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OLDMAN
Twin daughters were born to Samantha Oldman of Arapahoe at 3:15 and 3:18 p.m. April 10 at ...

Yellowstone starts opening park roads Friday morning

The park closes about 320 miles of road over the winter and plows them open once weather permits in the spring.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- ...

Seven school districts set for legal action on funding

They don't have to sue the state, but they have been authorized to file individually or join a group lawsuit.

GILLETTE (AP) -- At least seven Wyoming ...

Wyoming digest

Green River dropping four programs
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- School board officials have decided to end four Green River sport programs in the face of ...

Coyote-killing device banned in Idaho, but Wyoming still permits it

JACKSON (AP) -- There is no discussion in Wyoming about banning a device designed to kill coyotes by spraying cyanide when triggered, a state official said.
A ...

Rocky Mountain Power seeking $16 million rate reduction for users

Rocky Mountain Power has announced that it's looking to reduce Wyoming utility rates by more than $16 million and freeze rates until 2020.
The electricity ...

First of two Ranger Easter eggs found in Teter Park

'Egg 2' was returned Tuesday morning.

A morning walk turned lucrative Tuesday morning for Ed McAuslan of Riverton. He found one of the two Ranger ...

Wyoming digest

Storm damage pegged at $2.8 million
JACKSO (AP) -- Officials estimate a February storm that cut power to thousands of homes in Teton County and prompted ...

City considers utility rate hike; 2 years since last increase

The Riverton City Council on Tuesday is considering a recommendation from city staff to increase utility rates across the board for Riverton residents.
The ...

Legislature's session mostly favorable for colleges, says trustee analysis

The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees was pleased with the outcome of the legislative session that ended last month, according to a recent ...

Capital lines up 150th anniversary slate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The City of Cheyenne is moving forward with plans for its 150th anniversary celebration this year.
Mayor Marian Orr named a committee to ...

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Corrections

Sunday's page 1 story "All about art: Students, teacher bring eminence to Pavillion" misattributed the ...

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi visited Wind River Job Corps last ...

Harrison says 'guilty' in killing of train worker

KEMMERER (AP) -- A 23-year-old man avoided facing the death penalty by pleading guilty to kidnapping and killing a Utah train worker in Wyoming.
Dereck James ...

Lander teen finalist in film competition

A teenage filmmaker from Lander is pointing her lens at driver safety. Discovery EducationannouncedCatherine Marple, a home-schooled high school senior,as ...

RMS science team heading to nat'l tournament

Students from Riverton Middle School will head to Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, next month for the Science Olympiad National Tournament.
The team ...

Kinnear man to prison for child porn

Federal district court judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Charles Patrick Jeffery of Kinnear to 40 months in prison last week by for possession of child ...

Jeffrey City ranch honored for access

A board of three state agencies have recognized the Graham Family Ranch near Jeffrey City for its contribution to the hunting and fishing tradition of the ...

Tribes meet on plans for reservation clean-up project

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have come together for a clean up initiative they're calling "Honor the Earth."
Business council members of ...

County sees surge in cardiac deaths; suicides drop in 2017

Fremont County has seen an increase in heart related deaths in men so far in 2017.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said five men aged 30-60 died in the first quarter ...

 
 

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