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AIRBNB TAXES — Online hospitality company Airbnb says its hosts generated about $1.1 million in tax revenue during the first year of its agreement with the state of Wyoming. Airbnb started collecting and remitting taxes on behalf of hosts Aug. 1, 2017.
SUSPECT-FAKE NAME — A 30-year-old man in Wyoming served another man’s two-day jail sentence after using a fake name when he was arrested and went before a court. According to court records, when a Campbell County sheriff’s deputy stopped Hans Heller on Aug. 18, Heller gave a false name because he was trying to avoid arrest on interference with a peace officer and failure to comply with child support and other charges.
UW-CONSTRUCTION DEGREE — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider creating a new major in construction management. The board meets this coming week in Laramie.
CAMP GRAFTON — The North Dakota National Guard is proposing a plan to expand its training center in a northeastern county to accommodate more military members. Military members in North Dakota often have to travel to Camp Guernsey in Wyoming and Camp Ripley in Minnesota for some of their training.
CORVALLIS, Ore. Wyoming visits Oregon State in a non-conference matchup Saturday. By Kyle Odegard. UPCOMING: 500 words. Game starts at 1 p.m.
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