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Lawmakers hear new pitch from Mead on expanding Medicaid

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead is urging the Wyoming Legislature to reconsider expanding Medicaid as lawmakers continue their work on the state's budget. ...

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Births

BUSH
A son was born to Kendra Bush of Fort Washakie at 11:08 p.m. Feb. 9 at the family home. The baby ...

Court upholds life without parole in Sheridan killng

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is upholding the sentence of life without parole for a man convicted of a 2009 home-invasion killing of a ...

Oil spill in creek contained after leaking pipe plugged

GILLETTE (AP) -- Officials say a pipeline leak that caused between 1,200 and 1,700 gallons of crude oil to spill into a creek near Gillette has been clamped to ...

Lawmakers hear many budget amendments

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature started churning through scores of proposed budget amendments Wednesday as members weighed how to keep ...

Wyoming Digest

Still no conclusions in bar death
RAWLINS (AP) -- Despite expecting evidence back from the Wyoming State Crime Lab in December, the Carbon County ...

New mountain pine beetle activity was reported last year in Fremont County forests. Last week, the Wyoming State Forestry Division and the U.S. Forest Service ...

College funding changes survive initial reading

A bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state passed on first reading Thursday in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
No ...

Funding for WLRC project challenged in Legislature debate

CHEYENNE - Funding to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and another state-run health care facility became vulnerable during a heated debate ...

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has asked the state to provide $300,000 for a study of Pavillion well water, which residents have long ...

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 17, the eighth day of the 2016 budget ...

Fremont County Commissioners are reworking portions of the proposed contract with a private service provider.

After hearing public comment, all ...

College targets 'best practices' in student progress issues

Central Wyoming College's vice president for academic affairs Brad Tyndall outlined several strategies for addressing retention, persistence and learning ...

City 'ombudsman' on duty

Juve stresses communication, education in new position

During her first weeks on the job as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve ...

Renovation costs drop at WLRC, state hospital

CHEYENNE - Overhaul plans at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston could cost less than originally estimated, ...

Wyoming digest

'Data trespass' bill debated
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate is wrestling with how to improve two state laws the Legislature enacted last year that ...

County Democratic chairman will seek House District 34 seat if employer permits it

Fremont County Democratic Party Chairman Ron Howard plans to challenge Republican incumbent Rita Campbell in Wyoming House District 34 during this year's ...

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Deaths

PORTWOOD
Anita M. Portwood, 95, of Riverton, died at her home on Monday, Feb. 15. A rosary will be ...

State funding for a community college outreach center in Jackson no longer is included in capital construction bills making their way through the Wyoming ...

It's Lent, which means it's time to renew your love affair with fish.
Yet eating the same old, same old for five weeks is going to get old pretty darn fast, ...

 
 

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