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Howard B. Cheney, 87, of Riverton, died Saturday, March 22, at home. Viewing and visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, ...

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Another power plant closing
Black Hills Corp. has closed down a coal-fired power plant outside Gillette, a move the company says is in response to ...

Murder suspect extradited from San Diego to Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. -- One of the suspects in the shooting death of a Colorado man whose body was found in Wyoming has been extradited to Boulder, Colo.
The Boulder ...

Park decides against using air guns to vaccinate bison

Yellowstone's chief scientist, David Hallac, has said vaccinations would cost $300,000 annually but do little to reduce infection rates.

HELENA, ...

Proposed coal gas project would require reclassification of sub-surface water

CHEYENNE -- A project that would produce gas by oxidizing an underground coal seam will be the subject of a state Department of Environmental Quality public ...

New campaign promotes free, confidential STD testing

The Wyoming Department of Health continues to promote free and confidential testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases through its recently updated ...

Health experts say more information is needed on effects of e-cigarette use

Electronic cigarettes have been available for years, but they have gained popularity recently, prompting concern from local smoking cessation advocates.
The ...

Riverton man flown to Salt Lake City after motorcycle hit truck

James Reid's bike wrecked when he tried to pass on the right side of a motorist in front of him.

A Riverton man was airlifted to Salt Lake City for ...

Tribal liaisons must be more accountable, says governor in budget note

Wyoming has asked liaisons for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to keep better track of the work they do in order to receive state ...

City no longer requires $100 deposit for using parks

The Riverton City Council has amended the fee system for reserving city park facilities after discussion in a previous work session.
The amendment was ...

Attorney: Rez border issues not unique

The Riverton City Council invited attorney John Schumacher to a work session this month to talk about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling impacting the ...

Wyoming digest

$300K in unclaimed funds returned
CHEYENNE -- State Treasurer Mark Gordon says his office recently helped more than 1,400 people be reunited with more ...

30-year state legislator to retire this year

GILLETTE -- State Sen. John Hines, of Gillette, says he doesn't plan to seek re-election this year and will retire after 30 years in the Wyoming ...

Lottery vendor picked

CHEYENNE -- In a major step toward getting a statewide lottery up and running, the Wyoming Lottery Corp. board on Friday selected international gaming giant ...

It takes a lot of different people to create and ship a huge bronze sculpture such as this one being readied for delivery in March 1998.
Sporting goods retail ...

NWS urges caution with annual agricultural burns

Inevitably, as temperatures begin to warm, many ranchers and farmers head outside to begin their annual agricultural burns. Each year, as the spring burning ...

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St. Stephen's Indian School Educational Association selects board members
The St. Stephen's Indian School Educational Association had its annual ...

Public invited to presentation on Eye to Eye mentor program

A presentation on Eye to Eye --a program that pairs learning-disabled children with high school and college mentors --will be given April 3 at Central Wyoming ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's 17 Mile Road Project Team will be recognized with a national award for its work on right-of-way issues during the ...

National Geographic Magazine contributor and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins will present the program "Last of the First Skiers" ...

 
 

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