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Inmates help shelter

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County prison inmates are helping out at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter through a new program with the sheriff's office.
The inmates who help ...

Brooks Lake Road under construction

Brooks Lake Road, Forest Road 515, will be closed periodically for the next three week. Crews are working to replace a culvert that failed recently.
The road ...

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Three killed in car wreck
LUSK -- Two South Dakota women and a Colorado man have been killed in a rollover north of Lusk.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Man bound over on felony sex assault charge

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant is facing a felony charge that he sexually abused a minor employee. The case was sealed until it was bound over to ...

Suspect hid 'hash oil' in bag of toys

Kerry Griffith, 44, of Riverton, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver at about 9:45 p.m. Friday in the 1000 block of Mary Anne ...

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Deaths
PETERS
James Robert Peters, 81, of Lander, died Sunday, Aug. 3. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Holy Rosary Catholic ...

Officials unseal bids for work on new District 14 school

Fremont County School District 14 and state officials opened bids July 30 on a project to build a new Wyoming Indian Elementary School. Details about the bids, ...

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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WEDNESDAY
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 ...

 
 

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