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  City: New ordinance increases safety and ability to remove snow. Residents’ concerns noted but ordinance stands.   On Nov. 7, the Newcastle City Council reviewed an ordinance regulating the parking and placement of recreational vehicles and trailers on public property within city limits after...
POWELL — A new petition signed by the majority of Cooke City/Silver Gate residents and business owners in support of plowing U.S. Highway 212 east of the gateway communities shows a significant shift in sentiment, according to a committee of residents hoping to open up the nearly 9-mile section of...
CASPER — Members of a major railroad union voted to reject a tentative contract deal, union leaders announced Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could shut down the country’s railroads — and several key Wyoming industries — early next month.  The deal resulted from last-minute...
CHEYENNE – The 988 system for suicide prevention and mental health crises is one step closer to having a permanent funding source in Wyoming.  Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee voted Monday to sponsor a bill that would establish the suicide and crisis lifeline for the...
JACKSON — Judge Melissa Owens will rule within the next two weeks on whether an anti-abortion nonprofit and two state lawmakers can intervene to defend Wyoming’s new prohibition on most abortions. “This is an extremely difficult decision for this court,” Owens said after Monday’s hearing at the...
GILLETTE (WNE) — Two people were arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed chase that started south of Gillette and ended within city limits Sunday morning. A deputy was patrolling Highway 50 near Clarkelen Road at about 7 a.m. Sunday when he stopped a 2021 Ford Escape because the plates did...
JACKSON (WNE) — Doug Smith, the human face of Yellowstone National Park's wolf research and management program, is retiring. Smith’s name is inseparably tied to the recent history of wolves in Yellowstone, a frequently lauded and often criticized saga that began with the reintroduction of wolves in...
CODY (WNE) — A Powell man was charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon on Nov. 11 after he allegedly attacked his cousin with a meat shredder, causing multiple face and head lacerations. In addition to the felony charge, Elias H. Antelope, 32, was charged with one count of...
SHERIDAN — A new study by University of Wyoming researchers has found that for every dollar lost in the ranching industry, there is a $1.55 loss in secondary economic activity.  “On a statewide basis, for every dollar decrease in direct ranch sales related to livestock raising, that causes a $2.55...
GILLETTE — On Tuesday, the Campbell County School District joined other school districts across Wyoming and the Wyoming Education Association in support of legal action against the state for what they describe as a failure to “adequately and equitably fund education.” All five school board trustees...

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