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State rig count still flat as U.S. total sinks to new record low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by seven this week to 443, another all-time low amid depressed energy industry ...

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Births

SHINN
A son was born to Connor Candice Shinn of Riverton and James Nelson Imeson of Coquille, Oregon at ...

State Democratic caucuses Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Democrats caucus Saturday in each of the state's 23 counties. Party leaders expect robust turnout because of the presidential contest ...

Senate president won't run for another term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- After 20 years in the Legislature, Wyoming Senate President Phil Nicholas made it official on Thursday that he won't seek re-election after ...

Wyoming digest

State petitions to remove Sublette sheriff
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has filed papers in court seeking to remove Sublette ...

City residents named to fill several board slots

Riverton's city council appointed new and returning citizens to the local planning commission, board of appeals and tree board Tuesday.
Serving an additional ...

Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts plans to step down from his post at the completion of the current academic year.
"Serving as president of ...

Shooting death investigated near Union Pass

Local law enforcement is investigating the death of a man found Thursday morning in the Union Pass area above Dubois.
Officials believe the man's death is ...

Rich Lobdell of High Plains Power instructed third-graders from Arapahoe Elementary on safety around power lines at the Central Wyoming College Ag Expo Friday ...

Pot 'edibles' hot interim topic for state legislators for legislators during interim work

The Wyoming Legislature this year tried with at least three bills to pass laws on possession of marijuana edibles.
Attempts included consideration what ...

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Corrections

- Wednesday's page 6 story "Lady Wolverines lose to Worland" should have said Natalie Lymburner and Cydney ...

Study: Pavillion fracking legacy threatens future water production

The deep aquifers in the Pavillion area likely have been contaminated as a result now-ended fracking, according to a report that Stanford University published ...

County's voting locations won't change

Consolidation was considered, but officials decided the primary election would be complicated enough with as many as 12 ballots already required at some ...

Arapaho eye Nebraska case as possible indicator in border dispute

The Northern Arapaho Tribe hopes the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decides in favor of the tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation on an ongoing boundary ...

Wyoming digest

Elk refuge ends winter feeding
JACKSON (AP) -- The National Elf Refuge has ended its feeding program in anticipation of warmer weather.
Feed amounts ...

A band known by many names performed backup for performers at the recent Riverton Middle School talent show at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts ...

State probes Panama Papers connections

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Wyoming has launched an investigation tied to the massive data leak of the so-called "Panama Papers" that has drawn headlines and sparked ...

List grows of veteran legislators saying they won't seek re-election

More turnover is coming to the state Legislature.
State Sen. Tony Ross, R-Cheyenne, announced Wednesday that he will retire after more than two decades of ...

Sanders in Wyoming as news of Wisconsin victory arrived

LARAMIE (AP) -- Bernie Sanders took a Wyoming victory lap after beating Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin, telling a lively, young crowd in Laramie their state can ...

Wyoming digest

Cruz to speak at state GOP convention
CASPER (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to speak at the Wyoming Republican State ...

 
 

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