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January saw four confirmed suicides

Fremont County had four confirmed suicides in what coroner Mark Stratmoen called a "bad January."
The total was unusually high for a county which has ...

Friday grass fire near highway

Volunteer firefighters were dispatched early Friday afternoon to 3 Little Valley Court for a substantial grass fire which threatened the home of Jason and ...

Lawmakers hear new pitch from Mead on expanding Medicaid

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead is urging the Wyoming Legislature to reconsider expanding Medicaid as lawmakers continue their work on the state's budget. ...

UW Cowboys, Rams to meet in Border War

LARAMIE - Saturday's 225th Border War between the University of Wyoming men's basketball team and Colorado State will feature two of the top three-point ...

Riverton's aquatic ace swam to another school mark, this one in the 200-yard freestyle.

It's been quite a glorious season for Riverton's Travis ...

River Rats begin title defense

Riverton's hockey club will face off in Rock Springs this weekend in hopes of repeating as state champions.

Playoffs are known as the second season, ...

Big Red's wrestlers prepared for this weekend's 4-A West regionals with a dominant performance against the Casper school by a score of 39-24.

Kelly ...

Riverton business featured in March on national TV via 'World's Greatest' show

Bott Monument in Riverton has been selected to be featured on a TV show called "World's Greatest." Production crews wrapped up filming in December.
Owner Drew ...

Above, Jeff Young of Trihydro, an engineering firm with an office in Lander, demonstrated the DGIS 1000 drone during the Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days ...

SourceGas acquired by Black Hills Energy; will change name

SourceGas is now Black Hills Energy. Black Hills on Feb. 12 announced its acquisition of SourceGas, the natural gas utility serving 429,000 customers in ...

A gracious person for a lifetime

'Sister/cousin' Mae could show today's athletes and pols a thing or two

Maesie. I don't know how her dad would have spelled the name. But that's what ...

Scalia, part 2

Republicans feel calculated risk of stalling for a court replacement is worth it

The election-year death of monumental United States Supreme Court ...

Court upholds life without parole in Sheridan killng

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is upholding the sentence of life without parole for a man convicted of a 2009 home-invasion killing of a ...

Oil spill in creek contained after leaking pipe plugged

GILLETTE (AP) -- Officials say a pipeline leak that caused between 1,200 and 1,700 gallons of crude oil to spill into a creek near Gillette has been clamped to ...

Lawmakers hear many budget amendments

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature started churning through scores of proposed budget amendments Wednesday as members weighed how to keep ...

Wyoming Digest

Still no conclusions in bar death
RAWLINS (AP) -- Despite expecting evidence back from the Wyoming State Crime Lab in December, the Carbon County ...

New mountain pine beetle activity was reported last year in Fremont County forests. Last week, the Wyoming State Forestry Division and the U.S. Forest Service ...

College funding changes survive initial reading

A bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state passed on first reading Thursday in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
No ...

Funding for WLRC project challenged in Legislature debate

CHEYENNE - Funding to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and another state-run health care facility became vulnerable during a heated debate ...

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has asked the state to provide $300,000 for a study of Pavillion well water, which residents have long ...

 
 

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