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The Washakie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a murder-suicide last week after a pregnant woman was shot and killed in a tragic incident of domestic violence. In a press release, the Washakie County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the death of 22-year-old Carlene D. Brown on Tuesday, August 16. She was the victim of a murder-suicide believed…

For the first time in state history, Wyomingites struggling with suicidal thoughts have a 24/7 lifeline available thanks to efforts by Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Legislature. Governor Mark Gordon has announced that the state’s suicide lifeline services have been expanded and improved to offer full-time, Wyoming-based coverage 24 hours a day, every day. “Wyoming…

Beth Howard is the current Wyoming legislative lead for the state chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots movement advocating for gun sense (sensible gun reform laws) in America. Howard says she joined MDA after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, becoming involved in 2012. Howard explains she was “not an active member” until the…

There were more deaths, suicides, and overdoses in Wyoming in 2021 due to several different factors – and COVID-19 is only third on the list of common causes. Official records filed with Vital Statistics Services (V.S.S.), part of the Wyoming Department of Health (W.D.H.), show another sharp increase in deaths last year. However, the 2021…

Cody was rattled by attempted murder and suicide at the Parkway RV Park. Last night, Cody Police and the Park County Sheriff’s Department engaged in a standoff with an armed suspect after an apparent shooting at the Exxon Mobil gas station near Cassie’s. Around 3:29 pm the victim, a 44-year-old woman, ran into the Rode…


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