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CWC employee earns state honor

The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees recognized Central Wyoming College campus safety director Chuck Carr as the Professional Employee of the ...

Riverton finalizes duck ordinance; eight OK in town

Ducks now are welcome in the City of Riverton after the city council did a third and final reading, followed by a vote Tuesday. Ordinance 17-002, titled ...

County's flood outlook: Not if, but how bad

Snow depth at the Deer Park measuring station is the highest on record for the date.

The question this spring isn't whether there will be flooding ...

Good-to-Go store gets liquor license at north Riverton location

After failing to win city approval for a liquor license at one location, a Riverton convenience store business is getting the license at another address.
The ...

The Riverton Winter Farmers Market's Chili Cook-off competition and customer appreciation night brought a larger-than-average crowd Tuesday night.
Chili made ...

Ag land flooding reported in state; Bear River rises

Rivers and creeks swollen with snowmelt runoff are causing some minor flooding in western Wyoming.
Officials say the Bear River upstream and downstream from ...

Lander student wins Wyoming math meet

Kephas Olsson from Lander Middle School took home first-place individual honors at the Wyoming State Mathcounts competition on March 4 at the University of ...

Feeding ends early on elk refuge; winter herd was biggest since 1997

JACKSON (AP) -- The National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming has ended its supplemental feeding of elk earlier than usual because of the recent warm weather ...

Dakota oil spill three times larger than first estimated in December

About 530,000 gallons of oil is now believed to have spilled from the Belle Fourche Pipeline that was likely ruptured by a slumping ...

Wyoming Digest

Traffic stop yields 48 pounds of pot
RAWLINS (AP) -- Southern Wyoming police say a couple arrested in possession of 48 pounds of marijuana purchased in ...

Pavillion man's invention makes water-line installation safer

Bob Davis has sold roughly 1,400 of his drain boxes since putting them on the market in 2015.

When Bob Davis became an inventor, he was more ...

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Patricia K. Hancock, 87, of Lander, died Tuesday, March 21, at the Good Samaritan Home in Manson, ...

RPD captain named interim chief; administrator search moves ahead

Beginning April 1, Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy will be the new interim chief of police.
Current chief Mike Broadhead announced his ...

Gunshots, but no injuries, in Wednesday standoff

28-year-old Randy Pickering had barricaded himself inside his home on Minter Lane in Riverton.

No one was injured Wednesday after multi-hour standoff ...

Wyoming Digest

Bison kill count tops 1,200
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Operations to kill bison in Yellowstone National Park for slaughter have come to an end, with more ...

UW professor's book finalist for national prize

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming professor Jeff Lock-wood's first novel, "Poisoned Justice," has been named one of three finalists by the Independent Book ...

Teton County agrees to place CWC plan on special May ballot

The initial funding would buy land for a CWC Jackson center.

Teton County voters will decide in May whether to financially support a proposed new ...

Cheney says she'll vote for new health law

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney says she supports the Republican-sponsored health care bill.
Cheney said the proposal would give flexibility to ...

Construction nears for new Cheyenne airport terminal

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Construction of a new $10 million passenger terminal at Cheyenne Regional Airport will start early next month.
A groundbreaking ceremony for ...

Wyoming Digest

Judge slows plans for horse roundup
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal judge in Cheyenne has ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to re-evaluate plans for ...

 
 

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