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Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ...

Beating a cheat

County group to try an experimental, biological agent to suppress cheatgrass

Cheatgrass pops up in just about every environmental, land management ...

Wyoming digest

New lottery game on the way
CHEYENNE -- Lottery players in Wyoming will have a new game to play this spring.
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation announced ...

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Deaths
BUCKINGHAM
Karen L. Buckingham, 63, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 12, at her home. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at ...

Digest

Air Force OKs bigger training range
PIERRE, S.D. -- The Air Force on Friday approved a proposal to expand a bomber training area over the Northern ...

Hunting bill would trim non-resident chances

The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association is gearing up to fight the bill.

CHEYENNE -- A bill pending in the Wyoming Legislature would cut the ...

Firewise project thins fuels; no cause for alarm

The activity caught the attention of at least one resident who called law enforcement Wednesday.

County residents shouldn't be too alarmed if they ...

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 ...

Today

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 ...

 
 

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