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Facing state fund crunch, Mead wants less set aside for savings

Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up ...

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Deaths

SPRUELL
Former Riverton resident Doyle Spruell of Albion, Ill died at age 79 in Albion. He was the ...

Lawmaker expenses vary widely due to size of legislative districts

Nathan Winters has considerable ground to cover as a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives.
His district - Wyoming House District 28 - spans 5,165 ...

Fear strikes when some home cooks face even the thought of dealing with pumpkin pie. Google could not locate a word for "fear of making pie pastry," although ...

ABC Sign Co. workers Shaide Stover and Kevan Root worked on the Acme Theater marquee on Main Street in downtown Riverton. Many of the original slide-on ...

Wyoming digest

State vet eyes brucellosis spread
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan says he expects to know within a week whether the disease ...

State plans new steps against wildlife disease

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State wildlife officials drafted their first new plan in a decade to try to manage chronic wasting disease, a document that includes ...

Wyoming digest

Wasting disease plan set
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife officials have drafted a new plan to manage chronic wasting disease, one that includes ...

Performing a skit about what it's like to drive with children were, from left, Kaylee Laird (little girl), Layne Sanderson, Cara Longtine, Vonnie Capitan and ...

Friday's bomb threat unfounded

A bomb threat targeting several regional Walmart stores including the one in Riverton was determined to be unfounded Friday.
Police responded at about 3:15 ...

Megan Longtine (Mom) watched Kit Vogel (daughter, seated), Jack Woodis (boyfriend) and Kyle Hessling (dad) discuss TV choices in a skit about bringing your ...

Fewer flights canceled in October, but boardings far below 10,000

The holidays aren't expected to help Riverton Regional Airport reach necessary enplanement numbers to keep federal funding, but the Riverton Airport Board ...

Murder suspect in federal court; will stay behind bars

Koby Johnson appeared Monday in Cheyenne
A federal judge ruled probable cause exists for the first-degree murder charge against a man accused of ...

Second Honor Farm staffer faces sexual assault charge

An employee of the Wyoming Honor Farm has been charged with one count of second-degree sexual assault against an inmate in an incident that occurred in March ...

Accreditors praise District 21 for improved mission process and use of recognized standard

Fremont County School District 21 just revised its vision and mission statements using a process that earned praise from an accreditation team that visited the ...

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Deaths

BINDL
Delean Ann Bindl, 67, of Lander, died on Nov. 24 in Casper. Visitations will be held from 5-7 ...

Providers of Medicaid must re-enroll in order to avoid payment delays

Wyoming Medicaid officials with the Wyoming Department of Health are encouraging all of the program's healthcare providers to avoid payment delays by meeting ...

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A congressional proposal could gives states, including Wyoming, another chance to find extra highway funds by adding tolls to existing ...

Comment extended on closing land for mining

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on the agency's plan to withdraw 10 million acres of public lands ...

Shortly before November's near-record snow piled up, these two young mule deer made the most of a sunny day along Riverview Road west of ...

 
 

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