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Former Nurse At Douglas Hospital Sentenced For Stealing Narcotics | KGAB Former Nurse At Douglas Hospital Sentenced For Stealing Narcotics
The presentence investigation recommended Ryan Harris receive no prison time. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 22, 2018
Colorado congressman Mike Coffman booed as people demand action on guns | Wyoming News Colorado congressman Mike Coffman booed as people demand action on guns
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Three arrested after trooper finds heroin during traffic stop | Wyoming News Three arrested after trooper finds heroin during traffic stop
CHEYENNE – Three people were arrested Thursday and later charged with drug crimes after a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper found nearly two pounds of heroin at a traffic stop.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Teton commissioners ask Rep. Cheney to scrap Snake River recreation bill | Wyoming News Teton commissioners ask Rep. Cheney to scrap Snake River recreation bill
JACKSON — Teton County commissioners unanimously agreed to ask their congresswoman to scrap legislation that prescribes types of recreation allowed in the Snake River Range.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Gillette woman who killed husband asks for reduced sentence | Wyoming News Gillette woman who killed husband asks for reduced sentence
GILLETTE — A Gillette woman who fatally shot her husband in 2016 because he constantly nagged her has asked that her 20- to 35-year sentence be reduced so that she can one day contribute to the world.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Legislative committee approves school finance constitutional amendment | Wyoming News Legislative committee approves school finance constitutional amendment
CHEYENNE – The state Legislature is one step closer to asking the public to change the Wyoming Constitution to fix the state’s school finance funding problem.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Bill advances permitting concealed carry in places of worship | Wyoming News Bill advances permitting concealed carry in places of worship
CHEYENNE – A group of state lawmakers voted Tuesday to advance a proposal that would repeal a portion of state law keeping residents from carrying concealed weapons into places of worship.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Wyoming House, Senate must work out “philosophical” budget differences | Wyoming News Wyoming House, Senate must work out “philosophical” budget differences
CHEYENNE – The heavy workload really began this week at the Wyoming Legislature as the Senate and House of Representatives introduced their 2019-20 biennium budget bills.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
House committee OKs stripping cities of county planning power | Wyoming News House committee OKs stripping cities of county planning power
CHEYENNE – Two bills advanced Tuesday from a Wyoming House of Representatives committee that would effectively end cities’ control over development just outside their borders.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department evaluates 2019 budget | Wyoming News Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department evaluates 2019 budget
CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department will prioritize environmental and public health programs in Fiscal Year 2019.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
House committee advances so-called “stand your ground” bill | Wyoming News House committee advances so-called “stand your ground” bill
CHEYENNE – The House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Tuesday that would expand the state’s so-called “stand your ground” law.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
County Commission approves CRMC-UCHealth agreement | Wyoming News County Commission approves CRMC-UCHealth agreement
CHEYENNE – Laramie County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a management services agreement between Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and the nonprofit UCHealth.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Landslide threatens Bridger-Teton Forest road near Apline | Wyoming News Landslide threatens Bridger-Teton Forest road near Apline
JACKSON — A massive landslide that could disrupt access into the Wyoming and Salt River ranges for months is slowly overtaking the most heavily trafficked road in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Wyoming News | February 21, 2018
Wyoming DCI Identifies Man Killed in Douglas Shooting | KGAB Wyoming DCI Identifies Man Killed in Douglas Shooting
In a statement issued Wednesday morning, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation said there is no continuing threat to the community of Douglas. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 21, 2018
Cheyenne Recognized 'Mayor's Challenge Champion' City | KGAB Cheyenne Recognized 'Mayor's Challenge Champion' City
The Grand Champion City, to be announced in October, will win $5 million. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 21, 2018
Wyoming Lawmakers Working Through Budget Process | KGAB Wyoming Lawmakers Working Through Budget Process
A conference committee including five members of each house of the legislature will meet next week to work out a compromise version of the state budget. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 21, 2018
Cheyenne Police to Present Annual Report | KGAB Cheyenne Police to Present Annual Report
The presentation will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Cheyenne Public Safety Center. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 21, 2018
