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Bill to remove 'gun-free' zones has widespread support

By Nick Reynolds, Seth Klamann, Katie King and Shane Sanderson CHEYENNE — A new bill to override local gun control laws and allow Wyomingites to carry guns on school grounds and in other public places has been proposed with widespread support in...

 

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MMA fighter sentenced to prison in assault GILLETTE (WNE) — An MMA fighter who knocked a woman unconscious and then continued to punch her while she was on the ground will spend up to six years in prison. Cody W. Amman, 29, of Gillette was...

 

Senator pursues school safety legislation

JACKSON — Sen. Affie Ellis had to use the bathroom while traveling through Wyoming this year, and the only place she could find was an elementary school. So, much to her alarm, she walked right in. “The door was open, no one asked for my...

 

Gillette climber scales Devils Tower monthly

GILLETTE - Leigh Lassle doesn't know what he's chasing. He's spoken to a number of groups, large and small, over the last eight years, giving motivational speeches and offering words of... Full story

 

Legislative leaders share vision for taxes

CHEYENNE — The leaders of both chambers of the state Legislature have made stabilizing revenue one of their top priorities this general session. On Friday, they gave more insight into how they’d aim to accomplish that, including taxing renewable...

 

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Bill would set out-of-state tuition minimums LARAMIE (WNE) — For the second consecutive year, Rep. Bill Henderson, R-Cheyenne, is bringing a bill to the legislative session that would statutorily prescribe a difference between the tuition rates...

 

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Man sentenced to prison in fatal DUI wreck RIVERTON (WNE) — Winter Hawk Goodman, who killed three people while driving drunk in 2016, was sentenced Friday to 12 years imprisonment. After a four-day federal trial, Goodman was in convicted in...

 

"Skill game" operators: AG is wrong about us

CHEYENNE — Companies operating bar games that resemble video slot machines are challenging the Wyoming attorney general’s position that they’re enabling illegal gambling. In a lawsuit filed recently in Natrona County District Court, a group of...

 

Public's right to inspect public records without charge upheld

NEWCASTLE — The small claims court in Newcastle upheld the public’s right to inspect public documents without charge when the court ruled in favor of Wayne Chittim on Dec. 5. According to attorney William Curley, who represented Chittim, his clie...

 

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