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 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    April 11, 2019

Commission meeting sees protest over shooting incident

LARAMIE — The public comment period of the Albany County Commission’s Tuesday meeting was eventful as several expressed dismay over an officer-involved shooting from November. The commission meetings are typically a harmonious affair, but not... Full story


Laramie to revisit softball vote, OK would start state play

LARAMIE — Albany County School District No. 1 board members plan to revisit the possibility of offering softball at Laramie High School after they complete their budget for the 2019-2020 school year. The board declined a request from Laramie Girls...

 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    March 21, 2019

UW top priority for Ag Committee

LARAMIE — The state Legislature’s Management Council decided an evaluation of the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture will be the top priority for the Joint Agriculture, State & Public Lands & Water Resources Committee during the 201... Full story


Judge says University of Wyoming can regulate guns

LARAMIE — State law does not prevent local governments from regulating guns manufactured outside of Wyoming, Albany County District Court Judge Tori Kricken ruled this week. “To the extent that the Wyoming Firearms Freedom Act preempts...


UW could expand sexual assault resources in 2019

LARAMIE — Proposals to add more funding for resources related to sexual misconduct are likely to be part of the University of Wyoming’s budgeting process for the 2020 fiscal year, Vice President for Student Affairs Sean Blackburn said. In...

 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    July 24, 2018

State: Haynes 'not eligible to be governor'

LARAMIE — Wyoming officials are seeking a court ruling that would make Republican candidate for governor Taylor Haynes ineligible for the office. Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan and Attorney General Peter Michael determined Haynes is not...

 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    July 12, 2018

Haynes: Residency accusation a 'pack of lies'

LARAMIE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes denounced an accusation Saturday that he does not meet residency requirements to be Wyoming’s next top elected official, which preceded confirmation Tuesday state authorities are...

 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    May 11, 2018

Superintendent expects charges in Riverton hazing allegations

RIVERTON — A proposed expulsion of three former members of Riverton High School’s wrestling team has been delayed for months amid legal challenges by the boys’ attorneys. Meanwhile, a separate investigation into the students’ conduct for an...

 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    March 27, 2018

Dubois schools face biggest cut of any district in state next year

RIVERTON — A bill the Wyoming Legislature approved this year saved Fremont County School District 2 in Dubois from a more than 3 percent reduction in funding. The district still will suffer the largest cut in the state, however: The Legislative...


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