Archive - Oct 24, 2009 - News

Lander Man Enters Plea In Hatchet Attack

LANDER, (AP) - A Lander man accused of attacking a police officer with a hatchet has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness or deficiency. George A. Dewey Jr. also entered a not guilty plea to various charges that include attempted first-degree murder during his arraignment Thursday in Lander.

Wyoming Mom Accused Of Killing Baby Pleads Not Guilty

LANDER, (AP) - A Riverton mother accused of strangling her newborn has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness or deficiency. Lorene Quist Gines is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly strangling her baby with a string shortly after giving birth Sept. 8. Gines entered her plea in Ninth District Court in Lander on Thursday.

Wyoming Lawmakers Hosting Neighbors For Western States Energy Symposium

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Lawmakers in the Cowboy State have invited their neighbors to parley on energy issues, and they're putting up more than $400,000 to pick up the tab. Lawmakers from around the West are set to gather in the resort town of Jackson for the three-day Western States Energy and Environment Symposium starting Sunday.

New Event Added To Sheridan WYO Rodeo For 2010

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo board announced yesterday, they will be adding a new event to the Rodeo Week celebration next year. The 4th annual Chris LeDoux Spurs and Spikes Memorial Golf Tournament will take place July 9th and 10th at the Powder Horn.