner’s ranch near Boulder — a small community about 12 miles southeast of Pinedale, within view of the Wind River Mountains. ... more


‘New sheriff’ Gordon reins in Legislature’s budgeting process

To cheers from the Wyoming Republican Party and even some lawmakers, Gov. Mark Gordon took a swipe at the Legislature’s budgeting process with a strongly worded veto letter about reining in practices he deemed unconstitutional.... more


Jackson-area parks avoid shutdown-related problems

After the federal government partially shut down in December, Audra Warburton and other Double H Bar employees packed up brochures for the National Elk Refuge sleigh rides they offer, along with a couple of cash registers, and moved into a corner of the Home Ranch Welcome Center to register tours there.... more


UW official urges harsher penalties for booze sales to minors  

Laramie should significantly increase the penalties leveled to businesses that sell alcohol to minors, University of Wyoming Vice President for Student Affairs Sean Blackburn suggested Monday.... more