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Governor Gordon Appoints Brian Schroeder Superintendent of Public Instruction

January 28, 2022

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon has appointed Brian Schroeder to be Wyoming’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. Schroeder replaces Superintendent Jillian Balow who resigned January 16 to become Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Virginia Department of Education. Under state statute... Read More

First Bank Sports Friday: January 28

January 28, 2022

This week Duke and Dahl speak with Veil and Kendell Foreman about their journey of wrestling with Star Valley High School. Also WHSAA Commissioner, Ron Laird, speaks about the potential growth of girls wrestling in Wyoming as well as the... Read More

Court to rule on state superintendent of public instruction case today

January 27, 2022

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — A U.S. District Court judge said Wednesday morning the court would rule on a temporary restraining order seeking to halt the governor’s appointment of a new state superintendent... Read More

Man rams into patrol car, leads deputy on chase

January 27, 2022

GILLETTE (WNE) — Anthony Kluesner, 54, was arrested early Wednesday morning after he led a Campbell County Sheriff’s deputy on a car chase, rammed into his patrol car and escaped on foot. The deputy saw a pickup truck driving in... Read More

(Video) - Star Valley Basketball

January 27, 2022

  Watch the underclassmen games live at the links below: Main Gym HUDL Cam Watch Link Aux Gym HUDL Cam Watch Link Star Valley picked up a win to start conference play against Jackson last weekend but will be on... Read More

UW programs receive donation 

January 27, 2022

LARAMIE (WNE) — More than $1 million will bolster the University of Wyoming marching band and nursing programs, thanks to a donation from alum Susie McMurry. Throughout the years, the McMurry family has donated millions of dollars to UW’s College... Read More

Wyoming snowpack levels on the right track

January 26, 2022

Halfway through the meteorological winter, Wyoming snowpack levels are a mixed bag but trending in the right direction.  “Compared to one year ago, snowpack is near or above where we are today,” said Tony Bergantino, Acting Director Water Resources Data... Read More

Wyoming Highway Patrol struggles to recruit, retain staff

January 25, 2022

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With the rising cost of living far outpacing state wages, the Wyoming Highway Patrol says it can’t keep up. In a letter posted Dec. 16 to the organization’s Facebook... Read More

Eastern Shoshone record more than 4,000 words

January 25, 2022

By Sofia Jeremias, For the last two weeks Robyn Rofkar has been waking up in the cold darkness of 3 a.m., rising early to begin simmering beans or baking blueberry muffins, making sure the 20 Shoshone speakers gathered in... Read More

Crews respond to six truck pileup on I-80

January 25, 2022

At roughly 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, January 25, the Uinta County Fire and Ambulance reported that crews are on scene of a pileup at mile marker 52 I-80 Westbound. Approximately 6 semi trucks are involved. Crews are actively working to extricate... Read More

Cowboys Down Lobos in Wild Shootout, 93-91

January 24, 2022

Pokes off to best start since 2014-15- The Wyoming Cowboys downed the New Mexico Lobos in a wild shootout inside the Arena-Auditorium on Saturday evening by a score of 93-91. The Pokes shot 58 percent from the field with the... Read More

Halverson applies for State Superintendent

January 21, 2022

The Wyoming Republican Party accepted applications from those who wish to be considered to fill the vacancy left by former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. BALOW RESIGNS TO TAKE VIRGINIA POSITION– The deadline to submit application materials expired at... Read More

First Bank of Wyoming Sports Friday - January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022

Duke and Dahl host another edition of First Bank of Wyoming Sports Friday. This week, Senior Alli Olsen of the Douglas Lady Bearcats joins in to discuss her team, playing style, and upcoming future hopes. Cullen Holt, a broadcaster for... Read More

Wyoming inflation follows national trend

January 20, 2022

By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Prices are on the rise, and one nationwide report recently estimated that residents of the Cheyenne metro area experienced an increase of 12.1% in the cost of living... Read More

Shorthanded Cowboys roar past Spartans 84-69

January 20, 2022

Provided by UW Athletics – Maldonado records career-best 12 assists Despite missing one of the leading scorers in the Mountain West in Graham Ike, the shorthanded Wyoming Cowboys roared past the San Jose State Spartans in the final 11 minutes... Read More

Family of fallen Marine sue actor Baldwin over posts

January 19, 2022

By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — The sisters and widow of a Wyoming Marine killed in Afghanistan are suing Alec Baldwin in federal court, alleging the actor defamed them on his social media after he... Read More

State in third economic decline since 2009

January 19, 2022

DOUGLAS (WNE) — While unemployment rates are decreasing across the country and in Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Research & Planning reports that at the same time, Wyoming is in the midst of its third economic downturn since 2009.... Read More

Ike’s Late Bucket Lifts Pokes Past Utah State, 71-69

January 16, 2022

Ike and Maldonado combine for 44 points  LOGAN, UTAH (Jan. 15, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowboys return to action for the first time in three weeks and Graham Ike recorded the game winning basket with three seconds left to lift... Read More

Another special session? Legislature sets aside funds just in case

January 15, 2022

By Maggie Mullen, Between the budget, federal stimulus allocation and redistricting, Wyoming lawmakers have their work cut out for them in the upcoming session. Now, half a million dollars set aside in the legislative budget suggests that some are... Read More

Local lawmakers in a battle over rural representation

January 15, 2022

Local legislators are fighting to keep rural representation at the state level during an ongoing redistricting battle. Many lawmakers in the state are hoping to redraw boundaries in a way that would essentially add a House seat in the Cheyenne... Read More