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Warm night sends snowmelt into Lander; schools closed

Unexpected runoff levels caused streets to flood Thursday evening on Lander's west side.
No one was injured in the incident.
The Lander Volunteer Fire ...

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Corrections

- Thursday's business page story "ConocoPhillips food drive benefits local donors" should have said the ...

Shull to be retried in 2014 killing; state reverses precedent

The Wyoming Supreme Court has demanded a new trial for Jeremiah Shull, the Riverton man who was convicted of murder after killing his estranged wife's lover in ...

Kassidy Hanger, a kindergarten student at Aspen Early Learning Center, watched as Ronald McDonald used water to make a bouquet of flowers magically appear from ...

Bills tweaking Hathaway program get House action

CHEYENNE (AP) --Wyoming lawmakers are considering three bills that could allow more students to get Hathaway scholarships to attend the state's
flagship ...

Work continuing on Teton County outage

JACKSON (AP) -- Utility crews are working day and night to restore power that was knocked out to parts of Teton County by a storm earlier this week.
Tuesday's ...

Wyoming digest

30-year term for arson convict
CASPER (AP) -- A 55-year-old Casper man who was convicted of setting his estranged wife's mobile home on fire in December ...

New coal mine permit process being slowed by opponents

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Opposition from landowners and a competing company has slowed state permitting for what would be Wyoming's first major new coal mine in ...

County road crews tackle major snow in two areas

Snow-removal workers battled major snow drifts Wednesday near both South Pass City and Dubois.
Dave Pendleton of Fremont County Road and Bridge Department ...

House bill on Wyoming NRC status passes vote

A bill to make Wyoming a Nuclear Regulatory Commission "agreement state" passed the Senate on second reading Friday.
House Bill 4 amends Wyoming statute to ...

Wild West Winter Carnival names ice sculpture winners

Winners were named in four categories in the annual ice sculpture contest as part of the Wild West Winter Carnival. This year's competition took place Saturday ...

Union Wireless to install new cell towers in Riverton

Union Wireless plans to install new cellphone towers in Riverton, a move that will improve high-speed data for cell phone users of the company.
"We're always ...

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Births

TRUJILLO
A son was born to Ryann Archer of Riverton and Adam Trujillo of Riverton at 11:29 p.m. February ...

ConocoPhillips food drive benefits local orgs

ConocoPhillips employees in Madden Shallow Production and the Lost Cabin Gas Plant participated in a food drive benefiting the Shoshoni Senior Center, the ...

How to best grill a steak, which cuts of meat are the most flavorful, and fears over disease transferred from beef, pork, lamb and wild game to humans were ...

Casino revives no smoking area

With the installation of a new indoor air quality system to help alleviate the tobacco smoke and odor problem, Wind River Hotel & Casino is designating the ...

Case tries, fails, to restore tribal liaison funding

The amendment would have doubled the amount the Joint Appropriations Committee allocated to the program.

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, tried to restore ...

January was wettest since 1968; half city snow removal budget used up

The City of Riverton has used half of the funding set aside to battle snow in the city during the winter season.
Each fiscal year, the city budgets $40,000 ...

Hundreds of park bison sent to slaughter; tribe objects

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a ...

Riverton man wins insurance award

National Mutual Benefit has named Riverton native Jimi Marshall as one of the 2016 President's Conference winners.
The insurance company's President's ...

 
 

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