Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation re-elects Fornstrom
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Todd Fornstrom has been elected to his third term as president of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation during its recent meeting in Sheridan.
Fornstrom and his family farm in Laramie County near Pine Bluffs.
Fornstrom says in a statement that he’s proud to serve ...
Poaching incidents in Sheridan County investigated
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of two bull elk and a white-tailed deer in northwest Sheridan County.
One bull elk and a white-tailed doe were discovered the weekend of Oct. 27 and the second bull elk was discovered Nov. 3. All three ...
Casper Natrona 35, Casper Kelly Walsh 7
Cheyenne East 37, Laramie 21
Sheridan 41, Rock Springs 8
Thunder Basin 34, Cheyenne Central 0
Cody 29, Douglas 26
Jackson Hole ...
Report: Cost of living, inflation increase in Wyoming
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming report indicates Inflation and the overall cost of living increased in Wyoming over the last year.
The Sheridan Press reports the state Economic Analysis Division ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A company looking to open a coal mine in Wyoming has resubmitted a state permit application.
Ramaco Carbon officials said Friday their latest proposal for the mine in Sheridan County exceeds both state and federal regulations.
The Wyoming Environmental Quality ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The three candidates challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney called for drastic changes to the way Congress functions while Cheney insisted the governing body is on the right track during a debate in Riverton.
In the debate hosted by Wyoming PBS on Tuesday, Cheney ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Four workers in hazardous materials suits and protective gear began cleaning up contamination at the site of a former power plant near the Tongue River in north-central Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality tells The Sheridan Press it doesn’t know ...
Teachers share experiences working for online school
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Technology in education will likely increase in the future. More students are likely to participate in something similar to the Cowboy State Virtual Academy, an online school started earlier this year by Sheridan County School District 1.
The CSVA is relatively small, ...
Air Academy 15, Coronado 13
Akron 58, Byers 16
Aspen 51, Moffat County 7
Basalt 34, Coal Ridge 0
Battle Mountain 26, Summit 14
Bennett 44, Middle Park 23
Bishop Machebeuf 62, Riverdale Ridge 0
Briggsdale 32, Otis 28
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the convictions and 75-year prison sentence of a Wyoming man whom prosecutors say was drunk when he caused a fatal 2013 crash in western Nebraska.
Fifty-year-old Edward Hood, of Sheridan, Wyoming, argued among other things that his ...
Big Horn 39, Greybull 7
Buffalo 47, Thermopolis 16
Burns 41, Moorcroft 30
Casper Kelly Walsh 41, Cheyenne South 15
Casper Natrona 34, Sheridan 7
Cody 33, Worland 8
Cokeville 48, Southeast 13
Douglas 28, Hot Springs, S.D. ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Broadband Advisory Council has released a draft of its plan to improve high-speed internet access across the state.
The legislation that created the advisory council allocated $10 million for broadband improvement projects, and the plan outlines strategies ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has fined an oil and gas firm $20,000 for failing to follow public health regulations.
The Casper Star-Tribune
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department have euthanized a black bear that has been feeding on hotdogs and other human food at the Sibley Lake campground in the Bighorn National Forest.
The 4- to 5-year-old male bear was trapped and euthanized on ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has pleaded guilty to stealing packages of prescription painkillers and other medication intended for patients of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sheridan.
The Casper Star-Tribune
BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 58-year-old man who died in a mountain climbing accident earlier this month in northern Wyoming.
The Sheridan Press reports that officials ...
BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) — A man has died in a climbing accident on a remote mountain in northern Wyoming.
The Sheridan Press reports that authorities say the accident occurred last Saturday on Black Tooth ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A report from a child welfare advocacy organization warns that about 4,000 Wyoming children under the age of 5 could be overlooked in the 2020 census.
The Sheridan Press reports ...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Caleb Salzman was just as open-mouthed and shocked as the Wyoming record largemouth bass he hooked.
“It was crazy,” Salzman said.
In a desperate dash to save itself and spit the hook lodged firmly in its mouth, the huge bass sliced through the water of Kleenburn ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man sentenced to 37 years in prison for torching the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office four years ago has lost an attempt to have his sentence vacated or changed.
