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Don't micromanage nuke officers, commander says

One-third of the nation's intercontinental nuclear missiles are operated in Wyoming.

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The key to improving morale in the ...

Wyoming advocates like marriage ruling

Gov. Matt Mead wants to know how Wyoming's law prohibiting gay marriage can continue to be defended.

CHEYENNE -- Advocates of same-sex marriage in ...

String of car burglaries continuing

Officers in Riverton have responded to at least six more calls regarding car burglaries, continuing a recent trend.
One resident reported seeing a suspect ...

Fremont County residents could see a $3 per year increase to their telephone bills in the next year in the form of a higher 911 surcharge.
Officials say ...

Feds OK plan to protect sage grouse; no listing

Eager to avoid possible federal protections for sage grouse that could cripple energy production and curtail other activities on public lands in the West, the ...

State asked to help pay for planned CWC Jackson center

The Wyoming Community College Commission has agreed to ask state lawmakers to fund construction of a Central Wyoming College facility in Jackson.
"They're ...

Minor tweaks in new school design; bigger changes could come

Riverton school district staff members are continuing to consider the design for the city's new K-3 school, which will be built at 1200 W. Monroe ...

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Deaths
GROATHOUSE
Robert "Bob" Groathouse, 66, of Riverton, died Friday, June 20, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will ...

JACKSON -- Protecting a recently discovered mule deer migration corridor in western Wyoming will require cooperation among a host of government agencies and ...

Mine worker identified in fatality

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A worker at a southeastern Montana mine was killed in an accident involving a truck used to haul coal.
The Big Horn County Sheriff's Office ...

Search to replace Schiffer begins in Story

SHERIDAN -- The process of finding a replacement for the late Republican Sen. John Schiffer has begun.
Schiffer, of Kaycee, died last Thursday with two years ...

Grouse plan covers big county swath

Wyoming's governor and the head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will meet Thursday about efforts to conserve habitat for the greater sage grouse ahead of ...

Plea bargain in the works for man who pulled home robbery

Two individuals entered pleas in court on June 19 in relation to a robbery in rural Fremont County.

Hepner
Bow Hepner, 34, of Casper, entered a guilty plea ...

Second bike path attacker gets 12 to 18 years prison

The second defendant in the case of a deadly attack last year on the Rails to Trails path received the same sentence Tuesday as the first did in April: 12 to ...

Several storms swept through the Wind River Basin on Tuesday evening, causing short bursts of hail and lightning that caught area residents unawares.
The ...

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Deaths
MANZANARES
Margie J. Manzanares, 61, died Friday, June 20, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper after suffering a stroke. A visitation will be ...

The Lander Rotary Club has donated $15,000 to the City of Lander to aid in the construction of the Lander Community Center.
Club president Bryan Neely ...

Sheridan protests new airline pilot requirements; subsidy announced

Sara Bowman defeated Sydney Gunn on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the 92nd Wyoming women's amateur title.
Bowman is from Sheridan. Gunn will be a ...

Sheridan protests new airline pilot requirements; subsidy announced

SHERIDAN -- The Sheridan County commissioners say stricter federal requirements for pilots at small airlines are threatening air service in Sheridan and ...

UW economic benefit detailed

LARAMIE -- A new report says the University of Wyoming does more than just provide a college education to thousands of students a year.
The report from the ...

 
 

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