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Snowpack slightly better this week

Figures remain well below last year's through early February.

Snow-water equivalents in the Wind River Basin inched up to 79 percent of median this ...

Anti-bias bill tied to Center of Hope shootings defeated

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday morning that would have allowed prosecutors to seek enhanced penalties for someone ...

House introduces bill to stabilize funding for CWC, other colleges

The Wyoming House of Representatives voted Thursday to introduce a bill that would provide more stable funding for community colleges in the state.
"We ...

Bill barring state wardens from wolf and grizzly cases fails in committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming legislative committee has killed a bill that would have barred state game wardens from investigating or prosecuting people for ...

Wyoming digest

20 wolves killed in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says 20 wolves have been killed in the Clearwater Region in ...

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Births

REEVES
A son was born to Tasha Lenee Reeves of Lander and Brannon Lee Reeves of Lander at 6:43 a.m. Feb 6 ...

Dozens of sessions were presented at the annual Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days, Feb. 10 and 11 at the Fremont County ...

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Births

FELTER
A daughter was born to Erika Antelope of Riverton and Robert Felter Jr. of Riverton at 9:14 a.m. ...

Cranky is a condition best met with afternoon tea. That's why the tradition was devised. So when our team of travelers got testy, we split up; the boys stomped ...

Woman's death in Jan. 29 car wreck ruled a homicide

The Fremont County Coroner has ruled the death of Dana J. Trujillo, 38, of Riverton, a homicide.
Trujillo died just after 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the ...

Riverton fire chief Scott Walters is reminding motorists to be careful when driving near emergency response scenes.
During a structure fire Sunday evening, ...

Wind River tribes in line for another big settlement

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are among the almost 700 tribes that will benefit from a $940 million settlement spearheaded by the Oglala ...

Kirra Coleman-Weisz, above, helped the Riverton Rotary Club serve crab Saturday night at the annual Wild West Winter Carnival Crab Crack at St. Margaret's ...

Wyoming digest

Winter break enrollment up at UW
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming says an increasing number of students have been signing up to take classes ...

Local lawmakers praise court slowdown in C02 rules

The EPA's Clean Power Plan calls for states to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

Price tag for prison fix-up $85 million

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fixing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins will cost $85 million, the state's corrections chief told state ...

Tribal license plate clears two votes; mountain lion legislation denied

CHEYENNE - A bill that would authorize specialized tribal license plates narrowly cleared the first two hurdles in the Wyoming House of Representatives on ...

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Deaths

FULLMER
Robert V. Fullmer, 92, died Feb. 4 at Community Hospital in Torrington. Grave side services will ...

Court decides university apartments tax-exempt

LARAMIE (AP) -- A district judge has sided with the University of Wyoming in the college's dispute over property taxes on a student apartment complex.
In a ...

Chief Justice says courts need improved tech

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Technological improvements in Wyoming's court system continue but still have a ways to go amid looming budget constraints, Wyoming Chief ...

 
 

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