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A wage gap is growing between Wyoming's public and private workers, report finds

Employees in Wyoming’s public sector have experienced the largest rate of wage and benefits growth over the private sector in the entire nation, according to a new paper from a Washington D.C. think tank.

Environmental groups say Wyoming BLM rushed review of climate change effects

Thirty-three environmental and public health groups say the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management rushed a court-ordered review of how land leased to oil and gas companies could have contributed to climate change.

Lander gas station cited for leak that contaminated Popo Agie River

A Lander gas station has been cited for contaminating the Popo Agie River with gasoline, the Department of Environmental Quality decided Friday.

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The Kelly Walsh dance team honored a fallen classmate's legacy in what would have been her final performance

With legs bouncing and eyes swollen, the Kelly Walsh dance team huddled in the hallways of a raucous Casper Events Center. On the other side of the curtain, along with the rowdy fans cheering another act in the 2019 Wyoming State Spirit Championship during the fifth hour of competition, were…

Editorial board: Rotary Club should follow proper channels to get parking lot

At the base of Casper Mountain sits Rotary Park, a public outdoors space with a popular hiking trail and a scenic waterfall. The park gives Casper residents a nearby escape from the bustle of the city, and it’s among Casper’s most popular outdoor destinations.

Editorial board: Third party should decide when body cam footage should be released

At a time when police departments around the country have faced increased scrutiny and distrust by the public, the Casper Police Department recently implemented the used of body cameras to record officers’ interactions with citizens and suspects. The move has been years in the making, and we…

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