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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. ...

LeBrun outspent Bennett in winning attorney primary

Hornecker spent less, still won sheriff

The Republican primary for Fremont County Attorney seemed to be a hot race, but it is hard to measure "heat." ...

Local TEDx organizers seeking speaker proposals

TEDxCentralWyomingCollege is returning this year, and organizers say they are open to speaker proposals.
The submission deadline is Monday.
Potential ...

Cast-off shirt leads officials to burglary suspect

Investigators say a shirt left at the scene of a robbery at a Pit Stop gas station led them right to Treyvale Jamal Michael Bigmedicine. The defendant has been ...

The 2014-2015 season of National Theatre Live begins with "Medea" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St.
Helen McCrory (Fuente Ovejuna) ...

The way it was: Tiger cheers -- 1989

Lander Valley High School's football cheerleaders did most of their work 25 years ago during night games, but when Shoshoni came to the county seat for an ...

Digest

CWC to host chuck wagon dinner
An evening of live entertainment and a Dutch oven dinner are planned for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Central Wyoming ...

Trustees mull canceling partnership with BOCES

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees is looking into the role the Board of Cooperative Education Services plays in the district.
During ...

Hefty tickets for plus-80 drivers

GILLETTE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it has ticketed more than 1,100 people for going over 80 mph since the new speed limit took effect July 1.
The ...

The exhibit features antelope mounts, photos of the hunt, programs and other memorabilia.

A new display on the earliest days of the One Shot Antelope ...

Tree spraying operations to close some campgrounds in county

Work may begin Saturday on the Washakie and Wind River ranger districts.

Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for a day or ...

Wyoming digest

Enrollment up
LARAMIE -- First-day enrollment for the fall semester at the University of Wyoming is up nearly 100 students from last year.
Preliminary ...

Annual Festival of the Cowboys set for Saturday in Crowheart

The Sixth Annual Festival of the Cowboys will be celebrated from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crowheart Community Center.
The free event will include ...

Meth charges against woman bound over

A search of Yolanda Chavez revealed a weapon, cash and drug paraphernalia.

A Fort Washakie woman has had her charges on selling methamphetamine bound ...

 
 

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