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New Wyoming Supreme Court justice sworn in

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's newest Supreme Court justice has been seated. Lynne Boomgaarden was sworn in during a robing ceremony on Monday. She fills the vacancy left by Justice William U. Hill following his retirement. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that Boomgaarden was a partner and served


Stand Your Ground bills advance in Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming House and Senate are considering similar so-called "stand your ground" bills. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that committees in both houses endorsed bills that will now be debated on floors of each chamber. The two bills seek to expand the state's "castle doctrin


Cheyenne students learn life skills through coffee cart

Third-grader Noah Henderson gets a helping hand from Program for Adaptive Living Skills (PALS) teacher Alison Paniagua at making tea as part of a coffee cart program at Alta Vista Elementary on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Cheyenne. The students participating in the coffee cart program are part of PALS


Wyoming tourism bureau continues `` That 's WY '' campaign

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Daniel Cuomo and his girlfriend, Ellie Fletcher, are almost halfway through their cross-country road trip. The Hartford, Connecticut, natives have meticulously drafted their travel plans, which kicked off nearly two years ago during a night of "a few glasses of wine and a National G


Wyoming delegation opposes calls for stricter gun control

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's delegation to Congress is opposing calls for more gun control after the fallout from the latest school shooting. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports spokespeople for the all-Republican delegation indicate the officials are against measures that would lead to restricting


Wyoming lawmakers advance child sex abuse education

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A proposed bill that would authorize school districts in Wyoming to provide age-appropriate education about child sexual abuse to students has been endorsed by a legislative committee. Senate File 93 won unanimous approval from the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday and no


Wyoming political money initiative wo n't be on 2018 ballot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Proponents of a constitutional amendment to limit political campaign contributions have fallen short of getting their initiative on the 2018 ballot in Wyoming. They are now shooting for the 2020 statewide ballot to get their initiative calling on Congress to propose amending th