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The screenings are intended to help teenagers and their families recognize and not fall victim to the insidious cyber-sex crime, and learn how to report it to the proper authorities. The United States Attorney’s Office is partnering with the Governor’s Human Trafficking Task Force, Uprising, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Wyoming Division…

A search is underway for the executive director of the University of Wyoming’s new center for the arts and humanities named for a famed Wyoming artist who was one of the university’s most generous benefactors. The Neltje Center for Excellence in Creativity and the Arts is part of UW’s College of Arts and Sciences. It…

Costs add up, and a recent analysis of household expenses reveals the affordability of Cody and ten other Wyoming cities compared to the rest of the United States – and each other. On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the bill consolidation website doxo released its U.S. Utilities Market Size and Household Spending Report for 2022. The report…

Women from across the state of Wyoming have joined together to form the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ (NMWA) newest state committee. With a mission to advocate for emerging and established women artists across the state, the Wyoming Committee will support the Museum’s work to champion women in the arts. Across North America…

While there are no known human cases, the death of this cat and several others in the same area suggest plague has been circulating in Albany County for months. According to the Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.), laboratory testing has recently confirmed that a rural Albany County cat died of the plague. The cat’s home…

Wyoming’s youth are being targeted, blackmailed, and sexually exploited on their social media apps, and state law enforcement and the FBI urge kids to be safe. The F.B.I. alerted the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (D.C.I.) of a new and disturbing extortion scheme “trending” on social media. Last week, the Laramie Police Department shared those…

As Park County experiences a mild increase of active COVID-19 cases accompanied by an ongoing decline of hospitalizations, there are still no signs of omicron. Since the mild but highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 was first identified in Laramie, local healthcare professionals have been bracing for its inevitable arrival in Park County. But that…

A Laramie man is sentenced to 18 months in prison and $10,000 in fines after leaving several criminal voicemails to several U.S. politicians this January. Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that 52-year-old Christopher Kent Podlesnik of Laramie, Wyoming, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment. The sentence is the result of Podlesnik…

Masks will stay on at the University of Wyoming after the Board of Trustees voted to extend the campus policy due to high transmission levels in Laramie. During a meeting on Friday, Sept. 17, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to extend the university’s mask policy. As a result, masks will be required…

With winter around the corner, W.Y.D.O.T. is looking for dozens of operators to keep Wyoming roads free of snow – but there’s not much interest in these jobs. Snow removal on Wyoming highways is one of the most important tasks for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. But now, they’re dealing with low supply and –…


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