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Evanston school district asks parents' help to end TikTok pranks

Editor’s note: This story contains terms that some readers might find offensive. EVANSTON — Uinta County School District No. 1 has asked for parental help in putting a stop to students attempting to pull off school pranks modeled after challenges... Full story


218 tested at State Hospital - zero positive

EVANSTON — In some exciting news for Uinta County, the Wyoming Department of Health announced on Monday that a large special testing study conducted at the Wyoming State Hospital found no new cases of COVID-19. A Community Protection Initiative... Full story

 By Sheila McGuire    News    August 29, 2019

Evanston schools sued again over gun policy

EVANSTON — Uinta County School District No. 1 has again been sued over Rule CKA, which allows for approved staff to carry concealed firearms on district property. The latest suit was filed in Third District Court on Monday, Aug. 26 — the first... Full story

 By Sheila McGuire    News    July 4, 2019

Proposal for new ICE detention center resurfaces

EVANSTON — A proposal to construct an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Evanston may again be moving forward following a long period of inactivity since first being proposed more than two years ago. A notice was posted... Full story

 By Sheila McGuire    News    March 28, 2019

Lack of regulations, testing options lead to hemp seizures in Evanston

EVANSTON — On March 6, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed legislation making hemp possession and production legal within the state, which was welcome news to those who view hemp as an agricultural commodity and a possible economic benefit to Wyoming.... Full story


Judge overturns Evanston school concealed weapons policy

EVANSTON — The Uinta County School District No. 1’s policy allowing for concealed carry of firearms by approved staff has been declared null and void.  Judge Nena James of the Third District Court of Sweetwater County issued her decision on...

 By Sheila McGuire    News    March 24, 2018

Evanston residents express concerns about detention center

EVANSTON — Evanston residents concerned about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center proposed for Uinta County had another opportunity to share their concerns and ask questions during a Uinta County Say No event held earlier...


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