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Life sentence sought in bar slaying
CASPER -- Prosecutors say they intend to seek a life sentence for an Evansville man charged with murder and other ...

UW student charged with online threat won't be tried

LARAMIE -- A former University of Wyoming student accused of posting an anonymous Facebook threat against herself intends to plead no contest, her attorney ...

JACKSON -- Thousands of visitors to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national park are grumbling and making alternate plans after being told to leave or denied entry ...

Five things to know about new health overhaul in Wyoming

Tuesday marked the start of a six-month enrollment period for health insurance offered through a federal exchange.
Five things to know about getting health ...

Long wait times greet users of federal health exchange on first day

Things got off to a rocky start Tuesday for the federal government's new health insurance exchange in Wyoming: even representatives of the insurance companies ...

Young sexual abuse victims no longer will have to travel to Natrona County to undergo forensic interviews. The Children's Advocacy Project has opened the doors ...

Suspects lived 'untouchable' in Missouri

The couple charged in homicides tied to one of Fremont County's most-notorious missing persons cases lived "untouchable" in rural southwest Missouri for ...

Paxton leads state golf after 18 holes; team second in 4-A

Round one was played in high winds on the Rock Springs Course.

Riverton's Easton Paxton built a five-stroke advantage in the race for the individual ...

Pay-to-play club sports eroding high school teams

Seven hundred dollars gets you just four innings on the bump, pitching each weekend for six weeks, and hours upon hours in your mom's minivan with your friends ...

The Riverton Wolverines slipped by the Wyoming Indian High School girls Monday afternoon at the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson cross country race to win the girls ...

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Deaths
BAILEY
Robert Joseph "Bob" Bailey, 70, died Friday, Sept. 27, at his home in Riverton after a battle with bone cancer. A viewing will be at 4 ...

Patient care the focus of clinic expansion projects

The $3.5 million upgrade includes remodeled and updated areas at the Arapahoe Health Center.

Tribal members of the Wind River Indian Reservation soon ...

'Path ranger' comment was inappropriate

Editor:
I read the letter from Belle Bransky on Sept. 17 about the so-called 'vagrants' on the Rails to Trails path. As a Native American I was offended by ...

Charm can only go so far

NEW YORK -- How long does it take for a charm offensive to wear thin?
By the end of a long week of glad-handing at the United Nations, even Iran's new ...

Tuesday notes

September snow
It wasn't quite snow in the summer, but the very early fall snowstorm that socked it to Fremont County late last week still caught a lot ...

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State joins haze lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is one of a dozen states suing the Environmental Protection Agency over what the states see as a cozy ...

Governor plans state visit to Asia

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead will be traveling to Asia in an effort to expand tourism and economic opportunities for Wyoming.
Mead will visit Taiwan and South ...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says wolves naturally could return to Colorado, Utah and Nevada in the years ahead.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Federal ...

Drennen conviction overturned; new murder trial ordered

The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned a Riverton man's first-degree murder conviction in the 2010 shooting death of another man.
The court on Tuesday ...

Fremont County's courthouse is to get a facelift after commissioners approved $1.03 million in spending on equipment and buildings.
The money was for 17 ...

 
 

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