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Data collected on sage-grouse populations so far in 2015 is encouraging, but the year still could be less-than-favorable for the birds.
Experts say climate is ...

Man killed by grizzly in Yellowstone

Preliminary results of the investigation into the recent death of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park show that the man was attacked by a grizzly bear. ...

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Deaths
GARDNER
Marcinda L. Gardner, 27, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Riverton. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at ...

UW medical school budget on hold for the time being

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is holding off on submitting a budget request for its medical school.
Trustees approved the bulk of the ...

Airport finds new operator for cafe space

Riverton Regional Airport's restaurant will be under new management soon.
The Riverton city council reached an agreement with local eatery Pepe's Tacos on ...

EPA terminates grants to tribes, citing failure to cooperate jointly

Decision added to boundary case update

The Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its grants to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Shoshoni nixes mill levy hike; well drilled

The Shoshoni school district is holding off from levying a half mill to help with construction costs after local taxes came in higher than expected.
Fremont ...

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Anti-pot campaign taking shape
CHEYENNE -- An anti-pot campaign may launch this month ahead of a possible November vote on a measure legalizing medical ...

Worland teen pleads not guilty in Montana killings

An 18-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges in the fatal roadside shooting of a husband and wife on Montana's Crow Indian ...

This year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo took place without any major acts of violence despite daily allegations of online threats, police officials ...

The process to replace former Fremont County Commissioner Keja Whiteman has started.
Whiteman stepped down from the Commission District 1 seat on Tuesday but ...

Deadline for Ward 1 letters extended by two weeks

The Riverton City Council has decided to allow more time for residents of Ward 1 to submit a letter of interest to fill vacant seat on the seven-member board. ...

Feds taking initial look at shooting under hate-crime guidelines

Federal officials have begun a preliminary examination of last month's fatal shooting in Riverton in order to determine whether the incident should be ...

Fremont County Emergency Medical Services has a hand on the wheel once more.
The Fremont County Commissioners hired Kendra Bogacz as the ambulance ...

Today

Deaths
BLACKBURN
Larry D. Blackburn, 54, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. A wake will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

University finalizes two-year budget plan; Mead will review

Funding for UW's initiative to improve its science programs makes up a major portion of the university budget request.

LARAMIE -- The University of ...

Red-flag fire warning set for southeast Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A red flag warning for extreme fire conditions has been posted for areas of southeast Wyoming.
The National Weather Service says gusty winds and ...

Digest

Wiring didn't cause fatal fire
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- While officials are still investigating a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton ...

Today

Deaths
ADDISON
Collin "C-Jay" James Addison Sr., 35, of Eagle Butte, S.D., died Thursday, July 30, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services ...

Glutinous sounds like gluttonous. Also like gluey, gluts and villain du jour, gluten. No wonder glutinous rice -- innocent of gluttony, gluten, glue and gluts -- ...

 
 

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