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Each year the Wyoming State Historical Society produces a calendar full of photographs from Wyoming's past.
This picture was featured in the 1994 calendar, ...

Abandoned car project in city going well so far, say police

Riverton officials say the recent push to remove abandoned vehicles from city roadways has been successful thus far.
"We're getting a lot of positive ...

County waits on gay marriage

A federal judge has struck down Wyoming's law against same-sex marriage, but couples in Fremont County hoping to wed are still waiting.
The Fremont County ...

Once again the Wyoming State Historical Society has partnered with the American Heritage Center to create a 2015 calendar of Wyoming history.
With more than ...

Casting agent looking for native actors

Wind River Indian Reservation residents will have an opportunity to audition for several roles in the six-hour HBO miniseries "Lewis and Clark."
Rene Haynes ...

UW faculty icon's memoir published

Three years ago, George Frison, an emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Wyoming, remembers sitting in a hospital waiting room while his ...

Today

Births
McCABE
A son was born to Crystal Comesrunningbuck of Lander and Charles McCabe of Lander at 9:17 p.m. Aug. 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Boy's 'temper tantrum' in parking lot prompts onlookers to call authorities

Officers responding to a juvenile problem Oct. 9 in Riverton determined that the issue had been "self-inflicted."
The problem reportedly arose when a ...

Walking up to the governor and state superintendent debates Thursday, attendees and candidates got an eyeful of signs calling for Wyoming to expand Medicaid. ...

Digest

UW top seed in knowledge bowl
LARAMIE -- A five-member University of Wyoming petroleum engineering team is the No. 1 ranked team heading into the 13th ...

Marriage issue aside, gays not protected by workplace laws

CHEYENNE -- Even if gay marriage comes to the Equality State, employers in the state can still legally fire a worker just for being homosexual.
Wyoming is one ...

Arapahos say feds OK with Joint Business Council split from Eastern Shoshones

The Northern Arapaho Business Council is standing behind its initial understanding that the Bureau of Indian Affairs said the tribe has the authority to ...

A bus carrying Head Start children rolled just north of Ethete on Thursday, but no serious injuries were reported.
The crash occurred at about 1:40 p.m. on ...

Bear euthanized after break-in

TETON VILLAGE -- Wyoming wildlife officials euthanized a black bear after it broke into an occupied house in Teton Village at the base of the Jackson Hole ...

Responding to criticism that he's failed to show leadership in his first term, Wyoming Republican Gov. Matt Mead emphasized that unless the state's economy is ...

Today

Births
MARTIN
A daughter was born to Vicki Martin of Riverton and Mark Martin of Riverton at 10:33 a.m. June 29 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Alternative school move gets support from District 25

Despite low attendance at a recent public meeting on the future of Riverton's alternative school, commitment to the project remains strong from district ...

Amber Alert for Montana infant canceled

BILLINGS, Mont. -- An Amber Alert issued for a Montana infant that authorities believe was abducted by her non-custodial mother was canceled after the infant ...

State gay marriage case in court

CASPER -- The legal battle to allow same-sex couples to wed moves to a federal court in Wyoming, one of the dwindling number of states still fighting to keep ...

Griz deaths inevitable during elk season, say managers

JACKSON -- Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in ...

 
 

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