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A three-day search for the family involved two rescue helicopters and several searchers on snowmobiles.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sheriff's officials found a ...

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Sublette County Sheriff facing charges
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell faces felony charges alleging he billed the county for ...

A Colorado man was arrested Friday after crashing his vehicle into a car that had been stopped for speeding near Shoshoni.
No one was seriously injured in ...

Body found at ponds

Officials are investigating the discovery of a dead body Wednesday at the Rendezvous Ponds in east Riverton.
Fremont County undersheriff Ryan Lee said an ...

Legislative panel rejects Medicaid expansion proposal

Gov. Mead has recommended the expansion in his biennial budget.

A Wyoming legislative committee has voted against expanding Medicaid to offer ...

Using crutches due to an injured ankle, Michaela Osborne, above, played the part of Piggy during Thursday's performance. Behind her, Cassandra Smith, left, and ...

Patrons hear K, pre-K plan from District 25; parts draw objections

The most commonly expressed concern during meetings held Jan. 18-19 involved siblings attending separate schools.

Dozens of attendees posed questions ...

'One good storm'

That's all it would take to get snowpack back to normal again

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin has fallen slowly over the past ...

School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder addressed patrons Monday night at the first of four community dialogues on the proposed reconfiguration of ...

State looks in every direction for ways to stabilize coal industry

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Coal seems to have few allies these days. But one state is still fighting to save the industry: Wyoming.
Here's a look at what Wyoming has ...

A large crowd marched nearly a mile up North Federal Blvd. from Riverton City Park to City Hall on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Speeches ...

Mountain lion hunters in Wyoming soon could be allowed to use traps and snares under a bill proposed by state Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander.
House Bill 12 is an ...

Grizzly delist likely in '16, federal bear managers say

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to remove the grizzly bear from the "threatened" list this year.
The designation has given the North American ...

State money shortfall may be costly to airport

The governor's budget proposal for the 2017-18 biennium shows cuts to the Air Service Enhancement Program.

Riverton Regional Airport could receive ...

Canyon crash cleared; speed limit restored

Damage caused by a truck that crashed in Wind River Canyon last week has been repaired
Repair work has slowed down traffic on U.S. 20/Highway 789 since a ...

John "Harvey" Journagan

John "Harvey" Journagan of Lander died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. He was 57.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
Mr. Journagan was born May ...

Geraldine "Geri" Hagar

Former Fremont County resident Geraldine "Geri" Hagar died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, in Phoenix. She was 90 years old.
She was born May 24, 1925, in ...

Coal-lease moratorium affects some state mines; leasing had slowed already

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- At least 30 applications from companies seeking to mine hundreds of millions of tons of coal face suspension as the government reviews ...

Cowboys beat Lobos, 70-68

ALBUQUERQUE - Senior guard Josh Adams notched a career-high 38 points to push the University of Wyoming men's basketball team past New Mexico, 70-68, on ...

Eagle girls overpower two 1-A opponents

If there is a better team in Class 1-A than the St. Stephen's girls, it hasn't shown up yet. The Eagle girls put the mercy rule into effect in back-to-back ...

 
 

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