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A son was born to Morgan Bell of Riverton and Jacque Bell of Riverton at 9:12 a.m. Feb. 11 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Legality of wild horse roundup argued in fed court

Attorneys argued Monday over whether a wild horse roundup on western Wyoming rangelands last year complied with or violated a federal law that carries ...

Riverton woman: 'I'm one of those' who needs Medicaid

Expansion of the program was voted down by the Wyoming Legislature in one of the year's high-profile debates.

Melody Moats watched closely this year ...

Snowpack, water content near average levels

The key part of the mountain snowpack season is about to begin.

Snowpack in northwestern Fremont County is strong, but it is low in the southern end ...

School gun bill adds local control

A third reading is set for Wednesday in the Senate.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill on second reading that would allow guns to be ...

Digest

Prison for man who hit cyclist
CASPER -- A Casper man who pleaded guilty to killing a bicyclist while driving drunk has been sentenced to 12 to 16 years ...

Roads shut statewide

A winter storm bringing heavy snow and gusty winds led to highway closures across much of Wyoming on Tuesday morning while difficult traveling conditions were ...

Three airports keep Great Lakes; two others sign with Boutique Air

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- The Scottsbluff, Neb., airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes ...

Riverton couple starts healthy lunch support group at home

A Riverton couple is organizing a group to support eating healthy at lunch time.
"I thought it would be nice to create a little refuge for people to bring ...

Showcase auditions Tuesday at CWC; community actors encouraged to try out

Auditions for the Central Wyoming College Theater Department's Showcase 2015 will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on the main stage of the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. ...

March Outside

Outdoors Calendar
March 16 Wyoming Game and Fish Department meeting on the future of the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp at 6 p.m. at the ...

A one-match fire

It remains one of the funniest and yet borderline tragic scenes in films about the American West.
A freezing Jeremiah Johnson works feverishly with a flint ...

Dusty Rushing pulled his pickup truck to the side of a rural highway south of Lander and stopped so his friend Eric Logue could look out the passenger-side ...

Entertaining lineup at Winter Fair

Nearing its 50th anniversary, the Wyoming State Winter Fair welcomes disciplines and visitors to several venues this month for the 48th statewide celebration ...

Digest

Man killed in crash as he fled police
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in crash as he fled from police in Cheyenne. The ...

Panel downs bill on re-trials if new evidence found

Wyoming currently allows the option of re-trail only when there is DNA evidence that was not available at the time of conviction.

CHEYENNE -- A Senate ...

Prescribed fire projects planned on southern end of national forest

The Shoshone National Forest is planning to implement prescribed fire projects on the southern half of the forest as weather and fuel conditions allow this ...

The Fremont County museums have partnered with the Wind River Visitors Council to expand a program that has been popular for the Dubois Museum.
Beginning in ...

Fire is a never-ending threat to small businesses, and Fremont County had seen numerous destructive fires in its business community before the big blaze in ...

State's road plans harder due to fed fund maze

Piecemeal federal highway funding for Wyoming in recent years has complicated long-term planning by state road managers and contractors, according to the head ...

 
 

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