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Committee Rejects Ranked Choice Voting

“Ranked choice voting” won’t happen in Wyoming in the near future. After the house corporations, elections, and political subdivisions committee rejected the proposal on Friday. Ranked choice voting is an instant runoff election that gives voters the option to rank candidates in order of their top preferences. The committee voted 6 to 3 against house […]

Lawmakers Work to Maintain 988 Suicide Hotline

Our state lawmakers in Cheyenne are working on funding to maintain the 988 suicide hotline. Our William Langston spoke with the Wyoming Association of Mental Health and Substance Abuse centers about the importance of keeping the hotline open. Wyoming has one of the highest rates of suicide in the United States. And experts say one […]

One Man Killed In Fatal Rollover Crash

State troopers are also looking into a crash that killed one Colorado man and injured two other people over the weekend. This one happened on I-25 north of Chugwater Saturday evening. Investigators say a 15 year old was driving a Dodge Ram pulling a flatbed trailer when the driver lost control, jackknifed, and overturned on the […]

WY Legislation Debates Issues

The Wyoming state legislature debates workers comp and parental involvement in children’s education, Your Wyoming Link has the story. Big end of the week for legislation Friday at the state capitol one important bill failing and another living to see another day. A bill that would have attempted to bring down workers compensation premiums and […]

5150′ Restaurant Week

For the 5th year in a row local businesses will participate in 5150′ restaurant week. Over 35 Casper businesses will have specials at price points that celebrate Casper and the state. Destination experience coordinator at Visit Casper, Amanda Sewell says it brings the culinary scene more support.  “Restaurants, breweries, coffee huts, you name it. The […]

Harriet Hageman Interview

Wyoming’s new congresswoman Harriet Hageman is making her first round of townhall visits since being sworn in to office earlier this month. I sat down with the freshman lawmaker to discuss her visit to the cowboy state. I am pleased to be joined by representative Harriet Hageman. How are you doing today? Harriet Hageman: I’m doing […]

Fatal Utv Crash Investigation

The Wyoming Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal UTV crash west of Fort Laramie. It happened on highway 26 at milepost 29 on Wednesday. According to WHP, the UTV, driven by 84 year old Maurice Jepson, rolled over on a service road. Jepson died at the scene of the crash. Driver inattention is being investigated […]