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Cheney says she'll vote for new health law

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney says she supports the Republican-sponsored health care bill.
Cheney said the proposal would give flexibility to ...

Construction nears for new Cheyenne airport terminal

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Construction of a new $10 million passenger terminal at Cheyenne Regional Airport will start early next month.
A groundbreaking ceremony for ...

Wyoming Digest

Judge slows plans for horse roundup
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal judge in Cheyenne has ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to re-evaluate plans for ...

Court orders mediation in suit over BIA action against Arapaho court

A federal district court judge has ordered the Northern Arapaho Business Council and the United States to begin mediation in a lawsuit that alleges the local ...

Drugs, alcohol factors in man's drowning in ditch during flooding

Toxicology reports show drugs and alcohol were contributing factors in the drowning death of a Lander man last month in Riverton.
Joseph Atkin, 33, of Lander, ...

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead attended his last city council meeting Tuesday before he takes on the top spot with the police department in ...

Riverton man hurt in wreck that killed three recovering in Utah from serious injury

A Riverton man who was taken by air ambulance to Utah after being involved in a crash March 14 north of Lander is recovering from his injuries.
Brian Rhodes, ...

Money from the optional 1 percent sales tax will be used to fix the unexpected damage.

Fremont County transportation director Dave Pendleton said up ...

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Corrections

A partial community calendar item inadvertently was placed in the Fremont County Sheriff's reports in ...

Basketball team, parents cleared treacherous canyon road in dark

Students learn about the process of freezing, thawing, expansion and contraction in junior high Earth science class. It's a process that erodes mountains, cuts ...

Traffic delays resume with WR canyon rock project

Traffic delays of up to 15 minutes have resumed on U.S. Highway 20/Wyoming Highway 789 through Wind River Canyon as scaling of rocks, cleaning of culverts, ...

Wyoming Digest

EX-DRIVER FACES SEX ASSAULT CHARGE
LARAMIE (AP) -- A 20-year-old former school bus driver
in Laramie has been charged with sexually assaulting ...

Weight limits imposed on Teton roads

JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming's Teton County has imposed a weight restriction on nine roads to help ease the damage from snow melt and rain.
Teton County Public ...

Wyoming is officially on record with the U.S.Congress in asking the federal government to continue to provide 100 percent federal coverage for Medicaid for ...

Thirteen Cody teachers accept early retirement as costs slashed

CODY (AP) -- Thirteen Cody
school district teachers have chosen
to take early retirement packages as
the district struggles with budget
issues.
In addition ...

Flood potential now 'moderate to high' in Wind River Basin

As of Tuesday, the snow-water equivalent in the drainage was 170 percent of median - among the highest in the state, and the highest recorded for the date ...

Ozone pollution re-emerges as problem in western gas fields

Industry leaders think something other than natural gas wells might be responsible this time, however.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Itchy eyes and scratchy ...

Wyoming teens invited to FBI academy this summer in Denver

The FBI Denver Division and Denver Chapter FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association is inviting all interested Wyoming high school sophomores and juniors ...

Ft. Washakie man arrested after gun fire in Riverton

The man accidentally discharged his rifle, sending a bullet through his neighbor's home.

There were no injuries after a Fort Washakie man ...

Riverton High School speakers win state championship

Riverton High School's speech and debate team in the 2017 Class 3-A state champion.
The Wolverine speakers placed first March 9-11 at the state meet in Green ...

 
 

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