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Grouse 'conservation bank' intended to provide flexibility to bird's management

CHEYENNE -- A new way to protect sage grouse, called a conservation bank, will allow energy developers and others to offset their use of the birds' habitat by ...

Child killer's new appeal reaches 10th Circuit Court

Andrew John Yellowbear continues to insist he was unlawfully extradited from the Wind River Indian Reservation more than eight years after being convicted of ...

More charges in case of armed confrontation outside hotel

A Riverton man has been charged officially with aggravated robbery and possession of controlled substances. Prosecutors allege he held a Lander business owner ...

Chances in Cowboy Draw will be sold at the same WyoLotto retailers and with the same machines as the multi-state games.

Wyoming's first in-state ...

Police interview of second subject at site of cop-involved shooting gives detail

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released an interview detailing events that took place immediately before the officer-involved shooting death of Pavillion ...

The spectacle of two men pummeling each other with their bare fists arouses strong emotions.
Such was the case after a March 7 event in Riverton featuring ...

Bighorn sheep moved near Sinclair

POWELL -- Game managers have transplanted 25 bighorn sheep from the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming to the Seminoe Mountains in the south-central part of ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Brenda Sims of Riverton and Tyson Sims of Riverton on Jan. 29 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed ...

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State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

Swan numbers look good

JACKSON -- Trumpeter swan numbers in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have risen about 25 percent from a year ago thanks in part to the birds learning to find new ...

Next three 1 percent jobs coming

The Riverton City Council has approved seeking bids for three neighborhood concrete repair projects recommended by the city's Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee. ...

Enrollment in federal health exchange near double this year

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year.
In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

Other county offices in Riverton could find new homes as well once the new building is occupied.

The new Riverton justice center is projected to be ...

Family of child killed exiting school bus reaches settlement

A settlement has been reached in a $30 million lawsuit filed by the family of a Wind River Elementary School student ...

Numbers show new per diem plan saved CWC money

Central Wyoming College employees used expense reports to affirm a recent decision to adhere to per diem reimbursements for board member travel.
The college ...

Wyoming Poison Center can save residents trips to emergency rooms

The centers are open 24/7 and are managed by health professionals.

Since 1962, the president has proclaimed the third week of March as National ...

Younger ranchers, farmers target of coming program

The University of Wyoming, Fremont County Extension and Wind River Reservation Extension Service is planning a series of six to eight educational programs this ...

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Accused warden wants bench trial
SHERIDAN -- The attorney for a game warden with a Montana tribe is asking for a bench trial on poaching charges. In ...

Wyoming and Montana weigh moves on Powder River lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to proceed in a lawsuit involving a dispute over allocation of water on the Tongue River.
The U.S. ...

Alternatives to bison slaughter proposed

BILLINGS, Mont. -- State and federal officials on Friday offered an array of options to overhaul a 15-year-old agreement that's led to the slaughter of ...

 
 

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