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CJ Baker

Last year, we used this space to call for action on a particularly unexciting subject: campaign finance reports.

With the number of inmates continuing to rise, Park County will have to expand its jail in the near future, Sheriff Scott Steward predicts.

Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies spent several hours Wednesday night responding to what turned out to be a bogus report of a shooting at the Super 8 hotel.

Lawmakers and education leaders from around the state are debating whether computer science should be a mandatory part of K-12 education in Wyoming.

A half-dozen Powell Police officers are flagrantly violating the department’s uniform policy to start 2018 by growing beards.

But it’s all for a good cause — namely, to benefit local Special Olympics programs.

We were pleased to see Congress reopen the federal government on Monday, ending a relatively brief shutdown. But it’s hard to offer federal lawmakers any real kudos without sounding insincere.

No private businesses appear willing to take over the money-losing cafe inside the Cody library.

Park County commissioners put out a formal request for proposals last month, hoping to find someone to run a cafe in the space that’s now occupied by the county-run Biblio Bistro.

Visits to Yellowstone National Park dropped in 2017, but it was still the second-busiest year on record, park managers say.

Last summer, a jury rejected Rogelio Rodriguez Jr.’s arguments that state drug enforcement agents had the wrong man; last month, a judge rejected his request for probation.

If you were to query Wyomingites about the things they dislike about the federal government, you’d likely hear — over and over — a complaint that Washington, D.C., takes a “top-down” approach. It’s another way of saying that we don’t like it when politicians or bureaucrats thousands of miles away come up with ways to affect our area without involving us first. The objections to edicts from Washington are so commonplace here that you might call it a Wyoming mantra.

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