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Landowners seek seat at table with energy industry

CASPER, Wyo. — Alex Bowler trains hunting dogs and fires rifles on his 35 acres of property east of Cheyenne.

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Bill that boosts split-estate bonding to $10,000 passes committee

The Senate Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee approved a bill Monday that would increase the bond for land on top of which oil and gas is drilled from $2,000 per well site to $10,000.

February 18, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
'I had butterflies:' Wyoming freshman lawmakers recount 1st year on floor

'I had butterflies:' Wyoming freshman lawmakers recount 1st year on floor

Dreams interrupted the sleep cycle of Rep. Sue Wilson, R-Cheyenne, during the 2013 legislative session.

December 30, 2013 8:00 am Photos


In Edgar, good farming friends can't be beet

In Edgar, good farming friends can't be beet

EDGAR — The Wetstein brothers were pretty beat down.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson talks about the effort of neighbors of Edgar ranchers Dave and Tim Wetstein to harvest their beet crop Wednesday.

October 23, 2013 2:56 pmLoading…
Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. -- A bill to change what state statute says about multiple-choice testing and a bill to assert Wyoming's control over student data may be in the works following a meeting of lawmakers to discuss issues of education accountability here last week.

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NM man pleads guilty to conspiracy in Wyoming arson

NM man pleads guilty to conspiracy in Wyoming arson

CHEYENNE — A New Mexico man pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy to commit arson in the 2010 fire that destroyed the main building of the Hitching Post Inn, a landmark hotel in Cheyenne.

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Wyoming lawmakers: Energy boom-era savings was correct choice

CASPER, Wyo. -- Three leading state legislators and one former lawmaker on Thursday defended Wyoming's savings and spending choices in recent boom years, as budget cuts loom in the upcoming legislative session.

November 15, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Officials: Education reform may take longer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's effort to make its public school students better prepared for college and careers may take up to two years longer to fully implement, members of the Wyoming Board of Education said.

November 13, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming Senate District 28 candidates differ on budget priorities

Wyoming Senate District 28 candidates differ on budget priorities

CASPER, Wyo. — When friends approached Kim Holloway about running for the Wyoming Legislature, they noted that Senate District 28 was represented by a vulnerable incumbent.

November 01, 2012 11:45 pm Photos



Wyoming woman pleads guilty to producing child pornography

A Virginia woman accused of photographing herself molesting an infant and sending the images to a Wyoming man pleaded guilty Tuesday to producing child pornography.

October 24, 2012 8:21 pmLoading…

Republican candidates disagree on water rights in Yellowstone

CASPER — State Senate District 28 incumbent Kit Jennings has made tiny living organisms one of the cornerstones of his campaign, drawing strong opposition from his two opponents.

August 16, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
State moves on renovation plans

State moves on renovation plans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The much-talked-about, long-awaited wholesale renovation of the Wyoming Capitol is about to take its first step.

July 18, 2012 11:45 pm Photos



Ruling leaves state little time to resume exchange work

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act leaves Wyoming relatively little time to create the online insurance marketplace mandated by the health care law.

June 28, 2012 7:24 pm Related Loading…

Oregon woman pleads guilty in Wyoming carjacking case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to carjacking a man in western Wyoming last year.

June 13, 2012 5:50 pmLoading…

Outgoing Wyoming Senate president seeks re-election

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Senate President Jim Anderson has announced that he'll seek re-election to a fourth term.

April 14, 2012 5:15 pmLoading…

Longtime GOP official seeks Jennings' seat

For the past three decades, Jim Anderson has been involved with Wyoming politics, serving as the Wyoming Republican Party’s former finance chair and treasurer, as well as two terms as Natrona County Republican Party chairman.

April 09, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers wrap up budget session

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Lawmakers wrapped up the 2012 budget session a day early Thursday, calling it a smooth and efficient process.

March 08, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming Legislature set to finish budget, adjourn

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature will wrap up its work this week, putting the finishing touches on a $3.2-billion state budget for the coming two years and approving dozens of other pending bills before its scheduled adjournment Friday.

March 04, 2012 9:58 amLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers to begin settling budget proposals

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature plan to kick off this week by considering final proposals for changes to the $3.2 billion state budget bill, including a plan that would provide more money for community colleges.

February 26, 2012 2:33 pmLoading…

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