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Court won't act on gay marriage; could make it legal in Wyoming

Same-sex marriage could become legal in Wyoming by year's end after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit ...

Wind to blame for false alarms in city Monday night

Weather was the culprit in several false calls to police Monday evening, when wind gusts blew open the doors to several businesses, causing alarms to go ...

Plea bargain reached for woman tied to robbing couple in their rural home

A woman alleged to have robbed a rural Lander couple while she was on the lam looks to be getting three to five years in prison. She signed a plea-agreement ...

Camera gives clues about timing of fatal bear attack

Investigators have estimated that Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, died at about 5 p.m. Sept. 4, of blunt-force trauma suffered during a bear encounter.
Previously, ...

Uden expresses mixed feelings about murder of ex-wife, two sons

Few people know how it feels to conceal a crime for 33 years, much less one as serious as killing three people. Gerald Uden, however, carried the secret that ...

Suspect spurs city schools to initiate 'stay put' procedure

Riverton High School was on "stay put" mode for about 15 minutes Tuesday after a 21-year-old Arapahoe man reportedly caused an altercation in the school ...

Deputies arrest Wyoming driver in hit-and-run

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. --Nebraska authorities have arrested a Wyoming driver who they say ran over a pedestrian and sped off.
The Scotts Bluff Sheriff's Office ...

The Lander Library Met Opera will open its fifth season with Guiseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" at 11 a.m. Saturday.
This story of ambition takes place in the ...

Group plans outings for veterans to thank them for their service

By all standards, Hunting With Heroes organized a successful outing Sept. 20 near ...

Resilience required for S.D. ranchers after 2013 storm

PHILIP, S.D. -- Mark Buchholz is a man of faith. You have to be, in his line of work.
Like other western South Dakota ranchers, he took a drubbing one year ago ...

Dubois receives Business Ready Community grant

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approvedroughly $1.8 million in Business Ready Community grant requests Thursdayat its meeting in Cheyenne.
The ...

Students at Riverton High School will start preparing for Homecoming this week, beginning with coronation Tuesday in Wolverine Gym.
Royalty will be crowned ...

The 36 prize-winning photos from this year's Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest will be displayed in the Coutant House at the Museum of the American West in ...

Police arrest couple who allegedly took drugs near kids

An Arapahoe couple was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police reportedly found them doing drugs with young children present.
Officers responded at about 4:30 ...

CWC theater department to present George Orwell's '1984'

Central Wyoming College's first major production of the year, George Orwell's "1984," will debut at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Drone flyer pleads guilty

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARL -- An Oregon man has acknowledged flying an unmanned aircraft near bison and over Yellowstone's crowded Midway Geyser Basin.
Park ...

Cheyenne man recounts surviving grizzly attack north of Dubois

CHEYENNE --One week ago, Kenneth Wells never thought he would be staring death directly in the face, let alone survive the encounter.
Yet that's just what ...

The group includes representatives of conservation and agriculture, state and federal agencies, local officials and state lawmakers.

BILLINGS, Mont. ...

District 38 approves new preschool classroom and incentive for employees

Arapahoe Elementary School soon will open a new preschool classroom.
The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees decided Sept. 15 to fund an ...

District approves changes to improve language education

Fremont County School District 38 has approved an out-of-state travel request for two events in October that will help school staff and community elders teach ...

 
 

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