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Administrator takes down “UW Crushes,” apologizes

Page administers have removed UW Crushes from Facebook.  This follows a public backlash to a post that directed violent sexual language at a University of Wyoming student. UW Crushes was not affiliated with the university. The page allowed users to … Continue reading

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UW student targeted with violent, sexual language on anonymous web page; police investigate

University of Wyoming police are investigating an anonymous message posted to a public Facebook page. The message directed sexually violent language toward a UW student. UW Crushes is a page on Facebook where users can anonymously submit messages about other … Continue reading

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Demand drives up Jackson Hole housing market; supply becomes scarce (April 24, 2012)

The housing market in Jackson Hole is booming, and it’s getting even more expensive to live there. Last week, the Jackson Town Council decided to buy an apartment building to house town employees, so they could afford to live in … Continue reading

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Lawmakers agree to put off budget cut discussions (April 23, 2013)

Top Wyoming lawmakers have agreed to put off talks of budget cuts. This year, state agencies cut an average of 6.5 percent from their budgets to meet a shortfall. Then lawmakers announced plans to require agencies to propose another round … Continue reading

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Federal sequester threatens school programs on Wind River Indian Reservation (March 12, 2013)

Federal budget cuts are causing schools on the Wind River Indian Reservation to tighten their belts. Wyoming provides funding to all public schools in the state, but 10 districts – including several on the reservation – also receive money from … Continue reading

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The BLM makes changes to the sales of wild horses and burros (January 17, 2012)

The Bureau of Land Management has announced new restrictions on the sales of wild horses and burros. A recent ProPublica report alleged that thousands of wild horses bought from the BLM were sold to be slaughtered in Mexico. Previously, buyers … Continue reading

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Wind River Reservation could lose trash disposal services (October 17, 2012)

The Wind River Indian Reservation could lose its trash disposal services if the tribes there do not negotiate a new contract with Fremont County before the existing one expires on December 14th. In June, Fremont County overhauled the way it … Continue reading

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