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Rimmer re-run awaits challenge

While Karen Rimmer has been in the Converse County Clerk’s Office chair for nearly three years already, this election cycle could be the first real test of voters’ approval of her. The Republican was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Lucile Taylor, then had to stand for election for the two years remaining on Taylor’s term at the 2020 election.
CONVERSE COUNTY, WY
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Legion to host Memorial Day event

The American Legion Samuel Mares Post No. 8 will hold their annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 30 at 7 a.m., at the Douglas Park Cemetery. The public is invited to attend the program which will include the raising of the flag, recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and the reading of the names of Converse County Veterans lost in 2022.
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Wyo GOP chairman quietly assumed power as party fractured

W. Frank Eathorne says two of the most important moments in his life occurred when he was 7 years old, living on the family ranch in the Thunder Basin grasslands of eastern Wyoming. The first came on a stormy spring day in 1975 after a Sunday school class at Dry...
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Lehner, Kaufman join tightening county commission race as other incumbents file for variety of jobs

The third, and last, incumbent Converse County commissioner – Tony Lehner of Glenrock – whose seat will be on this year’s ballot formally announced he is seeking re-election in a short and sweet statement late last week. Meanwhile, the first of an expected group of challengers has filed the paperwork to challenge for one of the three open spots as Trent Kaufman of Douglas threw his hat into the ring.
CONVERSE COUNTY, WY
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Asking yet again, what is status of recycling in Douglas and county?

I will ask again: What is the status of recycling in Douglas and Converse County?. Exactly what, if anything, is being recycled? If so, where is it being taken? Madam Mayor and City Council, this is an easy question to answer. We cannot continue to contaminate our planet and we owe it to our children and grandchildren to reduce waste and improve the greenhouse effect and it starts here, with us.
DOUGLAS, WY

#12. Converse County

- 2010 to 2020 population change: -82 --- #1,602 among all counties nationwide - 2010 to 2020 percent population change: -0.6% --- #10 among counties in Wyoming, #1,583 among all counties nationwide - 2020 population: 13,751 --- #13 largest county in Wyoming, #2,171 largest county nationwide
CONVERSE COUNTY, WY
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SHORT TO RUN AGAIN

GOP commission candidate says focus will be setting county up for future, maintaining roads. A second member of the Converse County Commission has formally announced his plans to seek re-election in the past week, likely meaning all three members up for election this year will be on the ballot. Robert Short said Friday he will definitely run on the Republican ticket for a third term - ending any speculation that the top of the county ticket might have a totally open spot.
CONVERSE COUNTY, WY

#10. Converse County, WY

- New cases per 100k in the past week: 22 (3 new cases, 0% change from previous week) - Cumulative cases per 100k: 22,703 (3,138 total cases) --- 16.1% less cases per 100k residents than Wyoming - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 398 (55 total deaths) --- 27.2% more deaths per 100k residents than Wyoming - Population that is fully vaccinated: 34.3% (4,746 fully vaccinated)
CONVERSE COUNTY, WY
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