News Letter Journal

Both Weston County and the Bureau of Land Management have instituted burn restrictions effective July 22 after a spell of hot, dry weather.  “The last couple of weeks have certainly changed the landscape in regard to fire conditions,” said Daniel Tysdal, Weston County fire warden. “The hot, dry and...
As a result of a loss of $60,000 in state funding since 2020, FOCUS is struggling to address victim needs, according to director Stacie Hoxie. The local victim’s advocacy group’s budget, which took effect July 1, totals $108,442, according to a breakdown provided by the agency.  “This really...
The Weston County Travel Commission, whose goal is to promote travel and tourism in Weston County, recently approved its budget for fiscal year 2023, totaling $160,400.  The travel commission receives its funding from Wyoming’s state lodging tax of 5%, 2% of which stays local. According to Norma...
Laramie, Wyo.—July 27, 2022—Free print copies of the new Wyoming Vegetable and Fruit Growing Guide are now available in limited supply at University of Wyoming Extension offices throughout the state. Copies can also be obtained at select conservation district offices. The new publication is a handy...

The University of Wyoming's nose tackle Cole Godbout in the Cowboy's game against Fresno State on Oct. 16, 2021.

Photo courtesy University of Wyoming Athletics. 

Fall Practices Begin on Wednesday, July 27 Laramie, Wyo. (July 27, 2022) --  The 2022 college football season begins today for the Wyoming Cowboys as they hold their first practice of fall camp.  It is an early start to the Wyoming Football season as the Cowboys will kick off their 2022 season in...
BUFFALO — Portions of the Bighorn National Forest roughly 14 miles northwest of Buffalo are closed to the public as a 21-acre fire burns in remote terrain. As of press time Tuesday, portions of the forest nearest the Gem Lake fire are closed, including North Rock Creek Trail 040. According to the...
POWELL (WNE) – The preliminary trial of Joseph Underwood, who is charged with mutilating or disposing of a dead human body to conceal a felony offense, has been delayed.  Underwood also faces charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, interference with a peace officer and fleeing or...
JACKSON — Talking to self-identified Democrats in Teton County reveals a chameleon of a voting block. That’s no surprise under the conditions. U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s latest 22-point polling deficit reported by the Casper Star-Tribune has been met with disparate reactions by potential crossover...
CASPER — The Wyoming Attorney General’s office has filed a motion seeking to dismiss a suit challenging a new state law that requires voters to present ID at the polls.  The motion requesting dismissal argues that plaintiff Tim Newcomb, an attorney who has expertise in the Wyoming Constitution, has...
LARAMIE —A wildfire sparked in northern Albany County last week has forced a widespread wildfire response and prompted evacuations of the area.  Known as the Sugarloaf Fire, the blaze was reported Friday afternoon near Laramie Peak and encompasses roughly 396 acres as of Tuesday afternoon,...

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