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Wyoming Lawmakers Vote To Oust Education Chief
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill making major changes in the duties of the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction has passed the state Legislature. On Friday, the Senate proposal passed the House on 39-20 vote and the Senate then concurred with the House version on a 21-9 vote. The measure …
Cheyenne Studies Rules For Guns In City Buildings
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne city officials are considering new regulations on carrying weapons into city buildings. Mayor Rick Kaysen tells the Associated Press that new regulations could clarify gray areas in state laws, which prohibit concealed weapons at government meetings but not open…
Leak Causes Fire at Holly Frontier Refinery
No one was injured by a fire at holly frontier which began just after noon Wednesday. refinery spokesman Kevin Burke says a leak occurred in a piece of equipment adjacent to the refinery’s delayed coker unit. Burke says  the fire was extinguished at about 1:45 p.m. the investigation into…
Legislative Committee Passes Fuel Tax Increase Bill [AUDIO]
The house revenue committee voted 7-2 to recommend approval of a bill to hike fuel taxes by a dime. The tax would increase from 14 cents to 24 cents a gallon on gasoline. Committee member Laramie County Representative John Eklund (HD-10), tried to amend the bill to add a sunset date for the tax. Ekl…
Woman, Infant Struck In Cheyenne Hit-And-Run
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in Cheyenne say a driver ran into a woman and her 7-month-old baby at an intersection before leaving the scene. Police spokesman Dan Long says the 26-year-old woman and the infant were taken to a nearby hospital. Their condition and identities weren’t relea…
Difficult Driving Throughout Much of Wyoming
With gusty winds being reported throughout much of the state, and with travel advisories posted throughout central and southern Wyoming, officials with the Wyoming Department of Transportation are reminding travelers to drive cautiously. Cheyenne WYDOT public information officer Doug McGee says itt&#…
Cheyenne Murder Probe Underway
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One man is dead and another injured in an altercation at a mobile home park on Cheyenne’s south side. Gerry Luce is spokesman for the Laramie County Sheriff’s Department. He says the incident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Investigators found a …
Microsoft To Test BioGas Powered Data Center In Cheyenne
A demonstration project brings together the city of Cheyenne and Microsoft in testing a combination of new energy sources. Thursday, the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved a $1.5 million Community Readiness grant to install in­frastructure for a Microsoft DataPlant demonstration. …
Cheyenne Reporting Healthy Tax Collections
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sales tax collections in the city of Cheyenne are doing better than expected. The Associated Press reports that since the start of the fiscal year on July 1, Cheyenne has taken in about $5.89 million in sales tax revenue. That’s the most the city ever has gotten i…

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