Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty

Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case against a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in Gillette on Thanksgiving. Todd Sindelar is accused of killing Matthew Boyer at Boyer’s home. Deputy County … Continue reading

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Wild horse advocates are upset about a recent roundup of a Wyoming horse herd

Wild horse advocates are upset about a recent roundup of a Wyoming horse herd that was sold to a Canadian slaughterhouse. Federal officials say the horses were strays – not wild – and they had no choice but to put … Continue reading

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Wyoming’s economy got a boost by an oil sector

Wyoming’s economy got a boost by an oil sector that continued to show signs of strength despite a late winter slowdown in drilling. Modest gains in the first three months of 2014, showed state revenues are up over the previous … Continue reading

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Sinclair Oil Corp is under fire

State safety regulators are proposing a $201,000 fine against Sinclair Oil Corp. for violations stemming from a fire last September at the company’s refinery in south-central Wyoming. No one was hurt in the fire. Sinclair issued a statement saying it’s … Continue reading

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Governor Matt Mead is excited to announce that the State of Wyoming is joining Google

Governor Matt Mead is excited to announce that the State of Wyoming is joining Google and the State of Colorado to bring together computer programmers who will develop creative solutions for problems faced by Wyoming and Colorado state agencies. The … Continue reading

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Merad says we did the right thing with the Wofl population

Gov. Matt Mead says a survey showing Wyoming’s wolf population is stable proves ending federal protections for the animals and placing them under state management was the right move. Mead on Tuesday released a report stating there were at least … Continue reading

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WyoLotto machines in stores soon

In coming months, expect to see WyoLotto machines in a store near you. Jon Clontz, CEO of the private lottery the state is developing, said Friday morning that The Wyoming Lottery Corp. will host workshops throughout the state to recruit … Continue reading

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A Cheyenne elementary school teacher has been charged with seven felony counts of sexual abuse

A Cheyenne elementary school teacher has been charged with seven felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor. Anna-Maria Andersen is charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor, five counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a … Continue reading

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lottery corporation to hold workshops to recruit retailers

Starting Friday, the Wyoming Lottery Corporation will hold a series of workshops as part of its retailer recruitment efforts to gain feedback on the draft application and contract. Any interested Wyoming retailer wanting to sell WyoLotto™ tickets should attend one … Continue reading

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small landslide reported in teton county

A small landslide was reported between Hoback and Alpine in Teton County, but it did not close or damage nearby highway 89. The slide did knock over slide netting that was installed 14 years ago. The area where the slide … Continue reading

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