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LARAMIE — When public gatherings were abruptly shut down as impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic ripped through Wyoming and the United States, local governments were faced with an additional challenge: how to maintain legally mandated public access to meetings people couldn’t attend.  That’s when...
Laramie County School District sued over public meetings access   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune-Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — A group of Laramie County residents, including a state lawmaker from Cheyenne, is suing Laramie County School District 1, its Board of Trustees, the...
UW forum hacked with racist, pornographic material    By Marissa Taylor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   Editor’s note: Please be advised that the following contains racist and profane words that have been edited and retained as these are germane to the article below.   LARAMIE –...
Legislature opts to adjourn   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The first day of the 66th Wyoming Legislature was anticipated to be quick and simple, focused on assigning bills and swearing in legislative leadership before adjourning for a largely online...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   After a lengthy public comment period, the Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved a transportation department recommendation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. During their Oct. 14 meeting, trustees agreed to not require students to wear masks...
EWC voices opposition to Gillette college during hearing   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The effort to create a new college district in Campbell County officially has opposition from an existing college district. The Eastern Wyoming College Board...
Legislators begin preparations for 2021 general session   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With Wyoming approaching one of the most crucial legislative sessions in its history, state lawmakers held initial discussions Wednesday afternoon on what COVID-19...
Lawmakers look to overhaul notary laws    By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers took an initial look Friday at replacing the state’s existing notary laws to allow for more signings to be done virtually and by some out-of-state residents....
During this time of closed businesses and social distancing we have had to adjust to conducting our regular business in creative ways. Weston County School District No. 1 was the first local board to utilize Zoom to hold their virtual meeting and the News Letter Journal couldn’t have been more...

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