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Govorner Gordon applauds halt of planned aerial gunning of mountain goats

Governor Mark Gordon expressed his gratitude to Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt after the Secretary intervened to call off a planned mountain goat culling through aerial gunning in Grand Teton National Park. The culling was scheduled to begin last…

Bill would limit sex offender access to school property

CASPER (WNE) — Education officials across Wyoming would have more power to limit sex offenders’ access to school property under a bill moving through the House. The measure, House Bill 68, is sponsored by Afton Republican Rep. Evan Simpson. It…

Former wildlife official says start over on Elk Refuge plans

By Mike Koshmri Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange A former federal wildlife health chief says the National Elk Refuge’s plans to reduce feeding are “likely to fail” and it’s doubtful they’d slow the spread of disease. It would…

State job numbers rise, but energy concerns remain

By Gregory Hasman Gillette News Record Via- Wyoming News Exchange The Cowboy State continued to see moderate job growth in the second quarter of 2019 with an increase of 5,051 jobs and $171 million in payroll, according to a report…

Girl killed in accident near Mountain View

CHEYENNE — A 10-year-old child died in a single-vehicle crash near Mountain View, according to a Wyoming Highway Patrol report. According to the report, the Chevrolet Suburban was traveling southbound on WY-414, south of Lonetree, when it approached a right…

UW announces finalists for presidency

By Daniel Bendtsen Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming board of trustees have selected three finalists to be the university’s next president: Gregory W. Bowman, dean of the West Virginia University College of Law;…

Grand Teton launches goat cull

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — A second shot at eliminating nonnative mountain goats from the Teton Range was to begin Friday. The National Park Service’s first attempt at eradicating the 100 or so…

Lori Daybell arrested in Kauai

UPDATE: The Kauai Police Department says Lori Daybell was arrested at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. They will be holding a news conference Friday on Lori Daybell’s arrest and upcoming arraignment. Prosecutors are working to schedule a court hearing for her, which…

Laramie man accused of stabbing son

LARAMIE (WNE) — A Laramie man was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder this week for allegedly stabbing his son at their house on East Sanders Drive. The 54-year-old defendant, Bruce Dell, allegedly tried driving a knife into his…

Climb Wyoming graduates class, makes plans for next session

◆ Next training session set to begin in April. Climb Wyoming is working to place recent graduates of their Professional Office Careers training. “We provide career training and job placement for low-income, single moms in Teton, Lincoln and Sublette counties,”…