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UW basketball player pleads not guilty to assault LARAMIE (WNE) — A suspended Wyoming men’s basketball player has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges.  Ny Redding, who’s facing two counts of simple assault and one count of batter...

 

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Bill requiring work for Medicaid heads to House CHEYENNE (WNE) — A bill to place work requirements on certain recipients of Medicaid in Wyoming made its way to the House floor Thursday. Senate File 144, sponsored by Sen. Larry Hicks, R-Baggs,...

 

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Cody woman sentenced to prison in meth ring case CODY (WNE) — A Cody woman will spend the next 3-5 years in prison for her role in a large-scale methamphetamine ring. Wendy Lee was sentenced Friday in Cody by District Court Judge Bill Simpson for...

 

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Yellowstone reopens as shutdown ends CODY (WNE) — Visitors to Yellowstone National Park resumed paying entrance fees Sunday after 35 days of free admission during the partial shutdown of the federal government. Other operations and services...

 

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Tribe sends letter asking delegation to end shutdown RIVERTON (WNE) — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has sent a letter to Wyoming’s congressional delegation outlining the ways the federal government shutdown has negatively impacted tribal members....

 
 By Bryon Gather    News    January 24, 2019

Support for anti-public notice bill in error, says legislator

EVANSTON — The Uinta County Herald was met with confusion when asking Wyoming Sen. Wendy Schuler, R-Evanston, why she co-sponsored a bill last week that would allow municipalities to be their own watchdogs and publish public notices on their own...

 

Gillette woman finds kidney donor

GILLETTE - Kathy Berman cried for 20 minutes after seeing the text message. It was a Thursday night and she was tired. These days, she's always tired. She sleeps more than she's awake. It's what...

 

Bill would use income tax to fund education

CHEYENNE — Two Democratic lawmakers hope to launch meaningful income tax discussions in Wyoming with the introduction of new legislation. House Bill 233, introduced Thursday, would impose a 4 percent tax on residents and corporations earning more...

 

Legislators eye lawsuit over coal port

CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers will try to set aside $250,000 to sue Washington state over coal, bypassing Wyoming’s attorney general and hiring a private lawyer, via a bill introduced Thursday in Cheyenne that largely mimics a failed measure last...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    January 24, 2019

Elk feeding essential, but not needed yet

JACKSON — Alfalfa-spewing elk-feeding trucks and the federal employees who drive them will be deemed “essential” and thus unaffected by the partial government shutdown, but so far the herds are OK without the help. National Elk Refuge...

 

News Briefs

Party switching bill killed a second time in committee CHEYENNE (WNE) — A closed primary bill that failed Tuesday once again couldn't win enough support for it to move on to the Senate floor Thursday. But a similar measure in the House and a newly... Full story

 

Bill to remove 'gun-free' zones has widespread support

By Nick Reynolds, Seth Klamann, Katie King and Shane Sanderson CHEYENNE — A new bill to override local gun control laws and allow Wyomingites to carry guns on school grounds and in other public places has been proposed with widespread support in...

 

State Briefs

MMA fighter sentenced to prison in assault GILLETTE (WNE) — An MMA fighter who knocked a woman unconscious and then continued to punch her while she was on the ground will spend up to six years in prison. Cody W. Amman, 29, of Gillette was...

 
 By Kylie Mohr    News    January 17, 2019

Senator pursues school safety legislation

JACKSON — Sen. Affie Ellis had to use the bathroom while traveling through Wyoming this year, and the only place she could find was an elementary school. So, much to her alarm, she walked right in. “The door was open, no one asked for my...

 

Gillette climber scales Devils Tower monthly

GILLETTE - Leigh Lassle doesn't know what he's chasing. He's spoken to a number of groups, large and small, over the last eight years, giving motivational speeches and offering words of...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    January 17, 2019

Legislative leaders share vision for taxes

CHEYENNE — The leaders of both chambers of the state Legislature have made stabilizing revenue one of their top priorities this general session. On Friday, they gave more insight into how they’d aim to accomplish that, including taxing renewable...

 

State Briefs

Bill would set out-of-state tuition minimums LARAMIE (WNE) — For the second consecutive year, Rep. Bill Henderson, R-Cheyenne, is bringing a bill to the legislative session that would statutorily prescribe a difference between the tuition rates...

 

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Man sentenced to prison in fatal DUI wreck RIVERTON (WNE) — Winter Hawk Goodman, who killed three people while driving drunk in 2016, was sentenced Friday to 12 years imprisonment. After a four-day federal trial, Goodman was in convicted in...

 
 By Autin Huguelet    News    January 3, 2019

"Skill game" operators: AG is wrong about us

CHEYENNE — Companies operating bar games that resemble video slot machines are challenging the Wyoming attorney general’s position that they’re enabling illegal gambling. In a lawsuit filed recently in Natrona County District Court, a group of...

 
 By Alexis Barker    News    January 3, 2019

Public's right to inspect public records without charge upheld

NEWCASTLE — The small claims court in Newcastle upheld the public’s right to inspect public documents without charge when the court ruled in favor of Wayne Chittim on Dec. 5. According to attorney William Curley, who represented Chittim, his clie... Full story

 

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