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UW ups residency regs to qualify for in-state tuition

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming is tightening its residency requirements for students to qualify for the nation's lowest resident tuition.
The ...

Elk numbers in National Elk Refuge pick up after early lull

JACKSON (AP) -- Elk migration to their winter range is on, and elk have begun showing up on the National Elk Refuge in good numbers for the first time this ...

Police called when naked man shows up in the wrong house

Police are looking for a man who was found naked Sunday morning in a Riverton residence other than his own.
Reportedly, he punched a woman who lives at the ...

Best way to roast holiday turkey? Your way

Your dad does the best grilled turkey. Only way to do it, you swear. Wait, what about granny's cornbread-stuffed bird, roasted bronze and filling the entire ...

Wyoming digest

Murder conviction reached
GILLETTE (AP) -- A jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder for a shooting in Gillette. Jurors found 23-year-old Todd ...

Death penalty decision delayed in murder case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Prosecutors will have until next summer to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teen charged with a double slaying ...

Snow to persist on Thanksgiving

With a foot of snow in the forecast through Thursday, Fremont County residents can expect a white Thanksgiving.
Roughly a half-inch of snow had fallen in ...

TheU.S. Department of Justice hosted the gathering at Central Wyoming College.

A diverse group of community members came together Nov. 19 at the ...

First-degree murder filed on man who shot wife in front of kids

The man charged with killing his wife in front of the couple's eight childrenSaturdayon the Wind River Indian Reservation was upset over an argument about ...

Hundreds of volunteers have spent hours collecting donations, preparing food, and planning for Thanksgiving meal distributions in and around Riverton. ...

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PINGETZER
Zade James Pingetzer was born and died on Monday, Nov. 9, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

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Births

GALE
A daughter was born to Jade Gale of Riverton and David Gale of Riverton at 9:56 a.m. Nov. 21 ...

Woman arrested for stabbing incident

A Riverton woman was arrested early Sunday allegedly for stabbing another woman in the arm with a butcher knife.
Leandre Whiteantelope, 20, of Riverton, was ...

Big storm expected for Wednesday

A storm packing snow and strong winds is expected to create hazardous travel conditions in parts of Montana and Wyoming in the days before ...

College degree most affordable in Wyo

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Earning a bachelor's degree is more affordable in Wyoming than in any other state, according to a report released this month by the Urban ...

130 pounds of pot

A traffic stop west of Cheyenne on Interstate 80 has resulted in 130 pounds of marijuana seized by Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers. The traffic stop occurred ...

Wyoming digest

Judge: Police shooting not negligent
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A U.S. district court judge has ruled that Cheyenne police did not act negligently when a man was ...

Loop Road closing for the winter

The Loop Road above Lander will be closed for the winter Tuesday due to a forecasted storm this week.
The National Weather Service predicts a major winter ...

A Fremont County School District No. 25 bus was filled with smoke Friday as part of monthly training held for district bus drivers. Transportation supervisor ...

 
 

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