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School bus cameras survive as Senate debates safety legislation

CHEYENNE -- With the death of a Fremont County girl on their minds, Wyoming state senators has embraced the idea of the state helping school districts equip ...

Bill authorizes state to 'get aggressive' in EPA disputes

Local legislators say they approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal ...

Mark Stone to run for county sheriff

The retired Riverton police captain and current Riverton school board member is a Republican.

Mark Stone, a 19-year veteran of the Riverton Police ...

Pitt gets 15 years for running meth operation in county

A methamphetamine dealer from Hudson is to spend the next 15 years in prison and five years after that on probation.
The dealer's supplier, a Green River ...

Murder convict sentenced for June 9 stabbing attack

Dean Moss killed Dwight Spoonhunter with a kitchen knife.

A Fremont County man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for second-degree murder in ...

Mardi Gras arrives early in Shoshoni

The Shoshoni Senior Center is hosting a Mardi Gras celebration this week, with dinner and a mock casino night Friday.
"We have the fake money so people can ...

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Births
TILLMAN
A daughter was born to Medalia SittingEagle, of Riverton, and Craig Tillman, of Lander, at 7:44 a.m. Nov. 25, 2013, at Riverton ...

Mining ban sought near sage grouse

BILLINGS, Mont -- Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition with the federal government that seeks a prohibition on mining in areas across the West with ...

CHEYENNE -- A $259 million plan to renovate Wyoming's State Capitol and the adjacent Herschler Building is close to legislative approval.
The Wyoming House of ...

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Man arrested in explosives theft
Federal officials say they've arrested a Wyoming man suspected in the theft of 559 pounds of explosives from a U.S. ...

Hathaway award would grow 10 percent under proposed bill

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House has agreed to increase the Hathaway Scholarship award by 10 percent.
When Senate File 55 left the Senate, it had a 5 percent ...

School to get two additional modular rooms temporarily

Fremont County School District 25 is taking up an old offer from the Wyoming Schools Facilities Department to place three modular classrooms at Rendezvous ...

Hornecker to seek fourth term as sheriff

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker has announced his intention to run for a fourth term, well in advance of the May filing deadline.
"I've had a lot of ...

Wyoming students raised money to buy the first trained mine-detecting dog 25 years ago for use overseas.

Senna, a dog that specializes in detecting ...

CWC aiming to start new Lander center later this year

Administrators at Central Wyoming College hope to begin construction on a new center in Lander sometime this spring.
The facility will be located on ...

Miller says state could build West Coast port to ship coal

State Rep. Dave Miller thought West Coast ports were not shipping enough Wyoming coal, so he had an idea: Have the state build its own.
Miller brought his ...

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Deaths
BOGACZ
Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Bogacz, 89, of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 22, at Help for Health in Riverton. Funeral services will be at 11 ...

Incident at school tied to students taking cold meds

Two students at Riverton High School were taken to the emergency room when they showed signs of being under the influence in class.
They were back at home ...

RHS 'connection circles' aim for better student communication

Riverton High School has set aside time Wednesday mornings to include 10 minutes of student conversations called "connection circles."
The connection circles ...

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Mellencamp to play at CFD
CHEYENNE -- John Mellencamp will play at Cheyenne Frontier Days for the first time this summer.
Organizers announced Monday ...

 
 

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