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Feds to delay grizzly delisting decision; 650k comments sifted

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal officials are delaying their decision on whether to lift protections for more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone ...

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TRACK
A child was born to Tashina Track of Ethete and Galen Track of Ethete at 5:21 p.m. January 5 at ...

Power outage hit thousands in city, some for 18-plus hours

A transformer failure led to a power outage for roughly 3,620 Riverton residents at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
In the hour preceding the failure, some ...

Official voices concern over missing person

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun said he is worried about Darcie Hartbank after the 23-year-old Riverton woman went missing in November.
There is no ...

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Births

TILLMAN
A daughter was born to Lee Red Bird of Lame Deer, Montana and Vernon Tillman of Fort Washakie at ...

State advises radon testing for all homes

All homes have radon at low levels, but some have higher concentrations that can greatly increase lung cancer risk.

Wyoming families are being urged ...

Legislature opens as gaping K-12 funding shortfall emerges

Plummeting fossil-fuel revenues are forcing the nation's most Republican legislature to consider raising taxes if worst comes to worst.
So far, Wyoming has ...

Firefighters were confronted by temperatures as low as -20 degrees Saturday during the annual Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School. The statewide training program, ...

New HS grad regs proposed; comment sought

Wyoming may soon have new requirements for high school graduation -- if the governor approves them.
The changes will not affect students' experiences, ...

Barrasso chairs Senate committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has been elected chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
In a statement, ...

Wyoming digest

Bill might address 'preferential' treatment
(AP) -- Several Wyoming lawmakers are calling for the Legislature to ban "preferential treatment" of ...

Bebout takes gavel in Senate, predicts cutbacks

The Riverton Republican said legislators still need to reduce Wyoming's budget for this biennium.

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, is looking ...

Chavez death hypothermia, autopsy says

Fremont County has recorded its first hypothermia death of the season.
Autopsy reports confirm that Myron D. Chavez Sr., 49, of Ethete, died of hypothermia ...

In first speech as Senate president, Bebout stresses fiscal responsibility

The Wyoming Senate welcomed its new leader, state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, to the presidential post on Tuesday.
In his opening statement, Bebout pledged ...

Legislature to open under cash crunch

Case says notes 'firming,' says wind tax could ease fiscal woe

The recent downturn that struck local minerals industries seems to be reaching its ...

Man convicted of trying to kill wife won't get new trial

For a second time, district court judge Norman Young has denied a request for a new trial from Terry Schmuck, who has claimed his previous trial attorneys were ...

Municipalities constrained by budgets, equipment, logistics

City of Riverton crews tasked with clearing local roadways of snow didn't get much of a ...

City re-ups with online provider; should see more revenue under the new terms

The city of Riverton and Wyoming.com have renewed their five-year lease agreement, with a new rate for use of the Griffey Hill property that houses the local ...

Legislative directory offered through trucking, contractors associations

The 2017-2018 issue of the Wyoming "Legislative Directory" is now available.
This reference booklet published and distributed by the Wyoming Trucking ...

Fat bike demonstration day set this month near Dubois

Three Wyoming bicycling groups hosts Fat Tire Bike Demo Day at Deception Creek/Falls Campground Winter Trail near Dubois on Sunday, Jan. 15.
The event takes ...

 
 

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