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Give Your Heart to Dubois benefit includes live music, silent auction

A "heartfelt" benefit Saturday will raise money for victims of the town's devastating fire Dec. 31.
The Give Your Heart to Dubois fundraiser will be 5 p.m. ...

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Births
LEHTO
A child was born to Angie Lehto of Riverton and Kyle Lehto of Riverton at 5:53 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Man breaks window of South Pass office to phone for help

A Reliance man broke the window of a South Pass City State Historic Site office Jan. 17 to use the phone after his vehicle had been stuck for several hours in ...

WRHS to drug test students in extracurricular activities

Wind River High School students involved in extracurricular activities are now subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
Any student with a positive test ...

Digest

Crash leads to felony drug charge
WHEATLAND -- State troopers seized about 41 pounds of marijuana while investigating a two-vehicle crash north of ...

House OKs lower fines for speeding

CHEYENNE -- House lawmakers have passed a bill that would lower fines for speeding on an 80 mph highway.
The bill was approved Thursday 58-1. Currently, anyone ...

Enzi son's firm must return money; 'misuse' suspected

Federal officials have ordered the developer of a long-delayed power plant in northeast Wyoming to return $5.7 million in stimulus money.
Documents show ...

Backup planned if Medicaid bill fails

It would make a one-time, $10-million payment to Wyoming hospitals to help cover the cost of treating uninsured people.

CHEYENNE -- Some Wyoming ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 18th day of the 2015 General Session:
SCIENCE STANDARDS: A bill that would allow the Wyoming State ...

Uranium mine gets EIS from regulators; public comment being taken

A uranium mine in Crooks Gap is one step closer to a permit after the Bureau of Land Management issued a draft environmental impact statement on the ...

Family of girl killed on road sues District 6

MaKayla Marie Strahle, 11, died the evening of Dec. 20, 2011, after she was struck by a passing truck as she crossed U.S. Highway 26 to her home four miles ...

Medicaid expansion defeated Friday in Senate in 19-11 vote

The Wyoming Senate on Friday defeated a bill that would expand Medicaid coverage to low-income people in the state.
Senate File 129 went down 19-11 after ...

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Deaths
ADAMS
Mary Alice Farthing Adams, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 31, at her home in Albuquerque, N.M., surrounded by family. Funeral services will be ...

Digest

Bill on secret voting put off
CHEYENNE -- A bill that would have allowed government bodies to vote in closed sessions likely is dead after the sponsor ...

Park discounts ending Feb. 15

CHEYENNE -- Outdoor enthusiasts have until Feb. 15 to take advantage of early-bird discounts for annual passes to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites.
The ...

Wyoming man convicted again for Nebraska killing

KIMBALL, Neb. -- A Wyoming man has been convicted, for a second time, of killing his former roommate in Nebraska.
Vencil Ash III, 43, was found guilty earlier ...

Vote on sputtering Medicaid bill put off another day in Senate

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has pushed back a final vote on whether to expand the federal Medicaid system.
The Senate voted Thursday to delay action on a ...

Pedestrian hit in September had .294 BAC

Autopsy results show the pedestrian killed in a car accident in September north of Riverton was intoxicated at the time of his death.
The incident has been ...

Deed scam asking money for documents available from county at no charge

No longer satisfied with limiting their tricks to the telephone, scammers also are taking to the mail to bilk Fremont County residents out of their money. ...

Long-delayed sentence set for sex offender

Lauro Alcaraz Jr. faces up to five years in state prison, then 13 more at the federal level.

As soon as his hearing finished Wednesday in Lander ...

 
 

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