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Wyoming opens 2022 election candidate filing period; May 27 marks deadline to file

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming residents interested in seeking elected office have two weeks to file their candidacy to run for local, state and federal office in the 2022 election cycle. “As part of a democratic...

Castano sworn in as newest District Court Judge for Sixth Judicial District

GILLETTE, Wyo.—The room buzzed with excitement as elected officials, friends, family, and onlookers alike mingled at the Campbell County Courthouse on Friday, April 8. At the doors, District Court Judge Matthew Castano, a middle-aged man...

Governor has short list to replace District Judge Thomas W. Rumpke

The names have been submitted and now await Governor Mark Gordon’s decision on the newest Sixth District Court Judge. The shortlist has been narrowed down to a former county attorney and two current Circuit Court...
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Local felon pleads guilty to drug trafficking and firearm charges

By Ron Richter, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming Bob Murray announced Friday that 31-year-old Preston Ray Wisenbaker of Gillette pleaded guilty to possession with...
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Supreme Court rules against local teen who planned to kill classmates

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) A teenager who planned to kill nine people at a Gillette middle school was correctly tried as an adult, Wyoming’s Supreme Court...
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Drug dealers sentenced in federal district court

By Ron Richter, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) United States District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced 27-year-old Ian Arbee Batara Molina of Livermore, California to five years in prison for the...

Pursuit suspect accused of injuring trooper bound over to District Court

A Montana man accused of stealing several vehicles and leading law enforcement on a dangerous pursuit that hospitalized a state trooper was bound over to District Court this week, court records state. Great Falls resident...
The site of the proposed Millennium Bulk export facility is pictured here in Longview, Wash. (H/t Millennium Bulk Terminals)

Washington coal port case dead

The Biden administration argued against the Court hearing the case after the Trump administration failed to respond last year The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it would not hear a case brought by the...

Wyoming Supreme Court Reverses Conviction in Sundance Murder Case

A Sundance woman will have another day in court after successfully winning her appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court Friday. Marty Smith was charged and convicted as an accessory in the death of Doug Haar...

Campbell County Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing Friend

Campbell County resident Roger Gilmore, 59, has been charged with attempted murder and could face life imprisonment or death if convicted of stabbing a friend in the neck with a knife, officials said Friday.   Gilmore was arraigned before Campbell County Circuit Court...