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CHEYENNE -- Responding to President Barack Obama's pledge to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, the governor of the nation's leading coal-producing ...

Arizona man named first-ever director of state ed department

CHEYENNE -- Richard Crandall, an Arizona state senator and co-owner of two nutritional service companies, was selected on Wednesday by Gov. Matt Mead to run the ...

Former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal and Gov. Matt Mead's energy strategy adviser expressed strong support June 20 for a plan to make the University of Wyoming ...

Fire destroys metal shed in Hudson

A structure fire in Hudson required two visits from emergency responders last weekend.
No one was injured in the blaze, which initially was reported at about ...

City OKs $27 million budget for FY 2014

The Riverton City Council approved its fiscal year 2014 budget Tuesday night at roughly $25 million in revenue and expenditures at $27 million.
The city's ...

Shooter in Sinks Canyon incident reaches plea deal

The man who authorities said shot at three unarmed people in January has signed a plea agreement with Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett. Under the deal, ...

Fatal wreck closes road north of Lander

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle and commercial vehicle has closed both lanes of Wyoming Highway 789 north of Lander, according to a statement issued by ...

Children favored clown costumes during the annual Shriner's children parade down Main Street in Riverton on Wednesday before the circus at 2 p.m. at the ...

Giants, Reds in minors finale; fireworks to follow the games

Riverton Little League hosts a fireworks show Thursday night.
The Riverton City Council approved the show at Tuesday night's meeting.
Riverton Little League ...

The Phillies and the Rockies secured berths in the Riverton Little League major division baseball championship game with semifinal victories on Tuesday ...

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Births
DAVEY
A son was born to Christine and Michael Davey, of Lander, at 11:25 p.m. June 10, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Friends of the Library says book adoption sales are down

The Riverton Branch Library continues to host book adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month in the upstairs section of the library.
The ...

City funds request from Children's Advocacy Project of Casper

The Riverton City Council has agreed to fund a $3,500 request from the Children's Advocacy Project of Casper. The organization provides investigators, ...

Call me an outdoors woman -- Part 1

There is no doubt that I learned a few things the weekend of June 14-16. I attended the Becoming an Outdoors Woman camp at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation ...

'World needs a big dose of mind-your-own-business'

Editor:
Thinking about all the controversy over the man from the National Security Agency who made it known that government was monitoring the e-mails and ...

Why impeach Hill?

Outside Cheyenne, this is likely to look like an unhealthy, bullying obsession

The prosecutorial zeal from some in the Wyoming Legislature to hound ...

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Problem bear finally put to death
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- State wildlife officials have euthanized a male grizzly bear captured on private land north of Red ...

No decision yet on triple-killing suspects facing death penalties

POWELL -- The Park County attorney hasn't decided yet whether to pursue the death penalty against two teens accused of killing three people in Clark in ...

Lander resident injured in fall on Mount Owen

Park rangers used a helicopter to extricate Jeff Judkins and his climbing partner.

Jeff Judkins, 38, of Lander, sustained multiple injuries from a ...

Two injured in work zone accident near Lander

A motorcyclist and his female passenger were injured Tuesday in a traffic accident southeast of Lander.
Reports state John Orr, 63, of Longmont, Colo., was ...

 
 

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