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Prison repair recommended
RAWLINS (AP) -- The Wyoming Legislature's Task Force on State Penal Facilities has recommended that the Wyoming State ...

Coroner, college settle issue regarding remains used in class, TV show

Federal rules stipulate that public study of such remains is permitted only when needed to identify tribal affiliation, which had been determined prior to ...

New round of budget cuts? Mead hopes not

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he's hopeful that state lawmakers won't have to make more substantial cuts to state spending when they convene early next ...

For once, more water than needed

LeClair District battled difficult irrigation year

It turns out more water isn't always good for local irrigators.
Despite starting out the growing ...

The rocks were donated by 2M Construction. They will remain as part of the permanent landscaping there.
The outdoor classroom concept is in its first full ...

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DENKE
A daughter was born to Angela Denke of Pavillion and Richard Denke of Pavllion at 8:57 a.m. ...

Bowling, theater, retail, housing among ideas for Honor Farm plot

A lease agreement with the Wyoming Modelers Park Association for part of the property ends in October 2019, and the owners have agreed to help the modelers ...

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Work planned on leaky gas pipeline
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A pipeline company plans to replace portions of a northeast Wyoming natural gas pipeline that has ...

Great Lakes rebounds, with more flights, larger airplane now offered

Boardings 1/10th what they were in 2013

The number of Riverton Regional Airport passengers Great Lakes Airlines currently serves is as low as ever, ...

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Births

MCLEOD
A daughter was born to Jessica Anna Wallowingbull of Fort Washakie and Percy Joe McLeod of Fort ...

Five-year sentence for man who harmed girlfriend, pet

Jarett David, 22, who faced multiple charges for the abuse of his girlfriend, will be sentenced to no more than five year in prison after taking a plea deal ...

The Aspen Early Learning Center is beginning its pre-kindergarten programming, with a new program called "Learning for Littles," from 8:30-10 a.m. every ...

10M-acre mining review complete, with an eye on grouse protections

The federal government is using a new assessment of mineral resources on 10 million acres in Wyoming and five other Western states to decide whether to ban ...

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Births

WAGON-UNDERWOOD
A child was born to Alexa Wagon of Lander and Bernie Underwood of Lander at 7:00 p.m. September ...

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After ninth DUI, man gets five-year term
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Dion A. Johnson, 50, was sentenced Monday in Laramie County District Court to spend three to ...

Mead has till December to OK new science standards

Wyoming teachers soon may be teaching science a little bit differently, especially in elementary school.
The State Board of Education on Sept. 23 approved new ...

Police asking for public help to stop 'rash' of car thefts

Local officials are asking residents to help address a problem with motor vehicle thefts in Riverton.
"We have been getting a rash of ... people breaking into ...

Bear that hurt hunter won't be captured

Officials will try to confirm whether the animal involved in the attack was a grizzly.

Officials say they will not pursue capture of the bear that ...

The State of Wyoming is pursuing one count of second-degree murder against Lance Clark, who is alleged to have killed his girlfriend, Laurie Thompson, on Sept. ...

'Not guilty' on both counts, jury determines

After a jury deliberated for nine hours, James Morrison walked free late Tuesday afternoon after being ...

 
 

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