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Strong win for lodging tax; county joins state in nixing 'A'

Besides picking elected officials, voters on Nov. 4 decided they wanted to keep taxing tourists, threw their weight behind shooting down a constitutional ...

Cheyenne office complex favored for stand-in capitol

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions could be held about three miles east of the State Capitol.
A legislative committee voted Thursday to ...

BLM posting list of parcels for oil and gas lease sales

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale.
The auction ...

UW looks to expose freshman QB for second consecutive week

Inside Bulldog Stadium, allegiances shifted quickly.
Prior to Wyoming's road game at Fresno State on Saturday night, the Bulldogs' redshirt freshman ...

Nationally ranked Northwest College handed the Central Wyoming College Rustlers a loss at the Region IX volleyball tournament Thursday afternoon at Casper ...

Settlemire grabs third in state 50 freestyle

The Riverton girls finished 10th at the state swim meet.

Gillette won its second straight Class 4-A swimming and diving championship over the ...

The losses put the Fremont County rivals into a consolation-round match against each other.

Southeast ended the Class 2-A state title hopes of the ...

Riverton sweeps Gillette, stays alive at state volleyball

After losing their opening-round match at the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament Thursday, the Riverton Wolverines stormed back to sweep Gillette on Friday ...

The Dr. Rev. Thea McKee will be installed as the pastor of the United Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Officials from the Wyoming Presbytery will ...

An attitude of gratitude

Some years ago I went to hear a number of famous people gathered from around the world speak on a wide range of topics.
One speaker in particular made an ...

Riverton school board alters employee policies

The changes modify bereavement leave practices and National Board Certification compensation.

Officials announced two changes to the Fremont County ...

Teen calmed by officer after seeing 'evil spirit'

A Riverton police officer helped calm a 17-year-old girl who claimed to be possessed by an "evil spirit" Saturday on Eagle Drive.
Officer Gilbert Peck ...

Oil pipeline wins approval

CHEYENNE -- The Laramie County Commission has approved construction of a petroleum pipeline from a site in Laramie County to a facility in Colorado.
The new ...

Telemarketer upset at resident makes false report

Officials say a disgruntled telemarketer made a false report to law enforcement this weekend in an attempt to harass a resident she had called.
"(She) ...

Frazier the winner in Pavillion mayor run

Voters elected a new mayor in Pavillion on Nov. 4 and returned one incumbent and one former councilman to the Pavillion Town Council.
Official results show ...

Down in flames

Amendment A on university trustees was routed by voters Tuesday

- One of the great bad ideas in recent years, at least in the eyes of the voters -- ...

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Voter turnout was 65 percent
CHEYENNE -- Secretary of State Max Maxfield says preliminary numbers indicate that 65 percent of Wyoming voters cast ...

Costumes cause concern on Halloween

Several realistic Halloween costumes caused concern for residents on Oct. 31.
One person called police at about 9:45 p.m. Oct. 31 to report that seven men ...

Police issue citations after girls take pills found near dumpster

Three Riverton girls were issued citations on Halloween after they reportedly ate several orange pills they had found near a dumpster.
Their guardians also ...

Balow said she can deliver new stability to education

CHEYENNE -- Jillian Balow, who was elected Wyoming's new state schools superintendent this week, is looking to rebuild the state Education Department and bring ...

 
 

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