(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The State of Wyoming responded to motions to dismiss the state’s lawsuit over the failure of the federal government to appropriately manage wild horses in Wyoming. Wyoming filed suit against BLM and the Department of the Interior in December.
(Lander, Wyo.) – High winds in the Lander area are keeping emergency personnel busy today. Within the last hour Lander Volunteer firefighters have been called twice for hazardous situations.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – 38-year-old Yvonne Moss has been sentenced for an assault that resulted in the death of Clarence Joseph Tyler last October.
Four Central Wyoming College students have qualified for speech and debate nationals.
(Wyoming) – A new Wyoming Department of Health effort aims to ensure Wyoming children who must be transported in ambulances are as safe as possible during these critical rides.
Spring weather has arrived and people will be spending more time outdoors working, playing and taking care of projects in their yards. With this springtime shift in activities, Rocky Mountain Power reminds everyone to stay safe by remaining alert and being aware of electrical equipment – particularly overhead and underground power lines – while engaging in outdoor activities.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Easter came a little early today at Baldwin Creek Elementary School.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Earlier this week, 21-year-old Ardis Enos was sentenced to 11 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter after she killed her newborn child in a sudden heat of passion. In light of the panic that can occur surrounding the birth of a new child, U.S. Attorney Christopher Crofts want to remind the public of Wyoming’s Safe Haven Laws.
(Cody, Wyo.) – Charges were filed on March 26th in Park County against three suspects in connection with the murder of Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres whose decapitated body was found on January 9, 2014 on Little Sand Coulee Road, near Clark.
(Rock Springs, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol relayed the following the story on social media yesterday, crediting a Rock Springs medical facility with sharing it with them:
UPDATE: Aaron Bishop, who was the driver of the Jeep involved, provided the following statement on Facebook about the wreck. “I was in the jeep I made a full stop looked rite and thought the town car was parked by the speed dip. Looked left and saw a guy doin yard work. Thought it was an old friend of mine so looked fer a few seconds. When I realized it wasn’t I put it in gear just barely started moving and clipped the town car. Total accident. Everybody was super cool pedestrian and police alike. But ya easily stopped at the sign fer 6 to 10 seconds. Feel terrible about it but like I said the neighbors and police made it not bad at all. Thank you all involved.”
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Yesterday, Governor Mead took action against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) effort to regulate fracking. At the Governor’s direction, the Attorney General’s office filed a petition for review of final agency action in federal court.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today the following sentencings: