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When it comes to starting a new business, the costs can rack up quickly. That’s why, from office overheads to marketing and referrals to blogging, we’ll explore some easy ways to prevent costs spiralling and discuss some common new business pitfalls to avoid.  Keep reading to find out how you can...

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JACKSON — Nadine Salas is interested in going into law enforcement but has had concerns, reflecting on what she’s heard about the profession and being a young Latina woman. She’s wondered whether the space is necessarily safe for her — and whether she should even ask questions about it. “I...
CASPER — Relatives of a Casper high school girl asked Natrona County School District board members last month why a certain Casper student athlete was allowed to play school sports after committing a sex crime against her.  After hearing the family’s story, trustee Dave Applegate said on...
GILLETTE — When the Gillette Police Department handed out awards earlier last month to officers who had saved lives, they all involved administering CPR. In most instances, they also used AED pads to get the person to resume breathing. Those are the lifesaving techniques we’re...
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland took steps last week to protect a wildlife migration corridor to Grand Teton National Park even as a court declined to constrain a gas field across a different part of the route. Haaland announced a $250,000 grant that will help secure a conservation...
The man had already left one voicemail on Sen. Larry Hicks’ (R-Baggs) personal cell phone. By the second message, the senator could tell from the caller’s voice he was “crazy mad.” “Do not. Do not. DO NOT fuck with our Second Amendment,” the voice in the message said. “This is not the...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — A former employee is suing the city of Cheyenne for alleged discrimination based on a disability and also alleges abuse by former Mayor Marian Orr.  Denise Freeman claims in a federal lawsuit that the city denied her reasonable accommodation for a disability. She said she...
GILLETTE (WNE) — A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from Personal Frontiers while she was the executive director of the nonprofit organization will avoid jail time, but she must pay back every dollar that she stole. On Monday morning, Donna E. Morgan, 58, was...
SHERIDAN (WNE) –  Sheridan County School District No. 2 ranked first for school districts in the state of Wyoming, according to niche.com, an online school ranking system.  Mitch Craft, assistant superintendent for curriculum and assessment for SCSD2, shared good news at Monday’s board of...

Photo courtesy of Tarah Parsons 

On March 12, five Newcastle Middle School band students along with 12 choir students competed at the Music Festival in Gillette. Sixth-graders Ethan Parsons and Caden Mills, pictured, sing a duet at Sage Valley Jr. High in Gillette. The duo received an Excellent rating on their performance.

The Middle School Music Festival was held March 12 at Sage Valley Junior High School in Gillette. Vocal judges were Kimbrie Garcia, Thunder Basin High School, Gillette, and Steve Grussendorf, Central High School, Cheyenne. Sean McKay was the instrumental judge. Students are ranked as either Good,...

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