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District 25 Hall of Fame nominations being taken until Feb. 1

Fremont County School District 25 will continue to accept nominations for its proposed hall of fame until Feb. 1.
Inductions are planned for the fall.
An ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments on the third day of the Wyoming Legislature's 2015 General Session:
FIRING SQUADS: The Senate for the second time voted to approve ...

Harassment from dogs adds to deer stress; human food not for wildlife

Fremont County residents can help local deer stay healthy through the difficult winter months by keeping their dogs under control and letting the wild animals ...

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Deaths
FRAHM
Darlene Elizabeth Frahm, 91, died Monday, Jan. 5, while visiting her daughter and family in Arizona. A family service will be Saturday, ...

Digest

Judge: Judiciary in good shape
CHEYENNE -- The chief justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court tells state lawmakers that the condition of the state's ...

Lawmakers consider limits on cop drones

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering setting limits on the use of drones in law enforcement.
The proposal would prohibit police and sheriff's ...

Mead to lawmakers: 'We need to address Medicaid expansion'

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead told state lawmakers that Wyoming can no longer afford to wait to pass a Medicaid expansion bill.
"We have fought the fight against ...

Day at the Legislature

Developments at the 2015 General Session of the Wyoming Legislature:
STATE OF THE STATE: Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead delivered his state of the state address to a ...

Winter carnival starts Friday

The theme for the monthlong series of events is "Snowman Stampede."

Hot chili and hot rods will help keep away the cold during the first weekend of ...

Time to replace pistols for all deputies, sheriff tells county commission

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker says his deputies need new handguns.
"It's time to upgrade those, so we're looking at some funding sources," Hornecker ...

Another try at pleading down sex assault case; judge still has doubts

For the second time, a Lander man has pleaded guilty to committing a sex crime with a minor as part of a plea agreement, but it is unclear whether a judge will ...

Today

Deaths
WINFIELD
Darrell Winfield, 85, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 12, at his residence. Per his request, cremation has taken place, and there will ...

Larsen: Medicaid expansion key issue in Legislature

The Lander representative sits on the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee.

A proposal to expand Medicaid will be among key ...

Digest

Lummis co-sponsors wolf bill
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming ...

Eaton seeks to have death penalty barred as future option

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is fighting an attempt to block the state from again seeking the death penalty against a convicted ...

State of the state: Mead talks coal, water

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead pledged to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal as a top priority as he delivered his state of ...

Manslaughter plea accepted in death of infant

An Ethete woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of her newborn son in March. The plea, entered Tuesday in U.S. District Court in ...

'Marlboro Man' Winfield died Monday at 85; local resident for four decades

A local rancher renowned for his work as the "Marlboro Man" in cigarette advertising died Monday at his home in Riverton.
Darrell Winfield, 85, moved to ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...

WDH says cervical cancer is largely preventable

Free screening is available for low-income, uninsured women.

Regular screening and a key vaccination series can help prevent most cases of cervical ...

 
 

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