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The American Civil Liberties Union says Wyoming could cut its prison population in half by 2025 with a series of reforms that includes reducing prison sentences for drug crimes and ending prison terms for drug possession convictions. The advocacy organization says in a report Tuesday that the state could save more than $160 million by…

Strong and complex passwords for accounts and two-factor identification are practices that can help avoid breaches from leaking your data–according to the personal finance management specialist with the University of Wyoming Extension. Data breaches and password leaks have struck companies such as Equifax–Facebook–Home Depot–Marriott–Target–Yahoo–and– most recently–Capital One. Consumers can check to see if their accounts…

U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to stop using a certain cyanide trap to help control predators on 10 million acres of public lands in Wyoming. In a court-approved agreement resulting from a lawsuit brought by wildlife advocacy groups–the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Wildlife Services agreed to stop using M-44 devices in the state. M-44s are embedded…

The office of Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Agriculture have released a detailed update on the current status of the state’s hemp program. Background information, a detailed status update and a list of frequently asked questions about the program can be found through a link on the Governor’s website, https://governor.wyo.gov/ The update…

The early parts of July may see the legislative branch have a light schedule–but the laws past in the last session took hold on July 1st. Over 200 new laws were passed during the last legislative session in Cheyenne–they impact the lives of Wyomingites in ways big and small. Some select laws that may interest…

A motorcycle passing a pickup truck north of Cody did not have enough time to return to the driving lane before colliding with an oncoming sport utility vehicle, killing the couple on the motorcycle. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeremy Beck says 57-year-old Tim Zeller and 54-year-old Stacey Zeller of Cody died at the scene of…

Severe weather across the Big Horn Basin yesterday brought torrential rain–large hail and even a tornado warning. The National Weather Service in Riverton issued a severe thunderstorm warning yesterday afternoon around 1:20 P.M. as it tracked a large cell tracking towards Thermopolis. As the storm roared past Hamilton Dome–then through the surrounding area and finally…

As the summer continues and more opportunities to explore the outdoors arise–some will encounter injured wildlife. While it is natural to want to help wildlife that appears to be hurt or abandoned–Wyoming Game and Fish officials remind the public to not approach or try to capture the animal. The best course of action is to…

West Nile virus may be off to an earlier than usual start in Wyoming this year, with the state’s first case involving a Campbell County adult already reported, according to the Wyoming Department of Health In 2018, WDH was notified of four WNV cases in Wyoming, including one death in Goshen County. Since the disease…

Average conditions are predicted for the Wyoming wildfire season this year, but officials say they expect the season to be less severe than last year. Wyoming Public Radio reports State Forester Bill Crapser says fire predictions are below average for June and average for the rest of the summer. He says the state will likely…


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