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  • Governor emphasizes need for public notices in Wyoming newspapers

    Joshua Wood, Saratoga Sun Via Wyoming News Exchange|Feb 1, 2024

    SARATOGA — Despite the advent of the internet and social media, Wyoming newspapers still serve as an important avenue for public notices — at least according to Governor Mark Gordon, who spoke at the 125th Annual Wyoming Press Convention in Casper on January 19. Over the past several years, the Wyoming Legislature has seen a number of bills introduced which would remove public notices from the pages of Wyoming newspapers. They were proposed despite the fact that 86% of Wyoming adults cite newspapers as their most trusted source for public not...

  • Carbon County leading Wyoming in jail technology

    Joshua Wood, Saratoga Sun Via Wyoming News Exchange|Nov 17, 2022

    SARATOGA - For the Carbon County Sheriff's Office, safety at the county jail for both inmates and staff is tantamount. Now, the facility has a new piece of equipment which can better ensure safety in the future. Carbon County is the first in Wyoming to have the Tek84 Intercept full body scanner. The scanner, which Tek84 touts as being the only American-made apparatus of its kind, was purchased with the help of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. In total, the county paid less than $150,000...

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