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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…

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While the announcement that Bomgaars will be opening a store in Douglas came months ago, the retail chain has been more coy about the exact target date for its actual opening . . . until now, at least.

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As temperatures rise and more people engage in outdoor activities, the Wyoming State Forestry Division is urging that Wyomingites take certain precautions to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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Thousands of times a year, motorists inadvertently smash into Wyoming wildlife like mule deer, elk and pronghorn antelope, littering highway right-of-ways with carcasses that sometimes include dozens or hundreds of pounds of fresh, lean, edible meat.

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The coronavirus vaccine is now available to anyone age 18 or older, as the Converse County Health Department, Memorial Hospital of Converse County and local pharmacies ramp up their administration of the vaccine.

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I-25 south was reopened Tuesday morning after a one-vehicle rollover closed a section of the interstate near Ayres Natural Bridge in Douglas.

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More than a dozen staff members lined up in single file for a chance to hug her, shake her hand or just say “thank you” – anything they could do to show their appreciation for the work done by Carol Sheetz.

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The City of Douglas last week charged the Douglas Budget $37.60 for a copy of City Administrator Jonathan Teichert’s contract, a public document. Later, the newspaper was ironically charged $27.10 for a copy of the 2015 resolution that sets the fee structure for public documents and research cost.

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I-25 is now open Southbound between Douglas and Casper for travel. According to WYDOT, it is still wet and slick in spots with snowfall between Douglas and Glenrock. It's dry between Glenrock and Casper.

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has urged the public to take a variety of precautions if they plan to travel this weekend during the forecasted storm, which is currently expected to produce snowfall ranging from 6 to 18 inches with strong, gusty winds.

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has urged the public to take a variety of precautions if they plan to travel this weekend during the forecasted storm, which is currently expected to produce snowfall ranging from 6 to 18 inches with strong, gusty winds.

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The Bearcats took fifth at the state tournament after a 50-43 win against Lyman this evening. Douglas finished the season with a 17-7 record, with only four losses being to 3A teams, as head coach Chase Plumb proudly noted. Further coverage on the state tournament will be in the March 17 iss…

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The Lady Cats won state this evening after a 51-11 victory against Lyman at the Ford Wyoming Center. Douglas had a 24-0 record this season, and took the state crown in 2017, 2018 and 2019. They were slated to win state last year, but COVID-19 restrictions halted the tournament. Further cover…