In Casper, a grassroots movement called Freedom Gets the Final Say organized a peaceful protest in support of Palestinians downtown in front of the Casper Business Center, where city officials, including Mayor Ray Pacheco, have their offices.
This October marked 25 years since Matthew Shepard was murdered in Laramie. After all these years, his mother Judy reflects on the progress that has been made and the roadblocks the LGBTQ+ community continues to face.
The Wyoming Rescue Mission is celebrating its latest group of graduates from their Discipleship Recovery Program. The Discipleship Program provides folks struggling with addiction support and transitional housing while they go through the recovery process.
In October, the team at Kindness Ranch was working on bringing two beagles from China to the ranch. Hope and Monty were used in laboratory research before they ended up in the meat trade in China. After months of planning and cooperating with international organizations, the dogs have finally made their way to Wyoming.
Last winter 52-year-old Richard Lonebear died on the streets of Riverton from hypothermia. His death sparked conversation about the lack of resources available in the community for folks experiencing homelessness.
The Lyman native took a hiatus last season to go on a mission trip for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dickerson previously led UW twice in scoring, and adds another weapon to an already talented roster.
Earlier this month, the University of Wyoming Sustainable Agriculture Research Extension Program and the Cent$ible Nutrition Program harvested over 12,500 pounds of potatoes to donate to the Food Bank of Wyoming.
Kindness Ranch is home to hundreds of animals rescued from laboratory facilities. The sanctuary is the only facility of its kind in the country to take in animals previously used for clinical testing and research.
Lingle Ft-Laramie stunned Pine Bluffs in a comeback overtime victory, Laramie and Central lost a couple razor-thin contests, East defeated South for their second win in a row against a Cheyenne school, and Wheatland took down Burns in dominant fashion.
The Cowgirls received a total of 237 points and garnered a pair of first-place votes. Fertig finished last season third in the league in scoring (15.7 PPG), fourth in rebounding (8.1 RPG) and second in blocks (2.1 BPG) during league action while also leading the MW in field goal percentage, shooting 63.4-percent from the floor.
Every October during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Wyoming Silent Witness Initiative comes to life. This traveling art project commemorates victims who have lost their lives to domestic violence.