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BIA officer pleads not guilty to gun, kidnap charges

A U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of kidnapping and brandishing a gun during a violent crime that ...

Long prison term from meth case last year

A Shoshoni man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for charges related to distribution of methamphetamine.
Dale Allen Bennett, 39, of ...

Wyoming digest


Psych exam for double murder suspect
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Wyoming teen charged with slaying a couple and wounding their daughter after the family ...

State expects - and needs - big tourist season

Last year, Wyoming attracted a record 10.5 million tourists, and tourism contributed nearly $3.4 billion to the state economy.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- ...

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Deaths

KNIGHT
Cindy Knight, 59, of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 31 at the Help for Health Hospice Home in ...

Wyoming digest


Jackson cracking down on short rentals
JACKSON (AP) -- The town of Jackson has warned about 20 homeowners so far this year to stop illegally renting ...

Many options exhausted prior to CWC cuts, leaders insist

Administrators explored myriad options for cutting costs at Central Wyoming College before presenting a proposal for layoffs to the CWC Board of Trustees last ...

Main Street Dance studio hosted the first of two performances Monday night in the 12th annual Main Street Dance studio recital. A second show is Wednesday at ...

Hot temps arriving as snowpack hovers well above median

The Little Wind River near Riverton is forecast to crest just below flood stage this weekend due to high temperatures that should start melting the snow that ...

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Deaths

LEMASTER RENNER
A graveside service for Vera Jean "Sugar" LeMaster Renner is being planned for a later ...

As predicted, water flowing over Pathfinder spillway

(AP) -- For the fourth time in the last 30 years, water is flowing over the spillway at the Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming.
The reservoir about 45 ...

Toad release could aid species

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The release of more than 900 Wyoming toads outside Laramie could aid future research into how to help the endangered species and other ...

Legislators say revenue crisis shouldn't block WLRC change

The legislative task force overseeing renovations and construction at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston ...

Woman burns clothing in jail

A Fort Washakie woman was charged with arson Monday after she set her clothes on fire in a cell at the Riverton Police Department.
No one was injured in the ...

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Births

WASHINGTON
A son was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Jay Washington of Lander at 2:51 ...

Fremont County law enforcement part of Click It or Ticket campaign

For the first quarter of 2016, Fremont County reported 151 traffic crashes, one person killed and 25 injured.

Through June 5, Fremont County law ...

Transition help key to addiction battle

For those battling addiction, the steps towards sobriety can be difficult.
While attending an inpatient facility to learn how to treat and manage an addiction ...

National parks expect to see record year

CHEYENNE (TNS) - First, a woman was caught on video trying to pet the national mammal.
Then, a pair of French Canadian tourists put a calf of said animal in ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie, North Platte still running high
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Minor flooding continues along parts of the Laramie River in southeast Wyoming.
The river is ...

Lottery expansion facing long odds despide potential to boost revenues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As the state loses millions of dollars in revenue from its declining minerals extraction industry, the new Wyoming Lottery has started ...

 
 

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