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Eaton Execution

Casper, WY (AP) :  Attorneys for Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filled more court claims that he didn't get a fair trial when he was sentenced to death in the 1988 killing of a Montana teen.

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Oilfield Safety

Casper, WY (AP):  Interest in a Wyoming energy industry safety conference is up sharply since 2009.  The Safety Summit and Exposition sponsored by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance takes place Wednesday in Casper.  The Casper Star-Tribune reports about 280 people pre-registered this year, more than double the attendance of the first conference two years ago.

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State Jobs

Casper, WY (AP):  Wyoming attorney general Greg Phillips says converting permanent state employees to at-will employees who can be fired without reason would require giving them compensation.  Phillips tells state officials that permanent employees have a property right to continued employment.