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Judge sides with same-sex marriage; Wyo. attorney general won't appeal

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wyoming ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for gay couples in the state and throughout the 10th Circuit to marry legally. The ruling also requires the state to recognize marriages performed legally outside of the state, according to James Lyman, attorney for local couple Cora Courage and Nonie Profitt,

Residents concerned about proposed medical waste facility

Modified: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014
EVANSTON -- Residents living near a proposed medical waste incendiary facility are raising questions for county planning board members as well as the Department of Environmental Quality.
The company has applied with the DEQ for a permit to operate a "low volume, low hazard waste facility" on County Road 103, about three miles east of Wyoming Highway 89.
When the

North teachers tackle art and science

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
EVANSTON -- When school district officials cancelled art classes in elementary and secondary schools, it sent a wave of shock and dismay through parents, teachers and students alike.
The decision came from Uinta County School District No. 1 Superintendent James Bailey as science scores dropped on assessment tests. Bailey said the district needed to focus on science, but after concern

Crowdfunding project successfully launches

Posted: Friday, Oct 10th, 2014
EVANSTON -- A crowd of interested residents, business owners and government officials gathered at the Roundhouse Monday evening for the launch of Evanston's crowdfunding pilot program.
Evanston was chosen to participate in a statewide crowdfunding pilot program, sponsored by Evanston Main Street program.
The pilot program was started by The Local Crowd, a Laramie based business designed around social media

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