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Feds approve Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

LYMAN (WNE) — The Federal Highway Administration announced Tuesday that Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure plan has been approved and Fiscal Year 2022 funding has been released. The state will now begin the process as outlined in the plan for…

Allred named interim secretary of state

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon announced Thursday night that he selected Uinta County resident Karl Allred to serve as interim secretary of state. Allred, who last month lost the Republican…

Governor eyes affordable housing

By Mary Steurer Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon’s office wants to put $25 million in American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward affordable housing. The office is preparing to submit a funding proposal to the…

Service dog handlers say pet dogs causing issues in stores

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Service dog handlers in Cheyenne say they feel unsafe in some local stores because of an apparent unwillingness to regulate the behavior of pet dogs. These handlers, who…

Meth defendant determined fit to proceed

JACKSON (WNE) — Timothy Ritter, who is facing felony methamphetamine charges, was determined fit to proceed to trial after an evaluation by the Wyoming State Hospital. Ritter, 43, appeared in Teton County Circuit Court on Thursday. His attorney, Bill Fix,…

Halverson nominated as interim Secretary of State finalist

CHEYENNE (WNE) —  The Wyoming Republican Party has picked three nominees to put forward to the governor to become the interim secretary of state, party and other officials have confirmed to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. Those successful candidates were approved…

Science Kids, Wyoming PBS earn national award

SHERIDAN (WNE) — Wyoming PBS and Science Kids this week earned a national award for the groups’ collaborative project Nature WY, a digital educational series focused on outdoor science and nature. The program had earned recognition as a finalist for…

Prison recommended for man in brass knuckle assault

GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man accused of punching another man with brass knuckles and later attacking two police officers may see up to 12 years in prison. Jason David Sieler, 47, pleaded guilty Sept. 2 to aggravated assault and…

State GOP will decide secretary nominees

CASPER (WNE) —  The Wyoming Republican Party has begun the process of finding an interim secretary of state. The state GOP announced Friday that it will hold a central committee meeting on Sept. 24 to nominate three possible replacements for…

Scammers proliferate, masquerading as officers

By Kate Ready Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The Teton County Sheriff’s Office has seen a rash of calls this week regarding scammers posing as local law enforcement officers to extort money or personal information. “There’s…