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Money from college's tax mill plunges; part of major fiscal hurdle


It's only money controlled entirely by CWC

The optional mill regularly levied at Central Wyoming College is expected to bring in almost a ...

Wyoming digest


Uranium layoffs announced
(AP) -- The owner of a Wyoming uranium mine has announced it will lay off a dozen employees and reassign several others, as ...

Shoshoni PD transporting mental subjects; long-term solution sought

Police, EMS and hospital representatives are meeting over the next few weeks to formulate a permanent solution for transport of violent Title 25 patients, who ...

A five car pile-up stopped both lanes of traffic on rural U.S. Highway 26 for more than two hours Thursday. When westbound traffic was temporarily stopped in a ...

Mead orders 'suffrage centennial' for statewide commemoration in 2019-20

Wyoming officials are planning a months-long celebration of the state's role in giving women the right to vote.
Through an executive order signed Tuesday, ...

Man may have died after falling in park spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Rangers are searching for a man believed to have fallen into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
Someone reported ...

Lawmakers eye Capitol Square costs

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming officials expect to learn next month the maximum price tag for completing the ongoing restoration of the state Capitol building in ...

Wyoming digest


Murder sentence won't be reduced
CASPER (AP) -- A judge has declined to reduce the prison sentence of a Natrona County man convicted of murder after ...

USDA killing wolves near Lander in response to 3 calf deaths

Ranchers west of Lander have had three verified livestock killings by wolves in the last two weeks, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has authorized ...

Honor Dog program on hiatus amid state personnel hiring freeze

The Wyoming Honor Farm's program that trains dogs from the local Paws for Life animal shelter is on hold after the retirement of Gary Klentz, who ran the Honor ...

Sheriff ends hauling of mental subjects; civil rights a worry

County officials are struggling to solve issues with the local Title 25 program, which became dysfunctional after area law enforcement agencies announced they ...

Video game used in attack that broke man's skull

A Riverton man is in custody on charges he assaulted his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend last week in an apartment on Spire Drive.
One of the weapons believed to ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A son was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapaho at 10:00 a.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Riverton and Bureau of Indian Affairs responders went to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Monday afternoon involving a half-ton Chevrolet pickup that ran ...

Carp shoot raises funds for Search and Rescue

Riverton Search and Rescue volunteers host their third annual carp shoot fundraiser Friday through Sunday, June 10-12, at Long Point on Ocean Lake.
The effort ...

Brewfest Friday and Saturday in Lander park

The 2016 Fremont Toyota Lander Brewfest, an event projected to bring over 2,500 people to enjoy craft beer from around the Rocky Mountain West, is this ...

"Jungle Rhythm" was the name of the song these 3-year-olds in pink and black, above, performed Saturday at the Motion Bliss Academy recital in ...

Black-footed ferrets to be restored to two ranches

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wildlife officials hope this summer to restore a population of black-footed ferrets to a pair of western Wyoming ranches where the species, for ...

Agencies near new budget cut deadline; Mead to brief lawmakers

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead plans to present state agency budget cuts to lawmakers later this month.
Mead announced in April that falling energy revenues would ...

Flood advisory still on through Wednesday morning

A flood advisory will remain in effect through Wednesday morning in central Fremont County, where small streams are expected to reach bank-full ...

 
 

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