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A recent letter to editor referred to the "tyranny of the majority" as though it was a bad thing, and the writer, in so many words, praised the ...

Roper's thumb sewn back on

DENVER (AP) -- A Wyoming cowboy has got his thumb back after losing the finger while roping a steer at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
Justin ...

Wyoming digest

Slight increase in state graduation rate
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- High school graduation rates are marginally increasing across Wyoming.
The state's overall ...

Flaring rules take effect; suit continues

Certain provisions in the rules don't take full effect for a year.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New nationwide rules to curtail the practice of burning off excess ...

State joins Texas, others in suit to halt coal action

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Wyoming has joined Texas and 11 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration ...

SageWest ER no longer in Blue Cross network; likely temporary

Costs are likely to go up for local hospital patients after Blue Cross Blue Shield dropped the SageWest Health Care emergency departments in Riverton and ...

Guardian's response times solid over first six months

Guardian EMS has averaged a total response time of almost 16 minutes in its first six months providing Fremont County's ambulances services.
Crews take about ...

First-ever heroin death confirmed in county; legislation linked to issue

Fremont County has confirmed its first-ever death directly caused by heroin.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Levi Little, 27, of Dubois, died accidentally Dec. 19 ...

CREG report predicts slight uptick in revenue

"The good news is that it appears that we've bottomed out," said State Senate President Eli Bebout of Riverton.

In a new report, the state's ...

Young actors of Missoula Children's Theater performed "The Frog Prince" Saturday afternoon at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center theater at Central Wyoming ...

SageWest fully open after May flood closures

The facility was evacuated May 7 due to flood-related issues, leaving only parts of the hospital open for emergencies.


SageWest Health Care at ...

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Births


LINCOLN
A daughter was born to Ashley Harding of Riverton and Travis Lincoln of Riverton at 9:34 a.m. ...

Leslie McDowell-Phillips

Leslie McDowell-Phillips of Riverton died at her daughter's home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was 61.
A celebration of life will be held 1-4 p.m. ...

Laura Eileen Harnsberger

Laura Eileen Harnsberger of Lander passed away on January 15, 2017. She was 60.
A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, at the Wyoming ...

State's first USDA slaughterhouse on track in Cody

CODY (AP) -- A Cody business is on track to become Wyoming's first federally licensed and inspected slaughterhouse.
The Cody Enterprise reported Monday that ...

University to hire diversity coordinator

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming plans to hire a diversity coordinator soon.
The diversity coordinator will help make sure that students of all ...

Third straight year for record nat'l park visits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such as Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky ...

Wyoming digest

College basketball bus hits cow
POWELL (AP) -- A bus driver and four members of the Gillette College women's basketball team were taken to the hospital ...

Riverton enrollments lowest in seven years

The enrollment of Riverton's school district has now dropped 8.6 percent in a little more than two years.
A little more than 1 percent of that decrease has ...

WWWC medallion hunt begins today

The Wild West Winter Carnival has returned for another year, and with it the annual medallion treasure hunt.
The Ranger sponsors the hunt each year, hiding ...

 
 

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