Cheyenne, WY (AP) -
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — Delegates to the Wyoming Republican Party Convention have narrowly voted against censuring Gov. Matt Mead. The resolution called for censuring Mead for signing a bill into law last year that removed much of the power from the office of State Superintendent of Public Instruction. A divided supreme court earlier this year overturned the law as unconstitutional.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne Animal Control officers have taken 53 dogs from a California woman who was transporting the dogs in a trailer. Officers tell Tribune Eagle the overall health of a number of the dogs was poor. Court records indicate that the woman involved has a lengthy history of charges related to animal welfare, mostly in California.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Sheridan city councilors are trying to figure out what to do with Sheridan County's Optional One-Cent Sales Tax, which is up for renewal in November. The city discussion is focusing on whether a portion of tax could be used to help fund more reliable, subsidized air service at Sheridan County Airport.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Soil mechanic instructor Thomas Edgar has been selected to receive the University of Wyoming John P. Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award. The Ellbogen award recognizes the long, distinguished and exemplary career of one senior faculty member who has excelled as a teacher at UW. He started at UW in 1981 as a lecturer.