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Bridge work part of US 26 rehab project

A $4.96 million highway and bridge improvement project kicked off last week west of Riverton on U.S. Highway 26.
The work includes major rehabilitation of the ...

At least two Fremont County elected officials are not seeking re-election this year.
Doug Thompson, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said he will ...

New statute ups protection for ranchers on wolf predation

Agriculture producers whose livestock are damaged by gray wolves could be compensated by the state under a new program.
The Wyoming Legislature voted to ...

GOP county conventions set Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming is about to have its first say in the presidential race.
Republicans across the state will hold their county conventions Saturday. ...

Mead leads state into federal sage grouse fight

The State of Wyoming is moving to join federal agencies in defending a sage grouse management plan against an ongoing legal challenge from a coalition of ...

Lawmaker fired from job after vulgar texts

POWELL (AP) -- A state legislator from Cody has been fired from his job as Park County deputy prosecutor after sending a series of profane and belittling texts ...

County to send delegate to GOP convention

For the first time in eight years, Fremont County will be sending a delegate to the Republican National Convention.
The party's Fremont County Convention ...

Wyoming digest

Parents petition against transgender policy
LARAMIE (AP) -- Parents and community members in Albany are calling for students to be required to use ...

No deal on city taking on more of senior center responsibility

The Riverton City Council denied a proposal Tuesday that would have increased the responsibility for the city to pay some expenses for running the Riverton ...

A Dodge Ram pickup that caught fire shortly before noon on the 200 block of East Washington. A witness said the truck was parked when it caught fire and rolled ...

UW gets cash for facilities; funds cut elsewhere

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Lawmakers have fashioned a new state spending plan that honors their commitment to greatly improve the University of Wyoming's science and ...

Arapahoe/St. Stephen's school merger to be examined during interim by legislative committe

The schools are about 4 miles apart on 17 Mile Road south of Riverton.

A legislative committee is considering a merger of two school systems on the ...

Wyoming digest

UW spring count down
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming reports a preliminary spring semester enrollment of 12,341 students.
This year's spring ...

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Births

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A child was born to Tiffany F. Willow of Ethete and Keller W. Duran Jr. of Ethete at 4:11 p.m. ...

Meth distributor gets three-plus years behind bars in federal sentence

A jury trial had been set for Dec. 14, 2015, in Casper, but Robert Ybarra changed his plea to guilty in December.


Robert James Ybarra, 28, of ...

Huge wind farm clears newest regulatory step

CHEYENNE (AP) -- One of the biggest wind projects under development in North America cleared another regulatory hurdle Wednesday with the release of a federal ...

State to study creating true presidential primary election

CHEYENNE -- This could be the last year that Wyoming uses its often-times confusing caucus process to award the state's Republican and Democratic delegates for ...

Woman struck, killed on road

A woman walking on Wyoming Highway 789 was struck and killed by an automobile Wednesday night.
Officials said dark clothing probably was a factor in the ...

CWC preparing for big dip in revenue; 90-plus ideas on table

Anticipating a revenue reduction of up to $2 million in the upcoming year due to a downturn in mineral production in Wyoming and a decline in local property ...

Search is on for man who robbed bank, fled with cash

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the man who robbed a Cheyenne bank inside a grocery store.
The department on Monday ...

 
 

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