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StartUp graduate sees opportuniy in digital eyewear

"Life happens in an instant, don't miss it," is more than a slogan for the start-up company Hind-Sight Industries. The phrase speaks volumes of founder Bob ...

WyoLotto expanding games, Lucky for Life

WyoLotto is expanding its game selection with the launch of the new Lucky For Life lottery, beginning December 4.
Unlike the three existing games, Cowboy ...

Challenger making state contracts an issue in race vs. longtime legislator Bebout

The Republican state senator faced an ethics complaint in August and was cleared of any violations.

Democrat Chesie Lee has added a new item to the ...

Ames Monument now national landmark

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The historic Ames Monument in Albany County is now listed as a National Historic Landmark, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced ...

CWC board chairman has opponent for Lander seat

College board trustees represent different geographic areas of Fremont County, but they are voted on countywide.

The two men vying for the open ...

Better news for Wyoming coal; quarterly output rises

Wyoming's coal production went way up in the third quarter of 2016 but officials say the industry still has a ways to go before it meets projections for the ...

Oil and gas lease auctions going online; protesters look for venue

The change could generate an estimated $2 million a year in additional revenue by encouraging more participation by petroleum developers who don't have to ...

Wyoming digest

Beavers to be moved from park
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Laramie Parks and Recreation Department is working to relocate beavers that have taken up residence at ...

The Center of Hope's annual "Filling an Empty Bowl" fundraiser drew more participants than previous years. Center of Hope director Shelly Mbonu estimated ...

Amid tight finances, college insurance costs not up much

The total cost for insurance coverage at Central Wyoming College is rising this year, but it still is not as high as it was in 2015.
For fiscal year 2017, ...

Gard faces Hancock in contest for Ward 3 slot

Three are seats up for re-election on the Riverton City Council in Tuesday's general election.
Incumbents for Ward 1 and 2, Sean Peterson and Holly Jibben, ...

For the first time in 131 years, wild bison are being introduced to the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The event, to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at a ...

The three new members of the Shoshone Business Council asked tribal court judge John St. Clair to swear them in Monday, signaling a rift in the council's ...

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A son was born to Alexis Carroll of Hudson and Taylor Carroll of Hudson at 7:51 p.m. October 27 ...

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Wyoming digest

Casper woman sentenced for shooting husband
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman has been sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison for shooting her husband in the ...

Peranteaux cites knowledge as key in school board run

Six candidates are competing for four four-year terms on the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees this year, including three incumbents and ...

Search for missing Wyoming toddler begins at northern Colorado landfill

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The search for the remains of a missing 13-month-old Wyoming boy started at daybreak Tuesday at a northern Colorado landfill.
A criminal ...

Most Wyoming buyers can find ACA coverage for under $100

With the Nov. 1 start of Affordable Care Act open enrollment arirving, Wyoming consumers can now visit HealthCare.gov to check out their options for 2017 ...

Lander man dies from injuries after motorcycle hit pickup truck Saturday

It marked the 97th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2016, compared to 125 by the same date last year.


A Lander man died Saturday after his ...

 
 

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