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Lively debates continue in the House

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by patti carpenter The Wyoming House of Representatives voted to allow sexual assault victims to file a protection order against the accused even before a conviction has taken place, offering additional protection to victims of sex crimes. The House also

Town lands SLIB money for levee work

by nathan oster The State Lands and Investments Board on Jan. 15 awarded a Mineral Royalties Grant in the amount of $107,000 to the Town of Greybull, which will use the money to make improvements to its levee system. The

Governor open to firing squad legislation

by nathan oster Gov. Matt Mead called on state lawmakers to develop a clear policy for how to handle the state’s rainy day fund following the release earlier in the day of a report that projects a significant decrease in

Council to consider mayor’s appointees Jan. 29

by nathan oster Mayor Myles Foley said he will be prepared to offer recommendations for town attorney and the vacant seat on the council when the Greybull Town Council gathers for a special meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29

Pink Games generate nearly $2,000

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by nathan oster The Pink Games on Friday night involving the basketball communities of Greybull and Tongue River high schools — coaches, players and fans included — generated nearly $2,000 for local breast cancer programs and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. “It

‘Empty Bowls’ gets wholehearted support

photo by Lisa Kunkel

The community came together in support of the first annual “Empty Bowls” benefit held Friday night at the Herb Asp Community Center and about $1,300 was raised. The money will be donated to local efforts to help the hungry in

Most of mayor’s appointments win approval

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council’s first regular meeting of 2015 produced no resolution to the question of who would fill the vacancy on the governing body, but it did provide answers about who would serve in other leadership

Fewer arrests, citations for GPD in 2014

by nathan oster Chief Bill Brenner doesn’t know how to explain it, but the numbers couldn’t be more telling. 2014 was a quiet year for the Greybull Police Department. In fact, it was the quietest since 2008, when the town’s

Legislative session set to begin

by patti carpenter A Wyoming alternative to Medicaid expansion, stiffer penalties for negligent employers for workplace deaths, a raise for minimum wage workers, firing squads, legalization of marijuana and changes to how minerals are taxed are just a few of

Foley era begins at Town Hall

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by nathan oster Greybull’s new mayor is eager to get to work. “I’ve received a lot of positive input and I think people are excited,” said Myles Foley, who officially took the oath of office during a special meeting Friday