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
Troopers Investigating Suspicious Package At State Central Mail Facility
The investigation into the incident, which shut down the mail facility for about two hours, is ongoing.
Ski Resorts Trying to Bring in New Vistors
Ski operators say they need to adapt to the needs of a new generation of skiers.
Barrasso-Risch Hydropower, Rural Jobs Bill Signed Into Law
President Obama signs Hydropower development bill.
Lightning Starts Small Fire In Northeast Yellowstone
It's the second lightning caused fire reported this week in the park.
Presidential Cabinet Members Discuss Native American Education in Riverton
The Wyoming Department of Education’s Native American Conference played host to history Thursday at Central Wyoming College in Riverton as the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of the Interior came together to discuss Native American education initiatives and challenges. It was the fir…
Legislative Committee Holds First Meeting on Hill Investigation
A house investigative committee held its first meeting Wednesday. The 16-member committee was created last month to review allegations against Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill that were raised in an inquiry report released in June by Governor Matt Mead. After the Legislature passed SF…
BLM Oil and Gas Auction Generates Nearly $34 Million Dollars
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated over $33.9 million for leasing rights on parcels offered at the BLM’s quarterly federal oil and gas lease auction held Aug. 6, in Cheyenne. Almost half of the bid and rental receipts go to the State of Wyoming. Bids ranged from the federally manda…
Man Wanted in Laramie County Arrested in Denver Last Week
Thirty Seven year old Efrain Hernandez, who was listed on the U.S. Marshall’s Wyoming Most Wanted Facebook page on July 18th, was arrested on Aug. 2nd in Denver by the U.S. Marshal Service led Violent Offenders Taskforce. Hernandez is awaiting extradition back to Wyoming to face criminal char…
Archery Season Set to Open in Wyoming
Archery season is just around the corner. Most areas open to archers for pronghorn on Aug. 15 and for deer and elk on Sept. 1. A few areas have different opening dates, so bowhunters should check regulations for seasons in the area they plan to hunt. Game and Fish spokesman Al Langston says one of […
Gov. Mead: EPA’s ” Sue and Settle ” Policy Detrimental to Wyoming
Governor Matt Mead says that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is skirting the law through a pattern of settling lawsuits after being sued by special interest groups. In a letter to the Administrator of the EPA, Gina McCarthy, Governor Mead criticized EPA’s proposed consent decree wit…