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Tuesday notes

When Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese was kicking around the idea of reducing the number of voting precincts and polling places for this year's elections, she ...

State Democratic caucuses Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Democrats caucus Saturday in each of the state's 23 counties. Party leaders expect robust turnout because of the presidential contest ...

Senate president won't run for another term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- After 20 years in the Legislature, Wyoming Senate President Phil Nicholas made it official on Thursday that he won't seek re-election after ...

Wyoming digest

State petitions to remove Sublette sheriff
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has filed papers in court seeking to remove Sublette ...

City residents named to fill several board slots

Riverton's city council appointed new and returning citizens to the local planning commission, board of appeals and tree board Tuesday.
Serving an additional ...

Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts plans to step down from his post at the completion of the current academic year.
"Serving as president of ...

Shooting death investigated near Union Pass

Local law enforcement is investigating the death of a man found Thursday morning in the Union Pass area above Dubois.
Officials believe the man's death is ...

Pot 'edibles' hot interim topic for state legislators for legislators during interim work

The Wyoming Legislature this year tried with at least three bills to pass laws on possession of marijuana edibles.
Attempts included consideration what ...

Energy workers should sign petition and impeach Obama

Editor:
If all the people that worked in the oil fields and coal industry would go to Washington D.C. and sign a petition, maybe would get Obama impeached ...

Rock bands and shared hearts

I was part of a joyous crowd (after a good burger)

There comes a time to rock.
No, I don't rock - at least, not in the sense of "I'm so awesome at ...

The contest

Policy and governance aside, this is one heck of a primary election year

2016 is turning out to be a much more interesting and unpredictable ...

Study: Pavillion fracking legacy threatens future water production

The deep aquifers in the Pavillion area likely have been contaminated as a result now-ended fracking, according to a report that Stanford University published ...

County's voting locations won't change

Consolidation was considered, but officials decided the primary election would be complicated enough with as many as 12 ballots already required at some ...

Arapaho eye Nebraska case as possible indicator in border dispute

The Northern Arapaho Tribe hopes the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decides in favor of the tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation on an ongoing boundary ...

A band known by many names performed backup for performers at the recent Riverton Middle School talent show at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Consumers, don't fall prey to phony health insurance phone calls

Wyoming consumers should take care not to fall prey to high-pressure telemarketers selling short-term or limited benefit health insurance products that are not ...

Dr. Scott Acton

He's got a remarkable story, and he'll tell it Friday night in Riverton

This Friday night at Central Wyoming College, one of Riverton's native sons ...

Sanders in Wyoming as news of Wisconsin victory arrived

LARAMIE (AP) -- Bernie Sanders took a Wyoming victory lap after beating Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin, telling a lively, young crowd in Laramie their state can ...

Wyoming digest

Cruz to speak at state GOP convention
CASPER (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to speak at the Wyoming Republican State ...

County to get involved with BLM review of mining freeze

Fremont County commissioners intend to serve as a "cooperating agency" in the Bureau of Land Management's review of its own proposal to withdraw 10 million ...

 
 

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