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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...
CODY (WNE) –- Superintendent Brian Schroeder is asking legislators to enact a version of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act in the 2023 general session. Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature enacted the Parental Rights in Education Act. Schroeder said the law not only allows parents...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The 126th anniversary Cheyenne Frontier Days came to a close Sunday evening, bringing more than 250,000 visitors to Frontier Park over 10 days. According to a late Sunday news release from CFD, total attendance was 264,869 this year. That number comes from 32,653 gate admission...
SHERIDAN —Officials from the Wyoming Peace Officers Standards and Training are preparing to host the state’s first-ever First Responder Health and Wellness Conference, a new opportunity stemming from a need to address high rates of suicide among law enforcement agents and a $25,000 appropriation...

Wyoming Ninth District Court Judge Melissa Owens issues a temporary restraining order last week preventing the state's law banning most abortions from being implemented. She then issued her full order restraining the enforcement of the law effective from July 27 to Aug. 10. 

Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide. 

 
JACKSON — Teton County District Judge Melissa Owens issued her full order restraining enforcement of Wyoming’s abortion ban. The order, in effect until noon Aug. 10, prohibits state officials from enforcing the ban, which was set to take effect July 27 after Gov. Mark Gordon certified the “trigger...
CHEYENNE — As the case of Joseph Underwood winds its way through Park County courts after it was moved there following a dismissal in Laramie County, stakeholders said there are questions about the feasibility of charging someone who has been deemed elsewhere as not restorable.  It’s unclear what...
GILLETTE — A Gillette man will serve up to eight years in prison after being found guilty of six counts of aggravated child abuse. District Judge Stuart S. Healy III sentenced Tyler Martinson, 30, to four to eight years in prison Monday. The sentence comes two months after Martinson was found...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon’s office announced Saturday morning that he has appointed Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan to be a district court judge for the 8th Judicial District, serving Goshen County. That has been his home county.  Buchanan plans to remain in office for now “to...
Sundance, Wyo., July 31, 2022 – Federal, state, and local firefighters are responding to the Fish Wildfire near Sundance, Wyo. The fire was reported at approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning. The fire is burning on the Bearlodge Ranger District, Black Hills National Forest. As of 7:00 p.m. today,...

 People stand near backpacks stuffed with supplies for refugees at the Pronghorn Center in Gillette.  Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record.

GILLETTE —The Gillette College Pronghorn Center was filled with more than 100 youth and youth leaders who raised awareness and prepped backpacks for refugees on Wednesday evening as part of an “Interfaith Youth, Refugee Service Project.” The project brought youth from three churches together — The...

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