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Diabetes burden growing in state

In little more than a decade, the adult diabetes rate has almost doubled in Wyoming, leading to new Wyoming Department of Health efforts to help limit the ...

Suspects plead not guilty to stabbing death on reservation

Three people have pleaded not guilty in the stabbing death of a man on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
James Whiteplume, Susan Chippewa and Byron ...

Experts say man killed by bear in Fremont County disturbed feeding

A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear ...

Construction season over, city tallies up $12M in work

The city of Riverton was busy all summer and took advantage of mild weather into November as crews hit the streets to fix and upgrade pavement, curbs and sewer ...

Enzi to challenge for Senate budget chair

The committee's chief responsibility is to draft a budget blueprint each year that sets parameters for follow-up legislation.

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming ...

Collared Yellowstone wolf shows up in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A female gray wolf from the Yellowstone area traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species' first appearance in the ...

Three elected to District 25 board take the oath of office

Sandy Barton, Larry Chouinard and Kevin Tippets took the oath of office Nov. 11 during the regular school board meeting. Outgoing Fremont County School ...

CWC presents 'A Christmas Carol'

The Central Wyoming College theater department will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" the first week of December.
Five evening shows will be shown ...

Police look for juvenile suspects after a string of vehicle vandalisms

Police responded to a string of vehicle vandalisms in Riverton and are on the lookout for the perpetrators.
No one was hurt in any of the incidents, and ...

The way it was: High school plans -- 1977

The oldest section of Riverton High School was nearing its 60th birthday in 1977, and plans to replace it had begun -- and at a new location.
The new school ...

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Propane fire burns out in Jackson
JACKSON -- Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ...

Shoshone National Forest, BLM selling tree permits

The Shoshone National Forest and Bureau of Land Management have begun selling Christmas tree permits.
The cost for a permit from the Shoshone National Forest ...

Trustees with nearly three decades of experience step down from college board

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees lost 28 years of experience this week when three long-time members stepped down from service.
Scott Phister, ...

University president talks up four-year nursing course at CWC, other colleges

If funded by the Wyoming Legislature, the program would start in July.

University of Wyoming president Dick McGinity visited Fremont County on Nov. ...

Prosecutor gets report on sheriff, son's DUI

GILLETTE -- A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving ...

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BELL
Helen (Maulik) Bell, 75, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Littleton, Colo. A memorial service will be at a later ...

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ...

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ...

Wyoming teen convicted of killing guard in Nebraska

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile ...

Digest

Jackson propane blast investigated
JACKSON -- An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several ...

 
 

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