State and Region

“Document dump” racks up Hill inquiry cost by $100,000

By Sarah Pridgeon Unexpected legal hurdles and a mountain of papers have brought the state’s investigation into Cindy Hill, Superintendent of Public Instruction, to a financial standstill. Tom Lubnau, Chairman of the Select Investigative Committee, has requested an additional $100,000…

Become an X-Stream angler

Chances are, if you go on a fishing trip to Wyoming’s high country waters this summer you will be in close proximity to any number of trout streams that abound in the state’s mountainous areas. And chances are even better…

WDE report stirs impeachment debate

By Sarah Pridgeon Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill may face impeachment in the wake of an independent inquiry into the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) under her leadership. In a report authorized by Governor Matt Mead, Hill is charged…

Cindy Hill asks Supreme Court to restore her powers

By Sarah Pridgeon   Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has requested that the Wyoming Supreme Court overturn the law that stripped her of most of her powers. Senate File 104 (SF104) violates the state Constitution, argues her attorney in…

State seeks owners of unclaimed funds

Unclaimed funds are available to the rightful owners and Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon wants to return it. “Wyoming Windfall” is the catch name for the Unclaimed Property Division of the State Treasurer’s Office. Unclaimed property includes, but is not…

Vital statistics data online

  The broad information collected by the Wyoming Department of Health’s Vital Statistics Services Office offers interesting snapshots about Wyoming and its residents for the public. To view what’s available, visit www.health.wyo.gov/rfhd/vital_records online and click on the left-side tab labeled…

Attorneys weigh in on judges’ retention

The Wyoming State Bar on Monday released the results of this year’s Judicial Advisory Poll. The Bar, in cooperation with the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming, conducts this poll not only to obtain attorneys’ feedback…

Wolves to be delisted

On Friday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intention to publish a final rule removing gray wolves from the federal list of threatened and endangered species in Wyoming. Wolves will be officially delisted and placed under state management…