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The City is seeking responses to a quick, 5-question, survey asking citizens to rank three ideas for getting outside during winter and then provide ideas of their own. The concept is to create simple, low-cost, high-impact areas that the community can enjoy year-round.  Citizen responses hel…

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The 8th Annual Commit to Kids Sept. 11 brought in just a little bit of money to help the Douglas Boys & Girls Club (DBGC) operate for the next year – to the tune of $180,000, that is.

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Seren, 5, and Aidan, 3 1/2, Bailey of Douglas rock out to the music of Chad Lore at the Farmer’s Market in Jackalope Square Saturday. 

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Clover Bryan’s bright eyes twinkle in photographs. Her wide, happy smile takes up her whole face as she grins from ear-to-ear. She just started kindergarten this year. From the way she shines, you know she’s a unique and special young lady.

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The Douglas Bearcat home football game schedule for this evening (Friday, Sept. 3) against Torrington has been cancelled after the Trailblazers forfeited due to excessive injuries and illnesses plagued the varsity team.

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A pair of engineering firms contracted by the state warn that cracks in the 112-year-old concrete LaPrele dam, along with deterioration in its geologic foundation, could result in catastrophic failure. 

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Join the University of Wyoming Alumni Association Director, Staff and your regional Alumni Board members for an Alumni reception in Douglas, Aug. 19 from 5-7 p.m.

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An oil rig is presently engulfed in flames about six to eight miles up Highland Loop Road off of WYO59 as of approximately 2:40 p.m., according to preliminary information we have received. 

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The body of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is transported to Gillette's Pronghorn Center on Friday. A visitation was held prior to Enzi's memorial service, which was attended by numerous Wyoming officials including all the members of the state's congressional delegation. (Photo by Mike Moore, Gi…

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The Biden administration’s pause on federal drilling leases alarmed the oil and gas industry. But a new report argues that its economic impacts will be negligible — even for Wyoming.

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EWC receives funds for Ellbogen Scholarship

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Judge won’t let man in shooting withdraw guilty plea

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The fire season continues to be a busy one in parched Converse County, but fortunately the one that hit JS Rankin Ranches this past weekend was not as bad as it could have been.

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Some of the dogs were large breeds, such as St. Bernards and golden retrievers. Others were much closer to the ground, such as long-haired dachshunds and terriers.

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On Sunday, the Knight Kruisers organization and community folks gathered at the State Fair Grounds to celebrate automobiles as part of the Converse County Fair.

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The Douglas City Council last week informally instructed its attorney, Mike Armstrong, to start crafting changes to its controversial public records policy, which currently mandates that the public and press be charged for printed or emailed copies of city documents.

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Yes – it’s true – we are huge fans of our state fair, especially after last year’s gangbusters-event was such a huge success, in spite of dealing with coronavirus restrictions!

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Lyle Gronewald of Gothenburg, Nebraska, makes his way east across the Converse County line Tuesday evening.

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A federal judge has prevented drilling and construction on 449 oil and gas leases covering 334,762 acres in Wyoming, saying the federal government didn’t examine potential effects to imperiled greater sage grouse when it leased those lands in 2017.

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Converse County Commissioners adopted a resolution Tuesday, June 15 passing a fire ban effective immediately.

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After a five-year hiatus, the Wyoming High School Rodeo Finals are making a big return to Douglas this week as 160 cowboys and cowgirls take to the state fairgrounds arenas.

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Construction crews are working to put up new homes and complete new roads on East Richards and elsewhere in the city, while numerous new businesses are setting up shop and others are changing hands or expanding as spring is in the air.

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Roughly four months into Converse County’s administration of the coronavirus vaccine, and one month after the vaccine become available to all adults, only about 24 percent of adult county residents are fully vaccinated, according to the latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Health.

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GILLETTE (WNE) — An accelerated plan to exit the Powder River Basin continues for Arch Resources Inc., which reported Thursday that it’s on pace to stop producing coal from its Coal Creek mine by the end of the year and to account for about 80% of its reclamation obligations at the mine by m…