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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,...
JACKSON (WNE) – A contractor was severely injured Saturday at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort after an accident involving the aerial tram that resulted in a “technical rope rescue” and a helicopter flight to an Idaho hospital. The contractor’s condition was unclear as of press time Tuesday. Jon Bishop...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — An 18-year-old pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Laramie County District Court to two counts of aggravated assault and battery. The charges are linked to his younger cousin’s killing of another teenager last July.  Xavier Sanchez, of Casper, was originally charged with attempted...
LARAMIE — For Jaxson Heyrend, a once-joyful relationship came to an end one night when he looked at his injured face in the mirror and realized an urgent need to change the course of his life.  Of the many things he thought in that moment, what stands out is: “You don’t deserve this. Get the hell...
CASPER —Wyoming is the wine country of wool. At least, that’s how the University of Wyoming Extension sheep specialist, Whit Stewart, describes it.  And with the state ranking No. 1 in wool production in the 2017 Census of Agriculture — with 2,796,792 pounds shorn — it kind of is, in a way.  With...
JACKSON — A lawsuit filed Monday seeks to halt Wyoming’s abortion ban from going into effect Wednesday, arguing that the ban violates the state constitution and women’s rights to access health care. The civil lawsuit, filed in Teton County District Court, requests a temporary restraining order be...
CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park visitation was far lower than in recent years for June, largely because for 10 days all gates were closed and for most of the month visitation was restricted due to the historic flooding. The park hosted 536,601 recreation visits in June. This is a 43%...
CHEYENNE — Laramie County School District No. 1 library book policies continue to divide community members, according to recent public comments and interviews with parents. In speaking with the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, district leaders said they are sticking with current policies.  They noted parents...
GILLETTE — A county resident who has been involved in some large public records requests is claiming that the county’s new public records policy is illegal. Jacob Dalby made a public records request in May that the county is saying cost $4,407. Dalby questioned why he was singled out when there...
CHEYENNE — There may not be anything state leaders can do to ease the burden of high fuel prices on Wyomingites, at least in the short term. That was part of the message at the second public meeting Friday of a fuel price working group.  “If you’re looking for a short-term answer, we can’t go to...

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