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CHEYENNE — State lawmakers gave initial support to a supplemental school construction bill that includes additional funding for maintenance, school security and money for a Cheyenne charter school’s housing costs.

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CASPER — Wyomingites stopping to fill up their trucks with gas or diesel these days face a predicament that’s not common for the Cowboy State: It’d be cheaper down in Denver.

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A bill sponsored in November by the Joint Education Committee would require school districts across the state to develop a school safety plan and train all employees on handling crises like mass shootings.

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JACKSON — Aaron Morehead’s gloved hand skillfully sliced through esophagus, larynx and muscle from under the jaw of a middle-age cow elk shot hours earlier atop Blacktail Butte.

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Laramie is set to be represented on the national stage next year when University of Wyoming student Addison Treesh competes for the title of Miss USA.

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The Legislature may have implemented a moratorium in 2017 on bus purchases by school districts, but Albany County School District No. 1 has found a way to replace some of its aging fleet by finding grant funding.

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Conversations about hunting, wildlife management, public lands and conservation have moved squarely into the podcasting world in the past few years, with the digital platform well-suited to in-depth discussions about specialized topics.

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The Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted Thursday to keep a bill alive that would privatize the operations of the University of Wyoming’s Family Medicine clinics in Cheyenne and Casper.

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My heart sank. I hit the gas but, alas, my truck went nowhere. I put it in reverse, hit the gas again and got the same result. I attempted a rocking motion, putting the truck alternatingly in drive and reverse and also went nowhere. It’s been a while for me, but it was time for another choru…

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WORLAND — An $867 billion farm bill passed by the House of Representatives by a vote of 369-47 on Wednesday (the bill passed the Senate on Tuesday by a vote of 87-13) effectively legalized industrial hemp production in the United States, pending President Donald Trump’s signature, although a…

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CHEYENNE – Lawmakers have named Buffalo as the site for a potential subsidized long-term treatment facility for veterans in Wyoming. The home of the Veterans’ Home of Wyoming beat out Sheridan and Casper for the potential new facility after hours of debate Tuesday.

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Businesses in Laramie with certain video “skill game” machines will have to get rid of them or face citations in the future from the Laramie Police Department.

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Two new books by Laramie authors are hitting the shelves this winter. One brings a new hero to life, while another takes a deep dive into the world of Oz.

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The number of students served by Albany County School District No. 1’s “backpack program” has doubled in the past year, according to the district’s food service director, Jill Dunn.

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CODY — In an unusual high-profile cooperative move, 44 former United States senators, including Al Simpson, wrote an open letter to the current 100 members of the U.S. Senate warning them the nation is facing perilous times.

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After the state Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee had already spent three days scrutinizing Gov. Matt Mead’s last supplemental budget this week, it was University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols’s turn to offer her defense Thursday for the school’s $19 million supplemental bud…

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The last few weeks have been filled with music for Albany County School District No. 1 students.

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CHEYENNE – U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., blocked an expedited vote Monday on a bill to restore benefits to a group of Vietnam War Navy veterans who say they’re suffering the effects of Agent Orange.

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The Pilot Hill Project would both bring outdoor recreation opportunities just steps from town and preserve the city’s pristine drinking water, but some Laramie City Council members are concerned the committee is overlooking what could be major issues if the land acquisition is approved later…

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The Laramie Boomerang’s new general manager, Gary Loftus, began work at the newspaper last week. His oversight of the 137-year-old publication replaces outgoing Publisher Jeff Robertson, whose last day at the paper is Friday.

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FORT COLLINS — In what was described as a miscommunication between Youhanna Ghaifan’s attorneys, the suspended University of Wyoming defensive tackle missed his Wednesday disposition hearing, in which a defendant typically enters a plea.

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The Equality State Policy Center’s board of directors hired Laramie man Chris Merrill to be the organization’s new executive director.

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CASPER — The two Jesuit priests who served at St. Stephens Mission and were included on a list last week of Jesuit clergymen who faced credible sexual abuse allegations served in leadership positions at Wyoming and Missouri schools.

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Members of the Laramie City Council want to examine the relationship between the Traffic Commission, city engineers and the public when making traffic control modifications after hearing concerns from each group during its work session on Monday.

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POWELL — The harvest of wolf 926F during the Montana hunting season reignited a firestorm of calls to end hunting of the species — or at least making a wide buffer zone around Yellowstone National Park.