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Yellowstone National Park biologists counted at least 104 wolves from 11 packs living in the park at the end of 2014.
The figures released Wednesday were up ...

Mental health moves OKd by subcommittee for consideration

Wyoming lawmakers are pushing mental-health reforms that would change how the state treats those considered to be a threat to themselves or others.
A ...

Wyoming digest

Hunted deer had CWD
CODY (AP) -- A Cody hunter who shot a deer infected with a deadly disease is concerned he did not know the animal was afflicted ...

David Hatcher played a part in Ranger treasure hunts before, but now he's a winner himself.
The Paradise Valley resident located the decorated Ranger football ...

Horse neglect calls unfounded

Sheriff's deputies have responded to two reports of animal abuse involving horses on Elkhorn Drive in Riverton.
Both calls were determined to be ...

Among lawmakers with local represenation, Geis has biggest district

Of the eight state legislators who represent part of Fremont County, Sen. Gerald Geis, R-Worland, has the largest district at 8,108 square miles over five ...

CWC extends Valdez contract to June 2019

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted last month to extend CWC president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract through June 2019.
Trustees ...

Riverton got 16 inches of snow from Nov. 20-29 -- not a record, but far more than typical for the Thanksgiving period.
City of Riverton equipment has been ...

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Fremont County

State wildlife officials have confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in a hunt area near Lander.
In a press release Nov. 16, the Wyoming Game and ...

Tonkin Stadium will be a local hub for winter recreation this year, with opportunities for both sledding and ice skating available at the old high school ...

Festival of Trees set for Friday and Saturday

A "hideously" decorated tree has been traveling though Riverton for the past month spreading awareness about the 11th Annual Festival of Trees.
Event ...

Struck by vehicle, injured man lay in cold until found

Responders said the man had been lying outside "quite a while."

A 41-year-old Riverton man may have lost the use of his legs after being struck by a ...

Facing state fund crunch, Mead wants less set aside for savings

Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up ...

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SPRUELL
Former Riverton resident Doyle Spruell of Albion, Ill died at age 79 in Albion. He was the ...

Lawmaker expenses vary widely due to size of legislative districts

Nathan Winters has considerable ground to cover as a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives.
His district - Wyoming House District 28 - spans 5,165 ...

Fear strikes when some home cooks face even the thought of dealing with pumpkin pie. Google could not locate a word for "fear of making pie pastry," although ...

ABC Sign Co. workers Shaide Stover and Kevan Root worked on the Acme Theater marquee on Main Street in downtown Riverton. Many of the original slide-on ...

Wyoming digest

State vet eyes brucellosis spread
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan says he expects to know within a week whether the disease ...

State plans new steps against wildlife disease

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State wildlife officials drafted their first new plan in a decade to try to manage chronic wasting disease, a document that includes ...

Wyoming digest

Wasting disease plan set
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife officials have drafted a new plan to manage chronic wasting disease, one that includes ...

 
 

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