Shipping inmates to county jails or private out-of-state prisons won’t solve Department of Corrections’ problems.
A journalist and pilot recounts his attempt to retrace the “Endurance and Reliability Test” across Wyoming in a small plane— a passage that killed three original participants.
The most recent interment at the graveyard at the Wyoming Frontier Prison was in 2018.
A single room in the Wyoming State Penitentiary controls the facility’s entire electrical system. Shifting soils beneath the prison’s foundations have at times made its roof leak. “If we ever get any water inside that transformer switch, it’ll create a
Wyoming considers throwing good money after bad at the state prison, gambling with the safety of inmates and prison staff.