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Huge amount of material left over from runway project; city turns down initial bid to buy

The Riverton City Council has rejected a proposed price for 7,000 tons of aggregate the city owns as a result for the Runway Reconstruct-ion Project that was ...

Mother appeals dismissal of lawsuit in NOLS student's death in 2011

U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson of Cheyenne dismissed Brenner's lawsuit in October, noting the young man had signed agreements acknowledging that the ...

New data on the Wyoming sage grouse population indicates that bird numbers should continue to grow in the coming year based on an analysis of sage grouse wings ...

Bill would restrict criminal history inquiries on job apps

Employers would still be free to ask applicants about their criminal histories during interviews. They also would still be able to run background checks on ...

U.S. rig count down nine to 700; Wyoming drops three

HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming man in line for second Grammy
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Every summer, Cheyenne Frontier Days brings its fair share of Grammy Award-winning artists to ...

'Early Bird' park permits available starting Friday

Take advantage of the Wyoming Division of State parks, Historic Sites and Trails "Early Bird Sale" and save on the purchase of an annual daily use permit. ...

Twins Anthony and Jaxson McKerchie sat with Santa and enjoyed a tug on his beard during the Veterans Hall-sponsored "Breakfast with Santa" Dec. 19 at the ...

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Divorces

Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:

- Cheryl Leigh Myers from Travis Charles Myers. ...

NORAD to track Santa all night long

Santa Claus is coming to town, and for the 60th consecutive year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will continue its tradition of telling ...

A 'white Christmas' likely across the county

If your definition of "white Christmas" is snowfall on Dec. 25, then this year fits the bill.
Weather forecasters predict as much as an 80 percent chance for ...

Christmas break for Wind River Job Corp began Dec. 17 and will last through Jan. 6.
But not everyone there is heading home for the holidays.
Of the 135 ...

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Deaths

TERAN
Leland Teran, 63, of Riverton, died at his home Dec. 19. A viewing was held Dec. 22 at Davis ...

Man sentenced to 2-6 years on sexual assault conviction

A Lander man has been sentenced to two to six years in prison after pleading guilty to one charge of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and one charge of ...

It's tough to survive the holidays without putting on a few extra pounds. All those parties and family get-togethers have a way of tempting us with tasty ...

County challenges tax-free university housing status

LARAMIE (AP) -- Attorneys for the Albany County Assessor are asking District Court to reverse a 2013 decision by the Albany County Board of Equalization that ...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Wild bison will be allowed to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park and stay in parts of Montana year-round under a Tuesday move by ...

Wyoming asks feds to reconsider coal emissions

The petition claims the final EPA rule is stricter than an
earlier draft.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the U.S. Environmental ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire convict appeals
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming man convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his parents is asking a federal appeals ...

Fremont County law enforcement officers assisted deserving children with Christmas shopping Saturday at Walmart in the annual "Shop with a Cop" event. Officer ...

 
 

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