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Legislative session not a 'standout,' Case says

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, said his recent battle with cancer helped him realize the importance of access to health care services and the need to expand ...

Digest

Lawmakers set ed study topics
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will be fine tuning the school funding model and studying 11 education topics over the ...

Learn from Indiana

Wyoming did right in staying away from a law criticized as legal discrimination

Anyone in Wyoming who might still have been wondering if the Wyoming ...

Legislature agrees to take a look at unequal recreation funding around the state

Mike Harris, Dave Flory and Rachel Ratliff were responsible for my math education in high school.
So I know that $147,096 is not equal to $645,385.
That is ...

Urbigkeit coverage welcomed

Editor:
I write in appreciation of the thoughtful treatment given by your newspaper to the memory and legacy of Ralph Urbigkeit.
I did not know Mr. Urbigkeit ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

Paying our 'electeds'

Increasing compensation for our leaders is a worthy topic for the legislative interim

The Wyoming Legislature did two things right this year in its ...

State passes on purchase of Chief Washakie art

Gov. Matt Mead said the state will not purchase a series of paintings depicting the life of Chief Washakie for display at the Capitol after the building ...

Digest

State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

New law mandates buffer zone for cyclists

The so-called "3-foot law" passed by the Wyoming Legislature already is in effect in two dozen other states.

A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature ...

Fretting about firing squads

Our state hasn't got capital crime figured out very well

Shooting someone to death can get you killed in Wyoming.
The state has a death penalty ...

Schools to get more funds for salaries and supplies

RAWLINS -- Wyoming school districts are getting more money from the state for salaries, supplies and other on-going costs.
The state Legislature and Gov. Matt ...

'Gentleman cowboy' Ralph Urbigkeit held multiple offices

Ralph Urbigkeit might be the only person to win countywide election to three major public offices in Fremont County history. The Crowheart rancher, who died on ...

Leadership cloth

Philp and Urbigkeit were cut from the same type, and our county was better for it

Frank Philp and Ralph Urbigkeit were not of the same generation. ...

Digest

Justice Kite to retire
CHEYENNE -- Justice Marilyn S. Kite, the first woman to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court, is retiring this summer.
Chief ...

Hospital bill becomes a law without Mead's name

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is allowing a bill to put up roughly $2.5 million to subsidize hospitals in the state to become law without his signature.
Mead on ...

Mead signs bill on homegrown food sales

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law legislation loosening restrictions on food sales in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Food Freedom Act would exempt Wyoming ...

State ready to raise $1B for coal ports in Northwest

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is prepared to up the stakes in its high-dollar push to override local opposition in the Northwest and get access to ocean ports to allow ...

Former State Rep. Frank Philp died Sunday at 67

The Lysite-area rancher represented Fremont County in the Wyoming Legislature for nine terms.

Fremont County legislators and residents are mourning ...

Bill permits study of Wyoming taking control of public land in state

The Wyoming Legislature has passed a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of some federal lands to state control.
Enrolled Act No. 78 appropriates ...

 
 

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