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Thomas, Collins set for county showdown; Allen beats challengers

McCarty victor in District 5 primary

Larry Allen is guaranteed to win re-election to Fremont County Commission District 2 this fall, and Jennifer ...

The Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team sent its final update Monday on the Lava Mountain Fire.
The local Wind River Ranger District of the ...

Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on gay-marriage dispute

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court must decide whether to remove from office a Pinedale judge who says her religious beliefs would prevent her from ...

Cheney wins GOP House nod; to face underdog Greene

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, swept to victory Tuesday in a crowded race for the Republican nomination for ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne assured of woman mayor
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Cheyenne is set to make city history with its first female mayor as the two top contenders coming out ...

Gard, Hancock emerge from city prelim

Richard Gard, who previously has served on the Riverton City Council, led the ticket for the council seat in Ward 3 -- the only contested seat on the council in ...

Turnout typical of recent votes

Voter turnout Tuesday in Fremont County was on par with recent primaries. Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese reported 53 percent of registered voters turned out ...

UW faculty member earns national recognition

The director of the University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has been inducted as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse ...

University of Wyoming closing in on big budget-cutting target

UW has cut 97 vacant positions and seen 55 employees take advantage of early retirement and severance incentives.

(AP) -- University of Wyoming ...

ACT scores improving in state; average at 20

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The latest statewide student assessments show that Wyoming 11th graders improved in every subject tested earlier this year.
The composite ...

Wyoming digest

Mead: Coal port ruling disappoints
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Officials in Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to respond to last week's ruling by an Oregon ...

Teen driver killed Saturday in wreck on remote road

An 18-year-old from Sweet-water County died Saturday evening in a one-vehicle rollover east of Farson.
Wyatt Kalivas, 18, of Superior, had been driving a 2003 ...

Man charged with murder of infant son; in court Monday

Forensic pathologist James Wilkerson determined a skull fracture caused the baby's demise and said he favored "anger (impulse) homicide" as the manner of ...

Commission contests highlight local ballot

Primary election voters in Fremont Country were choosing nominees for three county commission seats Tuesday, along with some contested Wyoming House races and ...

County short $1.1 million on funds for 1 percent jobs

Fremont County has allocated $15.9 million for 1 percent fund projects since voters approved the specialty sales tax in 2012.
However, Treasurer Scott ...

Wyoming digest

High court to hear same-sex case
CHEYENNE(AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments next week on whether a Pinedale judge who has said ...

U.S. rig count inches upward again; no movement in Wyoming

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 17 this week to 481.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Salazar: No new taxes to boost state revenue

House District 34 candidate Tim Salazar says he is running for two main reasons: taxes and jobs.
"I refuse to use my vote to raise taxes," he said. " I'm not ...

Singing in the rain

Rachael Price of Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive performed on a rainy Thursday night during the third concert of Lander LIVE's 2016 series. Local band Low ...

A gold Toyota Century rear-ended a semi truck at about 5:35 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North Federal Avenue. The front bumper of the Toyota was caught ...

 
 

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