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Laramie begins effort to reduce or ban plastic bag use

By Jordan Achs Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The Laramie City Council largely supported the first step in a likely multi-year long process to reduce and potentially ban retail-use plastic bags. The council voted unanimously during its…

Man indicted on money laundering, marijuana charges

JACKSON (WNE) — A grand jury has indicted Teton County man Bryan Jones and three co-defendants for conspiracy to distribute and manufacture a metric ton of marijuana and conspiracy to launder money. The indictment stems from Jones’ Dec. 10 arrest…

Man rescued from Yellowstone canyon was treasure seeker

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — An Indiana man who illegally rappelled into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone this month before being pulled out by rescuers says he was searching for hidden treasure. Dave…

Exxon plans carbon capture project near Kemmerer

PINEDALE (WNE) — ExxonMobil Corporation filed an application on Jan. 13 with the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate the LaBarge Carbon Capture Project approximately 33 miles northeast of Kemmerer beginning in August. The company plans to build…

Cowboy Draw jackpot ticket worth $805K purchased in Thayne

◆ Lottery winner has 180 days to claim the prize. WyoLotto officials announced Tuesday, January 7 that a Cowboy Draw player holds a $811,058 winning ticket from the Monday, Jan. 6, Cowboy Draw drawing. The winning ticket was purchased on…

Investigators look into possible poaching near Alta

JACKSON (WNE) — Investigators are looking into a possible poaching incident after someone found a deer without its head wrapped in black plastic along Ski Hill Road in Alta. Jackson Game Warden Kyle Lash responded Dec. 16 and performed a…

Coal tax losses in Lincoln County top $1.2 million

Lincoln County Treasurer Jerry Greenfield released a report at the end of the year summarizing the first losses associated with the shutdown of the coal power plant in Kemmerer. “Financially, this has caused a loss in coal sales in the…

SVI Sports Broadcast Schedule: Dec. 31-Jan 4

The new year will ring in with plenty of live high school and college sports coverage across the SVI Sports Network.  Below is the complete broadcast schedule for all sports events covered by SVI this week.  Broadcast links for each…

Wyoming News Briefs: December 19, 2019

Yellowstone investigates deaths of wolves hit by car JACKSON (WNE) — A hit-and-run collision that took the lives of two habituated Junction Butte Pack wolf pups is being investigated by Yellowstone National Park. The incident took place Nov. 19 between…

Board of Education approves computer standards

By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — It’s now up to Gov. Mark Gordon to approve Wyoming’s first computer science standards, after the state Board of Education approved the guidelines at its meeting late last month….