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Arapahos want quick decision on separating federal programs

Attorneys for the Northern Arapaho Tribe have asked a U.S. District Court judge to issue a summary judgment in a lawsuit over the Bureau of Indian Affairs' ...

The officer who was spit on will have to undergo a series of three blood tests over the course of six months to make sure no illnesses were contracted in ...

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Births

PINGETZER
A son was born to Ruby Pingetzer and Steele Pingetzer at 5:02 p.m. December 6 at Hot Springs ...

Former Wyoming Attorney General injured in two-vehicle crash Friday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Former Wyoming Attorney General Patrick Crank has been injured in a two-vehicle crash south of Torrington.
Crank was airlifted to a ...

Grizzly bear committee nixes 6-second spray rule

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- A group of grizzly bear managers is dropping its recommendation for how long people should spray a can of bear spray when they encounter ...

Snowstorm makes way through Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Much of Wyoming is under some kind of winter weather advisory as another snowstorm makes its way through the state.
The National Weather ...

Wyoming digest

BP relocating to Denver
DENVER (AP) -- Oil and gas company BP says it will move headquarters staff for its onshore division from Houston to Denver ...

Pension liability portion up 'significantly' at CWC

The amount of liability Central Wyoming College shares through the state retirement system went up "significantly" this year, according to auditors for the ...

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus took orders for gifts during the "Breakfast with Santa and Countdown to Christmas" event held by the Elves of Veterans Hall on Dec. ...

Elementary schools creating programs in science, technology, engineering, art, math

Elementary schools throughout Riverton have all begun developing ...

Yellowstone to open for winter season

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is opening its roads to the public for snow vehicle travel this week.
Starting Thursday, visitors can travel ...

County will contribute $6K to Worland facility to address Title 25 issue

Title 25 defined

Wyoming Title 25, Chapter 10 allows for hospitalization of mentally ill persons.
As defined in the act, "mental illness" and ...

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Deaths

DEWEY
Lester Dewey, 41, died Tuesday, December 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Funeral services will be at 10 ...

Comments sought on tobacco sales report

All states must enact and enforce laws prohibiting the sale or distribution of tobacco products to individuals younger than 18.

The Wyoming ...

Open enrollment ends this week for Marketplace coverage Jan. 1

Anyone who gets coverage through Medicare or through an employer doesn't need to apply for coverage through the Exchange.

CHEYENNE, Wyo.- Wyoming ...

Outdoor enthusiasts trigger 10 avalanches over weekend

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center says outdoor recreationists reported triggering 10 avalanches over the weekend.
Avalanche forecaster ...

Montana avalanche kills Idaho skier

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- An avalanche in southwestern Montana killed a skier over the weekend.
Park County Sheriff Scott Hamilton says 55-year-old Christopher ...

Shoshones will vote on tribal court issues

The general council could choose to withdraw recognition of the Bureau of Indian Affairs court.

The Shoshone General Council is set to vote Saturday ...

Arapahos still opposed to delisting grizzly bear

The Northern Arapaho Tribe again declared its opposition to the Conservative Strategy document that called for the delisting of grizzlies in the Greater ...

 
 

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