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Train collision sends diesel into North Platte

By |Feb. 6, 2019|

A coal train collision on Monday sent two locomotives partially into the North Platte River, potentially contaminating the waterway with thousands of gallons of diesel in a remote canyon north of the Guernsey Reservoir, according to state officials.

  • Courtesy photo | While the Wyoming Department of Corrections utilizes county jails throughout the state to house prisoners, officials said those facilities can’t offer the same support and programs offered through the state penitentiary.

Gillette student charged in school shooting plan

By |Feb. 4, 2019|

A Sage Valley Junior High student has been bound over to District Court to stand trial after the Gillette Police Department presented evidence that he had brought two handguns and 43 rounds of ammunition to school with the intent of shooting specific students and staff members.

Wyoming news briefs

By |Feb. 4, 2019|

Catch up on headlines from across the state, thanks to The Sheridan Press’ partnership with the Wyoming News Exchange.

Crossover voting bill revived

By |Jan. 31, 2019|

Throughout the 2019 Legislative Session, the Wyoming Republican Party has made its No. 1 priority clear: ending the practice of crossover voting — switching one’s party to vote in an opposing race — in the state’s elections.

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