Wyoming

KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   The Weston County Sheriff’s Office has had two calls for missing livestock since May, according to Weston County Sheriff Bryan Colvard. Both cases are still under investigation and are being investigated as burglaries. One of the calls was for a missing horse, which...
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   The Sixth Judicial District of Wyoming, encompassing Campbell, Weston and Crook counties, has seen an uptick in court cases in the past few years, and Weston County clerk of district court Tina Cote said the increase in cases has had some effect on budget and...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With summer comes boating, fishing, travel and outdoor fun. While you are on those adventures, the Wyoming Weed and Pest Council is warning people of the dangers of invasive species and how to stop the spread, in a press release dated July 20. “Unfortunately,...
Avery Chick NLJ Correspondent   Cutting class is about to take on a whole new meaning for Jacob Dunseth. Jacob has moved around his entire life for various reasons, but ended up calling Newcastle home for the conclusion of his high school career and is a graduate of the Newcastle High School class...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent   After a rainy spring, the weather has taken a turn and entered quickly into fire season.  After Weston County Fire Warden Daniel Tysdal and his crew put out two fires in Weston County on Monday — one in Ferguson Canyon and the other south of Newcastle by the LAK...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Shell casings littered the ground and bullet holes covered the kiosk at the Old Quarry Trails, located 5 miles east of Newcastle, on July 9, and a similar scene greeted Bent Sprockets President Jeremy Dedic again last week when the leader of the local bicycle group...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Zebra mussels are slowly but surely creeping closer to the Wyoming border, sparking the closure of the LAK reservoir for all boats and watercraft to hopefully prevent the establishment of a population there, according to a July 27 press release from the Wyoming Game...
CHEYENNE — As the deadline to vote on the same-sex marriage bill before the congressional recess approaches on Aug. 6, both U.S. senators from Wyoming said they will make their decision when the legislation is before them. The Respect for Marriage Act was passed in mid-July by the House, 267-157....
CASPER — Three potential Wyoming schools have applied for charters now.  Prairie View Community School in Chugwater, Wyoming Classical Academy Charter School in Mills and Cheyenne Classical Academy Charter School have applied for charters, according to an update from State Superintendent of Public...
Holy Impersonation Batman!  A Sheridan citizen reported an email impersonating Home Depot, but if you look closely the email is really from a real newsletter and podcast address at tut.com. The subject line is “Confirmation Needed” and the link transfers you to a French website.  Note that this...

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