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BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ...

No injuries in fire at empty house on Great Plains Road

No one was injured in a structure fire that was reported at about 6 a.m. Monday at 28 East Great Plains Road.
Officials said the abandoned house was engulfed ...

Court says EPA emissions rules must wait for full legal challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge ...

City OKs grant app for runway work

The FAA will administer the grant to pay for the design, which will be used when the city requests bids for construction next year.

Local officials ...

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ...

Today

Deaths
ADDISON
John "Sluggo" Addison, 66, of Arapahoe, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A rosary and wake will be at 7 ...

Saturday's win a drive for the ages for Cowboy fans

"The drive" was redefined Saturday night.
For most of us, "the drive" has always been defined as Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway's famous fourth-quarter ...

Dubois stunned 60-12 by Guernsey in 6-man action

The Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings moved into title contention in the 6-man football division with a 60-12 home victory Saturday over the Dubois Rams in Guernsey. ...

Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers Jordan Settlemire and Michaela Kechter each won individual events Friday at the Riverton Pre-Invite swim meet, and Settlemire ...

Trash collection customers being punished for what government did

Editor:
I do not agree at all with Riverton making people who use dumpsters in their back alleys for trash to give them up.
It is going to make things much ...

Tuesday notes

Bracing ourselves
Summer still has about two weeks left, officially. This year's first day of autumn is Sept 22.
But it's going to stop feeling ...

Digest

Girl killed by falling tree
CHEYENNE -- A 6-year-old Cheyenne girl has died after a tree fell on her while her family was cutting firewood in Albany ...

State appeals Oregon's denial of coal port for Asia shipments

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is appealing Oregon's recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia ...

The interaction of sheep and mountain goats is of particular interest to wildlife managers.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A few bighorn sheep in and ...

State considers action to limit use of police drones

Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill to ban law enforcement use of drones without a warrant.
Members of the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Judiciary ...

Search and rescue crews looking for man missing since Friday

Local search and rescue volunteers are looking for a 31-year-old man who has been missing in the Bridger-Teton National Forest since Friday.
The man is ...

Fight complaint was just noisy fan watching Monday Night Football

The professional football season got off to a raucous start for one passionate football fan who was the subject of a police call Monday evening in Riverton ...

Felony theft of wire led to wide phone outages on reservation

Recent telephone outages on the in the Sage Creek area stemmed from a Riverton man stealing copper wire, investigators believe.
The man now faces a wrongful ...

Democrat nominee raised more money than GOP winner in primary for House District 33

The Democratic candidate for Wyoming House District 33 raised about $2,200 more than her Republican counterpart during this year's primary campaign. ...

Theodore Anthony 'Ted' Carlson

Theodore Anthony "Ted" Carlson, of Lander, died after a short illness Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 82 years old.
A ...

 
 

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