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.
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Duke Energy Agrees To Pay $1 Million In Connection With Bird Deaths
Under a plea agreement with the government, the company was sentenced to pay fines, restitution and community service totaling $1 million and was placed on probation for five years.
UW Faculty Senate Considers Resolution for An Open Presidential Search Process [AUDIO]
The Bureau of land management is planning to begin gathering wild horses in southwest Wyoming. The University of Wyoming Faculty Senate is considering a resolution saying that a search for a new U.W. President should be transparent.
Enzi: Amendments to The Defense Bill Should Be Heard and Debated
Enzi says Senator Reid has used a technical procedure to prohibit votes on anything that he doesn’t deem worthy. The Senate is scheduled to resume consideration of the NDAA, on Dec. 9th.
Wyoming Cross Country Star Competes at NCAA Championships Saturday
A native of Rock Springs, Zans placed fifth at the Mountain West Championships on Nov. 1 to earn All-MW First-Team honors, before crossing the line 14th at the NCAA Mountain Regional last Friday to claim All-Region accolades.
Thanksgiving Dinner A Little Cheaper This Year [Audio]
USDA Food Price Economist Ricky Volpe says a few of the Thanksgiving meal items could cost a little less this year. The Norther Arapahoe Tribe says the U.S. Department of Justice is trying to block tribal efforts to gain authority to monitor air quality...
Transportation Commission Awards 51.5 Million for Highway Projects
Three pavement preservation projects made possible by increased state fuel tax revenue, were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its November meeting.
Governor Appoints New Justice to the Wyoming Supreme Court
Governor Matt Mead has appointed Catherine (Kate) M. Fox as the newest member of the Wyoming Supreme Court. Fox replaces the Honorable Barton R. Voigt, who has been on the Supreme Court since 2001 and served as Chief Justice from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2010...
Senator Mike Enzi Sponsors Amendments To Protect Nukes in Wyoming [AUDIO]
U.S. Senator Mike Enzi is sponsoring several amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act which he says will protect Wyoming's ICBM force. Federal judges in Wyoming are teaming up with Teton County Commissioners to try to prevent the U...
Wyoming Professor Secures $1.2 Million Grant to Develop More Advanced Lidar
Lidar, an acronym for light detection and ranging, is an optic remote sensing technology that can detect and measure molecular aerosols and cloud droplets in the atmosphere.
Wyoming Legislative Committee Hears Testimony About Federal Land Policies [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments over whether a trade secrets exemption in the state's open records law shields many of the chemicals the petroleum industry uses during hydraulic fracturing from public disclosure. The Wyoming Legislature's Select Federal Natural Resources Management Committ…