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Conservation district tries again for tax levy as prospects for other funding diminish

After trying seven times already, the Lower Wind River Conservation District will ask local voters again this November to authorize a 1-mill levy.
The last ...

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Births


WALLER
A daughter was born to Tecia Richardson of Lander and Joey Waller of Lander at 6:42 a.m. ...

Wyoming digest

Bow hunter attacked by bear
JACKSON (AP) -- A bear has attacked a bow hunter in Teton County.
Sheriff's officials say the bear attacked the man from ...

The big bird, along with two others, have been seized and are in the care of a deputy sheriff.

The Fremont County Sheriff's Department captured an ...

State to continue anti-crash technology on Interstate 80

(AP) -- State transportation officials are planning to use new technology on the Interstate 80 corridor in an effort to prevent crashes on the road, which has ...

After two months, Lava Mountain firefighting activity ending

All resources assigned to the Lava Mountain Fire above Dubois were released Tuesday afternoon, and roads that had been closed during the incident have been ...

Two arrested at shelter after 4 small children left unattended for hours

A Fort Washakie woman was arrested at a local shelter reportedly after she left four young children unattended for almost two hours in a case which also ...

Fire started in violation of county ban destroyed three buildings

A Riverton woman was cited Sunday afternoon for failing to obey fire restrictions that had been in place for more than a month in Fremont County.
The ...

Shoplifter pretends to be gardening after liquor theft

Three people have been arrested reportedly after stealing liquor from a local store, then driving their vehicle into a bush.
Officials said one of the ...

Fire ban lifted in Fremont County; lasted 32 days

However, the fire ban imposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs remains in effect, meaning the county's actions do not apply to the Wind River Indian ...

Veterans, emergency responders and supportive citizens participated in Sunday's Patriots Day parade through several major Riverton streets.
Photo by Steve ...

'War on coal' called misnomer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama's energy secretary said Monday that the administration isn't waging a "war on coal" and is working to maintain ...

Amendment on November ballot could allow more funds in stocks

Wyoming voters will decide in November whether to change the state constitution to allow the investment of billions more dollars of state funds in the stock ...

Collins residency probe done; he can seek office

Gary Collins, the Democratic candidate for Fremont County Commission District 1, remains eligible to run for the seat currently occupied by Andrea ...

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Births

MAKESHINE
A son was born to Brandi Moss of Riverton and Donald Makeshine of Riverton at 11:32 p.m. ...

Wyoming digest

Closed school has unsafe benzene levels
CASPER (AP) -- Health officials say air quality tests performed on a Wyoming school days after it closed earlier ...

Court to weigh injunction on BIA blocking solo action by Shoshones

Attorneys for the Northern Arapaho Business Council will ask federal judge Brian Morris on Wednesday to impose an injunction on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, ...

New family doctor for SageWest at Lander and Riverton clinics

Broc White, M.D., has joined the staff of SageWest Health Care. He offers primary care service for families.
White is one of several new physicians to begin ...

Man pleads to Utah kidnap; murder charge in Wyo up next

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A man accused of tying up five women in a basement took a plea deal in Utah on Monday but still faces a murder case in Wyoming, where ...

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Park road closed
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- A section of the Grand Loop Road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Junction in Yellowstone ...

 
 

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