Press Release – A Casper man led the Wyoming Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase and at one point fired a gun at troopers during an incident on US 20-26 on Sunday, April 22. Zachery Whiteman, 46, was taken to Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following the incident that occurred around 10:15 p.m. near Casper. […]
Press Release – During an oversight hearing today focused on the Department of Defense’s ongoing audit and business operations reform at the Pentagon, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said that rebuilding the military and reforming the way the Pentagon does business must go hand in hand. “Our nation faces grave […]
Press Release – Governor Matt Mead has chosen Edward Buchanan to fill the Secretary of State vacancy. Buchanan was one of three candidates the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee sent to Governor Mead to replace Ed Murray who resigned from office on February 9th. Wyoming has a statutory process which governs vacancies in elected offices. In […]
Yellowstone National Park planners are proposing to replace 172 windows of the iconic Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, a project preservationists fear could harm the building’s historic character. The window swap is just one part of a building rehabilitation project that includes redoing floor plans and interior finishes, replacing hot water and electrical systems, and adding […]
The widower of a 65-year-old woman killed in a crash in Wyoming is suing the United Parcel Service and the driver of the truck that killed her. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports attorneys for James Berrigan argue In a complaint filed Wednesday that the wrongful death of his wife, JoelAnne Berrigan, caused irreparable harm to […]
Jackson-area skiers will not be pulled by horses running at high speed this year due to poor snow conditions in Wyoming. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the Jackson Hole Shrine Club and the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort have canceled the annual skijoring event. Resort Business Development Director Bill Lewkowitz says proper safety conditions […]
A 55-year-old inmate has died at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington. The state Department of Corrections says Curtis Allen Jenkins died from a lengthy illness on Monday. Jenkins was serving the first to two seven to 10 year consecutive sentences on convictions of knowingly taking immodest, immoral or indecent acts with a minor.
Wyoming’s economy has begun the new year with some modest improvements, largely due to gains in the state’s fossil fuel industries over the second half of 2017. A two-year slump in prices that drove companies to bankruptcy and layoffs has now partially given way to increased oil drilling interest and company spending.
Press Release – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement after President Trump delivered his State of the Union address. “In the last year, President Trump and Congress have achieved a number of impressive accomplishments, including historic tax cuts and an unprecedented effort to end unnecessary and burdensome regulations. Our efforts have […]
Press Release – Governor Matt Mead announced today that firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc. will be relocating to Sheridan, Wyoming. Weatherby is a family-owned company that has been based in Paso Robles, California since its founding in 1945. Weatherby will bring its management team and manufacturing operations to Sheridan and create an estimated 70 to 90 jobs […]