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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Yellowstone Seeks Comments On Commercial Stock Use
Currently, the park has 44 contracts for guided saddle and pack stock tours. The existing 10-year contracts are set to expire in December, 2013, but have been extended for one year to December, 2014, in order to complete this EA.
Remember the 8 Team Raises over $35,000 at ING New York City Marathon
Mrs. Mead said the team ran in brown and gold singlets featuring the winged foot emblem used to memorialize the eight cross country runners.
Teachers Wanted for Wyoming Department of Education Teachers Cabinet
The Cabinet will be made up of 10-to-12 members representing diverse geographic regions, grades, and subjects. Members of the Cabinet will be asked to commit to an 18-month term beginning January 2014
WHP K-9 Uncovers 16 Pounds of Marijuana During Traffic Stop
The illegal load of marijuana originated in Washington state. The case remains under investigation.
November is National Diabetes Month
In 2012, 9.1 percent of Wyoming adults reported having been told they have diabetes, which translates to roughly 40,000 people.
Work Begins on Developing Energy Curriculum For Schools
The Wyoming Afterschool Alliance got a $75,000 state grant two months ago to recommend how to further develop and fund the program. A report is due to the governor and state lawmakers next month.
State Board of Education Meets in Lander Next Week
On the Agenda District Assessment Systems, the strategic direction of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), and proposed standards in Science and three other content areas.
Town Pleads Not Guilty By Reason of Mental Illness
District Attorney Scott Homar says he has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty in the case.
U.W.Law School Dean Resigns
The dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law, Stephen Easton, has submitted his resignation effective Nov. 15th.
Governor Mead Thanks Engineering Task Force for Providing Clear Plan
The Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force plan for implementing its proposals includes a funding request. That request is for $17.8 million dollars over the next two-years, composed of $8.6 million in state funding and $9.2 million from the University of Wyoming.…