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Maxfield's retirement ends long run in state government

Max Maxfield struggles when he tries to think of what he won't miss about being secretary of state.
"I don't think there is anything," he said. "I come in ...

WyDOT urges patience around plows

Some of the basic ways to be prepared for winter driving include installing winter windshield wiper blades and checking headlights and tire pressure.
When ...

Storm advisory most of Sunday

Unseasonably mild weather in the Wind River Basin is coming to an end Sunday, with a winter weather advisory posted through 3 p.m.
Snow accumulation of 2-4 ...

Vintage toys on display at museum for holiday season

A new display at the Pioneer Museum in Lander showcases toys from the past.
Rather than iPhones, mountain bikes and PlayStations, children in Lander's early ...

Winter weather returning

The unusually warm weather is coming to an end in Wyoming as a storm system with snow and colder temperatures began its march across the state Saturday.
The ...

Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians seeks advisory board nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is requesting candidate nominations for individuals to serve on the Special Trustee ...

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Yellowstone snowmobile season arrives
Yellowstone National Park opens Monday for snowmobiles and other motorized snow machines.
Recent warm weather ...

Tribal mapping partnership receives award

BILLINGS, Mont. --A partnership of five reservations in Montana and Wyoming has been awarded an Engineering Excellence Honor Award for surveying and mapping ...

Big response in state to new sign-up period for ACA plans

Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday's deadline to register for ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
With winter conditions in place, the Shoshone National Forest plans to burn both hand constructed and machine built ...

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Births
YELLOWPLUME
A son was born to Lorissa Yellowplume of Bellingham, Wash., and Sean Yellowplume of Lander at 8:13 a.m. Nov. 5 at SageWest Health ...

Digest

Two charged after meth found in mail
POWELL -- A man and a woman from Powell are facing felony drug charges after police intercepted a mailed package ...

Lottery to add two games

GILLETTE -- Two new games are expected to join the Wyoming Lottery lineup next year.
State lottery CEO Jon Clontz says The Cowboy Game, or Cowboy State Game, ...

Rec rules at Killpecker Dunes to be modified

ROCK SPRING -- Off-road vehicles driven on the Killpecker Sand Dunes in western Wyoming would need to be fitted with safety flags under rules proposed by the ...

Sanctuary for wild horses to be near Lander

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will begin sending wild horses rounded up from public rangelands to a new sanctuary in Fremont County.
Horses could begin ...

Snags delay progress in cabin vandalism cases

Incoming prosecutor Patrick LeBrun is being given extra time to prepare.

Cases against several young adults charged with breaking into and ...

After more than a year of discussing the need for the equipment, local ambulances may feature six new stretchers soon. The total cost would be a little less ...

County interested in 'pollbook' for voters but not interchangeable polling places for now

Local election workers likely would switch to electronic voter rolls if proposed legislation passes. Such a move would time and money and prevent voter fraud, ...

Today

Births
WHITE ANTELOPE
A son was born to Rosetta Antelope of St. Stephen's at 1:14 p.m. Oct. 14 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

Digest

Habitat area for toad proposed
LARAMIE -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a conservation area aimed at expanding the range of the ...

 
 

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