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Probation ordered for Lander man on child porn charge

A Lander man has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation for possession of child pornography.
Court documents state that, on or about April 2, ...

Committee OKs bill to allow guns on campuses

The bill is opposed by the University of Wyoming and the state's community colleges.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A House committee approved a bill Tuesday that ...

Arapaho vow to improve fed funding receipts

Data show the tribe might be missing out on as much as $50 million available funds.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is severely underfunded when compared ...

Senate action taking aim at One Shot Hunt voted down

The Wyoming Senate has defeated an amendment that would have decreased the amount of licenses available for the annual One Shot Antelope Hunt in Lander.
The ...

Another heavy band of precipitation lingered over Fremont County this week, dumping up to 11 inches of snow in areas from Riverton to Lander.
"We were the ...

Wyoming digest

Wind tax defeated in committee
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers have shot down a bill that would have quintupled the state's tax on wind ...

Lawmakers see list of plans to cut public school expenses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first comprehensive proposals to address Wyoming's school funding crisis include freezing spending on special education and student ...

BLM approves power line route

(AP) -- The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between central Wyoming ...

CWC talks ag at 'dialogue dinner'

Internships and works studies in agriculture were popular ideas discussed at Central Wyoming College's community agriculture dinner dialogue Wednesday.
The ...

Athletic staff contracts approved; Arapahoe board leadership elected

The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees has welcomed several new staff members.
During a Jan. 9 special school board meeting, the contract ...

First phase of orchard restoration completed in Sinks Canyon

The first phase of the project to restore and revitalize the historic apple orchard at the Central Wyoming College Sinks Canyon Center was recently completed. ...

State to count homeless; a population the decline

Communities across Wyoming are preparing for the annual point- in-time count of homeless individ- uals and families to take place Jan. 27.
The PIT count is an ...

Bebout and Mead try recuiting businesses at shot show in Las Vegas

Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, was missing from the legislative session for part of this week, but he still was doing work for the state of ...

U.S. rig count jumps 35 this week to 694; Texas up 17

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694.
A year ago, 637 rigs were active.
Houston ...

Public lands transfer bill killed Friday

Bebout opts not to assign it to committee; votes lacking

With votes hard to come by, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, announced ...

Good snow, water outlook suggested by early reports

Irrigation season is still months away, but early indications are good for a plentiful water supply the spring and summer.
Reports from the state division of ...

The 2017 Wild West Winter Carnival Parade moved Friday night through downtown Riverton ...

Stage Stop race set to go Friday; two events locally

Local musher Jerry Bath is once again competing in the Pedigree Stage Stop Race, which will hit Fremont County Jan. 30-31.
Bath placed fifth overall last ...

More than 700 people marched Saturday morning in Lander as part of the coordinated Women's March on America effort nationally in protest of the inauguration of ...

Case's amendment cutting Cheyenne per diem fails

Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, introduced an amendment to reduce per diem payments during legislative sessions for lawmakers who live in Cheyenne.
The ...

 
 

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