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GILLETTE -- Gov. Matt Mead's proposed budget recommends spending $3 million to implement a plan to clean up old oil and gas wells across the state.
Wyoming is ...

Young hunter airlifted after accidental shot

A 21-year-old Riverton man was airlifted to Casper on Sunday reportedly after shooting himself in the leg with a shotgun.
Officials said the incident is being ...

AYP success means Mohawk for one principal

Wyoming Indian Elementary School principal Owen St. Clair kept his side of a bargain, and on Nov. 15, in a gym full of students, hair stylist Robin ...

Lawmakers generally upbeat on governor's spend plan

Two top Wyoming lawmakers said Monday that they generally support Gov. Matt Mead's budget blueprint, including his suggestion to fund state employee pay raises ...

More snow is falling across Wyoming, and an Arctic cold front could cause temperatures to plunge by 50 degrees or more in some spots.
Snow was falling east of ...

Health/Sci Center ups CWC balance sheet; audit comes in clean

Central Wyoming College had a clean audit this year, earning an "unmodified opinion" from the auditing firm McGee, Hearne and Paiz of Cheyenne.
Auditor Wayne ...

Judy Jane (Sothan) Ahrens

Judy Jane (Sothan) Ahrens died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Riverton after a yearlong struggle with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). She was 57 years ...

Louis Lake Road closes early

Due to a forecasted winter storm, the entirety of the Loop Road in the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will close for the winter ...

Cowboys end season with loss at USU

The Cowboys went out with a whimper.
Between the first and second quarter on Saturday, Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman and UtahState athletic director ...

Small-school all-state FB lists feature county names

The Class 1-A 11-man all-state football team has been announced, with four players from Fremont County making the elite list.
Coaches nominated and voted for ...

Hartbank, Patterson top RHS postseason football awards

Both were named Class 3-A all-state, and five more Wolverines earned all-conference honors.

Riverton Wolverines Logan Hartbank and Bo Patterson have ...

Bell gets activities director honor in state vote

Riverton Middle School activities director Tim Bell has risen to the top in his line of work.
Bell was named the middle school director of the year last ...

Sixth-grader Ryan Brinda counted down the days for a month before United States Olympic swimmers Misty Hyman and Karlee Bispo gave a clinic on Saturday ...

In his old age, Uden decided to trade knowledge for lifelong care and protection at state'

Editor,
Never have the local newspapers published such a sickening or barbaric act as earlier this month in reporting the details of the Uden triple murders. ...

So much for 'youthful indiscretion'

What's the point anymore when everything we do is recorded and stored digitally, somewhere, just waiting for the right (or wrong) moment to ...

Mr. President, the stakes are high

To President Obama: The late John Gardner was wise and patriotic American who, as cabinet secretary, successfully launched Medicare, oversaw the creation of ...

Our own pathologist

Autopsies as economic development? Stranger things have happened

After making hundreds of trips to an autopsy lab in Loveland, Colo., with a body in ...

Wyoming digest

Governor proposes pay raises
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is pushing to give Wyoming state workers a pay raise.
Mead on Friday unveiled his state budget ...

From 1940 to 1949, there weren't many new cars available to American buyers.
Design of new models came to a virtual standstill among major brands as the ...

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Veterans assistance available
A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services ...

 
 

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