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Wyoming Supreme Court rules it's OK to withhold government records

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Handing government officials a new tool to prevent the release of potentially embarrassing materials, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's public records law can allow officials to refuse public inspection of documents they relied on in reaching final po…

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Wyoming Supreme Court chooses Burke chief justice

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The justices of the Wyoming Supreme Court have elected James Burke to be the next chief justice effective July 1.

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Court overturns Sheridan larceny conviction

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of stealing money from the Sheridan Eagles Club, where she worked.

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Court hears appeal arguments in Sheridan killing

Court hears appeal arguments in Sheridan killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Sheridan man is appealing the second lengthy prison sentence he has received for his involvement in a home invasion killing.

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Wyoming Supreme Court hears appeal of press ruling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court must decide whether to grant better media access to circuit court proceedings in sex assault cases.

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Judge's order: Most of Hill bill unconstitutional

Judge's order: Most of Hill bill unconstitutional

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cindy Hill says she intends to be back on the job Monday morning running the Wyoming Department of Education following a judge's ruling that puts to rest her bitter legal battle to regain the office.

April 18, 2014 4:12 pmLoading…
Cindy Hill says she won't accept attorney general's offer

Cindy Hill says she won't accept attorney general's offer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is rejecting an offer from the state attorney general to narrow the scope of a court case that has to be resolved before she can return to running the state education department.

April 08, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

Wyoming high court sides with state on lodging tax

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled the state can collect the full tax amount on retail lodging sales made by online travel companies, even if they have no physical presence in the state.

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Wyoming Supreme Court reverses district court decision on fracking fluids

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the ruling of a Casper judge who found that ingredients used in fracking fluids are exempt from public disclosure.

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Wyoming high court remands fracking secrets case

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the ruling of a Casper judge who found that ingredients used in fracking fluids are exempt from public disclosure.

March 12, 2014 1:46 pmLoading…

Wyoming district court sets hearing date for Cindy Hill ruling

A Laramie County District Court judge scheduled a March 18 hearing to handle matters related to the successful lawsuit filed by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill, Chief Deputy Clerk Diane Sanchez said Monday.

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Wyoming schools chief says going back to work

Wyoming schools chief says going back to work

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — 

March 06, 2014 2:54 pmLoading…

Education panel tasked with superintendent case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of the state superintendent of public instruction.

March 05, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…

Supreme Court denies superintendent case rehearing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Friday decided not to reconsider its decision striking down a law that stripped the superintendent of public instruction of most responsibilities.

February 28, 2014 7:31 pmLoading…

State seeks rehearing in Wyoming schools chief case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state attorney general says the Wyoming Supreme Court should reconsider and reverse or at least clarify its decision in the state superintendent of public instruction case.

February 12, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…

Bill would ban recognition of same-sex marriage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill pending before the Wyoming House of Representatives would specify that the state wouldn't recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere.

February 11, 2014 6:48 pmLoading…

Wyo. chief justice addresses superintendent ruling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kite acknowledged the concern and challenges presented by the court's recent decision declaring unconstitutional a new law that brought sweeping changes to the superintendent of public instruction's office.

February 10, 2014 1:09 pmLoading…
Curve ball in Hill case

Curve ball in Hill case

A Wyoming Supreme Court rule on rehearings may throw a twist into the state's plan to request a rehearing of a major Supreme Court ruling this week.

February 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Wyoming court: Law that stripped superintendent's powers unconstitutional

Wyoming court: Law that stripped superintendent's powers unconstitutional

CHEYENNE — A divided Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a new law stripping many powers and duties from the state superintendent of public instruction is unconstitutional, adding another twist in an ongoing intraparty feud over state education policy that also involves the Legislature …

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Wyo. Supreme Court hears grizzly records case

Wyo. Supreme Court hears grizzly records case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Attorneys argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday over whether Gov. Matt Mead's administration properly withheld from an environmentalist state records concerning federal endangered-species protections for grizzly bears.

January 16, 2014 4:44 pmLoading…

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