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Wyoming's federal representatives all support expanding the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative to reassess land-use classifications for public lands, says Travis ...

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Twins were born to Enedina Vasco of Riverton and Josh Green of Riverton October 6 at SageWest ...

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Information sought on bear poaching
(AP) -- A southern Wyoming game warden is seeking information about the poaching of a black bear found near the ...

As fire season ends, stats define it as 'below average'

Total damage covered about 7,500 square miles compared to a typical figure of 10,000 square miles over a 10-year average.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- With ...

State owed far less in safety fines than feds had reported

(AP) -- Wyoming's Department of Workforce Services says outstanding fines for workplace health and safety violations are far lower that initially reported by ...

Rendezvous Elementary school's fourth-grade rendezvous is held annually in October at the 1838 Rendezvous site south of Riverton. Above, fourth-grade teacher ...

Sunday-Monday rain makes '16 the wettest year locally since 1941

Recent rainfall has moved 2016 up to third place on the list of wettest years in Riverton's recorded history.
In downtown Riverton, 12.87 inches of ...

Judge issues injunction on BIA, orders no more one- tribe contracts

Federal district court judge Brian Morris issued an injunction Monday against the Bureau of Indian Affairs, banning the agency from issuing any new contracts ...

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First big snowstorm arrives
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first big snowstorm of the season is hitting areas of western Wyoming, causing power outages and slick ...

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Tuesday October 18

Auditions for "The Effect of Gamma Rays in Man-in-the-Moon ...

Six teams advance in CO2 contest; one would turn the waste gas into fish food

CHEYENNE (AP) -- With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first ...

Ex-BIA officer gets 13-month-term for April incident in county

William Arthur Curran could have faced a maximum sentence of more than 11 years.

A former U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs policeman must serve 13 ...

Participants in last week's School District 25 blood draw got free breakfast afterward, served up by students in the Riverton High School culinary arts class. ...

MIP sentencing too stiff, says judge

CASPER (AP) -- A Natrona County judge says the Casper Municipal Court has been illegally sentencing minors convicted of possessing alcohol.
Minors found guilty ...

Attorney poll favors ballot retention for local judges

All three judges in Fremont County who face retention votes this year are favored to keep their gavels by polled attorneys, according to a survey released ...

Carbon research facility proposed in Campbell Co.

GILLETTE (AP) -- An Gillet-te economic development organization hopes to build a carbon innovation research facility.
Energy Capital Economic Development CEO ...

Fremont County's general election was an interesting one 62 years ago this fall, with lively races up and down the ballot. The county commission race was ...

Rockfall project begins in canyon

Traffic delays are scheduled to beginTuesday on U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon as a Cowley contractor begins rock scaling, cleaning culverts, ...

Forest to be monitored for climate change

The U.S. Forest Service is implementing a new monitoring plan for the Bridger-Teton National Forest that will include data study on the impact of climate ...

Court rules 2014 mustang roundup was illegal; pending one called off

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the law when it removed more than 1,200 wild horses from ...

 
 

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