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Employee layoffs likely as UW gabbles with budget cuts
The University of Wyoming will likely lay off employees in the coming weeks as the state’s sole four-year college grapples with more than $40 million in budget cuts.
Wolves can be shot on sight in most of Wyoming after state takes over management
Wyoming assumed management once again of wolves within its borders last week, and those apex predators wandering outside the northwest corner of the state can be shot on sight.
Tutu Protests And Parties Break Out in Wyoming Over Senator's Remarks
A week after Sen. Mike Enzi told high school students that a man who wears a tutu to a bar "kind of asks for" a fight, his constituents in Wyoming are wearing tutus to school and work — and, yes, to bars — on Friday. Enzi has apologized for his "poor choice of words."
Sen. Enzi should get to know his LGBTQ constituents
Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming received a boatload of bad press when he acted like another clueless politician last week by condoning violence against the gay, lesbian and transgendered community in the state.
Funding cuts may force state mental hospital serve fewer patients
Twelve beds may be removed from the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston if there are not enough nurses to treat patients, officials told lawmakers Thursday.
CPP ruling is delayed, coal's future is questioned and a coal export terminal draws closer
Closely watched in Wyoming, the fate of the Clean Power Plan was delayed Friday after a court ruled to give the Trump Administration 60 days before it moved ahead with the case.
State takes more control of suicide prevention effort
The work of training teachers, police officers and others to recognize suicide warning signs will be handled by state employees rather than a nonprofit with employees who serve all counties.
Natrona County School District unlikely to join looming lawsuits against state, board members say
The Natrona County School District has no plans to file a lawsuit or join litigation against the state in response to recent cuts to education funding, members of the district’s board said Wednesday.
Mead announces board for economic diversification effort
Gov. Matt Mead has chosen business and community leaders from across the state to serve on a board focused on diversifying and strengthening Wyoming’s economy for the long term.
Hiring freeze of almost all state agencies begins Monday
A hard hiring freeze of almost all state agencies goes into effect today, and at least one department head is asking lawmakers for permission to pare back programs and services.