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Lawmakers express relief that 'Hill bill' chapter appears over

Fremont County legislators were happy to hear about the failure this week of a proposed amendment to do away with the elected state superintendent of public ...

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Snowstorm could leave 2 feet
CHEYENNE -- Snow is making for some difficult travel conditions in parts of Wyoming.
Winter storm warnings and winter ...

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Deaths
CLAWSON
Cheri Clawson, 54, of Riverton, died Monday, Feb. 2, at her home. Services are pending.

COX
Charles Douglas Cox, 67, ...

Former Lander resident killed in Sunday car wreck

A former Lander resident who died early Sunday in a one-vehicle traffic accident in Garfield County, Colo., has been identified.
Officials said Devon Cardera, ...

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Births
HEBAH
A daughter was born to Constance Hebah of Lander at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 13, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 6 ...

State Capitol site of annual Celebration of Hope

With a focus planned on colorectal cancer survivors, the Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium's 10th Annual Celebration of Hope is Friday at the ...

Bill may help Fremont County recruit mental health care providers

Shortages of health care providers across Wyoming could see some alleviation due to a bill progressing through the state legislature. The legislation would ...

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Man arrested for Obama threat
CHEYENNE -- Federal authorities have arrested a Cheyenne man who has a violent criminal history for calling police and ...

Snow conditions OK for rec; ice looking good

On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday.

Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ...

Medicaid add-on by Bebout called 'poison pill'

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate on Monday gave initial approval to a bill to expand the federal Medicaid program, but only after amending it to require that new ...

CWC, other colleges don't favor bill on guns in school

Wyoming community college officials, including Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez, are opposed to a bill that would allow people with concealed ...

The first production run will be 500 plates.

CHEYENNE --A bill that would authorize specialized license plates for the state's two tribes has passed ...

Wind River snowpack at 92 percent

Snow-water equivalents have fallen in the Wind River Basin this week, according to the University of Wyoming Water Resources Data System.
The average SWE for ...

With a drastic drop-off in passenger boardings for 2014 confirmed at Riverton Regional Airport, the Riverton City Council plans to proceed with the creation of ...

New school plan approved for 95 percent threshold

The Wyoming School Facilities Department gave Fremont County School District 25 permission to move from the 60 percent to the 95 percent design phase of the ...

The way it was: Freshman legislator -- 1975

It's hard to imagine a Democrat being the top vote-getter in a Fremont County legislative election, but John Vinich did it more than once.
Here he is at the ...

Library to show 'Treasure Island'

Lander Library will be the site for the National Theatre's broadcast of "Treasure Island."
Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is ...

In the saddle no matter the season

To a motorist driving by sipping coffee in the toasty cab of her vehicle, a person out riding a bike to work in the winter might seem crazy. Cyclists who ...

Police chief recognizes motel owner for helping ill tenant

Riverton police chief Mike Broadhead gave a Citizen Appreciation Citation to Arnulfo Zertuche Sr., owner of the Jackpine Motel, during a city council meeting ...

BLM advisory council to meet; public welcome to attend

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming Resource Advisory Council will meet Monday through Wednesday in Laramie.
The meeting is open to the public and will ...

 
 

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