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Stretcher plan approved, but attorney will review

New stretchers likely are on the way soon for local ambulances after Fremont County Commissioners approved leasing the equipment on Tuesday.
They included a ...

Odd, frosty weather to continue

If you've ever imagined living in a cloud, you don't have to dream anymore. It's happening now.
A recent atmospheric inversion brought thick fog, hoarfrost ...

Man sentenced for swiping $1.9 million in gold from his parents

A man has been sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for stealing $1.9 million worth of gold and from his parents' home north of Riverton between ...

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Births
ANTELOPE
A son was born to Daisy Norse of Lander and Joseph Antelope of Riverton at 5:44 p.m. Nov. 13 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Digest

Water in huge aquifer declining
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of Wyoming and seven other states, ...

Mead supplemental budget nixes $80M in funding requests

Much involves construction projects that the governor says he supports, he but is asking the Legislature to delay funding for now.

Gov. Matt Mead is ...

Mine blasting rules to be studied; changes likely

CHEYENNE -- The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward ...

No grooming planned this season for Deception trail in Shoshone National Forest

Trail crew members cleared downed trees, removed leaning trees, and posted blue diamonds on the ski trails earlier this fall, but the trail will not me ...

Medicaid bill endorsed by Legislature committee

A plan to extend health coverage to thousands of low-income Wyoming residents has cleared a major hurdle.
The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Labor, Health and ...

Warrant out for suspect in hit-and-run that hurt man

A 43-year-old Riverton man was injured in a hit and run accident at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Monroe Avenue.
Witnesses said the man ...

Improved audit report this year for county

Fremont County's accounting received a clean bill of health from auditors on Tuesday.
"The auditor expressed an unqualified opinion on the financial ...

Legislation would solidify endowment for public TV

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has recommended a bill that would makepermanent the state endowment for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting ...

Performance scores down in District 25 as standards recalibrated

Results of state and federal accountability reports have been released for Riverton schools.
The Wyoming Accountability in Education Act is paired with ...

Mead shows $156M budget to lawmakers; decline in oil prices heightens uncertainty

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead urges state lawmakers to determine how much money the state needs to have in its so-called rainy day fund and what conditions would ever ...

Kalbach, Jibben and Bennett first to file for Ward 2 opening

The City of Riverton so far has received three applications from individuals interested in being appointed to the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Riverton City ...

No decision from committee yet on Medicaid expansion

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are debating whether they will back a plan to make the state the latest to expand its Medicaid program.
The Joint Labor, Health ...

Special election in Teton County finalizes retention of Riverton-based judge

A special election in Teton County has finalized the retention of Riverton-based Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts.
He garnered 81 percent of the ...

Health department says flu activity picking up in state

With flu activity reports stepping up across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging residents to take common-sense steps to avoid spreading ...

CWC audit complete; enrollment dips slightly over past three years

Central Wyoming College received a clean audit this year from McGee, Hearne and Paiz of Cheyenne.
The firm serves four community colleges in the state as well ...

Digest

State slips to 25th in health survey
CHEYENNE -- An annual survey of U.S. health ranks Wyoming 25th in the nation, down from 17th the previous ...

 
 

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