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State advises radon testing for all homes

All homes have radon at low levels, but some have higher concentrations that can greatly increase lung cancer risk.

Wyoming families are being urged ...

Legislature opens as gaping K-12 funding shortfall emerges

Plummeting fossil-fuel revenues are forcing the nation's most Republican legislature to consider raising taxes if worst comes to worst.
So far, Wyoming has ...

Firefighters were confronted by temperatures as low as -20 degrees Saturday during the annual Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School. The statewide training program, ...

New HS grad regs proposed; comment sought

Wyoming may soon have new requirements for high school graduation -- if the governor approves them.
The changes will not affect students' experiences, ...

Barrasso chairs Senate committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has been elected chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
In a statement, ...

Wyoming digest

Bill might address 'preferential' treatment
(AP) -- Several Wyoming lawmakers are calling for the Legislature to ban "preferential treatment" of ...

Bebout takes gavel in Senate, predicts cutbacks

The Riverton Republican said legislators still need to reduce Wyoming's budget for this biennium.

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, is looking ...

Chavez death hypothermia, autopsy says

Fremont County has recorded its first hypothermia death of the season.
Autopsy reports confirm that Myron D. Chavez Sr., 49, of Ethete, died of hypothermia ...

In first speech as Senate president, Bebout stresses fiscal responsibility

The Wyoming Senate welcomed its new leader, state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, to the presidential post on Tuesday.
In his opening statement, Bebout pledged ...

Legislature to open under cash crunch

Case says notes 'firming,' says wind tax could ease fiscal woe

The recent downturn that struck local minerals industries seems to be reaching its ...

Man convicted of trying to kill wife won't get new trial

For a second time, district court judge Norman Young has denied a request for a new trial from Terry Schmuck, who has claimed his previous trial attorneys were ...

Municipalities constrained by budgets, equipment, logistics

City of Riverton crews tasked with clearing local roadways of snow didn't get much of a ...

City re-ups with online provider; should see more revenue under the new terms

The city of Riverton and Wyoming.com have renewed their five-year lease agreement, with a new rate for use of the Griffey Hill property that houses the local ...

Legislative directory offered through trucking, contractors associations

The 2017-2018 issue of the Wyoming "Legislative Directory" is now available.
This reference booklet published and distributed by the Wyoming Trucking ...

Fat bike demonstration day set this month near Dubois

Three Wyoming bicycling groups hosts Fat Tire Bike Demo Day at Deception Creek/Falls Campground Winter Trail near Dubois on Sunday, Jan. 15.
The event takes ...

Prairie dog problems on rise in national grassland

GILLETTE (AP) -- The Campbell County Commission has expressed concerns to federal officials about problems with prairie dogs on the Thunder Basin National ...

Group vies for tourism signs at county's entry points

The Fremont County Historic Preservation Commission is applying for a grant to place "Preserve America" signs at each of the five roadway entrances to Fremont ...

New Fremont County Commissioners Clarence Thomas and Jennifer McCarty were sworn in Tuesday along with new vice chairman Larry Allen at the county board's ...

Becker chairs county board

After longtime Doug Thompson retired from the Fremont County Commission in December, Commissioner Travis Becker of Riverton was voted in as the board's new ...

Dubois class takes trip to local museum

Rosemary Graff brought her 6th, 7thand 8thgrade classes to the Dubois Museum as a follow up from a field trip early in the fall. Dubois Museum led the ...

 
 

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