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Cheyenne creates task force to boost internet service

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's biggest city will look at boosting internet speed and availability. A task force announced Monday by Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr seeks to attract businesses with more affordable and accessible high-speed internet. Array School of Technology and Design Headmaster Eric Tr


Governor recommends $ 66M decrease in funding for education

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is recommending about $66 million less in state funding for education due to the revised school funding formula and counties projected being able to kick in more. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the Republican governor is proposing that the Legislature


Wyoming grant sought to subsidize Cheyenne air service

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Officials in Wyoming's largest city will apply for a grant to subsidize air service. The Cheyenne Airport Board voted unanimously Thursday to seek a $580,000 state grant. The money would help lure a new airline to the airport. A new terminal and other work at the Cheyenne airpo


Wyoming lawmakers consider live video streaming pilot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming legislative leaders are considering proposals that would implement a pilot program for live video streaming of legislative meetings during its interim months. The Legislature's Management Council voted Tuesday to consider contracting with Wyoming Public Broadcast System


21-year-old faces manslaughter after murder charge dismissed

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A judge dismissed a second-degree murder charge for a 21-year-old accused of killing his roommate. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Cody Hess now faces a single count of voluntary manslaughter, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. Hess w


BC-WY -- Senior Olympics , WY

State Senior Olympics President Bill Stone announced Monday that Cheyenne would be the site of the games. Stone says Cheyenne first hosted the senior games in 2011 and 2012 and set records for participation, hosting more than 500 athletes from 17 states. He tells the Wyoming Tribune Eagle that the e


Woman pleads not guilty to stealing $ 21,000 from man

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming woman pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $21,000 from a man diagnosed with dementia. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Elizabeth Lutz, of Cheyenne, pleaded not guilty to one count of exploiting a vulnerable adult Thursday in Laramie County District Court. Lutz c