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Dusty Rushing pulled his pickup truck to the side of a rural highway south of Lander and stopped so his friend Eric Logue could look out the passenger-side ...

Entertaining lineup at Winter Fair

Nearing its 50th anniversary, the Wyoming State Winter Fair welcomes disciplines and visitors to several venues this month for the 48th statewide celebration ...

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Man killed in crash as he fled police
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in crash as he fled from police in Cheyenne. The ...

Panel downs bill on re-trials if new evidence found

Wyoming currently allows the option of re-trail only when there is DNA evidence that was not available at the time of conviction.

CHEYENNE -- A Senate ...

Prescribed fire projects planned on southern end of national forest

The Shoshone National Forest is planning to implement prescribed fire projects on the southern half of the forest as weather and fuel conditions allow this ...

The Fremont County museums have partnered with the Wind River Visitors Council to expand a program that has been popular for the Dubois Museum.
Beginning in ...

Fire is a never-ending threat to small businesses, and Fremont County had seen numerous destructive fires in its business community before the big blaze in ...

State's road plans harder due to fed fund maze

Piecemeal federal highway funding for Wyoming in recent years has complicated long-term planning by state road managers and contractors, according to the head ...

Job would be under the governor, not the tribes

CHEYENNE -- A bill restructuring the state's tribal liaison program advanced in the Wyoming House of ...

City council picks members for board vacancies

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker has announced the names of the applicants who were picked to fill the vacancies on several city boards.
The council voted to accept ...

Riverton schools to see upgrades

Fremont County School District 25 has scheduled several improvement projects for the year.
In January, the board of trustees awarded a bid to Mid-Valley ...

Relay for Life marking its 30th year; key meeting set

2015 is the 30th anniversary of Relay for Life, and planners in Fremont County want to make it a good one.
Organizers of the June event have set a goal of 30 ...

Farmers, ranchers stocking up on bulk fuel while cost is down

Fourth in a series

An annoying part of filling up a car or truck a couple of years ...

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Deaths
BARRETT
Jeremy Joseph "Bear" Barrett, 40, died Wednesday, Feb. 25. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Davis Funeral Home. ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 31st day of the 2015 General Session:
GUNS IN SCHOOLS: The Senate placed on the general file a bill ...

Defendant in fatal heroin overdose sentenced to federal term

A Lander man, the last in a group of heroin dealers who have been sentenced in a mutual case, is headed to federal prison.
Ryon Rudy James Herbst, 27, of ...

Response to the City of Riverton's recent call for volunteers to serve on municipal boards was favorable for the Riverton Regional Airport Board.
The city ...

College trying to fill key PBS positions

Longtime public TV general manager Ruby Calvert is retiring effective June 30.

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have begun their search for ...

One bike bill fails, second still has a chance at Capitol

One bill on bicycle safety is still alive in the Wyoming Legislature, but a second fell one vote short of passing this week.
Fremont County's delegation was ...

Digest

Override won't happen
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has voted not to override Gov. Matt Mead's veto of a bill that would make it harder for police and ...

 
 

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