Posted inEducation

Denver decides to require all-gender bathrooms in all district schools

CASPER, Wyo. — The Denver Public Schools Board passed a resolution on Thursday, Jan. 23 requiring all schools in the district to provide bathrooms open to people of all gender identities. “[T]he District shall make available for all students, team members, and DPS community members, at least one all-gender restroom facility in currently existing DPS […]

Posted inAnimals

Early southeast Wyoming winter leads to vehicle collisions with animals on the move

CASPER, Wyo. — Early snow this winter season has led big game animals in southeast Wyoming to move to winter ranges. “[R]elatively mild conditions in recent weeks have kept most areas of winter range open and made forage available elk, deer and pronghorn,” the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said on Wednesday, Jan. 22. “However, many […]

Posted inCity

Five new Casper police vehicles to get equipment upgrades for $28,045.75

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Police Department recently purchased five new vehicles for fleet replacement, according to the city. “These vehicles require upgrade and installation of emergency response lighting, communications and power accessories equipment to match the existing police fleet equipment package,” the city says. The city council authorized a $28,045.75 contract with Communications Technologies, […]

Posted inPolitics

Barrasso opposed to hearing more witnesses in Trump impeachment trial, says Republicans ‘impartial’

CASPER, Wyo. — United States Senator John Barrasso says that Republicans “will be impartial” in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Barrasso doesn’t think any more witnesses need to be heard from in the proceedings. He says that Democrats claim in their impeachment brief “that evidence against President Trump is overwhelming.” “If that […]

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Grizzly bear and human conflict potential on the rise in Wyoming, 33 captured in 2019

CASPER, Wyo. — The potential for conflicts between grizzly bears and humans is on the rise in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Despite the conflict potential increasing, 2019 saw “a significant decrease in grizzly bear conflict activities and subsequent management actions by the Game and Fish compared to 2018 due to […]