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Flags at half staff for 'Speed'

Flags will fly at half-staff through the state Saturday in honor of Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank.
Hartbank ...

Bebout says he's cancer free, ready for full Legislature

Wyoming's Senate Majority Floor Leader, State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, says he is cancer-free after undergoing six weeks of oncology treatments at Huntsman ...

Details given in drug death

From staff reports

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has released details about the third local death involving methamphetamine since October.
Coroner ...

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Births

TEICHERT
A son was born to Gail St. Clair of Fort Washakie and Cody Teichert of Fort Washakie at 7:22 ...

Famed chef Jacques Pepin's reissued memoir is a delight

(TNS)R00;-- Cookbook of the week: "The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen," by Jacques Pepin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.95).
In honor of the French ...

When important people who cook are asked what their indispensable kitchen tools are, the answers tend to be similar. It usually boils down to a chef's knife ...

Woman dead, son frostbitten after sleds fail

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

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

Wyoming digest

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 ...

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Births

ST. CLAIR
A child was born to Adrianne Swimmer of Ethete and Bryan St. Clair Jr. of Ethete at 3:36 p.m. ...

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 ...

 
 

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