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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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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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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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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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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 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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Phillip Hand, 36, has lived in Glenrock for 15 years – 2021 will be his last. This summer, he plans to move with his wife and three children to Houston, to continue his work as a machinist for the oil and gas industry.

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National weather issues are temporarily preventing some shipments to Wyoming and other states of vaccines intended to help prevent future COVID-19 illnesses, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

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Gov. Mark Gordon sent a letter to the Biden administration Feb. 17 criticizing a recent order which he says severely hampers oil and gas development, and threatens Wyoming’s economic well-being.

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Eleven academic programs at the University of Wyoming will be eliminated, the board of trustees decided Wednesday. Two programs that were previously proposed for elimination will not be among them, however.

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GILLETTE — For nearly 600 Powder River Basin coal mine workers, July 1, 2019, is as infamous a date as Sept. 11, 2001, Nov. 22, 1963, or perhaps even Jan. 6, 2021.

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GILLETTE — Arch Natural Resources’ plans to accelerate its exit from mining Powder River Basin coal is coming into more focus as the company already has kicked final reclamation work at its Coal Creek mine into full gear and expects the mine to be closed in about 18 months.

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The Wyoming Legislature formally advanced a bill creating the state’s first short-time compensation program Thursday which, if signed by Gov. Mark Gordon, would allow workers whose hours are reduced by their employer to apply for partial unemployment benefits.

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Some 28 additional Wyoming residents have died due to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday, although the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state has fallen.

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When cruising town, one may notice the several scattered recycling bins. But what one may not realize is that not all the collected materials end up actually being recycled by the city. That doesn’t mean they don’t serve a purpose.