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Jury finds Haskell guilty

Posted: Friday, Feb 24th, 2017
PINEDALE, A Sublette County jury returned four guilty verdicts against former sheriff Stephen Haskell on Friday afternoon. The charges included three felonies, obtaining property under false pretenses, unlawfully receiving property and making a false claim, and the misdemeanor of performing an official duty before qualified to do so.
Presiding Fifth Court District Judge Stephen Cranfill of Cody had dismissed a

SCUF reports year of action, challenges ahead

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
SUBLETTE COUNTY, Following its second year of countywide unification, Sublette County Unified Fire (SCUF) responded to a total of 155 emergency calls last year, ranging from false alarms to fully engulfed structure fires.
SCUF Chief Shad Cooper provided the mostly all volunteer department's year in review for the Sublette County commissioners last month, citing success stories and special fire-prevention programs,

Marbleton could put lodging tax on May ballots

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
MARBLETON,Marbleton voters could be weighing in soon about whether or not the town should impose a 1-percent lodging tax added to overnight visitors' bills.
Consultant Sam Bixler explained to the Marbleton Town Council at its Feb. 13 meeting that this 1 percent is collected by lodging providers along with other taxes, sent to the state, and then 90 percent of

Will CRAs toss out good with bad?

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
SUBLETTE COUNTY, The Wyoming Delegation is making quick use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to try and repeal disliked federal final rules, taking aim at what they call "power grabs" and "regulatory overreaches."
The CRA is a streamlined process that only needs simple majority votes in both houses to overturn and prohibit further rulemaking on the specific issue regulated

Wild winter for Wyo’s weary wildlife

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
SUBLETTE COUNTY, Billy Pape drives many of the county's roads and highways as an employee of the county Road & Bridge Department but a couple weeks ago, he encountered an unusual sight near Farson, about 200 pronghorn antelope that would not leave the pavement.
Unusual snow depths are bringing more wildlife to the roads, according to Pape, who said it

Districts wary of proposed legislation

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
SUBLETTE COUNTY, Big changes could be coming to school districts throughout the state of Wyoming in terms of funding and how schools are funded as the Wyoming Legislature tries to find a solution for the massive funding shortfall.
One gaining momentum would amend the Wyoming Constitution to put legislators in charge of education funding. Senate Joint Resolution 9 (SJ9) passed

County OKs CAH cost assessment

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
SUBLETTE COUNTY, The proposal for a critical access hospital (CAH) in Sublette County took another step forward last Tuesday, when the Sublette County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously at its meeting to approve a $30,000 engineering assessment of the county's two medical clinics.
With an assessment in place, the commissioners are hoping to determine the cost to bring one

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