Archive - Feb 18, 2019 - News

Wyoming's Cloud Peak Energy Cuts 15 Salaried Jobs

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — One of Wyoming's largest coal producers has cut 15 salaried jobs, including most of its lobbying team.

Clara Leno Celebrates 102 Years

Grandson Mike Leno, left, and son Darrel Leno join Clara Leno in celebrating her 102nd birthday. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Clara Leno celebrated a milestone Monday.

February Women's Health Forum Thursday

Dr. Mark Schueler

The Women's Health Forum for the month of February will be offered this Thursday, but those wanting to attend need to register Tuesday.

One Cent Special Purpose Tax Begins in April

The City of Buffalo had a ballot measure in the November 2018 election for a special purpose one-cent tax that would pay for improvements and infrastructure of city streets and roads, which the voters in the county approved.

County Will Now Charge For Fingerprint Cards

Johnson County will now charge a $5 fee for fingerprint cards, after the county commission approved a request from the sheriff's office to set the fee.

Women Suffrage Day Bill

Wyoming is known as the Equality State and a big reason for that relates to women.

Western Talks SF118

Senate File 118 was recently passed by a unanimous vote through the House Revenue Committee.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, via teleconference.

Wyoming News Update

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COAL COMPANY BANKRUPTCY-WYOMING _ A bankruptcy judge says Westmoreland Coal Co. can eliminate health care for retirees and its union contract to sell a southwestern Wyoming mine to a Virginia businessman.

Wyoming lawmakers advance energy equipment tax break

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have advanced a proposed property tax break on equipment used in energy production.

The Senate Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee voted 4-1 Friday to move the bill to the full Senate for debate. The bill earlier cleared the House 41-18.