Our Cheyenne news staff. Amy Richards is news director, with reporting from Doug Randall, Kari Eakins, Karen Snyder, Daniel Sandoval, Sharon Fain and Ahren Broad.
Cheyenne News Staff
UW Researchers Contribute to Deep Ocean Rock Recovery
The cruise was part of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), a multinational research project that operates up to three research vessels that sail the world’s oceans.
Man Injured by Grizzly Sow Says He Has No Animosity Toward the Bear [AUDIO]
Sixty-one year old Wyoming resident Nic Patrick says he has no animosity toward the grizzly sow that nearly killed him June 20th on the South Fork. The group that stages the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada has launched a YouTube Poetry contest for those between the ages of 18…
Two Cheyenne Men Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charges [AUDIO]
Two Cheyenne men were sentenced in federal court last week on meth charges. A 55 year old Hudson, Wyoming man is due in court later this month for arraignment on charges that he made online threats against law enforcement and government officials...
Business Council Board To Meet [Audio]
A former USDA Chief Economist says the crop insurance program has grown significantly since it's start in 1981. The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors will meet on Thursday in Cheyenne. Amy Richards reports.
Fight Results in Death of Casper Man – Cheyenne Man Arrested
Cheyenne police Lt. Rob Dafoe says early reports indicated that several males had been fighting in the area. At approximately 2:06 AM, responding officers found a male subject lying unconscious with head trauma.
UW To Offer Distance Master’s Program [Audio]
Starting in the summer of 2014, the University of Wyoming will offer a distance Master's Degree program in English. Joy Greenwald reports. "Think local and think small", that's the message from the US Small Business Administration. Deborah Smith of Wyoming News Service reports
Mead Proposes Raises For State Employees [Audio]
The University of Wyoming is proceeding with more than $250, 000 in renovations to a house it rents to former UW President Bob Sternberg. Amy Richards reports. Governor Matt Mead has included proposed raises for state employees as part of his budget proposals for the next biennium...
Cheyenne Police: 2013 Shows Decrease in Crime
Cheyenne Police Chief Brian Kozak says the decrease in crime can be attributed to the Cheyenne Police Department being fully staffed for the first time in years.
Douglas Ranger District Will Close Two Roads When Necessary [AUDIO]
Beginning this winter, the Douglas Ranger District will utilize a forest special order to close LaBonte Canyon Road and Harris park Rod during wet weather and or thaw periods. The Town of Manderson is considering expanding its ban on ownership of pit bulls to Rottweilers and Dobermans...
Barrasso Responds to Latest Obamacare Delay
Barrasso says it's time for Democrats to work with Republicans on health care reform ideas that give Americans what they wanted all along - access to affordable health care.