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A press release from the Washakie County Sheriff and Worland Police Department concerning recent events surrounding the arrest of Ryan Allen Tate was released on Monday afternoon. A residential fire on October 7th was responded to by a host of authorities from Washakie County, Hot Springs County and the Wyoming Highway Patrol. After gaining control…

A Jackson-based documentary production company will be screening their latest documentary at Northwest College tonight. JenTen Productions is screening their documentary Hearts of Glass at the college. The film is about the first fifteen months of operation at Vertical Harvest, the multi-story hydroponic greenhouse that opened in Jackson. One of the focuses of the film is how…

The University of Wyoming has set new minimum score requirements on college entrance exams for students to be admitted. The Laramie Boomerang reported Tuesday that university trustees voted earlier this month to make changes to admissions requirements. For high school graduates with GPAs of 2.5 to 2.99, the university will require a minimum score of…

The new director of Homeland Security says he wants to help residents be prepared. Jack Tatum recently took over as the Park County Director of Homeland Security, after the retirement of Mart Knapp. The County Commissioners made some changes, placing responsibility for the position under the Sheriff’s Department, and hired Tatum, a former wildland firefighter.…

A decades-old inter-state murder case that was solved in Wyoming will finally see closure. Joseph Mulvaney, an Illinois man who was shot and killed in the early 1960s, but whose bones were discovered in a foot locker in Thermopolis in 1992, will be honored in a military ceremony in Cody on Friday, March 29th. The…

A suspended Wyoming basketball player Ny Redding has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Redding entered the plea last Friday in Albany County Circuit Court to two counts of simple assault and one count of battery through his attorneys. Redding also requested that his initial court appearance set…

A Wyoming man who illegally killed a wolf in Grand Teton National Park has been fined and will lose the right to hunt for a year. In an announcement Wednesday, park officials said the 56-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman were charged with an illegal take of wildlife in the park — a young female…

A federal magistrate has ordered that a 27-year-old man remain in custody while his court case proceeds on charges of breaking into and setting fire to a local Wyoming Republican Party office. Kellen M. Sorber is charged with one count of using fire to commit a felony. KTWO-AM in Casper reports that Sorber appeared Thursday…

An audio version of this news available here. A Wyoming gun manufacturer plans to add 75 jobs and possibly expand its manufacturing facility. The Cody Enterprise reports Gunwerks already needs more room two years after moving to Cody from nearby Burlington. Gunwerks makes custom, long-range rifles. James Klessens with the economic development group Forward Cody…

An audio version of this news available here. A petition was filed last month with the school board to address the issue of potentially arming teachers in Washakie County School District Number One. Per state statute, the school board is legally required to take up the topic at the following month’s meeting. Prior to the…


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