Attend a Fly-In, Art Shows, Farmers Markets, and Rodeos, this Fall In Fremont County, WY plus the Ultimate Miniature Bullriding finals!
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It’s a mystery, and we’re going to solve it in today’s edition of the Joke of the Day!

"When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don't repeat it."

~Paul "Bear" Bryant, I Ain't Never Been Nothing but a Winner

As part of the deal to convince Magpul Industries to move to Cheyenne, the Wyoming Business Council, Laramie County, and Cheyenne Leads are offering millions of dollars in incentives. Laramie County is buying a $9.5 million, 185,000 square foot building, and leasing it to Cheyenne Leads, who is subleasing it to Magpul Industries. But Magpul will not have to make any lease payments for five years. Some say a deal like this is corporate welfare, and that governments should not choose winners and losers. Others say that companies like Magpul will bring jobs to Cheyenne and Laramie County, and the benefits are more than the costs.   Do you agree with these economic development efforts?

The federal Department of Energy is considering offering a $1.75 billion loan guarantee to back the construction of a plant that would convert coal to gasoline in Carbon County. Environmentalists say it is too much of a financial and environmental risk and would be a significant loss for taxpayers if the plant went under. Supporters say it would help Wyoming’s coal industry and create jobs.   Should the DOE support the plant?

(WyomingNetwork does NOT represent this as a scientific poll.)
The United States says that the Islamic State – ISIS or ISIL, is the biggest threat we have faced in years. ISIS occupies part of Syria and Iraq. Great Britain agrees, but says it will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to defeat ISIS in Syria.  Should the United States also refuse to work with Assad when it fights ISIS in Syria?

No, do not work with Assad

Yes, we should join forces to defeat ISIS

There are competing lawsuits over wild horses that live on 2 million acres of public and private land in southwest Wyoming. The Rock Springs Grazing Association won a court order telling the BLM to remove about 800 horses from the land. A coalition of environmental groups is suing to block the move, saying the roundup would violate several federal laws, and that it places the interest of ranchers above those of the general public.  Should the wild horses be removed from the land?

Yes, remove the wild horses

No, let the horses stay on the land


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