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Enzi chairs Senate budget committee, says balanced ledger possible by '25

WASHINGTON -- The new Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee said Thursday that he'll try to pass a fiscal blueprint this spring that will promise a ...

Children's event new to Wild West Winter Carnival

It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Art, Technology and Science at 120 S. Third St. in Riverton.

A new event for children has ...

Bill would OK tribal license plates

Each tribe would have its own design, which would be determined by the tribal business council with help from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ...

Bill on unregulated food advances, but Campbell opposed

A Fremont County legislator was the sole vote Thursday against a House committee endorsement of a proposal that would exempt certain Wyoming food sales from ...

New race to accompany annual sled dog contest

A new two-day race will be added to the 20th International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
The Eight Dog Classic Sled Dog Race will kick off the event Jan. ...

New mayor brings administrative changes to LPD

The Lander Police Department chief has been demoted and a lieutenant has resigned after a recent administrative shift within the department.
In November, ...

Why doesn't county budget cover guns for sheriff's office?

Editor:
The sheriff of Fremont County says his office needs about $40,000 to buy replacement firearms for the deputies. (...

Dechert signs with Occidental VB

She was a two-time all-stater for the Shoshoni Wranglers.

SHOSHONi -- Annika Dechert is preparing to make a move from Shoshoni to Los Angeles. ...

Mormon church creates 11 new missions

SALT LAKE CITY --The Mormon church has announced the creation of 11 new missions worldwide, including two in Utah.
Joining Logan and Orem with new missions ...

UW preparing for Lobos

LARAMIE -- Two of the top-three teams in the Mountain West Conference face off at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium when the University of Wyoming men's ...

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A daughter was born to Danielle Bishop of Lander and Matthew Bishop of Lander at 1:38 p.m. Jan. 9, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Wolverines send wrestlers to weekend tournaments in Nebraska and Lander

The Riverton Wolverines are participating in pair of wrestling meets in different states this weekend.
RHS coach Jay Galey is sending his upperclassmen to ...

House votes down bill that would have weakened pot penalties for small quantities

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday defeated a bill to reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
The House ...

Medicaid plans weighed by lawmakers not identical

Department of Health Director Tom Forslund explained how one bill that has been filed differs from the plan put forth by Gov. Matt Mead.

CHEYENNE -- ...

Wind River snowpack looks good

Statewide, median snow water equivalent for all 19 measuring locations is 101 percent, a full 20 percent lower than the level measured 12 months ...

Students to compete at state poetry contest

The 10thAnnual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will take placeFeb. 2 to Feb. 3in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, including Catlin Tillman of ...

Resident engineer promoted to lead WyDOT district maintenance crews

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's resident engineer in Pinedale has been promoted to District 5 maintenance engineer in Basin.
Pete Hallsten replaces ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ...

 
 

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