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Three killed when semi hits vans
CHEYENNE -- Authorities have released the names of three people who were killed in a three-vehicle crash east of ...

In committee, lawmakers consider privacy legislation

CHEYENNE -- A legislative task force proposal to change the Wyoming Constitution to specify that individuals have a right to privacy is set to go before a ...

Woman disarms assailant, jumps from moving car

Additional charges might be filed against a man arrested Nov. 1 and accused of domestic violence battery and property destruction after striking a woman in the ...

Meth suspect violates plea agreement, now could face bigger penalty in Dubois case

Stiff penalties are back on the table for a Dubois man who had been charged with making and selling methamphetamine but signed a plea agreement and was out on ...

Fierce cold arrives; temps could dive to 20 below zero for next two nights

Temperatures dropped across the Wind River Basin this week, falling from the mid-60s on Sunday to single digits Tuesday morning.
The thermometer is expected ...

County adjusts case against past museum official; one count dropped

The former Fremont County Pioneer Museums director now is facing reduced charges and a lower penalty for alleged theft from the Lander institution.
In late ...

The Wind River Basin's almost continuous period of unseasonably warm weather stretching six weeks or more is about to come to a screeching halt.
Thanks to the ...

Military personnel who served post 9/11 now have a place to go for psychological services.
The Soldiers House of Fremont County in Riverton will be unveiled ...

Wyoming digest

Worker killed in fall at Gillette-area power plant
GILLETTE -- Authorities are investigating after a worker was killed in a fall at a power plant in ...

Charity seeks volunteers to bring back 'kettle drive'

A new charity is helping bring back Salvation Army bell ringers to Riverton, and organizers say they need volunteers for it to be successful.
The charity is ...

Matson confirms resignation from Riverton Regional Airport board

Jim Matson has announced his resignation from the Riverton Regional Airport Board.
"Right now I've got some health issues that are not really conducive to me ...

Aging broadcast tower to be put to use at CWC for 'high angle' rescue training

The structure will be moved behind CWC's Professional-Technical building.

The Wyoming Public Broad-casting Service has donated a 60-foot radio tower ...

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Class to teach artificial insemination
A four-session beef artificial insemination school, sponsored by University of Wyoming Extension, will meet in ...

Library to broadcast live 'Skylight' performance

The Lander Library is broadcasting the National Theatre's Live performance of "Skylight" at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room.
Donations are $10 for ...

Only Cheyenne East matched Riverton's performance at the state festival in Casper.

The Riverton High School marching can lay claim to the state ...

Delfelder Hall north of Riverton needed renovations in 1962, and a group of volunteers hurried to get the job done before winter.
Built in 1920 and named in ...

As the weather changes, many big game animals leave their summer and fall ranges for traditional wintering areas.
Migration routes often lead animals into ...

Huge visitation year continues at Yellowstone National Park

It was another record visitation month for Yellowstone in October.
A total of 194,804 recreational visitors came to Yellowstone last month, surpassing the ...

Central Wyoming College will feature two artists' work this winter in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery.
The display will open Nov. 17 and continue ...

Three ESBC members sworn in; six pledge for entertainment committee

Clinton D. Wagon, Jodie A. McAdams and Robert Nick Harris Jr. were sworn into the Eastern Shoshone Business Council on Monday after the primary election Oct. ...

 
 

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