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Wyoming's rig count down two; four nationally

HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Good accreditation report for Wind River schools

A recommendation for accreditation will be forwarded to the Wyoming State Board of Education.

A team of educational professionals from AdvancED is ...

Man sentenced for assaulting federal officer

Justin Hayes, 40, was sentenced Oct. 28 in federal magistrate court to 104 days imprisonment on one count of assaulting, resisting, opposing and interfering ...

Urn receptacle installed at cemetery in response to popularity of cremation

"Columbarium" isn't a word familiar to many Americans, but visitors to ...

Wyoming PBS's Cheney documentary premiers with two airings Friday

In a new documentary from the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service, former Vice President Dick Cheney talks about his youthful missteps, the Bush ...

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Veterans Day raffle set at Fort Washakie
Fort Washakie's school and community library is holding a raffle for a complete set of Time-Life books on ...

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Births

BELL
A child was born to Jasmine Bell of Riverton and Luke Bell Aloysious of Riverton at 2:53 a.m. Nov. ...

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Park officials say Yellowstone National Park attracted an unexpectedly large amount of visitors this year.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle ...

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Woman burned to death at bar
RAWLINS (AP) -- Police in Rawlins are investigating the apparent burning death of a woman at a local bar.
The incident ...

Researchers unearth duck- billed dinosaur in Elk Basin

POWELL (AP) -- For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was ...

Help Center set for holiday assistance

An open house is planned Sunday to inform residents about the center, which opened in March 2014.

A new resource for local residents in need has been ...

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

Vesicular stomatitis cases still shrinking

Officials say the number of open cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Wyoming has dwindled, and the majority of quarantines have been released since an ...

Convicted murderer Jeremiah Shull was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 5.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. Young chose the penalty over the only other ...

Students at Rendezvous Elementary were treated to a "drive-in" movie day in the gymnasium Thursday as a reward for good grades. Students who received all As ...

A storm front advanced rapidly into the Riverton Valley early Wednesday morning, when the day's high temperature occurred before 9 a.m. The storm left 2.2 ...

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Births

JAMIESON
A son was born to Rebekah Mitchell of Riverton and Nicholas Jamieson of Riverton at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 31 ...

Casper smoking ban reinstated; 54 percent 'yes'

CASPER (AP) -- Casper voters have reinstated the city's comprehensive smoking ban, settling a debate that had been smoldering for three years.
Nearly 54 ...

First snow part of big system stretching to Arizona, Nevada

From the Associated Press

Snow piled up Wednesday and early Thursday from Yellowstone National Park to Flagstaff, Arizona. AS the storm cleared, cold ...

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Bill would limit edible pot
CODY (AP) -- A state legislative committee plans on sponsoring a bill that would make the possession of 1 pound or more of ...

 
 

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