Cheyenne Man Arrested After Attempted Gas Station Robbery | KGAB Cheyenne Man Arrested After Attempted Gas Station Robbery
A 29-year-old Cheyenne man is in custody after allegedly attempting to rob a gas station at gunpoint this (Tuesday) morning. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 20, 2018
Study Ranks Cheyenne The Most Affordable State Capital In America | KGAB Study Ranks Cheyenne The Most Affordable State Capital In America
According to a new study, Cheyenne has the lowest cost of living of any state capital in the country. Cheyenne's economy also ranked among the top five, while our "quality of life" ranking was among the worst. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 20, 2018
Cheyenne Police Issue Accident Alert | KGAB Cheyenne Police Issue Accident Alert
Due to the high number of crashes related to the hazardous road conditions, the Cheyenne Police Department has activated its Accident Alert System. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 20, 2018
Four New Major Wind Power Projects To Be Developed In Wyoming By 2020 | KGAB Four New Major Wind Power Projects To Be Developed In Wyoming By 2020
Completion of the wind projects by 2020, the company says, will allow it to use federal production tax credits to provide net cost savings to customers over the life of the projects. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 20, 2018
Report explores changing demographics in Wyoming | Wyoming News Report explores changing demographics in Wyoming
CHEYENNE – When Antonio Serrano was a teenager, a truck full of adult men ran him off the road during what he initially thought was aimless road rage.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Above-average snowfall levels come through Cheyenne | Wyoming News Above-average snowfall levels come through Cheyenne
CHEYENNE – A winter storm with low temperatures and snow rolled into Cheyenne starting Sunday evening, but the National Weather Service says residents should be prepared for even more bitter cold through today.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Republican, Democratic lawmakers work on bill to address wage gap | Wyoming News Republican, Democratic lawmakers work on bill to address wage gap
CHEYENNE – A pair of Wyoming lawmakers are working across party lines to increase penalties for employers who violate equal pay laws.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast U.S. lands | Wyoming News Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast U.S. lands
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its…
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
City Councilman Richard Johnson won’t run for re-election | Wyoming News City Councilman Richard Johnson won’t run for re-election
CHEYENNE – Ward 3 City Councilman Richard Johnson, an undiplomatic outsider who ran for office on a dare four years ago and brought a frank and often critical voice to the generally staid dais, said Monday he will not run…
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Wyoming election law changes moving forward | Wyoming News Wyoming election law changes moving forward
CHEYENNE – Significant changes to Wyoming election laws are moving through the state legislative process ahead of what’s likely to be an interesting election year in 2018.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Wyoming bill would authorize display of “In God We Trust” | Wyoming News Wyoming bill would authorize display of “In God We Trust”
CHEYENNE – The official United States motto, “In God We Trust,” could soon be making a common appearance throughout Wyoming.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force tells state to invest $10M | Wyoming News Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force tells state to invest $10M
CHEYENNE – Don Henrye is one of countless runners routinely using the multi-use, 37-mile Greater Cheyenne Greenway.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
New tip rule could affect Wyoming restaurant servers, owners | Wyoming News New tip rule could affect Wyoming restaurant servers, owners
CHEYENNE – As a single father of an eighth-grader, Mark Miller relies on the generosity of his parents and neighbors to help out during long work weeks.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
At Attention 2-19-18 | Wyoming News At Attention 2-19-18
Capt. Jason Kinder of Cheyenne will retire March 11 from the Wyoming Air National Guard with 21 years of military service.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Funding for WyoTech proposal still on the wire | Wyoming News Funding for WyoTech proposal still on the wire
LARAMIE – Although the Wyoming Legislature did not introduce a bill by its Wednesday deadline to fund the Laramie County Community College proposal to absorb WyoTech into its program, Laramie Mayor Andi Summerville said the proposal is not dead.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
Laramie County oil expected to continue modest growth | Wyoming News Laramie County oil expected to continue modest growth
CHEYENNE – Two years after sliding energy prices bottomed out, battering Wyoming’s energy-fueled economy and halting five straight annual increases in Laramie County oil and gas production, things are looking up again.
Wyoming News | February 20, 2018
City firefighters quickly extinguish residential fire | Wyoming News City firefighters quickly extinguish residential fire
Cheyenne Fire and Rescue firefighters made quick work of a structure fire in the 700 block of East 19th Street early Saturday morning.
Wyoming News | February 19, 2018
LCSD1 plans earlier renovation of Buffalo Ridge | Wyoming News LCSD1 plans earlier renovation of Buffalo Ridge
CHEYENNE – Plans for the renovation of Buffalo Ridge Elementary recently changed, and students could see some challenges as a result.
