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Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

By: Beverly & Pack
Today’s Fun Facts: Today’s Bologna Day, International Magic Week, and Food Day! Today’s number of the day: 19 1/2:  That’s the number of weeks it would take you to drive to the moon at 70 mph. Today in History: On October 24th, 2011 the Northern Lights become visible over much of North America due to a coronal mass ejection.... Continue Reading

Hill’s Career Day Leads Pokes Past Nevada, 42-34

Brian Hill
RENO, Nev. (Oct. 22, 2016) –Junior running back Brian Hill rushed for a career-high 289 leading the Pokes to a 42-34 win over Nevada on Saturday evening in Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nev. With the win the Cowboys move to 5-2 overall and 3-0 in Mountain West.... Continue Reading

Parents to be Sentenced in Infant Daughter’s Death

By: banspy
  GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — Parents will be sentenced after pleading no contest in the death of their infant daughter. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports Jacob Anthony Triplett is scheduled for a two-day sentencing hearing that starts Monday and Amanda Triplett’s sentencing is set for Nov.... Continue Reading

School Superintendents to Voice Opinion at JAC Meeting

By: Brian Turner
  RANCHESTER, Wyo. (AP) — School superintendents from around the state will address the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee about their concern over state funding. Sheridan County School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza says he and his counterparts from other districts in Wyoming plan to attend the committee’s meeting on Monday in Casper.... Continue Reading

Sheridan Appoints City Administrator

By: Martin Bravenboer
  SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — The city of Sheridan now has a city administrator to help oversee day-to-day local government operations. After years of deliberation regarding the position, the Sheridan City Council voted unanimously this past week to hire Mark Collins as city administrator.... Continue Reading

Casper College Plans New Art Building, Waits for Funding

  CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Casper College officials have revealed design plans for a new $19 million art building, but state funding for the project is expected to be delayed. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the proposal calls for a two-story building to replace the college’s current Goodstein Visual Arts Center, which was built in 1977.... Continue Reading

Liz Cheney has GOP Advantage in Wyoming US House Bid

By: DonkeyHotey
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Liz Cheney is looking to win her father’s former post as Wyoming’s lone U.S. representative three years after she clashed with fellow Republicans by campaigning against a popular U.S. senator. A Democrat hasn’t served as Wyoming’s congressman since before Dick Cheney first won the job in 1978.... Continue Reading

Grand Junction Child Sex Crimes Trial Stalls for Mental Exam

By: Victor
  GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A judge has postponed a trial for a Grand Junction man accused of photographing nude underage girls for paid-subscription websites so he can undergo a mental competency evaluation. The Daily Sentinel reports 36-year-old Kevin Renfro was arrested in July 2015 and charged with felonies including human trafficking of juveniles for sex acts, pandering a child and inducement and solicitation of child prostitution.... Continue Reading

Man Accused of Killing Toddler to go to Trial Monday

By: banspy
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The trial of a Gillette man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son is set to begin Monday. The Gillette News Record reports ( ) that 36-year-old Donald Foltz Jr. is set to be tried for first-degree murder in connection to the December 2014 death of the toddler.... Continue Reading

Soft Energy Markets Mean More Financial Trouble for Wyoming

By: Sicko Atze van Dijk
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming fiscal analysts are warning that soft energy markets promise financial trouble for the state for years to come. The state’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group released its annual revenue forecast Monday. The group says unprecedented declines in coal production as well as low prices for other energy require the state to brace for continued falling revenues.... Continue Reading