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Industry criticizes plan to tap oil reserves

By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — The federal government will pull oil from the country’s emergency stockpile in an effort to bring down stubbornly high fuel prices, the White House said Tuesday. Over the next…

End in sight for state’s most expensive road project

By Timothy J. Woods Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — After years of construction, which followed nearly two decades of environmental planning and design, the end of the U.S. Highway 89 construction project south of Jackson is…

Early Childhood Census is available to families with preschool children

◆ The census can be taken December 1 through January 26. Parents with preschool age children from zero to five years old who live within LCSD No. 2 boundaries are being asked by the Early Childhood Coalition, that functions under…

UW Extension offers new pesticide applicator education, recertification CEUs for licensed applicators

 A program for those seeking a new commercial pesticide applicator license is being offered online in December, and recertification continuing education units (CEUs) for commercial pesticide applicators will be Jan. 18-20 in Casper, according to the University of Wyoming Extension….

Showdown over regional haze could shut down coal unit

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com PacifiCorp could be forced to shut down one of four coal-burning units at the Jim Bridger power plant at year’s end unless it is granted more time to comply with federal haze standards, according to landowner…

Man sentenced to prison in girlfriend’s stabbing

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A man who stabbed his then-girlfriend, resulting in severe blood loss, was sentenced to at least a quarter century behind bars Friday in Laramie County District Court. District Judge Peter Froelicher sentenced Anthony Brassard to 25 to…

Man sought in Mississippi murder found in Shoshoni

CASPER (WNE) — Shoshoni police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for murder in Mississippi after learning he’d been living in a local motel. Kingduron Pyle Jr., was taken into custody late Saturday after he tried to flee from authorities,…

Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition recognition for 2021

The Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition (AAWPC) is happy to recognize the hard work of homeowners from Broken Wheel Ranch, Shadow Dancer and Trail Ridge subdivisions who took steps to make their homes more resistant to wildfire and safer for…

Utah woman killed in accident near Evanston

EVANSTON (WNE) — At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, the Wyoming Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an accident on Highway 189 at mile marker 8.9. A red Subaru Outback with Utah plates had hit a…

Christmas Tree Permits Available

Western Wyo., November 19, 2021–Christmas tree permits are now available for purchase online through Recreation.gov through December 31st. Details about where to cut and height restrictions may be found at Recreation.gov by searching “Bridger-Teton National Forest.” “Trekking through the forest…