Marathon Oil To Sell Assets To Merit Energy
Marathon, which has had a presence in Wyoming for more than a century, has turned to shale in North Dakota and Texas in recent years.
UPDATE: Casper Police Chief Responds To Favoritism Allegations
Officers released the drunk driving suspect to her boyfriend, a Casper Police officer, after issuing her a citation, rather than taking her to jail.
Justice Sues to Block Halliburton/Baker-Hughes Sale
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has sued to stop Halliburton Co. from acquiring oilfield services rival Baker Hughes Inc. The deal would combine two of the world’s three leading providers of those services to oil and gas companies. It would create a bigger rival to the industr…
Former Postal Worker Sentenced in Fraud Case
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A former postal worker who collected benefits while selling heroin will spend $31,000 in restitution and three years on supervised probation.
Sibling Defendants Fight Convictions in Wind Farm Fraud
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Two Utah siblings who pleaded guilty in 2013 to bilking investors in nonexistent wind farms continue to try to overturn their convictions.
President Commutes Casper Woman’s Sentence
Angela LaPlatney was one of 61 prisoners whose sentences President Obama commuted on Wednesday.
Peabody Mine Officials Tell Some Employees To Not Report For Work
Peabody's North Antelope Rochelle mine has largely avoided the job cuts at other mining operations and has increased its employment by 4 percent since 2011.
Feds Say Medicaid Expansion Would Help Wyoming Mental Health
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A new federal study concludes that expanding the federal Medicaid system under the Affordable Care Act would help thousands of Wyoming residents suffering from mental illness or substance abuse.
F.E. Warren Airmen Probed for Drug Use
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense officials say the Air Force is investigating about a dozen airmen at a nuclear missile base for alleged use of illegal drugs.
Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Returns To Work After Being Cleared In Shooting
Missouri fugitive Russell Anderson remains in custody awaiting trial.
Wyoming Continues to Ponder Regulation of Marijuana Edibles
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are continuing to ponder how to regulate marijuana brownies and other foods and beverages containing the drug that law enforcement officials say are increasingly being brought into the state.
North Platte Levels Will Vary Near Casper
Trout numbers were less than 400 per mile before the flush and flow projects were implemented. The population is now at an average of more than 3,500 per mile.