Wyoming News | February 19, 2018
Delta Kappa Gamma book sale to be held at Frontier Mall | Wyoming News Delta Kappa Gamma book sale to be held at Frontier Mall
CHEYENNE – Delta Kappa Gamma’s annual book sale is revisiting its roots, as members prepare to resell donated books in three Frontier Mall locations next month.
Wyoming News | February 19, 2018
Bill would set penalties for interfering with “critical infrastructure” | Wyoming News Bill would set penalties for interfering with “critical infrastructure”
CHEYENNE – Wyoming lawmakers advanced a proposal Friday that would create a specific law against people interfering with the operations of “critical infrastructure,” such as oil and gas pipelines, railroads, waterways and refineries.
Wyoming News | February 19, 2018
Wyoming officials optimistic about Trump’s infrastructure proposal | Wyoming News Wyoming officials optimistic about Trump’s infrastructure proposal
CHEYENNE – There are more questions than answers surrounding the $200 billion infrastructure plan President Donald Trump released Monday.
Wyoming News | February 19, 2018
Former Casper Legislator Tom Lockhart Dies | KGAB Former Casper Legislator Tom Lockhart Dies
Former House Rep. Tom Lockhart was first elected to the Legislature in 2000. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 19, 2018
National Weather Service Updates Wyoming Storm Forecast | KGAB National Weather Service Updates Wyoming Storm Forecast
The storm is expected to last into Tuesday in most areas. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 19, 2018
Oneok begins land acquisition process for new pipeline through Crook County | Wyoming News Oneok begins land acquisition process for new pipeline through Crook County
SUNDANCE — Oneok Partners expects to begin construction of its new pipeline through Crook County later this year, representatives told the County Commissioners last week. The company has launched an outreach program for landowners along the planned route as it…
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
Wyo. Senate passes computer science requirements bill on third reading | Wyoming News Wyo. Senate passes computer science requirements bill on third reading
CHEYENNE – A bill to include computer science standards in Wyoming’s K-12 education curriculum passed the state Senate on third reading with strong support Friday morning in Cheyenne.
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
A Child Waits 2-17-18 | Wyoming News A Child Waits 2-17-18
Tiffany, 17, is a musically talented teen who enjoys playing the clarinet. She is described as a friendly and outgoing girl who is a great self-advocate.
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
Edible marijuana bill to see another day in Wyoming Senate | Wyoming News Edible marijuana bill to see another day in Wyoming Senate
CHEYENNE – The last surviving proposal setting penalties for edible marijuana and other cannabis-infused products will live to see another day.
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
Wyoming Senate introduces bill for Medicaid, SNAP work requirements | Wyoming News Wyoming Senate introduces bill for Medicaid, SNAP work requirements
CHEYENNE – Wyoming lawmakers in the Senate overwhelmingly voted Thursday to introduce a bill that would implement work requirements for Medicaid and food stamps, while a duplicate measure failed in the House of Representatives later the same day.
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes | Wyoming News Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes
CHEYENNE – Any notion 2018 would be the year of taxes in the Wyoming Legislature died a quiet death Friday afternoon in the House of Representatives.
Wyoming News | February 18, 2018
Federal Judge Sentences Two For Southwestern Wyoming Meth Distribution | KGAB Federal Judge Sentences Two For Southwestern Wyoming Meth Distribution
Wyoming federal judges recently sentenced three defendants for methamphetamine and heroin crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office. The office also announced the conviction of an Arapahoe resident for drug and firearms crimes... Continue reading…
KGAB | February 18, 2018
Ground Blizzards Forecast For Interstate 80 This Weekend | KGAB Ground Blizzards Forecast For Interstate 80 This Weekend
People planning to travel his weekend should check the latest road and travel conditions. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 16, 2018
Cheyenne Parents Charged After Allegedly Exposing Baby to Meth | KGAB Cheyenne Parents Charged After Allegedly Exposing Baby to Meth
The baby was subsequently placed in the custody of the Department of Family Services. Continue reading…
KGAB | February 16, 2018
Guilty verdict in Rock Springs Fairbourn murder trial | Wyoming News Guilty verdict in Rock Springs Fairbourn murder trial
ROCK SPRINGS — A jury found Bradley Ross Fairbourn guilty Thursday of killing one woman and stabbing another during a knife attack at the Quality Inn on June 23, 2016.
Wyoming News | February 16, 2018