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Red Creek School

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Red Creek Elementary School teacher Shelie Elliott works with second-graders Nick Nelson, left, Bayleigh Vasquez, and third-grader Elijah Puzella, right, on Friday in rural Natrona County.

February 23, 2014 7:22 pm
Red Creek School

Red Creek School

Red Creek Elementary School teacher Shelie Elliott rounds up her students Friday.

February 23, 2014 7:22 pm
Red Creek School

Red Creek School

Red Creek Elementary School teacher Shelie Elliott and second-grader Bayleigh Vasquez open a gate to let the bus onto the school grounds Friday, in rural Natrona County. The gate is kept locked most of the time for safety. Elliott supports efforts to allow concealed firearms in public school…

February 23, 2014 7:22 pm

More Montanans carrying concealed weapons

BOZEMAN — The number of Montana residents with concealed-weapons permits has more than doubled since 2008.

October 13, 2013 11:48 amLoading…

Few Wyoming college students seek concealed weapons permit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Security officials at Wyoming colleges say few students ask for permission to carry concealed weapons on campus.

June 16, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Gun advocates push bill expanding rights in Montana

Gun advocates push bill expanding rights in Montana

HELENA — Gun advocates on Wednesday pitched a slate of measures aimed at making concealed carry much easier, and striking some of the places where weapons are prohibited.

February 13, 2013 1:24 pm Related Loading…

Concealed weapon permits in demand

GREAT FALLS — The sheriff of Cascade County says he's signed off on more than 300 concealed weapon permits in the past three weeks.

January 12, 2013 5:23 pmLoading…

Guns, beer and pawn shops: Casper City Council faces full agenda

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council is expected to vote for a second time whether to ban all weapons from city meetings and strengthen temporary beer permit rules on Tuesday. Both proposals require three council votes before becoming law.

December 05, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Lummis supports national law on concealed handgun permits

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Rep. Cynthia Lummis is applauding a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a law that would require states that allow concealed carry of handguns to recognize carry permits issued in other states.

November 17, 2011 5:49 amLoading…

City Council won't wait on gun issue

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council won’t wait until the next Legislative session to decide on an ordinance that would prohibit people from openly carrying guns at city meetings.

November 07, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Casper to hold hearing on open-carry meeting ban

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Casper City Council will hold a public hearing next week on making it illegal for people to openly carry guns at public meetings.

October 28, 2011 8:46 amLoading…

Concealed gun carry without permits starts Friday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Gun rights supporters in Wyoming are thrilled with a new state law that will allow citizens to carry concealed guns without a permit starting July 1. But some in law enforcement and gun-control circles say they're concerned about the prospect of untrained people packing iron…

June 30, 2011 10:55 amLoading…

Legislature passes concealed carry bill

HELENA - Lawmakers have passed a gun-rights bill that allows concealed carry without a permit in Montana cities.

April 28, 2011 9:55 pmLoading…

Senate endorses looser concealed carry law

HELENA — A measure to allow people to carry a concealed gun without a permit from law enforcement is closer to becoming law.

March 25, 2011 10:30 pmLoading…

Concealed carry bill clears Montana Senate committee

HELENA — A measure to allow people in cities to carry a concealed gun without a permit is moving through the Senate.

March 22, 2011 10:47 amLoading…

Guest opinion: HB271 would curtail concealed carry reciprocity for Montanans

As former chairman of the Governor’s Concealed Weapons Advisory Council, a lifetime member of the NRA, a certified NRA handgun instructor and holder of a concealed weapons permit, I urge legislators to vote against House Bill 271.

March 14, 2011 12:05 amLoading…

Wyoming governor signs concealed gun bill

CHEYENNE — Wyoming has become the fourth state to allow citizens to carry concealed guns without a permit.

March 02, 2011 5:37 pmLoading…

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