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Commissioners tracking property tax legislation

◆ Plans being discussed to help homeowners during sharp value increases. Lincoln County Commissioners are keeping their eyes on a number of bills that will impact the way property owners are taxed. A sharp jump in property tax bills, due…

Cowboys Overwhelm Fresno State in first Half in 85-62 Victory

• Pokes hit 10 Threes in First Frame Nick Seeman Assistant Athletic Director, Communications University of Wyoming Athletics The Wyoming Cowboys shot 58 percent and hit 10 three-pointers in the first half overwhelming the Fresno State Bulldogs in an 85-62…

Trans athlete bill advances

By Maya Shimizu Harris Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER —There’s an experience that Sen. Wendy Schuler comes back to often when she explains why she wants to restrict transgender athletes from competing on female school sports teams. She…

Interstate 80 mayhem: Two major pile ups cause extended closure, shelters to open

By Carrie Haderlie Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The Red Cross of Wyoming has set up more temporary shelters this winter than in recent years, a representative said Monday after multiple incidents on Interstate 80 left dozens…

TEXT-IN TOPIC: Should Wyoming send money to the border?

A bill that would allocate over $5 million of Wyoming money to assist southern states in building the border wall is being discussed by state lawmakers. SF0166, Border Wall and Sanctuary City Transport, would send $3 million to Texas and…

Governor Gordon and other Republican Governors Oppose President Biden’s WOTUS Rule

Governor Mark Gordon and 24 other Republican governors issued a joint letter to President Joe Biden opposing the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and are calling on him to delay implementation until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a…

Chemical abortion ban bill clears Senate

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE —  A bill that would ban chemical abortions and drugs associated with the procedure cleared the Senate on Friday afternoon. Sen. Tim Salazar, R-Riverton, has been a staunch supporter…

Ban on gender-affirming treatment for transgender youth advances

By Maya Shimizu Harris Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER —Person after person sat before the Senate Labor Committee on Friday and implored lawmakers to act in the best interest of Wyoming’s kids. But there was stark disagreement over…

Bill for $5.25 million to fortify border passes committee

JACKSON (WNE) — Some legislators want to send millions out of state to help build a border wall and transport migrants from southwest states to sanctuary cities. Titled “Border wall and sanctuary city transport,” the bill proposes that the governor…

Pokes Host Fresno State on Tuesday Evening

The Wyoming Cowboys return to the Arena-Auditorium on Tuesday with a clash with the Fresno State Bulldogs. The Pokes look for revenge after falling Fresno State by a score of 58-53 in the conference opener in December. The contest is…