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Blueberries pair with lemon for a tasty cake

Blueberries are terrific in many baked goods such as today's recipe for Blueberry Lemon Bundt cake.
But don't let your blueberries sink to the bottom of the ...

A slime-free approach to cooking okra

Okra has an ardent proselytizer in Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based chef, author and Southern food authority.
"I will cajole, entice, and seduce doubters ...

Governor gets gay-marriage petition

More than 2,300 signers ask Gov. Matt Mead to quit defending a state law that says marriage can only unite a man and a woman.

CHEYENNE -- Proponents ...

Wyoming considers allowing some felons to vote

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering setting up an automatic process to allow some felons to regain their voting rights after they serve their ...

Cheyenne welcomes Green House data center

CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne data center has completed a $35 million expansion, and the state of Wyoming is the center's first customer.
The 35,000-square-foot Green ...

Tuesday rain sets new record in Riverton

The National Weather Service office west of Riverton saw .58 inch of rain Tuesday.

The rain falling off-and-on over Fremont County this week is ...

CHEYENNE -- Wild horse preservation groups are challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's plan to remove about 800 horses from areas in southern ...

Commission OKs tax rate for current fiscal year

Fremont County Commissioners have approved property tax rates for the current fiscal year, which began July 1 and lasts through June 30, 2015.
The county is ...

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Riverton Welcome to Central Wyoming College President Valdez is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck ...

Doctor visit means hundreds of miles for some veterans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- For millions of veterans living in rural America, the challenges of accessing an overburdened and scandal-plagued health care system go ...

Gonorrhea case reports spiking in state

With a significantly increased number of reported gonorrhea cases this year the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that preventing the spread ...

Couple kept child in cage, police say

LARAMIE -- Authorities in Wyoming are pressing felony charges against a man and a woman, alleging they kept a 7-year-old child in an outdoor cage.
The child's ...

A young boy playing with a lighter may have started the fire that destroyed a trailer home Sunday on Rendezvous Road south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

Man killed by police identified as Justin Steele

Officials have confirmed that the man killed in an officer-involved shooting last week on the Wind River Indian Reservation was Justin Steele, 26, of ...

State relieved to have highway money

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming highway officials say they're relieved Congress funded highway construction through May but disappointed lawmakers didn't come up with a ...

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Short rentals nixed in Jackson
JACKSON -- Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term ...

New CWC Lander center to cost $850,000 more than estimated

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved an extra $850,000 for the construction of a new facility in Lander.
Administrators said bids for ...

Raffle raising funds for upgrades at visitor center

Organizers of the annual Sinks Canyon State Park raffle are encouraging nature enthusiasts to buy tickets for the chance to win one of three full framed and ...

County takes new look at consolidation of fair sites

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Fair officials say the savings from consolidating from two locations to one could reach $100,000 a year, twice as much as earlier ...

Coroner race takes shape with pair of GOP candidates

Stratmoen and Weigel competing

A contest for Fremont County Coroner has been uncommon in recent elections, but the announced retirement of longtime ...

 
 

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