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Another bike rider killed
CASPER -- A New York state man has been killed in an accident while bicycling on a road in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Highway ...

Senate chief says he doubts Hill will face impeachment; report critical

CHEYENNE -- A special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released a scathing report Tuesday concluding she failed to ...

Investigators say the suspects stayed in each house for several hours "partying and basically ransacking and destroying everything they could get their ...

Riverton's new public services director starts work July 14

Kyle Butterfield will start work as Riverton's new public services director on July 14.
He was the only finalist for the spot, which was vacated last year by ...

Past museum director to stand trial on charges she stole materials from site

Carol Thiesse pleaded not guilty Tuesday

The former director of Lander's Pioneer Museum has a tentative trial date of Nov. 3 on charges she stole ...

Past RPD officer says 'not guilty' to assault

A former Riverton police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault in Lander District Court. Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively set ...

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Deaths
DOLAN
Alma J. Dolan, 70, of Pavillion, died Saturday, June 28, at her home. Per her request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at ...

Same-sex couples seeking immediate permission to wed

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples who have sued to gain the right to marry in Wyoming are asking a judge immediately to rule in their favor after a recent ruling by ...

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New speed limit takes effect
CHEYENNE -- Motorists traveling in Wyoming will soon be able to go a little faster on certain stretches of interstate ...

Man dies when raft capsizes

LARAMIE -- Authorities say an Albany County man has died after a raft capsized on the North Platte River in Carbon County.
Stephen Kaisler, 70, died Thursday ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials on Monday listed 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for bison from Yellowstone ...

Today

Deaths
BROWN
Alvina Rahel Brown, 87, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 25, at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland following a short ...

Wyoming WIC program updates income guidelines

Income guidelines for the special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children Program are being updated once again, according to the Wyoming ...

As revenues solidify, CWC adjusts final budget tally

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved more than $2 million in changes to its fiscal year 2014 budget.
The move is common as the end of ...

Mosquito spraying under way in Riverton

The City of Riverton began its seasonal mosquito mitigation program Monday evening.
The distinctive sound of the vehicle-mounted fogging machine will be heard ...

County budget tops $40 million; large fund held in reserve

Public hearing set Monday in Lander

Fremont County Commissioners are proposing a fiscal year 2015 budget totaling just over $40 million. It covers ...

Council asks artists to submit designs for state coin

The Wyoming Arts Council invites Wyoming artists to submit designs for coins in commemoration of the State of Wyoming's 125th anniversary of statehood.
The ...

Culvert fails, alters traffic on Shoshone forest road

Officials encourage Brooks Lake visitors to call the Wind River District Office to obtain information on the status of the road.

A culvert located on ...

Man who aimed gun at child sentenced

Other charges for forgery, fraud and illegal firearms possession against Harold Dean Porter were dropped as part of a plea arrangement.

A Lander-area ...

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Third trial ordered for fake car dealer
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday again ordered a new trial for a Wyoming man accused of ...

 
 

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