Casper , Wy – Robert Barnes has resigned as president and CEO of the Casper Area Economic Development Alliance, two weeks after he was suspended with pay. Barnes' resignation follows criticism over an evaluation process last year that deemed out-of-state companies the most qualified to manage the construction of a business incubator.
Gillette, Wyo. – Gillette police say violent crimes dropped by 12.5 percent in 2010.
Police say it's the third straight year there's been a drop in violent crimes, which include rape, robbery, aggravated assault and murder. The city has not had a homicide since 2007. T The statistics were released Friday as part of the department's annual crime report.
Laramie, Wy – The Wyoming Cowgirls are firmly entrenched as the third seed in the upcoming Mountain West Conference basketball tournament. The Cowgirls have a record of 21 wins with just six losses. After Saturday's 77 to 56 win over U-N-L-V on Saturday Head Coach Joe Legerski admitted that his team has exceeded his expectations
Cheyenne, WY – The state Senate has given final approval to a proposed two-year extension of Wyoming's moratorium on using eminent domain powers for wind projects. House Bill 230 passed unanimously on Friday and now goes to the governor for his signature. The bill would prevent private wind companies from condemning land to build collector lines to connect wind turbines with transmission lines until the end of June in 2013. Supporters of the extended moratorium says state lawmakers need