Articles from the November 16, 2023 edition
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Cut taxes, cut services
An initiative gathering signatures around Sweetwater County and Wyoming is designed to lower property taxes, but could also lower funding for local education and county services. The "People's...
Sugar at school: Parents express concerns
Janae Curtis can tell when her first-grader has been given sugary treats at school. "He wasn't able to focus long enough to do his reading homework," Curtis explained. "If he'd had candy it would...
Rock Springs massage parlor searched in human trafficking investigation
The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Rock Springs Police Department, served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a downtown Rock Springs massage parlor as part of a months-... Full story
Letter to the Editor: An open invitation to Vice President Kamala Harris
Dear Editor, I recently wrote and sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris inviting her to Wyoming to witness a recitation of the Gettysburg Address. I don’t know whether she will receive the letter. But as Wyoming is the Equality State and...
Letter to the Editor: The big city's hand has reached into Green River
Dear Editor, I recently moved to Green River in hopes of recapturing what once was in America, but the big city’s ways had moved here way before I did. Not going into all those things, what I am so very disappointed about is when there is a person...
Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 5 - 9
Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 5 At 10:01 p.m., officers responded to Anvil Drive for a report of missing property. Officers met with an individual who reported an item missing. Officers gathered information and completed a report of... Full story
New coach, same great team
With a new coach but an experienced team, the Green River High School Speech and Debate program is hitting the ground running this year, already bringing home top finishes only two tournaments into...
Nuclear reactor back in focus at Kemmerer meeting
LYMAN — A meeting was held Tuesday in Kemmerer during which the proposed TerraPower nuclear plant was discussed and residents questioned the timeline and safety of the proposed plant. The meeting, held by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,...
Lawmakers split over advanced legislation banning delta-8
CHEYENNE — State lawmakers advanced a bill draft on Monday that aims to ban all hemp-products containing any psychoactive properties, including delta-8, without providing a distinction between “synthetic” and “naturally occurring...
Legislators want $50M to sue feds over environmental laws
Wyoming lawmakers want to earmark $50 million to sue the federal government over implementation of national environmental and natural resource laws. Lawmakers added the proposed $50 million appropriation to a draft bill — Federal land use... Full story
Path of the Pronghorn at 'high risk' of being lost
The pathway of a highly migratory western Wyoming pronghorn herd that's been known by researchers for a quarter-century is at "high risk" of being lost. That's according to a draft "threat... Full story