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Dead wolf found in Grand Teton Park under investigation

JACKSON (WNE) –  Law enforcement rangers are investigating the death of a wolf found within Grand Teton National Park in the Pilgrim Creek Road area. The dead wolf was reported around 11:45 a.m. Monday near the end of the gravel…

UW, community colleges plan transfer agreements

RAWLINS (WNE) — For the past five years, students in many popular degree programs at Wyoming community colleges have been able to seamlessly transfer to the University of Wyoming as a result of dozens of “2-plus-2” articulation agreements between academic…

(Video) – Wyoming House District 22 Candidates Forum

Representative Jim Roscoe and challenger Bill Winney will discuss the upcoming election and answer questions submitted by voters. This forum is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday October 28.

Evanston man sentenced to prison in May shooting

EVANSTON (WNE) — Evanston man George Andrews was sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison last week after changing his plea to no contest to a charge of aggravated assault and battery related to a shooting incident that occurred…

Rock Springs man charged with manslaughter in wife’s death

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — The Sweetwater County Sheriff ’s Office announced that an arrest has been made in connection to the shooting death of a Rock Springs woman earlier this year. Lena Lynn Fletcher, 46, of Rock Springs, was shot…

Game and Fish conducts Grizzly Bear collaring effort near Moran

◆ Information from collared grizzly bears provides increased understanding. By Mark Gocke, G&F Public Information Specialist As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Large Carnivore Biologists with the Wyoming Game…

Treasure hunter faces charges after digging in Yellowstone

CASPER (WNE) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man who claimed to have been seeking the Forrest Fenn treasure after he was found digging in a Yellowstone National Park cemetery, the U.S. Attorney for Wyoming announced Thursday. Rodrick…

Arrest near Muddy Gap nabs drug-laden automobile headed for Fremont County

RIVERTON (WNE) – A man who confessed he was headed to Lander with a backpack full of drugs could face up to 41 years in prison and $51,000 in fines if convicted. Kenneth Anthony Prien, 38, was the passenger in…

Seven new coronavirus deaths reported as active cases climb

By the Wyoming News Exchange Seven more Wyoming residents have died as a result of the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health said Thursday. The department said the deaths of the seven, all older adults, brought the state’s total of…