CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan says he feels called to seek a judicial appointment and isn't applying for the job lightly.

Buchanan said in a statement Thursday he wouldn't pursue a job as a judge if he didn't think his staff could transition smoothly to an appointed secretary of state.


LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming environmental regulators say the spill earlier this month of a water byproduct from oil and gas development had a minimal effect on the environment.

The Laramie Boomerang reported Thursday that a semitrailer carrying barrels of produced water crashed on state Highway 230 in southeastern Wyoming on May 1.


CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A jury is deliberating the fate of a Wyoming doctor accused in a multi-state prescription drug conspiracy that allegedly led to the overdose death of an Arizona woman in 2015.

The five men and seven women began deliberations in the case of Shakeel Kahn Wednesday in federal court in Casper.