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Bill on American Indian ed requirement passes Houses; Senate gets it

A bill to incorporate American Indian education into public school standards in the state has passed through the Wyoming House on third reading and now is in ...

Ice sculpture, coronation, crab meal set for Saturday

Some of the Wild West Winter Carnival's signature events are set for this weekend as the annual festival reaches its peak.
The Main Street Ice Sculpting ...

Wyoming digest

10-year sentence on heroin charges
(AP) -- A former Cheyenne resident has been sentenced to 10 years for selling heroin.
Christopher Koegl on Wednesday ...

School bill includes sales tax increase

The House Education Committee has revised the Wyoming Legislature's primary school funding bill to include a 2 percent increase to Wyoming's sales tax, which ...

Senate committee OKs bill protecting LGBT from discrimination

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination in employment, ...

Hemp legislation wins vote in judiciary panel

A 2014 change in federal law allows states to conduct hemp production under the authority of a university or department of agriculture.

CHEYENNE ...

House changes course, passes higher tax on cigarettes

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming House has reversed itself and passed a bill that would raise the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack.
House Bill 151 failed ...

Wyoming's new license plate design is now appearing on cars being registered in 2017 -- and it features a Fremont County scene.
The new plates include a ...

Allen bills on fishing fees, license plates gain ground

Legislative bills sponsored by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, have moved ahead this week.

Fishing
House Bill 121, regarding fishing licenses, passed ...

DEQ removes mandate on Lander landfill, extending use for 10 years

The move will save money for the Fremont County solid waste district, potentially staving off higher disposal fees.

A previous mandate for Fremont ...

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Terrance WhiteAntelope, 62, died on January 28. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. ...

A bill that would allow school boards to let district employees carry firearms on school property passed the Wyoming House on third reading Wednesday in a ...

Man to prison after using daughter as shield in assault

Kilburn Timbana of Arapahoe has been sentenced to three years in prison after attempting to stab his friend in August 2016.
The 31-year-old was convicted for ...

With the City of Riverton set to confirm the resignation of city administrator Steven Weaver on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Arizona-bound official cites the ...

College's ag/animal center funding OKd in Wyoming House

A design document indicates bids for construction of the new facility could go out as early as February.

A bill has passed the Wyoming House that ...

Amendment would limit what courts could dictate on schools

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Senate committee has endorsed a constitutional amendment that would prohibit Wyoming courts from dictating how much money the state should ...

Concealed carry on campuses on to Senate; CWC leader opposed

A bill that would allow people with concealed carry permits to bear arms on college campuses has cleared the Wyoming House, despite opposition from numerous ...

'Sexting' bill wins 8-1 committee vote

Punishment would range from a fine to up to six months in a juvenile detention facility.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A committee of the Wyoming Legislature has ...

Wind River Job Corp students have been clearing snow throughout Riverton in recent days. Lead instructor for the heavy equipment department, Phil Cornella, ...

Man who stole cop car with guns inside gets 3-5 years

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A local man is headed to prison for three to five years for stealing an unmarked Laramie County Sheriff's Department vehicle that was parked ...

 
 

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