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Appropriations Committee Continues Agency Budget Meetings

Appropriations Committee Continues Agency Budget Meetings

The Appropriations Committee is meeting all week long with agencies from across the state to determine budgets for the budget year. Each testimony and question recipient is in a leadership or financial position with their respective agency. The purpose is to plan the budget for the upcoming budget years ahead as the committee and soon […]

Mills Barricades Eagle Statue Due to High Winds

Mills Barricades Eagle Statue Due to High Winds

The City of Mills has barricaded the park area where the eagle statue stands due to high winds. The Mills Eagle on First Street and Wyoming Boulevard will be barricaded until it is safe to conduct closer routine inspections which has come to a halt due to the high speed wind gusts. The decision coming […]

Three Charged in 2019 Riverton Double Murder

Three Charged in 2019 Riverton Double Murder

Three people have been charged for the 2019 deaths of Jocelyn Watt and Rudy Perez. The Fremont County attorney said Monday; Patrick Sun Rhodes and Bryce Teran both face two felony charges of murder, and Korbin Headley is charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. Sun Rhodes is 17, but will be tried as an […]

Neicole Molden Named New Warden

Neicole Molden Named New Warden

With the promotion of Deputy Warden Neicole Molden to warden, the Wyoming State Penitentiary will have its first female warden. Molden is expected to start on December 17, according to the Wyoming Department of Corrections. She is the first female deputy warden at the jail. She’ll be taking over from Warden Michael Harlow, who has […]

Basin Teacher Dies After Being Shot

Basin Teacher Dies After Being Shot

On Monday evening a Basin man died after being shot by an officer who was responding to a report of a man making suicidal threats. The man has been identified as 38-year-old Dale Query. At the time of his death, Query was working as the special education director for Big Horn County School District No. […]

Casper Council Approves Liquor License for Cinema

Casper Council Approves Liquor License for Cinema

Movie-Goers will soon have the ability to purchase beer and wine from a local Casper Theater. The Casper City Council on Tuesday, December 7 approved Movie Palace Inc.’s request for a new restaurant liquor license that would allow the company to serve alcohol at its Studio City Mesa Cinemas located in west Casper. Movie Palaces […]

WY Joint Appropriations Committee Reconvenes

WY Joint Appropriations Committee Reconvenes

The Wyoming legislature’s joint appropriations committee met in Cheyenne over the last couple days with members from both the house and the senate chiming in on the budget. Several individuals representing multiple agencies within or supported by the state of Wyoming convened in the capitol city to testify on behalf of their budget proposals as […]