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Ag agencies offer farm program series

Details of new farm programs will be covered during meetings across Wyoming that begin Dec. 12 in Worland and end Dec. 19 in Gillette.
The Riverton meetings ...

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Fierce winds whip Cody area
CODY -- Hurricane-force wind knocked out windows and electricity, topped a 40-foot spruce tree onto a visitor center and ...

Town's question: Are deer pests or four-legged works of art?

The fate and longevity of some deer may soon be determined by government agencies.

CODY -- Mule deer can be regularly spotted munching grass or ...

Bigger bomber training zone would include Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Any given location across a sprawling area of the Northern Plains could see up to nine low-altitude overflights by military aircraft annually ...

Study ranks Riverton second 'most exciting' city in the Wyoming

The city of Riverton has been recognized as one of the most exciting places to live in Wyoming.
Movoto.com named Riverton second among the 10 most exciting ...

Library showing 'Of Mice and Men'

The Lander Library will transmit the National Theatre's live production of "Of Mice and Men" at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room.
Donations are $10 for ...

The way it was: Atlantic City mine - 1971

Wyoming business leaders in both the public and private sectors are exploring the possibility of mining iron ore in the southern Wind River Mountains again. ...

Business Ready program ought to become more self-reliant, planner says

The leader of Wyoming's economic development agency wants a key business recruitment program to be less reliant on state funds.
Shawn Reese, CEO and president ...

Illness claims prison inmate

TORRINGTON -- The Wyoming Department of Corrections says an inmate at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department ...

Famed chef Trotter's widow boosts culinary program at college

The widow of a world-renowned chef wants to honor her husband's memory through the Central Wyoming College culinary and hospitality program in ...

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Births
HALLAM
A daughter was born to Kelsey Hallam of Riverton at 9:02 p.m. Sept. 17 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Three killed in rollover near Gillette

GILLETTE -- Authorities say three people were killed in a single-vehicle crash in northern Wyoming.
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 42-year-old Willie ...

Digest

Man denies he had meth at day care site
CODY -- A Powell man has denied charges that he kept methamphetamine at his house, endangered children at the ...

Roadside elk hunting draws criticism from park visitors

JACKSON -- Sportsmen advocates and others are challenging Grand Teton National Park to change its regulations after a coordinated elk drive last week led to a ...

Legislators to eye plan on expanded Medicaid

The Wyoming Department of Health is urging state lawmakers to pass a new proposal that would extend health insurance to an estimated 17,600 low-income ...

State, industry study prospect of mining Atlantic City ore again

Once the largest private-sector employer in the Lander area, the mine has been out of operation for more than three decades.

More than 30 years after ...

County EMS partners with local groups to collect toys

Fremont County EMS is partnering with Central Bank and Trust and the Community Food Bank of St. Thomas Episcopal Church to collect toys for children in need ...

Snow, cold weather raise pipe, roof risks

The sudden onset of unseasonably cold weather in Fremont County earlier led to frozen pipes and other complications at residences and businesses.
Winter ...

Help available from various telephone hotlines may save holiday meals

Burnt turkey. Bland stuffing. Crumbly pie crust. Don't let these Thanksgiving nightmares become your reality.
The Butterball Turkey Talk Line: Talk to a real ...

Easy Thanksgiving snacks can make everyone on time

In Southern California, invite family and friends over for Thanksgiving and you never know exactly when they'll arrive. Some show up early, while you're still ...

 
 

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