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Governor reminds Wyoming residents property tax refunds available under new law; deadline approaching

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming residents have until June 6 to apply for 2021 property tax refunds available under a new program established by legislation signed into law by Governor Mark Gordon in March. People who have been...

Buchanan not seeking reelection as Wyoming Secretary of State

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan will not seek reelection to another term in office. Buchanan is instead applying to fill an upcoming judicial vacancy in the Eighth Judicial District in his...

Wyoming opens 2022 election candidate filing period; May 27 marks deadline to file

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming residents interested in seeking elected office have two weeks to file their candidacy to run for local, state and federal office in the 2022 election cycle. “As part of a democratic...

Game and Fish: Wyoming wolf population healthy for 20 straight years

GILLETTE, Wyo.— Wyoming has completed a five-year monitoring period for its gray wolf populations reportedly showing the animals are thriving outside the protection of the Endangered Species Act, according to the Wyoming Game and...

11 horses die at Wheatland corral; BLM says strangles impacting about half of 2,750...

CASPER, Wyo. — 11 horses have died of Streptococcus equi, also called strangles or equine distemper, at the Wheatland Off-Range Corral that houses about 2,750 horses and burros, according to the Bureau of Land...

PHOTOS: 38 saddle-started horses gentled by Wyoming Honor Farm inmates up for adoption Saturday

CASPER, Wyo. — Wild horses and burros gentled with the help of inmates will be up for adoption on Saturday, May 14, at the Wyoming Honor Farm, 40 Honor Farm Road, about a mile...

Wyoming governor donating wild bison hunting license; raffle will raise money for conservation

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is donating a wild bison hunting license for the fourth year in a row to be raffled off in order to raise money for conservation. “The bison is...

Wyoming Treasurer seeks second term

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming State Treasurer Curt Meier, R-La Grange, will seek reelection to the office he’s held for four years. Meier announced his intention to run for a second term today. “It has been an...

Blizzard forces multiple road closures, non-emergency travel discouraged

UPDATE 2 p.m., April 24: the City of Gillette has ended the Level 2 Snow Emergency, though the Level 1 emergency remains in effect. The closures listed in the previous update still apply. UPDATE 1:30...

Wyo cannabis reform advocates see ‘astronomical’ change in public dialogue but legislators run into...

By Brendan Lachance, Oil City News CASPER, Wyo. — With spring in the air, cannabis reform advocates in Wyoming are stepping up efforts to collect petition signatures to get decriminalization and medical cannabis legalization questions...