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Day at the Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Friday the ninth eighth day of the 2015 General Session:
ROAD KILL: The Senate received from the House a bill that ...

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Judge amendment goes to Senate
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the mandatory ...

Yellowstone bison moved for slaughter

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has begun shipping wild bison for slaughter as part of a plan to reduce the park's population by as many as 900 ...

Enzi chairs Senate budget committee, says balanced ledger possible by '25

WASHINGTON -- The new Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee said Thursday that he'll try to pass a fiscal blueprint this spring that will promise a ...

No immediate plans to address dog packs after woman's death

After a woman was found dead in November due to an apparent dog attack on the Wind River Indian Reservation, some wondered whether officials would address the ...

Children's event new to Wild West Winter Carnival

It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Art, Technology and Science at 120 S. Third St. in Riverton.

A new event for children has ...

Bill would OK tribal license plates

Each tribe would have its own design, which would be determined by the tribal business council with help from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ...

Bill on unregulated food advances, but Campbell opposed

A Fremont County legislator was the sole vote Thursday against a House committee endorsement of a proposal that would exempt certain Wyoming food sales from ...

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Births
BISHOP
A daughter was born to Danielle Bishop of Lander and Matthew Bishop of Lander at 1:38 p.m. Jan. 9, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

House votes down bill that would have weakened pot penalties for small quantities

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday defeated a bill to reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
The House ...

Medicaid plans weighed by lawmakers not identical

Department of Health Director Tom Forslund explained how one bill that has been filed differs from the plan put forth by Gov. Matt Mead.

CHEYENNE -- ...

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Missing woman fell 15 to 20 feet
POWELL -- The Park County coroner's office says a woman whose body was found near an irrigation canal just west of ...

Wind River snowpack looks good

Statewide, median snow water equivalent for all 19 measuring locations is 101 percent, a full 20 percent lower than the level measured 12 months ...

Students to compete at state poetry contest

The 10thAnnual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will take placeFeb. 2 to Feb. 3in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, including Catlin Tillman of ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ...

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Community calendar
SATURDAY
Ice Fishing Derby is Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 at Boysen Reservoir. This is a Wild West Winter Carnival event.
Poker Run ...

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ...

Calvert to retire as public TV chief this summer

Two years after announcing --then withdrawing --her retirement in 2013, Ruby Calvert says she is ready to leave her post as general manager of the Wyoming ...

Vehicular homicide suspect bound over

Reuben Revere already has been convicted of DUI related to the Nov. 13 wreck in west Riverton.

Vehicular homicide and aggravated assault charges ...

Wyoming water panel looks over projects added by lawmakers

The programs include $2.6 million for spillway work at Bull Lake.

CHEYENNE --Some members of the state Water Development Commission voiced concerns ...

 
 

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