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Title 25 gets some help, but no savior, through legislation

State legislators have proposed several measures affecting Wyoming Statute Title 25 -- which provides for emergency detention of people deemed to be a threat to ...

Power outage lingers; Jackson ski resort still closed, but airport reopens

JACKSON (AP) -- A wind storm is suspected of downing 17 steel utility poles along the Moose-Wilson Road on Tuesday night, causing a power outage in Teton County ...

Wyoming digest

Storm, outage lead resort to close
JACKSON (AP) -- The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will not be operating until further notice, due to a power outage ...

With a hands-on demonstration, University of Wyoming Extension educator Brian Sebade showed how easy it can be to build a hot bed or "low tunnel" for growing ...

Sales tax rises from dead as House OKs education funding bill

The Wyoming House of Representatives passed its main school finance bill Monday in a 43-16 vote after legislators revived the debate over a potential sales tax ...

Fire that injured woman Saturday under investigation

A Pavillion woman was airlifted after a structure fire Saturday on the 800 block of North Pavillion Road.
Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy ...

BLM seeks comment on oil, gas lease sale in Wind River Basin

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking input on the analysis of the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District portion of the August 2017 competitive oil and gas ...

I-80 study would eye ramps, safety

The future of Interstate 80 in Wyoming would be the subject of a major study under a bill passed out of the Wyoming Senate on Monday.
Senate File 140 would ...

Riverton man survives two-vehicle car wreck that killed Casper teen

A Riverton man was involved in a fatal crash Saturday that resulted in the death of Aurora Rohrer, 16, of Casper.
Officials said Clint Acres, 41, of Riverton, ...

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Births


STANDING ELK
A child was born to Nicole Bearing of Riverton and Henry Standing Elk of Riverton at 9:46 ...

UW athletic chief against campus carry legislation

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman said he has concerns about a bill working its way through the state Legislature that would ...

Wyoming digest

Grouse might be moved farther from airport
JACKSON (AP) -- The National Park Service is supporting an initiative to move sage grouse away from the ...

Two candidates for CWC vacancy; deadline is Friday

As of Tuesday morning, two people had applied to replace Mickey Douglas on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Douglas will resign from the board ...

Rewrites to schools bill remove talk of taxing to find funds

An amendment the Wyoming House adopted Monday to double the sales tax increase in the Legislature's main school finance bill quickly became fodder for anti-tax ...

Tribal liaison funding reduced sharply

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has decided on only partial funding for the state's tribal liaison positions for fiscal year 2018.
The JAC ...

Farm and Ranch days set to open Wednesday at the fairgrounds

Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days returns for the 33rd time Wednesday and Thursday at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
This ...

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Corrections

A headline on an Associated Press story on page A-3 of Sunday's edition should have read "New Defense ...

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Blackburn gets jail time for damage to police cruiser

Cody Blackburn, who damaged a police cruiser while getting arrested in December, is set to serve seven months in jail after pleading guilty to property ...

BLM to hear feedback on bike area plans

Bureau of Land Management Outdoor Recreation Planner Jared Oakleaf will be at the Lander Bake Shop Feb. 9-11 to gather input from the public about trail ...

 
 

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