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Governor’s RIDE Initiative Comes to Afton

Governor Mark Gordon’s Reimagining and Innovating the Delivery of Education (RIDE) group came to Afton to gather public comment last week. Lincoln County residents had the chance to share their thoughts with the Governor’s RIDE group during two listening sessions. …

Wyoming Mask Mandate Removed Starting March 16, More Businesses Return to Normal

Wyoming’s mask order, along with public health orders for bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms, will be rescinded starting March 16, Governor Mark Gordon announced on Monday. However, face coverings will still be required in K-12 schools. “I thank the people…

State hoping to start construction of wildlife crossing south of Big Piney within calendar year

Director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Brian Nesvick says the state hopes to start construction on wildlife crossing south of Big Piney within the calendar year. He says all the funding and planning has been done for it. This is…

Wyo gas revenues down 74% in ‘new reality’

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., As leaders scramble to prop up the state’s troubled coal industry, a “new reality” threatens from another key sector: Declining natural gas production has cut Wyoming’s annual gas tax income 74% in 12 years….

Buffalo wins final approval for vet facility

By Stephen Dow Buffalo Bulletin Via- Wyoming News Exchange After months of legislative debate, the Wyoming State Building Commission has given the final word on the location of the state’s first skilled nursing facility for veterans. That word? Buffalo. “This…

Legibility key to transparency, state officials say

By Michael Illiano The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — As state officials continue discussions about how they can improve the transparency of Wyoming’s government, they have placed a greater emphasis on improving the legibility of government data….