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January 9th, 2010

Proceeding Delayed For Two Younger Defendants In Ernst Murder Case

Defense attorneys for 16-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen and 16-year-old Wyatt Bear Cloud both raised separate mental issues regarding their clients during motion hearing in 4th Judicial District Court on

Governor Freudenthal Is Critical Of Feds' Energy Leasing Plan

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Governor Dave Freudenthal is warning Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that his plan for increasing scrutiny of oil and gas leasing will burden industry while essentially giving environmentalists veto power over new development.

ACLU Supports Wyoming Inmate In Lawsuit Against Guard

CHEYENNE, (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union is siding with a former Wyoming prison inmate who claims that a guard at the state prison in Rawlins had endangered his life by falsely telling othe

January 8th

Health Officer Says It's Not Too Late for Flu Vaccines

Wyoming's state health officer is advising Wyoming residents that it is not too late to get vaccinated for protection from swine flu with ample supplies of the vaccine available.

New Rules of the Road Unveiled for Wyoming Oil and Gas Leasing

New rules of the road have been unveiled for oil and gas leasing on Bureau of Land Management lands – reforms promoted as a way to improve certainty for the industry, better protect the great outdoo

Conrad Assumes Chair of Workforce Development Council

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has a new chairman. Governor Dave Freudenthal has appointed Jon Conrad to lead the Council through August 15, 2011.

New EPA Standards Could Clear The Air In Sublette County

Earlier this week we told you about the new rules and regulations on smog standards that were announced by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Yellowstone December Snowmobile and Snow Coach Numbers Higher Than First Reported

Snowmobile and snow coach use numbers for Yellowstone National Park for the start of the 2009-2010 winter season are higher than reported earlier this week.

January 7th

Sheridan County Will Sponsor MDU Rate Increase Meeting

Earlier this week the Sheridan City Council appointed a committee to look into the reasons for the proposed Montana Dakota Utilities electrical rate increase.

It’s Time To Start Thinking About 2009 Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service is required by Congress to undergo an evaluation each year. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson released her evaluation report this week.