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Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead continues to take in more campaign donations than his opponents in next week's general election.

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Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governorship

Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governorship

CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who finished a distant second in a three-way GOP primary race for governor, announced Wednesday morning that he will run again as a write-in candidate.

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Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governor

Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governor

CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who lost the governor’s race in GOP primary, announced Wednesday morning he will run again as a write-in candidate.

October 22, 2014 9:40 am
Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Same-sex couples in Wyoming can start exchanging wedding vows Tuesday when the state files court papers to officially permit gay marriage for the first time, state Attorney General Peter Michael said Monday.

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Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead has a 25-point lead over Democrat Pete Gosar in the Wyoming gubernatorial race, according to a new poll commissioned by the Casper Star-Tribune.

October 16, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Feds announce sage grouse deal

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hailed an agreement with nine Wyoming landowners as a milestone in national sage grouse conservation efforts at a ceremony Wednesday, saying the move could prevent the bird from being listed under the Endangered Species Act.

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Dozens rally in Casper for same-sex marriage

Dozens rally in Casper for same-sex marriage

CASPER, Wyo. — Gay Wyomingites and their supporters rallied in downtown Casper on Wednesday, one day ahead of a federal court hearing that could decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the state.

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Wyoming legislators voice opposition to proposed EPA water rule

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming water regulators are preparing for what they say will be a vague regulatory climate upon the passage of the Environmental Protection Agency’s "Waters of the U.S." rule.

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Gay marriage advocates hope for quick court resolution

Gay marriage advocates hope for quick court resolution

CASPER, Wyo. — Plaintiffs in a same-sex marriage case in federal court hope U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl will decide quickly, perhaps even at the close of Thursday’s hearing, that the nuptials are a right in Wyoming.

October 15, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming, with some 30 lawsuits involving the federal government, is decidedly on a path of litigating for control of the state’s natural resources.

October 13, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

CASPER, Wyo. — From legalizing medical marijuana to women’s wages and hunting wolves, the four candidates running for governor fielded wide-ranging questions in Thursday’s debate at Casper College about issues that affect Wyoming.

October 11, 2014 8:15 am Photos

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Mead says Supreme Court move has no impact on Wyoming's gay marriage case

Mead says Supreme Court move has no impact on Wyoming's gay marriage case

CASPER, Wyo. — County clerks in Wyoming did not begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that opened the door to gay nuptials in five states.

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Gubernatorial candidate: No advantages to moving his company to Wyoming

Gubernatorial candidate: No advantages to moving his company to Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Independent candidate for Wyoming governor Don Wills owns a successful company, Produce Pro Software, with 80 employees at its headquarters in the Chicago suburbs and in satellite offices across the country.

October 06, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

CASPER, Wyo. — Independent gubernatorial candidate Don Wills called on Republican Gov. Matt Mead, one of his opponents on Nov. 4, to allow Wyoming’s 2014 trophy wolf hunt to proceed as originally planned, in defiance of a federal judge’s order that returned wolves to federal protection.

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Lawmakers vote to boot officials from Wyoming Capitol

Lawmakers vote to boot officials from Wyoming Capitol

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A panel overseeing renovation of the state Capitol has voted that the governor will be the only statewide elected official with an office in the building when the project is done.

October 02, 2014 11:40 am Photos

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Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week’s decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.

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Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead said in a monthly news conference that he declined Democratic challenger Pete Gosar’s proposal for five more debates because voters will have opportunities in other debates to differentiate among the candidates.

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2 more school districts join coalition for cost-of-living increases

2 more school districts join coalition for cost-of-living increases

CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming school districts have joined a growing coalition seeking an annual inflationary adjustment for funding they receive from the state.

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Gosar accuses Mead of lack of leadership on Game and Fish

CASPER, Wyo. — Pete Gosar, a Democrat challenging Gov. Matt Mead, blamed the incumbent Republican for recent cuts to the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish, saying they’re harmful to tourism and the state’s outdoors culture.

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Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general election even if incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead won't participate.

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