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Gov. Mark Gordon with pin on lapel in front of flag

Budget work begins with governor’s ‘frugal’ $2.3B proposal

Gov. Mark Gordon and Legislature signal a stabilizing approach after several budget-cutting adjustments By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile The Joint Appropriations Committee will begin reviewing Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget proposal this week as the Legislature prepares its...
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Supreme Court rules against local teen who planned to kill classmates

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) A teenager who planned to kill nine people at a Gillette middle school was correctly tried as an adult, Wyoming’s Supreme Court...

Mandate for healthcare worker vaccination paused in 10 states, including Wyo.

In response to a lawsuit by a coalition of ten states, including Wyoming, U.S. District Judge Matthew T. Schelp of the Eastern District of Missouri issued a preliminary injunction which halts the implementation and...
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Drug dealers sentenced in federal district court

By Ron Richter, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) United States District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced 27-year-old Ian Arbee Batara Molina of Livermore, California to five years in prison for the...

Ribbon cutting brings end to Lakeway Road improvements

Dozens braved the cold, windy weather Tuesday morning in the parking lot of Knecht Home Center to celebrate the completion of the eight-month Lakeway Road improvement project from 4-J Road to Douglas Highway/Highway 59....
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Game and Fish take a look back on WY wild turkey history this Thanksgiving

By Floyd Whiting, Sheridan Media (this story originally appeared on Sheridan Media) This Thanksgiving season, the Wyoming Game and Fish have sent a history of one of Wyoming’s favorite game birds and some cooking tips for...

COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, Nov. 23

There have been 26 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Campbell County since Nov. 19 including 2 new cases involving the Delta variant, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Tuesday. The latest data, updated...

Support Gillette: Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday this week

Ready or not, here it comes. The traditional shopping season is a mere days away as retailers of all sizes and locations will be enticing shoppers to spend their money beginning on Black Friday. In...

Campbell County gifts Lusk a patrol car

Fleet Manager Tony Langone asked commissioners on Tuesday if Campbell County could spread a little holiday joy with a much-needed gift to the Town of Lusk in the form of a retired patrol car. The...

Sixth-grader Madison Fischer designs Gillette’s 2021 Christmas Pin

Gillette sixth grader Madison Fischer was personally recognized by the city council at last week’s board meeting for her winning design of the 2021 Christmas pin. She is a student in Ms. Burbank’s class...