Archive - Dec 12, 2009 - News

Former Billings School Bus Driver Denies Charges

BILLINGS, (AP) - A 53-year-old Billings man accused running into a teenager in a crosswalk while driving a school bus under the influence of alcohol has pleaded not guilty. Timothy Whalen appeared in District Court on Friday by video from the county jail.

Wyoming Encourages More Natural Gas Storage

CASPER, (AP) - The Wyoming Pipeline Authority is
encouraging utilities, gas pipeline companies and gas storage companies to invest in more storage capacity. For Wyoming, more storage capacity is a vital link to expanding both its natural gas industry and the state's ambition to export more electrical power.

Senator Enzi Continues To Speak Out Against Reid Health Care Bill

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi joined Republican leadership, the Chamber of Commerce and over 70 business leaders from across the country this week to discuss how the Reid health care bill will eliminate jobs and bury small businesses under an avalanche of new regulations.

Wyoming Kids May Be Missing Out On The Most Important Meal Of The Day

It's often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but too many Wyoming kids are missing out – according to the new School Breakfast Scorecard from the Food Research and Action Center. Up to 14 thousand low-income children eligible for free school breakfast aren't being served. Food Share Program President Gloria McAdam.

Former Natrona County Coroner Sentenced On Drug Charge

CASPER, (AP) - The 53-year-old former chief deputy coroner in Natrona County has received 10 years of probation on drug possession charges. Gary Hazen was sentenced Friday by Laramie County Judge Peter Arnold.