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Special session likely over Hill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel is sponsoring a bill that could lead to a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court decision ...

Bill would allow same-sex marriage in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie lawmaker is pushing legislation to change state law to allow same-sex marriages.
State Rep. Cathy Connolly's bill would rewrite the ...

In State of the State, governor touts sound fiscal condition

Wyoming is in good financial shape and getting stronger, Gov. Matt Mead said in his State of the State address to lawmakers Monday in Cheyenne.
If the state ...

The Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services helped facilitate the first Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate training -- or ALICE -- for ...

Man pleads down sex assault charges but might face new fed counts

A plea agreement and federal charges are in store for a Lander man facing three counts of first-sexual assault related to two cases in state court.
The 9th ...

Tribe takes advice of former mayor, asks that EPA ruling be delayed

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined the state of Wyoming in requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency stay its recent ruling redefining the ...

Student council members approved for Florida trip in June

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees board has approved an out-of-state travel request for the Student Council to the National Association ...

Dinosaur bone case from Wyo. moves to federal court

DENVER -- A lawsuit in Denver's U.S. District Court names a "fossilized Tyrannosaurus bataar skull" as the defendant.
The legal maneuver essentially ...

Wyoming digest

State board approves land deal
CHEYENNE -- The State Board of Land Commissioners has endorsed a proposal that would transfer ownership of 1,280 acres ...

Science in wolf delisting plan fails peer review

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. suffered a significant setback Friday as an independent review ...

The Fremont County Cattlemen's Association had its winter meeting 40 years ago on this date, electing a new board of directors while keeping one familiar face ...

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Farm and Ranch Days approach
The Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days will include more than 30 sessions Wednesday and Thursday in the Fremont Center at ...

The girls basketball team at Wind River High School in Pavillion has spent the past week doing service to the Fremont County community as part of an annual ...

Whiteplume collecting tales of Sho-Rap firefighters for book

Fighting fires can be a dangerous and stimulating experience for a firefighter, and Robin Whiteplume thinks compiling those stories would be the best way to ...

Minnie Presgrove celebrated her 101st birthday on Jan. 29 at the Morning Star Manor assisted living facility in Fort Washakie.
Presgrove, the oldest resident ...

Pathologist hire gains ground

The math adds up to show Fremont County could hire its own forensic pathologist, according to a report from Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan.
He said ...

Bebout ready for battle on rez border; justice center outlook good

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, was pleased to see funding for payment in lieu of taxes in the farm bill that was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Senate.
The ...

Legislature set to convene this week

In his second year as co-chairman of Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee, State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) says the state is in good shape ...

Legislature's next move in Hill case could be new 'supercommittee'

A legislative panel is drafting a bill that could lead to a special session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court's decision in the superintendent ...

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Births
KAULAITY
A son was born to April and Stefan Kaulaity, of Fort Washakie, at 9:51 a.m. Dec. 12, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

 
 

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