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Capitol might not be ready for 2019 session

A consultant said foundation work is an unpredictable part of the job.

CHEYENNE (TNS) --A consultant is unsure if work on the Wyoming's Capitol will ...

DUI homicide suspect pleads not guilty; court trial probable next step

Shawn Pendleton, a 21-year-old from Riverton, will likely head to a trial after he pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated homicide by ...

Rogers recalled as opinionated, dedicated during long tenure on Riverton City Council

The three-term council member died Feb. 26.

When Margaret Rogers was on the Riverton City Council, she was not afraid to express her strong views. ...

No rush to adopt prez primary in state, leaders say

Wyoming has state primary, but still does presidential caucusing

Grumbling about Wyoming's complicated caucusing is on the rise but Republican and ...

Three-hundred sixteen tickets were sold, at The Central Wyoming College Athletic Booster Club First Reverse Raffle and Tailgate on Thursday. The event raised ...

BLM finalizes wild horse adoption slate; events in May and September

In accordance with Federal law, which requires excess wild horses and burros in the west to be placed with caring private owners, the Bureau of Land Management ...

What remains of a building on the historic Roberts Mission in Fort Washakie site will have to be demolished after an early morning fire gutted the structure ...

RPD has eyes on landlords who change locks illegally

At least once a week in Riverton, a landlord attempts to evict a tenant illegally, usually without meaning to break any law.
This is because, as Riverton ...

Thousands could be affected by tax rebate cutback

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Wanetta Lester wasn't looking for a handout.
The 88-year-old Cheyenne woman didn't plan to spend the roughly $400 she expected to receive ...

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Births

WELIEVER
A daughter was born to Jessica Weliever of Riverton and Jason Weliever of Riverton at 7:57 p.m. ...

'Indian education for all' failed this year, but it's on interim study list

The years-long effort to establish an American Indian Education for All Act in Wyoming isn't over.
Wyoming Department of Education consultant Rob Black said ...

Lottery considers adding game in state paying $1,000 a day for life

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery will consider adding a new draw game that features a jackpot paying $1,000 a day for life, an official said.
Lottery CEO ...

Wyoming digest

Snowmobile damage in forest
SHERIDAN (AP) -- As warm weather conditions lead to an early snowmelt in parts of the Bighorn National Forest, snowmobiles ...

U.S. House of Representatives candidate Rex Rammell believes Wyoming citizens would see a smooth transition if he were elected to replace Republican Rep. ...

Rawlins wants spot on prison task force

RAWLINS (AP) -- The city of Rawlins is looking to earn a seat on a 13-member task force charged with making recommendations to improve the Wyoming State ...

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Births

MCCONNAUGHEY
A son was born to Katsie McConnaughey of Riverton and Morgan McConnaughey of Riverton at ...

Trooper cleared in shooting

CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper who shot and injured a woman during a pursuit of a wrong-way driver on Interstate 25 has been cleared to return ...

Peabody hints at bankruptcy filing

It's the biggest coal-mining company in the United States, with three huge mines in Wyoming.

The largest American coal miner, Peabody Energy, is ...

Community development enrollments dip at CWC

Enrollments have fallen over the past several years in the Central Wyoming College workforce and community education department.
"It's a three-year trend," ...

Stabbing investigated

The Riverton Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at about 2:37 a.m. Wednesday. RPD chief Mike Broadhead said at least eight ...

 
 

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