• Females lead herd out of buffalo standoff

    Of all the duties prospective Wyoming Game and Fish employees envision that a job with the agency might entail, rounding up 50 bison in a 27-degree-below-zero mini-rodeo likely isn’t one of them.

  • Gordon: Chamber showdowns don’t advance state

    Following a budget blow up between the leadership of Wyoming’s House and Senate last week, Gov. Mark Gordon called on lawmakers to avoid head-butting and move Wyoming forward.

  • Legislative panel approves private school zoning bill

    A Legislative committee voted 6-3 Tuesday to recommend House passage of a bill that will strip counties of zoning authority over private schools.

  • Converse County EIS in limbo

    The Bureau of Land Management’s Final Converse County EIS was expected to be released in October 2018, some estimated. Many anticipated the Record of Decision to come out in January.

  • Jackson prepares for plastic bag ban

    With plastic sacks set to mostly vanish from Jackson in two months, the town is orchestrating a transition to ease shoppers and businesses into the new, bagless reality.

  • Legislators lean toward Buffalo for vets nursing home

    Buffalo has once again been selected as the best site for a new nursing home for veterans, according to Casper City Manager Carter Napier. The Wyoming Legislature is trying to find the best location in the state to build a nursing home for veterans that will be partially funded by the federal department of Veteran Affairs.

  • Hutchings says comments did not come across as intended

    In the wake of mounting criticism, state Sen. Lynn Hutchings released a statement Tuesday afternoon defending comments she made to a group of Cheyenne students lobbying for a bill to protect workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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  • Riverton man shot by police had extra ammunition, firearm

    Investigators found a rifle and almost 200 rounds of ammunition in Nicholas Garcia's vehicle after he was fatally shot by law enforcement officers last month in Riverton.

  • Oil prices jeopardize gains in jobs, wages

    Wyoming’s employment and average wages have continued to grow, according to a recent report by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, but looming uncertainty in the price of oil could jeopardize those gains.

  • Senator under fire for homosexuality remarks

    State Sen. Lynn Hutchings has come under fire for comments she allegedly made to a group of local high school students comparing protections for LGBTQ people to protections for pedophiles and those who practice bestiality. Officials with Wyoming Equality, a Cheyenne-based civil rights group, said a

  • NEWS BRIEFS for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

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  • ‘Green New Deal’ raises questions in Wyoming

    Wyoming’s congressional delegation was fiercely critical of the most ambitious strategy to address climate change in many years, introduced last week by a handful of newcomers in Washington D.C.

  • Members of 'Black 14' speak in Laramie

    Dispel myths, keep the memory alive, and for some, a little bit of closure. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Black 14 incident at the University of Wyoming. Fourteen members of the UW football team wanted to ask then head coach Lloyd Eaton for permission to wear black arm bands for UW’s home game against Brigham Young University on Oct. 18, 1969, to protest stance by the Church of Jesus Christ-Latter Day Saints where African-Americans could not ascend to priesthood.

  • Legislators sign off on UW clinics’s restructuring

    As of Friday, both the House and Senate have signed off on House 221, which gives approval for the University of Wyoming to outsource the management of its Family Medicine Residency Clinics in Cheyenne and Casper.

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