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Council discusses rules for discharging guns in town

A Pine Haven resident recently called Clerk/Treasurer Tammie McGovern to ask if they are allowed to discharge firearms within town limits without explanation, leading to questions of law and enforcement.

With no town ordinance in place covering said situation, McGovern contacted the Crook County Sheriff’s Department.

“We were told by Ed Robinson that there is no Wyoming State statute and no county ordinance; unless the town itself has an ordinance and I looked through state statutes and I couldn’t find anything [either],” she said.

Mayor Karla Brandenburg introduced the matter to sheriff’s dep...