The post-pandemic LCSD-1 Lunch program changes from free lunches back to reduced and free lunches based on home income, but it seems not everyone is aware. This week’s outstanding lunch debt balance is close to $8,000 dollars.
As news splashes headlines about the Biden administration tapping Venezuela for oil, we spoke with Wyoming mineral authorities about what this might mean for Wyoming. Wyoming state mineral sector leaders are at a loss about the recent federal decision to resume limited drilling for Venezuelan oil. This news comes after a federal limit on national digging for additional resources due to environmental concerns.
After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Small Businesses Saturday, Giving Tuesday is a global campaign focusing on giving back during the holidays.“Its a huge opportunity to for us to support things in our community and thats what giving tuesday is about,” said Bryan Pedersen, Co-Chair of United Way of Laramie County.
The Wyoming Rescue Mission faced legal charges earlier this year. When a non-christian applicant sued the organization for discrimination when they were not hired, claiming it was due to their faith. The EEOC (equal employment opportunity commission) and Wyoming workforce services also got involved in the case. They took the position the organizations’ hiring practices violated anti-discrimination laws and policies.
A non-profit organization helps rope in “community” for soldiers. Two military personnel not only defend our country but what they do on their off time that really ropes you in helping other service members cowboy up.
The Joint Revenue Interim committee meeting at the capitol on Tuesday discussed Medicaid, the use of state lands and property tax this morning. The Joint Revenue Interim Committee will consider legislation regarding state lands, property tax issues, and Medicaid expansion. Lawmakers discussed using state land to expand agricultural leases or to use for commercial or residential leases.
The Wyoming Department of Revenue-Liquor Division officials, who oversee liquor purchases, are seeing many problems across Wyoming when it comes to meeting retailers’ needs and ordering everyone’s holiday cheer. The Wyoming Liquor Division has been around since the 1930s, even though its changed its name over the years.
The U.S. Forest Service displays holiday spirit with a sale! Online permits for Christmas tree cutting in the medicine bow-Routt national forests are now available. Each permit costs $10 and allows for cutting one tree on national forest system lands, with a five-permits per household limit.
On November 16, 2022, the Casper Police Department took a runaway report involving a fourteen-year-old girl, Gracelyn Pratt. Gracelyn’s legal guardian reported Gracelyn missing when she did not return home from school.
If you are a student wanting to get a jump on college classes, you may be in luck.LCSD1, LCSD2 and Albany County students have an opportunity to get ahead. High school students and parents are invited to Laramie County Community College on Nov. 16th.
Voter security is on everyone’s mind, and today, the state canvassing board certified the general election results and its’ security. “We had a secure election the fact that voters can feel assured that their votes were properly counted and tabulated, that’s what I want people to remember,” said Gov. Mark Gordon.
f you are a mom looking to go back to school or a veteran wanting to upgrade your skill set, on Tuesday, the Joint Education Committee members examine draft bills that may help. Committee members discussed future funding for community colleges and scholarships.
A draft trespass bill prohibiting travel across private lands has the attention of the Joint Judiciary committee, meeting at the Capitol Thursday. Officials say this is not about corner crossing for hunting.
As we get closer to the elections, we look at misinformation, disinformation and malinformation and their effects on the electoral process. Misinformation, disinformation and malinformation or MDM, has been a hot topic during recent elections.
During operations, smoke may be visible from relatively long distances, but should dissipate rapidly due to the time of year and expected weather, the type and amount of material being treated and general atmospheric conditions in the area. Hunters and recreationists are urged to be aware of project areas and prescribed fire operations.
A panel of local judges have selected five finalists for the first annual Goshen County Start-Up Challenge business competition. The judges chose the finalists after hearing presentations about their start-up ideas from a pool of over 90 applicants.
The fading of the COVID-19 pandemic, reopening of the economy, and Federal stimulus payments to individuals and businesses all created robust demand for travel & tourism services, food services, and retail goods.
Ten years after his death, Mark Pedri discovers a long-lost secret about his grandfather that he didn’t know of while his grandfather was alive. This secret inspired a film that has been shown across Wyoming and is debuting at Laramie County Community College.
On October 31, 2022, a fatal crash occurred at milepost 98 on Wyoming 220, west of Casper, Wyoming. Around 4:00 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 1993 International commercial-style dump truck was headed east, while a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant was westbound on Wyoming 220. The Mitsubishi drifted across the centerline and collided head-on with the dump truck.