Larry Nance Jr. scored a game high 17 points against DU Tuesday night in Wyoming's 7th win of the season. (Wyoming Athletics photo by Troy Babbitt)

Wyoming’s Larry Nance, Jr. Named to NABC All-District 17 First Team

(Kansas City, Mo.) – Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. has been named to the All-District 17 First Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Friday. The senior forward claimed first-team accolades for a second-straight year after former Cowboy Leonard Washington was named to the All-District 17 Second Team the previous two seasons. The award is voted on by member coaches of the NABC.

Casper City Council

Council decides on how much funding community projects receive

(Casper, Wyo.) – The City Council met this morning to determine the amount of funding that each organization would receive.  The Council determined the allocated amounts through averages totaling $8,034,188, which was $34,188 over budget.  In order to bring the total to $8 million, the percentage between the amount allocated and $8 million was determined (0.004255315).  That percentage would be subtracted from the amount of funding the organizations received.

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In light of recent infant murder case, the U.S. Attorney issues reminder of Safe Haven laws

(Casper, Wyo.) – Earlier this week, 21-year-old Ardis Enos was sentenced to 11 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter after she killed her newborn child in a sudden heat of passion. In light of the panic that can occur surrounding the birth of a new child, U.S. Attorney Christopher Crofts want to remind the public of Wyoming’s Safe Haven Laws.

Wyoming Game and Fish Department

G&F Commission elects new officers and gives initial approval to budget

(Wyoming) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission elected its new officers at its meeting in Newcastle this week. The new Commission President is Charles Price and the Vice President is Carrie Little. Price is a rancher from Sublette County and Little is a rancher and businesswoman from Sheridan County. Both were appointed by Governor Matt Mead in 2011.