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In the wake of a 2018 study that found women in Wyoming are routinely paid less than men, lawmakers are considering three bills aimed to address what has been the nation’s worst wage gap. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the three bills are moderate, small fixes to existing statutes. That’s according to House Minority Leader…

Wyoming could face serious funding holes to services for its neediest residents if the partial federal shutdown drags on.  An article from WyoFile reports that the bulk of the 3,674 non-military federal employees in Wyoming did not receive paychecks Friday. Those lost wages cost the economy roughly $8.3 million, according to an analysis of data…

A rally in Cody on Saturday is intended to celebrate the accomplishments of women and minorities in Wyoming. That’s according to the organizers of the Women and Allies March and Rally, which is scheduled for this Saturday, January 19th, at noon at City Park. Harriet Bloom-Wilson with the organization Wyoming Rising-Northwest says that the third…

Worland Police Department Captain Zach Newton informed and educated parents on current youth drug trends Monday evening at Worland Middle School’s parent night event.  “If it’s in the national headlines, you can bet it’s happening here.” said Captain Newton. Worland is not immune to the reality of the nation’s drug problems, in fact, as Newton’s…

The Worland City Council met at City Hall Tuesday night in their second regular meeting of January. Last nights agenda was a bare one, with few actionable items taken up by the council. Members from each ward, by request of the mayor, nominated a councilman or councilwoman to serve on the new Sewer and Water…

A 4-year-old boy has died after a vehicle ran him over in northeast Wyoming. Campbell County Under Sheriff Quentin Reynolds tells the Gillette News Record that the incident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Saturday in the small town of Wright. The name of the boy was not immediately released. The boy was taken to Campbell County…

Access Yes, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department program that provides public access areas to hunt and fish, is getting a big boost this January, thanks to a generous donation from Lathrop and Sons. For the month of January, with each purchase of a Lathrop and Sons Mountain Hunter Boot or 3D mapping kit, participants…

Worland Middle School will hosted their Parent Night Event Monday evening at 7:00 P.M. in the Middle School Auditorium. Local Worland Police Department Chief Gabe Elliott talked to parents about vaping devices, with increased emphasis on the Juul device. Local law enforcement began seeing Juuling devices in Worland about 18 months ago. The company, which…

Worland Middle School will host their Parent Night Event this evening beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Middle School Auditorium. Local Worland Police Department Chief Gabe Elliott and Captain Zach Newton will inform and educate parents on current youth drug trends. In addition the officers will talk to parents about Vaping and Juuling, two popular…

The Federal Government has ordered some basic services returned to Yellowstone National Park, despite the shutdown. As of yesterday, January 13th, Park Service staff is now collecting trash and cleaning bathrooms across the park – although in a news release, the Park Service expressed their appreciation for park concessioners, partners, and local community groups who…


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