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Footbridge across Little Wind still closed; was damaged by ice

The bridge has been off limits since Feb. 22.

A pedestrian bridge just south of Riverton that was closed last month due to instability of a pier ...

Treasurer urges caution on spending rainy day fund

Earned interest income will be lower over the long term if big state funds are depleted, the elected official said.

A potential hike of Wyoming's ...

County had net job gain of 100 during calendar '16

Fremont County's unemployment rate was higher in December than a year earlier, but other signs pointed to a stable or improving job market locally as the year ...

Peabody to end self-bonding for coal mines

(AP) -- Peabody Energy will cover coal mine reclamation in Wyoming with third-party insurance rather than self-bonding.
Peabody is the last of the large coal ...

Mead signs new abortion rules, including ultrasound notification

Similar measures had failed to clear the Legislature several times in recent years.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead signed into law Wyoming's first ...

Free blood tests, patient backtracking in line for SageWest Lander after investigation

SageWest Health Care at Lander will offer free blood tests at the request of the Wyoming Department of Health, which determined after investigation that ...

Lander's Dancing with the Stars sets lineup fo this year's event

The 4th annual Dancing with the Stars Lander will take place at the Lander Community Center on April 29. The event is modeled after the popular television ...

Wyatt's charge upped to first- degree murder

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun has upgraded the murder charge against Florin Brandon Wyatt to from second-degree to first- degree, indicating that he ...

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A daughter was born to Rebecca Jones of Riverton and Kevin Jones of Riverton at 8:45 a.m. March 3 ...

Liquor licenses bring $40,000 to city; one not renewed for '17

The City of Riverton brought in $40,000 in application fees after approving 33 liquor license renewal applications during a regular council meeting in ...

Judge who denied gay marriages will be censured, not removed

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A small-town judge who says her religious beliefs prevent her from presiding over same-sex marriages was publicly censured by the Wyoming ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged in baby death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man is charged with aggravated child abuse in the death of his 4-month-old son last year.
Tyler ...

Riverton public-school students sharpened their pencils this week for mandated PAWS testing for the 2016-2017 assessment period.
More Riverton students ...

Opiate 'antagonist' legislation to become law

It provides immunity from prosecution for anyone helping someone experiencing an opiate overdose.

The Wyoming Legislature approved a bill granting ...

Former city staffer to fill administrator job in interim

Riverton's former director of administrative services, Courtney Bohlender, is back at work at City Hall after the city council and mayor approved a contract ...

Passed bill might free up liquor licenses

(AP) -- A new state law seeks to end the practice of some people of purchasing a liquor license and holding onto it while its value appreciates rather than ...

Wyoming digest

Mead signs bill on economy
(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming's Legislature are hoping to diversify the state's economy by encouraging business ...

Willow Creek Elementary School's rendition of "Commotion in the Ocean" featured a number of nautical numbers and ...

FBI floats $10K reward in cold-case murder

By Daniel Bendtsen
Staff Writer

The FBI announced a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever is ...

Mendoza pleads guilty to double killings in 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Wyoming man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder and other crimes for shooting a couple and wounding their ...

 
 

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