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Woman burned to death at bar
RAWLINS (AP) -- Police in Rawlins are investigating the apparent burning death of a woman at a local bar.
The incident ...

Researchers unearth duck- billed dinosaur in Elk Basin

POWELL (AP) -- For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was ...

Help Center set for holiday assistance

An open house is planned Sunday to inform residents about the center, which opened in March 2014.

A new resource for local residents in need has been ...

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

Vesicular stomatitis cases still shrinking

Officials say the number of open cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Wyoming has dwindled, and the majority of quarantines have been released since an ...

Convicted murderer Jeremiah Shull was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 5.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. Young chose the penalty over the only other ...

Students at Rendezvous Elementary were treated to a "drive-in" movie day in the gymnasium Thursday as a reward for good grades. Students who received all As ...

A storm front advanced rapidly into the Riverton Valley early Wednesday morning, when the day's high temperature occurred before 9 a.m. The storm left 2.2 ...

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Births

JAMIESON
A son was born to Rebekah Mitchell of Riverton and Nicholas Jamieson of Riverton at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 31 ...

Casper smoking ban reinstated; 54 percent 'yes'

CASPER (AP) -- Casper voters have reinstated the city's comprehensive smoking ban, settling a debate that had been smoldering for three years.
Nearly 54 ...

First snow part of big system stretching to Arizona, Nevada

From the Associated Press

Snow piled up Wednesday and early Thursday from Yellowstone National Park to Flagstaff, Arizona. AS the storm cleared, cold ...

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Bill would limit edible pot
CODY (AP) -- A state legislative committee plans on sponsoring a bill that would make the possession of 1 pound or more of ...

Missile-based historic site progresses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- One of the most stressful and least glamorous jobs in the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War went to the men and women who stood ready around ...

A series of paintings that once hung in the Noble Hotel have returned to Lander from the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne and are on display - this time at the ...

Man who caused wreck that killed RPD employee gets 5-10 years

Balancing mitigating factors against the severity of the crime, a judge on Thursday sentenced an Ethete man to five to 10 years in prison.
Reuben Revere, ...

CWC freezes hiring ahead of anticipated state funding cutback

Will last at least to the end of the year

Central Wyoming College has implemented a temporary hiring freeze for all benefited positions as a result ...

The staff at Fremont Therapy got into the Halloween spirit Friday with Harry Potter-themed costumes and decorations. From left, Ella Griffin, Susan Rader, ...

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Births

FOXWORTHY
A daughter was born to Elizabeth Foxworthy of Riverton and Tyler Foxworthy of Riverton at 4:12 ...

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First widespread snow arrives in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first substantial snowstorm of fall is moving across Wyoming.
Snow already began piling up ...

Cheyenne wants to settle shooting involving officer to avoid court trial

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The city of Cheyenne and the Cheyenne Police Department are asking for a judgment in a negligence lawsuit filed after a 2011 police-involved ...

 
 

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