A Laramie County judge threw out the drug trafficking charges Thursday, finding prosecutors lacked probable cause the farmers and hemp advocates intended to grow and distribute marijuana.
An end-of-the-year use-it-or-lose-it deadline looms as the state has spent little more than 10% of its allocated federal funding.
Wyoming submitted its bid for Occidental Petroleum’s 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres July 10. Officials haven’t heard any news, they said this week. One called the silence worrying.
The state owes plaintiffs’ attorneys $600,000 in fees and expenses following a court loss over controversial trespassing statutes passed by the Wyoming Legislature
What began as a show of solidarity for protests over the death of George Floyd took on a life of its own — resulting in tense showdowns with armed counter-protesters, arrests and steps toward reform.