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Calls for Jackson fire chief’s ouster grow to include county administrator

• Fuming at Jellie, critics also press county to fire administrator Watkins.   By Sophia Boyd-Fliegel Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Unrest over Teton County emergency response leadership is growing, and now gunning for the top….

Attempt to supersede local control over state land leases curtailed

By Jasmine Hall  Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — A draft bill criticized for attempting to take away local control over leases on state lands failed to gain traction among lawmakers this week. It was killed in…

House Revenue Committee begins tackling property taxes this week

◆ Lawmakers consider changes after property values skyrocket. The House Revenue Committee is considering a number of bills this week that relate to property tax law in Wyoming. The Wyoming Legislature is hoping to make changes to how property is…

Suicide hotline funding moves on; spending proposal sparks emotional debate at Capitol

By Aedan Hannon Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Lawmakers took a step toward addressing suicide in Wyoming on Thursday as the state continues to reel from a crisis that left more than 180 people dead in 2020…

Lincoln County legislators assigned committees for the upcoming session

◆ Baldwin and Dockstader are Senate committee chairs. The Lincoln County Republican Party reports committee assignments for our county’s representatives and senators have been announced: Sen. Dan Dockstader (SD16) will serve as Chairman of the Mineral, Business & Economic Development…