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Riverton's second Nativity Celebration Community Event was hosted Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riverton High School and Middle ...

City renews with PAWS for animal control work

The City of Riverton has renewed its lease agreement with the Paws for Life Animal Shelter at 515 South Smith Road.
The city Council approved the action Dec. ...

Yellowbear files complaint alleging persecution on religious grounds

Convicted baby-killer Andrew Yellowbear Jr. filed a civil rights complaint against several prison staff, claiming he's been mistreated because of his success ...

Fire burns trailer near Riverton; wood stove probable cause

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed part of a trailer home at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. ...

Budget trims cash set aside originally for WLRC upgrade

Gov. Matt Mead is recommending $20 million saved up to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center and Wyoming State Hospital go toward covering a budget ...

Amid shortfall, Mead tells lawmakers school funding a big worry

Coal downturn at heart of the issue

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he believes the state can pay for government operations over the next two years ...

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A daughter was born to Callie Scott of Lander and Greg Scott of Lander at 5:54 a.m. Dec. 7 at ...

Program offers resources for caregivers with long-term duties

A little help or rest may be available for Wyoming residents who care for loved ones, family members or friends on an ongoing basis through a program offered ...

Diabetes rate in Wyoming nearly twice that of 2001

Rising diabetes rates can translate into personal challenges for those affected and their families, as well as a significant impact on healthcare costs in the ...

Cancer diagnosis often has significant impact on patient's earning ability, UW researcher

A new analysis by University of Wyoming researcher Anna Zajacova indicates that when American adults are diagnosed with cancer, they experience significant ...

A top University of Wyoming Extension Service educator was recognized during statewide training in Riverton for her efforts to provide training to elected and ...

Man shot by deputies at skill hill

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigations is investigating after Albany County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Colorado man at a ski ...

More than 300K lake trout taken from Yellowstone

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fishery workers this year recorded their biggest catch yet in a long-running effort to reduce the number of non-native lake trout in ...

Wyoming digest

Judge denies Bohling request
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A district judge has denied a request from former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling to acquit him of ...

Climber deaths last summer in Winds ruled accidental

Officials say the death of two climbers this summer in the Wind River Mountains was accidental.
The final case file has not yet been completed, but ...

Boarder dies in Jackson trail accident

JACKSON (AP) -- Officials say a snowboarder has died following an accident at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
The woman, who has not yet been identified, ...

$5.3M collected by U.S. attorney

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office collected more than $5.3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2015.
U.S. Attorney ...

Wyoming and the West digest

Bomber training termed successful
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The first U.S. Air Force training exercise in the recently expanded Powder River Training ...

Mead, western govs back pre-screening tourists

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Governors from 19 Western states called Friday for expansion of a program that screens international travelers at airports abroad, in a bid to ...

Tourism focus could add millions to Capitol project

Lawmakers are considering a plan to make the State Capitol a more attractive site for tourists and student groups once the planned three-year renovation is ...

 
 

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