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Yesterday's front page story "Biggest weekend of winter carnival coming up now" should have said the ...

Another candidate joins field to replace Lummis

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Buford man has announced his bid for Wyoming's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
25-year-old John Meena filed paperwork with ...

Heavily used rest area on I-80 closed abruptly when custodian quits job

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A popular rest area on Interstate 80 will be closed for an unknown period of time because the contractor in charge of keeping the facility ...

Legal battle over airplane focuses state debate over asset forfeiture

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The single-engine Cessna aroused suspicion at the Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody even before it landed.
The pilot didn't radio the ...

Wyoming digest

UW to hire new provost
LARAMIE (AP) -- With the top spot at the University of Wyoming filled by incoming University President Laurie Nichols, ...

Trial date set for suspect in post office break-in, theft

A trial date has been set for the Arapahoe man charged with a felony for burglarizing the Riverton post office in December.
Allen Joseph Whiteplume Jr., 30, ...

Two dogs put down after man attacked; 40 stitches required

q Both dogs were unvaccinated pit bull terriers.

Two unvaccinated dogs were euthanized Friday morning after biting a 30-year-old Riverton man in the face ...

The Riverton Fire Department responded to a fire call at the corner of Valley Circle and East Sunset Drive on Friday. A city employee driving a waste disposal ...

Job Corps about halfway to full enrollment; many students are local

Members of the Wind River Job Corps community relations council were pleased to hear that many students currently enrolled at the Riverton facility hail from ...

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Births

OSBACK
A son was born to Jolene Osback of Riverton and Travis Osback of Riverton at 1:05 a.m. Dec. 18, ...

Skiers killed in avalanche near Jackson went over cliff

JACKSON (AP) -- Two skiers who were killed in an avalanche just south of Jackson Hole were carried over a 100-foot cliff before they died.
Investigators said ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will discuss and could adopt new measures on Thursday to protect big-game migration routes, including ...

Wyoming Digest

United to continue Cody-Denver flights
POWELL (AP) -- United Airlines will continue to offer daily, round-trip flights between Cody and Denver despite ...

The Riverton Branch Library and R Recreation hosted an all day yoga "sit-in" Tuesday in the community room. Kids were encouraged to join "Yeti Yoga" during an ...

Biggest weekend of winter carnival coming up now

On tap are ice sculpting, coin hunting for kids, hole-in-one golf, quilt show, crab crack and balloon rides.

The 2016 Wild West Carnival is off to a ...

Thermopolis rancher Wyatt Agar said he plans to run for the Wyoming Senate seat longtime Sen. Gerald Geis is vacating at the end of the year. Geis is retiring ...

Trial set for man charged with stabbing minor in face

A man accused of stabbing a minor in the face during a drunken argument is scheduled to go to trial in March.
Martin James Goggles pleaded not guilty Jan. 20 ...

Rigorous Job Corps asks a lot from its students; most make the grade

Local leaders who attended a community relations council meeting this month at the Wind River Job Corps say the facility offers a structured environment for ...

Today

Births

GIVENS
A child was born to Erin Thompson of Crowheart and Jay Givens of Crowheart at 11:00 a.m. Jan. 18, ...

Yellowstone sued over access to bison slaughter specifics

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A wildlife advocate and a freelance journalist sued the National Park Service on Tuesday to gain access to a program that ships ...

 
 

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