• Governor Gordon creates Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.– Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has appointed members to a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force. The Governor was inspired to create the Task Force after attending an event at the University of Wyoming organized by the Native student group, Keepers of the Fire, which sought to shine a light on the high rates of murder or missing Native American women and girls.

  • Lawmakers explore storing spent nuclear fuel

    Wyoming legislative leadership voted by email Monday to explore temporarily storing spent nuclear fuel rods in the state, a prospect one senator says could bring in $1 billion a year.

  • Lusk juveniles pleaded guilty to poaching violations

    Lusk - Two Niobrara County juveniles recently pleaded guilty to several poaching violations resulting in over $96,000 in restitution and loss of hunting privileges for 20 years from 24 counts of Wyoming Game and Fish violations.

  • West Nile Virus Already Active in Wyoming for 2019

    West Nile virus may be off to an earlier than usual start in Wyoming this year, with the state’s first case involving a Campbell County adult already reported, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

  • Crossover voting bill revived

    Throughout the 2019 Legislative Session, the Wyoming Republican Party has made its No. 1 priority clear: ending the practice of crossover voting — switching one’s party to vote in an opposing race — in the state’s elections.

  • Man sentenced to prison on rare rustling conviction

    Under cover of night, 63-yearold Robert Blaylock snuck onto a Boxelder Road ranch to do some rustling. He had plenty of rope, a flashlight and everything he needed to make a quick buck off a Converse County rancher’s hard work.

  • Bill repealing death penalty gets first OK

    An effort to repeal Wyoming's death penalty passed its first reading Wednesday afternoon in one of the most intense moments of this year's session so far.

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Suspected transient drug dealers arrested in Lusk

LUSK - On Sunday June 23, the Lusk Police Department was dispatched to the Outpost Truckstop in Lusk for suspicious activity. A call had been made by an Outpost employee that an individual in the truck stop was behaving in an unusual way and the employee was concerned that she might be under the influence or severely ill.

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Ferdinand Branstetter American Legion Post 1 Celebrates 100 Years

On June 29 American Legion local, state and national leaders gathered to honor the Ferdinand Branstetter American Legion Post 1 of Van Tassell, Wyo. Founded in Paris, France in 1919, The American Legion holds a long and enviable history of service to the nation and to the veterans of the nation’s wars.

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GENEVA L. BURKE

Loving Wife, Mother, Grand/Great Gramma, Aunt, and Loyal Friend went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 30 at the Niobrara Community Hospital with her daughters by her side. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday July 6, 2019 with Pastor Tom Strock in charge of the service.

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Public Notice No. 5297

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING TOWN OF LUSK JULY 2, 2019

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Tiger Swimmers finish out season with personal records

Lusk team competes in final meet of the season.

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Niobrara County 4-H Shooters represent Niobrara County at State

DOUGLAS – Eleven shooting sports members attended the 2019 State 4-H Shooting sports match in Douglas. Held July 11-13 at the Wyoming State Fair Grounds the state-wide match consists of individuals and teams from almost every county in the state competing in 12 different contests for both individual and team status. Senior 4-H members also compete for the Raton, NM trip to the NRA Whittington Center.

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After slow start to season, Tiger Golf picks up for the win.

SUNDANCE - The Tiger Golf Team traveled to Sundance and for the first time this spring they played against 2A competition.

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GREAT TRACK WEEK FOR TIGERS

LUSK - The Tiger tracksters had a busy week starting with six athletes traveling to Scottsbluff on Tuesday to compete in the annual Best in the West track meet with the best track athletes in southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle.

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Final week sees Niobrara County split games

Tiger boys welcomed Edgemont to Tiger Gym for the first time in more than a decade.

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