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  • Single vehicle crash kills three University of Wyoming student athletes

    Joshua Wolfson,|Feb 29, 2024

    Three University of Wyoming student athletes died Thursday afternoon when the vehicle they were traveling in rolled multiple times on a highway just south of the border with Colorado, the school announced that evening. In a message sent to the UW community, school President Ed Seidel identified the three as: Charlie Clark, 19, a sophomore from Las Vegas, Nevada, who was studying psychology and competed on the men's team. Carson Muir, 18, a freshman from Birmingham, Alabama, who was studying...

  • Man gets jail for role in Jan. 6 riot

    Joshua Wolfson, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Oct 20, 2022

    CASPER — A man who entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot after traveling from Wyoming to Washington D.C. was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail. A federal judge in Washington also fined Andrew Galloway $1,000 and ordered him to pay another $500 in restitution. Galloway, 34, is the first person with Wyoming ties to be criminally punished in connection to the attack on the Capitol. He was living in Cody at the time, but now resides in Tennessee. Galloway pleaded guilty in March to a single charge of parading, demonstrating or p...

  • Trustees approve UW reorganization, no layoffs planned

    Joshua Wolfson, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Nov 24, 2021

    Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A major restructuring of academic programs at the University of Wyoming earned approval from the school’s board of trustees this week, but without layoffs and the deep budget cuts that were originally anticipated. The reorganization involves the movement and consolidation of various academic programs. It will occur in two waves, with the first round coming in July and the second scheduled for July 1, 2023, pending further revisions. School leaders first proposed major changes to Wyo...

  • Jury trials suspended

    Joshua Wolfson, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Nov 18, 2020

    CASPER – The rise in coronavirus infections prompted Wyoming’s chief justice on Friday to suspend jury trials until further notice. The COVID-19 surge had caused some courts to fully or partially shut down, according to a statement released Friday by the Wyoming Supreme Court. Courts have also experienced difficulties finding enough jurors. Those realities prompted Chief Justice Michael K. Davis to order a halt to jury trials for the time being. “The Court is therefore implementing measures to protect the health of the public and court perso...

  • Crashes closes I-80, kills 3

    Brandon Foster and Joshua Wolfson, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Mar 4, 2020

    CASPER - At least three people died in a wreck involving 80-100 vehicles Sunday on Interstate 80, while a second crash on I-80 involving at least 30-40 vehicles occurred around the same time, just miles away. The larger crash came amid winter conditions on westbound I-80 at milepost 184 near Creston Junction. Videos posted to social media depict a chain-reaction wreck involving cars, trucks and tractor-trailers on icy roads with poor visibility. Three people are known to have died from that cras...