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Storm and outage drained $5M from Teton economy

JACKSON (AP) -- Stormy winter weather downed 17 power poles near a Wyoming resort last week, causing the region's residents and visitors to abandon several ...

Feb. lease sale netted millions

In a good sign for the rebound of Wyoming's economy, the Bureau of Land Management generated $129.3 million for leasing rights on parcels offered at the BLM's ...

Riverton High School IDEAL students delivered Valentines to residents at Homestead Living Monday. This was the first of a series of monthly service projects ...

State House, Senate might kill each other's education cuts

Each chamber of the Wyoming Legislature is skeptical of the bill approved by the other.

Last week, Wyoming's House and Senate each passed separate ...

Commission planning 10 percent cuts to all budgets

Last spring, leaders of Fremont County government departments each were asked to submit a "bare bones budget" that included only funding needed to fulfill ...

Wyoming digest

Man arrested for shooting live rounds at show
CODY (AP) -- Police have arrested a man they say wounded three people by firing live rounds instead of ...

Flood danger remains for some Big Horn Basin communities

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A flood warning remains in effect for the Bighorn River between Worland and Greybull.
Kelly Ruiz of the Wyoming Homeland Security Office says ...

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Births


MOSS
A child was born to Candace Moss of Fort Washakie and Ronald D. Moss of Fort Washakie at 7:05 p.m. ...

Riverton inks new deal with Denver Air Connection

The Riverton City Council has renewed its contract with Denver Air Connection for another year, which will ensure the airline keeps serving Fremont County's ...

Both bison and motorists at risk because of deep snow in Grand Teton Park

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Unusually deep snow in Grand Teton National Park has made life dangerous for bison lumbering on the park's only plowed highway and for ...

Senate panel OKs 'campus carry' legislation

A Senate committee has endorsed two proposals that would allow people with concealed carry permits to carry weapons on Wyoming college campuses and to state ...

Direct sales of electric cars in Wyoming would be OK under Case's bill

A bill Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, introduced in the Wyoming Senate this year would make it possible for direct-sale manufacturers to sell cars in ...

Wyoming digest

Woman's body found under ice
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Recovery workers have recovered the body of a Utah woman who fell through the ice at Flaming Gorge ...

Today

Births

QURESHI
A daughter was born to Carina Elise Alexander of Riverton and Benjamin Michael Qureshi of ...

'Classic Chinook' caused flooding when heavy snow melted quickly

Snowmelt ran into local streams, causing the ice in the waterways to break up into slabs that were 10-15 inches thick.

The flooding that struck ...

Hudson woman to prison for hitting child with car

Lisa Stewart of Hudson has been sentenced to four years imprisonment after she hit and severely injured a 7-year-old boy with her vehicle in Boulder Flats on ...

Ski resort open again after five-day outage

JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is ready for skiers once again after regaining power.
The resort reopened the lifts, gondolas and aerial tram ...

Worland ice jam clears; concerns downstream

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The ice jam that caused flooding over the weekend at Worland has broken up and the Bighorn River is back within its banks.
Washakie County ...

Amendment limiting what could be spent on Indian ed standards voted down

State Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, said the debate sparked by the amendment "served its purpose."

An amendment that would have limited the amount of ...

Two more tries to save tribal funding go down

Two more attempts to restore funding for Wyoming's tribal liaisons have failed.
Budget amendments were introduced Friday in both the Wyoming Senate and House ...

 
 

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