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CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 24, the 13th day of the 2016 budget session:
GUNS: The Senate received for introduction ...

Bigger local government plan survives one vote; another coming soon

CHEYENNE - The back-and-forth over how much the Wyoming Legislature should give to cities, towns and counties continues, demonstrating the economic hardship ...

Ashgrove Elementary School's first-grade music program celebrated the wildlife of Africa in a show titled "Jungle Party Tonight" on Feb. 18. From left, ...

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Deaths

ALBRIGHT
Marilyn Albright, 79, of Riverton, died on Friday, Feb. 19 at the Help for Health Hospice Home. ...

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Births

TIDZUMP
A son was born to Shota Runs Close To Lodge of Lander and Sean Tidzump of Lander at 4:35 p.m. ...

Not-guilty plea in trafficking charge

RAWLINS (AP) -- A California couple accused of human trafficking in Wyoming have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
In separate hearings in Carbon County ...

Wyoming digest

Concealed carry moves ahead
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming residents could carry concealed guns into legislative hearings and other meetings of public bodies ...

Second Riverton High School Hall of Fame Class announced

Induction ceremonies are planned for September.

Fremont County School District 25 has announced its 2016 Hall of Fame Class, slated for induction in ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Senators from Western coal states questioned Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday about the need for a three-year moratorium to review ...

Cody Blackburn, 37, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence, no insurance, property destruction and assault as a result of this crash at ...

Central Wyoming College's production of "The Pirates of Penzance" had its final dress rehearsal Tuesday night. Sean Thornton, left, as the Pirate King, and ...

Heavy debate on marijuana 'edibles' bill in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE - Wyoming lawmakers are taking another bite at crafting a law addressing marijuana edibles.
After heavy debate and several amendments, the Senate on ...

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Deaths

TYLER
Tim Tyler, 77, a lifelong resident of Wind River Indian Reservation, died Sunday, Feb. 21 at his ...

Another death from avalanche in Teton region

JACKSON (AP) -- A man killed in an avalanche in northwest Wyoming has been identified as 30-year-old Ernesto Rodriguez-Becerra of Jackson.
Authorities say the ...

Ed board blasts Balow

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some members of the State Board of Education are criticizing Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow over proposed budget cuts. ...

Tight timeline for lawmakers as session passes halfway mark

The House postponed a second reading on more than 50 bills last week to buy time to hear budget amendments.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Legislature ...

Forest Service pledges solutions on prairie dog encroachment

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service is making new efforts to resolve prairie dog issues on the Thunder Basin National Grassland in northeast Wyoming, where ...

Wyoming digest

Prison term for ex-county attorney
LARAMIE (AP) -- A judge disregarded pleas for leniency and sentenced former Albany County prosecuting attorney ...

Riverton has made tentative plans for how it will use funds this year from the optional 1 percent sales tax, with plans to save at least $1 million for 2017 ...

Kids safe after fall through ice

Four juveniles ages 11, 12, 13 and 14 were treated for possible hypothermia after they fell through the ice into the Wind River at about 5 p.m. Saturday south ...

 
 

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