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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…

Wyoming graduation rates up for sixth consecutive year

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced today that high school graduation rates increased to 82.1% in 2018-19, marking the sixth consecutive year of improvement from the class of 2013, where 77.6% of students graduated. Full graduation rate…

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…

Superintendent Balow praises competitors in “We The People” competition

The following is a memo released from the office of Jillian Balow, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Wyoming: “Dear Superintendents, It has been a pleasure to be on the road visiting schools, despite wintry travel. Thank you…

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…

(Video) – Dr. Martha Hageman

*Health Topics Tuesday is a sponsored segment from Star Valley Health Dr. Martha Hageman speaks with SVI about Cervical Cancer awareness and how residents can best  stay on top of this potential health risk.

Wyoming ranks #16 on list of educated states

  According to WalletHub, Wyoming ranks #16 out of the 50 states in regards to the education of their citizens. WalletHub examined the key factors of a well-educated population: educational attainment, school quality and achievement gaps between genders and races….

Latest estimates show drop in state revenue

◆ Report shows lawmakers should have enough to fund governor’s proposed budget if they choose to. By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange Although the latest projections show a slight drop in state revenue for the current…

Cheney won’t run for U.S. Senate

By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney announced Thursday she will not be making a bid for the U.S. Senate, initiating a reelection campaign some predict could one day lead to her…