- Wyoming corrections chief: $85 million to fix Rawlins prison Updated: Feb-09-16 3:30 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Fixing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins will cost $85 million, the state's corrections chief told state lawmakers Tuesday.
- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature Updated: Feb-08-16 8:26 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 8, the first day at the 2016 budget session:
- Wyoming Senate votes to hear bill to reform justice system Updated: Feb-08-16 7:15 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming Senate will consider a bill that would enact a wide range of changes in the state's justice system, all aimed at curbing growth in the state's prison population.
- Burke: Technology advancing in Wyoming's courts, more sought Updated: Feb-08-16 6:03 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Technological improvements in Wyoming's court system continue but still have a ways to go amid looming budget constraints, Wyoming Chief Justice James Burke said Monday.
- Governor: Lawmakers should support infrastructure, Medicaid Updated: Feb-08-16 2:40 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Despite the downturn in energy prices, Wyoming remains strong and must invest in infrastructure projects and accept federal funds to expand Medicaid to keep moving forward, Gov. Matt Mead told lawmakers in his state of the state address Monday.
- The Latest: Mead calls for Medicaid expansion in Wyoming Updated: Feb-08-16 12:57 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The latest on Gov. Matt Mead's state of the state address to the Wyoming Legislature (all times local):
- Wyoming lawmakers facing falling revenues in budget session Updated: Feb-06-16 1:04 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Only a few senior Wyoming lawmakers have served long enough to remember the last time the Legislature had to make hard decisions on how to cut spending.
- Bohl stresses private, public help in recruiting success Updated: Feb-04-16 12:28 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Craig Bohl spent about 30 minutes showing video highlights and introducing the University of Wyoming's 2106 recruiting class Wednesday.
- Former county attorney seeks probation ahead of sentencing Updated: Feb-02-16 6:54 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Scores of friends and relatives of former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling have written letters asking a district judge to sentence him to probation and not impose prison time for his felony convictions.
- Winter storm forces road closures in southern Wyoming Updated: Feb-01-16 7:12 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Much of Interstate 80 across southern Wyoming is closed as a major winter storm brings heavy snowfall across the West.
- Cheney formally launches bid for Wyoming US House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:12 pm
GILLETTE, Wyoming - Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a downturn in coal mining, saying her top goal is to reverse Obama administration energy policies.
- Proposal would require tribal education for Wyoming teachers Updated: Jan-27-16 2:03 pm
RIVERTON, Wyoming - A proposal from a Wyoming lawmaker would require the state's teachers and administrators to receive three hours of training on tribal studies.
- Lawmakers call for more money in Capitol renovation project Updated: Jan-27-16 1:43 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming lawmakers are recommending the Legislature put more money into the $300 million Capitol Square Project to make the site more attractive to tourists.
- Wyoming Legislature set to consider 'right to privacy' Updated: Jan-26-16 5:12 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Wyoming Legislature is set to consider a measure in its session starting next month that would allow voters to decide whether to change the state constitution to recognize an individual right to privacy.
- Wyo. Supreme Court upholds convictions in Cheyenne killings Updated: Jan-26-16 1:26 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld a sentence of life in prison for a Cheyenne man found guilty of killing two people and wounding a third at his home five years ago.
- Wyoming lawmaker says he's cancer-free, ready to govern Updated: Jan-22-16 10:23 am
RIVERTON, Wyoming - A Wyoming lawmaker says he is cancer-free after six weeks of treatment and ready for the legislative session.
- Wyoming committee rejects Medicaid expansion proposal Updated: Jan-20-16 6:40 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Wyoming legislative committee voted Wednesday to reject Gov. Matt Mead's suggestion that the state expand Medicaid to offer coverage to about 20,000 low-income residents.
- Bill would prevent Wyoming from investigating some poaching Updated: Jan-19-16 12:13 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal for the state to investigate poachers or people who mistakenly shoot endangered animals.
- State senator announces bid for Wyoming's US House seat Updated: Jan-18-16 7:27 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Republican state senator from Alta says he's running for Wyoming's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
- Wyoming regulators seek $550K for climate change planning Updated: Jan-18-16 12:54 pm
CHEYNNE, Wyoming - Wyoming environmental regulators have asked for about $550,000 to prepare for a federal rule that's intended to address climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
- Wyoming officials back various schemes in bid to rescue coal Updated: Jan-18-16 10:37 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Public enemy No. 1 for climate change and no longer the fossil fuel utilities prefer to burn to generate electricity, coal has few allies these days. But one state is still fighting to save the industry: Wyoming.
- Wyoming officials delay decision on legislative access plan Updated: Jan-16-16 4:02 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - State officials have delayed making a decision on a policy that puts restrictions on demonstrations and other citizen-led events at the Jonah Business Center, where legislators will meet while work is being done on the state Capitol.
- Low energy prices continue cutting into Wyoming budget Updated: Jan-14-16 5:30 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming fiscal analysts are warning lawmakers that the state faces an increasingly bleak financial future as energy prices continue to fall.
- Man arrested after chase, standoff imprisoned in Nebraska Updated: Jan-14-16 8:16 am
SIDNEY, Nebraska - A 40-year-old man arrested after a high-speed chase through two states and a highway standoff has been imprisoned in Nebraska.
- Lawmakers push bills to reform Wyoming asset forfeiture laws Updated: Jan-12-16 7:51 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Some Wyoming lawmakers are pushing again to try to require the state to secure criminal convictions in forfeiture cases that take cash and other assets from people suspected of involvement in the illegal drug trade.