wyoming

Mayor

Man vying for Cheyenne mayoral seat wants to be ‘meat avatar’ for ChatGPT model

CHEYENNE, Wyom. — Victor Miller wants to become the next mayor of Cheyenne, Wyoming. He promises that his customized ChatGPT model, VIC, would make all decisions. Miller grew up in Cheyenne and currently works at the local library. He grew increasingly interested in artificial intelligence (AI) when he began using ChatGPT in his personal life […]

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Mayor

A ‘smarter than human’ AI bot could be the next mayor of Wyoming in US

A ChatGPT-based chatbot is in the election fray in the US. When Victor Miller said that he will run for the mayor of Cheyenne in Wyoming, he said that if he is elected he won’t be making any decisions but will instead use chatbot VIC, the Virtual Integrated Citizen. He said, “I realized that this […]

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Alaska

Alaska, Wyoming Primaries should pad Joe Biden delegate count | #alaska | #politics

There’s not much drama in either state with a cleared field and no other options. President Joe Biden looks to nudge further ahead in his party’s nomination for reelection with Democratic voting Saturday in Wyoming and Alaska. As two of the least populated states, Alaska and Wyoming play minuscule roles in both intraparty and general election voting in presidential election […]

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Alaska

Biden wins Democratic contests in Wyoming and Alaska | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska —  President Biden has nudged closer to the Democratic nomination for reelection by winning party contests in Wyoming and Alaska. As two of the least populated states, Alaska and Wyoming play minuscule roles in intraparty and general election voting in presidential contests. Biden essentially clinched the Democratic nomination March 12 by winning the Georgia […]

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City Council

Laramie City Council To Consider Parking Lot Lease, Apartments | #citycouncil

The Laramie City Council is slated to consider a proposal to terminate a parking agreement on 1st Street to make way for an apartment building at its May 7th meeting. The council held a workshop to discuss the proposal on April 24th. You can see the video of the meeting below. Mayor Brian Harrington moderated […]

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Alaska

The culling of Alaska’s bears and wolves | #alaska | #politics

This article was originally published by Grist and is republished here by permission. As spring arrived in southwestern Alaska, a handful of people from the state Department of Fish and Game rose early and climbed into small airplanes. Pilots flew through alpine valleys, where ribs of electric green growth emerged from a blanket of snow. Their […]

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City Council

Proclamations and Pickleball were discussed at Green River City Council meeting | #citycouncil

Wyo4News staff, [email protected] February 7, 2024 – At the Feb. 6 Green River City Council Meeting, Green River Mayor Pete Rust made three proclamations, and the topic of pickleball at the Green River Recreation Center was brought up by council members, and problems with the logistics of pickleball were discussed.   Green River Mayor Pete […]

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City Council

The Rock Springs City Council held its first meeting of 2024 on January 2nd | #citycouncil

The first meeting of 2024 was held by the Rock Springs City Council on January 2nd. Wyo4News staff, [email protected] January 3, 2024 — At the January 2, 2024, Rock Springs City Council meeting, the council unanimously accepted a resolution accepting, approving, and establishing a City Council policy regarding decorum and civility during public meetings, which […]

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City Council

City of Laramie Bids Farewell to Outgoing City Council Members | #citycouncil

As the City of Laramie welcomes three new Council members, they offer their best wishes to three outgoing members who will be retiring from their seats after years of dedicated service, according to a recent release. Fred Schmechel Fred Schmechel is an arts and humanities advocate and serial entrepreneur. Fred grew up in Southeast Wyoming, […]

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Alabama

State Republicans warm to Medicaid expansion | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A few of the remaining states that have not expanded Medicaid appear poised to take another run at it next year. A change of heart by some lawmakers in these GOP-controlled states signals support is growing in favor of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the federal and state program that helps with healthcare costs for some […]

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