Staff for the city of Laramie have proposed reviving the city’s Traffic Commission, but with a request that three city employees be added as voting members of the board.
CHEYENNE – Despite Wyoming consistently having one of the largest pay gaps between men and women in the country, a bill promoting wage transparency among employees fell a single vote short of being introduced Friday in the House of Representatives.
CHEYENNE – Despite some pushback, a bill that would implement a 5% sales tax on lodging services in Wyoming gained approval from the House of Representatives during its first reading Thursday.
If winter is starting to wear you down, a trio of film tours stopping in Laramie in the coming weeks offer a chance to dream about warmer weather or celebrate the glories of snowy climates — all from the comfort of a warm theater.
The Wyoming House decided not to consider a bill this session that would’ve criminalized hazing of students at the University of Wyoming.
JACKSON — A former federal wildlife health chief says the National Elk Refuge’s plans to reduce feeding are “likely to fail” and it’s doubtful they’d slow the spread of disease.
Residents of Albany County and Laramie business owners gathered at the county Planning and Zoning Commission Board meeting Wednesday to encourage the board to vote for a moratorium on wind energy applications in Albany County.
CHEYENNE – Despite a rally for the legislation earlier that day led by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a bill that would have required a congressional declaration of war for Wyoming National Guard troops to be deployed failed to be introduced Friday afternoon.
I slowly exhale, trying to ease my rapid breathing. Looking through the rifle’s spotting scope, I pull the trigger and let out a mental “Woo Hoo” when the light on the target turns green. I repeat the process four more times and, by the end, I have three targets lit up in bright green and tw…
Albany County commissioners agreed this week that it should be easier for a non-conforming use in the Aquifer Protection Overlay Zone to lose its grandfather status.
After her first visit to Wyoming last month, Laura Zorch McDermit is eager for her new adventure in moving to Laramie, a place she described as a vibrant community that is excited about public arts.
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will continue to be selected through gubernatorial appointment after House Bill 83 failed introduction Wednesday.
CHEYENNE – It could become easier for Wyoming cities to generate their own revenue streams if legislation advanced by the House Revenue Committee becomes law.
GILLETTE (WNE) — Sept. 20, 2019, began as a normal day at Campbell County Health. CEO Andy Fitzgerald was not in the office, but Chief Operating Officer Colleen Heeter was overseeing operations at Campbell County Memorial Hospital and the organization’s other facilities.
CHEYENNE – Connectivity is a problem for rural Wyoming residents across the state. But a number of initiatives from the Federal Trade Commission hope to bridge the digital gap in industries like health care, business and agriculture.
CHEYENNE — With the state facing a projected revenue shortfall that translates into less money for its K-12 education system, lawmakers took initial steps Wednesday to explore ways to use Wyoming’s education fund more efficiently.
CHEYENNE – A bill to repeal the death penalty in Wyoming failed a vote to be introduced Wednesday afternoon in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
CHEYENNE – A bill that would prohibit any sort of state-run firearm buyback program advanced out of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
RAWLINS – Since Friday, outside specialists have been trying to mitigate damaging water leaks inside Memorial Hospital of Carbon County, according to a hospital spokesperson.
GILLETTE — The Cowboy State continued to see moderate job growth in the second quarter of 2019 with an increase of 5,051 jobs and $171 million in payroll, according to a report by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Research and Planning division.
CASPER — Wyoming’s uranium industry has been decimated by record-low appetite for U.S. uranium. Uranium production nationwide has nose-dived to an over 70-year low as nuclear power companies turn to cheaper international markets. But some relief could be around the corner for Wyoming, the na…
Federal prosecutors charged a Cheyenne man, 28-year-old Taylor Wardell, on Friday for committing an armed robbery at Laramie’s Loaf N Jug on South Third Street in August.
Students from Laramie High School lobbied for a bill to require a three-day waiting period to purchase handguns this legislative session, but the Wyoming Senate overwhelmingly declined to consider the bill on Wednesday morning.
My Front Door, a Cheyenne-based organization that merged with Albany County’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity last year, is expanding its board and looking for local members.
CHEYENNE – Wyoming courts need money in order to ramp up digitizing efforts to bring the state’s courts into the 21st century, Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Davis emphasized during his State of the Judiciary speech Monday morning at the state Capitol.
POWELL — Angela Elizondo told her mother last fall that, if anything ever happened to her, her body “would be found in the mountains near Cody.” In only a matter of weeks, Elizondo’s words proved prophetic.
The Laramie City Council has voted to apply for a $480,000 grant from the Wyoming Business Council to help improve improvement to the city’s aesthetics.
CHEYENNE – A legislative attempt to study tolling along Interstate 80 failed its first test, as the state Senate rejected a bill that proponents say would help the state meet its road needs.
As a growing roster of presidents have left or been forced out at the University of Wyoming, the institution’s Board of Trustees has come under fire, repeatedly, for both the high turnover rate, and its lack of transparency.
GILLETTE — A Campbell County state legislator has withdrawn a controversial bill he’d proposed on firearms reporting for national background checks.
CASPER — When it comes to the energy preferences of Americans, there’s significant consensus, even across political parties, a new study led by a University of Wyoming professor concluded.
CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon gave his second State of the State address Monday morning, offering proposals to protect Wyoming’s energy industries and emphasizing the state’s need to find long-term ways to fund its education system.
The Legislature’s staunchest supports of gun rights have again introduced a bill, Senate File 88, that would prevent the University of Wyoming from regulating the possession of firearms on campus.