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CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said he made a promise five years ago to fight the federal health care program commonly referred to as Obamacare.
The legal ...

Larsen says lawmakers have no choice but 'to make those cuts'

The Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee's proposal to slash $45 million in K-12 education funding has caused some uproar, but State Rep. Lloyd Larsen ...

Day 1 at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- (AP) Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 8, the first day at the 2016 budget session:

MARIJUANA: The Wyoming House voted not ...

A Fremont County Sheriff's deputy was treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Three dogs died in a structure fire that caused extensive ...

Drones, prices, goats among topics at Farm and Ranch days

Alternative meat cuts, cold-climate fruit trees, and legislation affecting raw milk sales give farmers, ranchers, and small-acreage owners ideas to chew on ...

Chief Justice says courts need improved tech

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Technological improvements in Wyoming's court system continue but still have a ways to go amid looming budget constraints, Wyoming Chief ...

Court decides university apartments tax-exempt

LARAMIE (AP) -- A district judge has sided with the University of Wyoming in the college's dispute over property taxes on a student apartment complex.
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Robert V. Fullmer, 92, died Feb. 4 at Community Hospital in Torrington. Grave side services will ...

Sports

The Lady Eagles blew out their opposition by 78 points.

It was a very different Normative Services boys team that played at St. Stephen's on ...

Even governor saluted Broncos

Ah, kryptonite! That fictional substance from the Superman comic book series.
You know the stuff. It's usually green, and was created from the remains of ...

The RHS swimmer has set three school marks this season.

Travis Fisher, for the third time this season, has broken a Riverton High School boys ...

 

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Tuesday notes

Convened
Wyoming's Legislature is up and running for the next 20 business days, working to build the state's operating budget covering fiscal years ...

1 percent tax jobs are a 'big improvement'

Editor:
It was interesting to me to read about all the ways the 1-percent sales tax was used for streets and alleys, etc., around town. They got a lot more ...

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