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EPA asked state to assume Pavillion probe

The federal agency's initial 2011 report was the first time a government study connected fracking to contaminated groundwater.

Documents and ...

With lodging tax renewed, promotion plans made

The tax raised $634,000 in the last fiscal year, and it is on track to raise more this year, Wind River Visitors Council executive Paula McCormick ...

No conclusions from preliminary autopsy of man found near Main Street

The initial autopsy of a homeless Riverton man found deceased Dec. 3 near a municipal water tank on West Main Street was inconclusive.
"The pathologist wants ...

Jewell: Feds would rather not list grouse

Wyoming has developed a landowner/industry/conservation "work group" process that is being watched closely.

LAS VEGAS -- Interior Secretary Sally ...

State sues feds over wild horses, seeking to trim count

Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.
Wyoming claims the ...

Lawmakers not encouraging on county's airport, insurance issues

State legislators showed little support for some issues raised by Fremont County Commissioners at a Dec. 2 meeting.
"We are in support of this effort to ...

Digest

Pharmacist shoots robber
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne pharmacist shot a would-be robber in the chest Saturday after he brandished a toy gun and demanded ...

Officials take oath of office for Arapaho committees

The community welcomed new members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council, Economic Development Commission and Tribal Committee in a special swearing in ...

State, feds find selves on same side in appeals of wolf protections

Wyoming and U.S. government officials have filed separate notices that they will appeal a ruling by a federal judge that reinstated protections for wolves in ...

Mead, western govs huddle about regional water issues

LAS VEGAS -- Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode ...

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants $120K to county groups

Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects.

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded more than $250,000 to cultural ...

'Die Meistersinger' showing in Lander

The Lander MetOpera will present Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg" on Saturday from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
This piece is ...

Man shot by police had gun

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released reports regarding the officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Justin Philip Steele, 26, of Pavillion, ...

The way it was: Midvale project -- 1958

Rural land in the Midvale Irrigation District had become wet and unstable over the course of many years, and in December 1958 a rehabilitation job had ...

CWC student music recital Sunday

The Central Wyoming College music department will present a student recital at 7 p.m.Sunday in the music rehearsal room at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. ...

College invites children, teenagers to audition for musical 'The King and I'

The musical will debut Feb. 26 with several performances scheduled from Feb. 26 to March 1.

The Central Wyoming College theatre department will hold ...

Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon

Reservations for year-round use began Monday.

Sinks Canyon State Park is now the home of three "yurts," soft-sided cabins that became available to ...

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Births
STANDING ELK
A daughter was born to Aurilda Standing Elk of Riverton at 6:28 p.m. Sept. 5 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Digest

State pushes for NW coal port
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that ...

Superintendents applaud COLA talks

CHEYENNE -- A coalition of Wyoming school districts welcomes Gov. Matt Mead's support of an inflation adjustment for K-12 public schools, but the governor did ...

 
 

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