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Cody man killed by falling tree
CODY -- A Cody man is dead after a falling tree struck him on the head as he was cutting firewood.
The Park County ...

Technical analysis of Oregon coal port suspended by Army Corps of Engineers

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought its review of a proposed coal export terminal to an immediate halt, a blow to the Australian ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during ...

State's teen birth rate decreases, now approximates national figure

For the sixth straight year, teen birth rates have decreased in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Health reports 30.2 births per 1,000 girls ages 15 to 19 in ...

Lake search for Udens finished; no word yet on any findings

The underwater search for the bodies of three Riverton residents murdered more than 30 years ago is finished, but authorities have not released the results of ...

Collaboration among the state of Wyoming, the federal government and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes was celebrated at the Big Horn ...

Sen. Case has melanoma, weighing treatment options during campaign

A longtime Wyoming legislator from Fremont County has been diagnosed with melanoma.
State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, who is running for re-election, said he ...

Missing man died after bear attack

Initial autopsy reports show Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, likely died last week after suffering a bear bite while working in the Bridger Teton National Forest ...

Traffic patterns to change Monday on South Federal Boulevard

Traffic patterns are scheduled to change late Monday on the South Federal Boulevard/Monroe Avenue highway improvement project, and the new driving surface ...

Wyoming digest

Mead picked for national position
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has been appointed vice chairman of the National Governors Association's Natural ...

Body found in forest apparently that of missing Utah man

A man missing for more than a week in the Wind River Mountains above Dubois apparently has died.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday that ...

Beet harvest under way in Big Horn Basin

Harvest usually continues through the end of October.

POWELL -- Farmers have begun harvesting sugar beets in Wyoming.
Mark Bjornestad, of Western ...

Panel including Riverton lawmaker endorses firing squad for murder cases in Wyoming

The committee rejected another bill that would have called for the state to repeal the death penalty altogether.

The Wyoming Department of ...

CWC writes off more than $135K in bad debt

College officials say the accounts receivable account is at its lowest point in the past 10 years.

Central Wyoming College discharged more than ...

Theft blocked, employee injured during shoplifting attempt

The incident was labeled an armed robbery.

A shoplifting attempt was foiled last month in Riverton when the suspect reportedly collided with a store ...

Lost handcuff key results in call to police, locksmith

A Riverton woman got stuck in a pair of handcuffs recently after realizing she didn't have the key to free herself.
The woman arrived at the Riverton Police ...

The Susan Kathleen Black Foundation has assembled some of the nation's top nature artists in Dubois.
Their selection of paintings includes landscapes, ...

Producer to discuss film 'iThemba'

Dr. Elinor Burkett, a UW senior visiting scholar in global studies, will lead a discussion Sept. 25 on the film "iThemba."
The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in ...

Willow Creek School passes 35 percent design review

Planning for the new K-3 school in Riverton to be called Willow Creek Elementary has taken another step forward.
Fremont County School District 25 ...

'Hash oil' presenting legal hurdles for county cops, courts

A new illegal drug called hash oil has popped up in Fremont County this year, and Wyoming law has not fully caught up.
Hash oil is a concentrated form of ...

 
 

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