Joel Elliott, of Sheridan, was convicted in 2015 of firebombing a public building in June 2014. ...
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Heavy rain on top of melting mountain snow is causing flooding along the upper Wind River in west-central Wyoming.
The National Weather Service posted flood warnings Wednesday for the area around Dubois in Fremont County.
The Wind River near Dubois is expected ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A legislative panel will continue to study the idea of giving local municipalities in Wyoming the ability to impose new, voter-approved taxes to replace the funding they now get from the state.
The Joint Revenue Committee has been tasked by the Legislature’s ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A group established to develop a plan to improve air service throughout the state of Wyoming met for the first time.
The Sheridan Press reports ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The Powder River Basin Resource Council has petitioned the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to end self-bonding for coal companies in the state.
Resource Council Executive Director Jill Morrison says the group decided to organize the petition after the Land ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A 35-year-old Wyoming man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole packages of painkillers and other medication meant for patients of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sheridan.
Bryan A. Dennis of Casper entered the plea Thursday before District Judge ...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Democrat Mary Throne collected the most money through the end of 2017 among the early entrants seeking to become Wyoming’s next governor.
Campaign finance reports show Throne, a former state lawmaker from Cheyenne, raised over $185,600 from August through ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is providing $1.4 million in grants to help clean up and redevelop brownfields throughout Wyoming.
The Wyoming Business Council will get $800,000 to set up a revolving fund for cleanup and development of brownfields in communities ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A federal restriction imposed on Sheridan in northern Wyoming in the late 1980s has been lifted as the result of decades-long efforts to improve air quality in the city.
The Environmental Protection Agency officially recognized Sheridan as an area in attainment with ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Another spring snowstorm is marching through parts of Wyoming.
Winter storm warnings have been posted for northwest Wyoming, including Yellowstone National Park and the mountains surrounding Jackson, and for the extreme northeast corner of the state.
A winter ...
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Federal forestry officials say 2017 was a healthy year for the Bighorn National Forest but some diseases and insect infestations will need to be watched closely.
A report produced by the USDA Forest Service noted subalpine fir deaths declined in 2017 and dwarf ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A major winter storm spread snow and bitter cold over much of Wyoming.
The National Weather Service posted winter storm warnings for much of the state, including Casper, Gillette, Sheridan, Jackson, Yellowstone National Park, Evanston, Rawlins and Laramie.
Up to ...
Big Horn 64, Moorcroft 31
Buffalo 58, Wheatland 31
Cheyenne East 69, Thunder Basin 51
Minority population growth shifts Wyoming demographics
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A report from a nonprofit group says minority populations in Wyoming have been growing faster than the white population as the Cowboy State’s demographics slowly shift toward greater diversity.
Burlington 86, St. Stephens 57
Burns 47, Lingle-Fort Laramie 39
Casper Kelly Walsh 52, Evanston 51
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Some people are concerned whether Sheridan County in northern Wyoming will have enough affordable housing as it attracts new businesses.
Firearms manufacturer Weatherby recently decided to move its operations to Sheridan, and other businesses are looking at moving to ...
Burlington 80, Dubois 18
Cheyenne Central 70, Campbell County 62
Cody 61, Mountain View 51
Many on the ENDOW executive council tasked with creating a 20-year strategy to diversify Wyoming’s economy did not expect their efforts to produce results quickly, but just one year in, tangible progress is being felt.
The news came last Tuesday when Gov. Matt Mead announced that Weatherby ...
Saturday I had the pleasure of watching and listening to a master fly tyer, fly fisher and guide as he demonstrated his tying skills at the Fly Shop of the Bighorns in Sheridan, Wyoming. Brett Smith has been in the forefront of innovative fly patterns ever since he developed his midge emerger ...
Man waives preliminary hearing in Sheridan killing
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man charged with second-degree murder says the victim put a gun to his head first.
KCWY-TV reports 33-year-old Christopher Labuy waived his ...
California firearms manufacturer moving to Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Firearms manufacturer Weatherby Inc. is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Wyoming, marking another catch by Wyoming of a company abandoning a state that isn’t as gun friendly.
Weatherby’s move to Sheridan is expected ...