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Why rezone residential property in town when so many object?

Editor:
This letter is in reference to how the Riverton City Council is rezoning residential properties to commercial properties even when there are ...

Two responses

Well-trained decison-makers reacted differently Tuesday to similar threats

Two coasts. Same threat. Different responses.
On Tuesday morning, ...

State to apply for $242M in AML money

(AP) -- As Wyoming faces a $210 million budget shortfall, the state is in line to receive up to $242 million in federal abandoned mine reclamation money.
The ...

Wyoming digs out from snowstorm

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A long stretch of Interstate 25 that was closed from Cheyenne to Casper reopened Wednesday morning, but many other roads and highways remained ...

Hundreds of Riverton=area homes are displaying Christmas lights. A yard on St. Andrews Place just off Village Drive displayed Snoopy, Lucy, Woodstock and ...

Wyoming Department of Transportation officials have begun an educational campaign on winter driving preparedness.
Whendrivingon ice, accelerate slowly -- ...

Snow travel opening on Yellowstone roads for season

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Winter travel into Yellowstone National Park is opening thanks to recent snow storms.
Visitors now may travel the park's ...

John Sherlock

John Sherlock of Lander died at his home on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. He was 86.
As were his wishes, cremation will take place, and no services will be ...

For coverage starting Jan. 1, deadline to enroll is Dec. 15

Almost 9,000 Wyoming consumers had selected a plan in the federally facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace as of Dec. 5, along with more than 2.8 ...

Combination of bad health habits compounds risk of premature death

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a ...

Affordability concerns rise under ACA

Is health insurance really affordable? That's the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ...

Driving during winter weather hazards is dangerous, deadly

Editor:
Recent winter storms have caused hazardous road conditions and road closures throughout the state, serving as a reminder just how dangerous driving in ...

Tuesday notes

Another jolt
Winter is still a full week away in the geophysical sense of planets and stars and solstices, but we've now had our second big, ...

Brucellosis confirmed in Sublette; herd confined

JACKSON (AP) -- Brucellosis has been confirmed in a herd of Sublette County cattle in western Wyoming, and the herd has been put into quarantine.
The livestock ...

Prevention paying off; no mussels in state

By Bob Moen
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming appears to have succeeded for another year in preventing invasive zebra and quagga mussels from ...

Wyoming digest

Flu activity low so far this season
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that flu activity in Wyoming has been ...

Riverton man gets 5-10 years for aggravated robbery in Lander

John Michael Dick attempted to rob the Maverick Hotel and Lounge in Lander at gunpoint on March 8.


A Riverton man was sentenced Dec. 3 to five to ...

Wind River High School student council member Jasmine Hood checked on Gary Knapp, Joyce Knapp, Jan Moore, Ed Moore, Eileen Smith, and Claudia Rotherham during ...

Indian education act endorsed by school boards; state lawmakers to be lobbied

The Wyoming School Board Association has approved an amended resolution supporting the 2015 Wyoming Indian Education Act for All, but much research and ...

New Lander center was CWC's top construction job for year

A new facility in Lander represents the only completed construction project for Central Wyoming College in fiscal year 2015.
The Lander center was finished in ...

 
 

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