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Health care marketplace enrollment pace faster

In Wyoming, more than 9,000 people chose plans in the insurance marketplace in the first month.

Reports show people are enrolling in health care ...

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Marcella "Marcy" Dickinson, 62, died Saturday, Jan. 3, at home surrounded by family. Per her request, there will be no ...

Wood to leave CWC administrative position

The vice president for student and academic services has worked at the college for nearly five years.

Central Wyoming College vice president for ...

Legislators seeking to reduce penalties for some drug offenses

CHEYENNE --Lawmakers will be asked to consider several proposals to ease the penalties for low-level drug offenses when they begin the 2015 session next ...

Judge orders extradition for Lander man facing 10 sexual assault charges from Illinois

A Lander man is set to be extradited to Illinois to face 10 separate sexual assault charges. Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt signed an order of ...

Miller chairman of House committee

The Riverton representative says he also will introduce his own legislation during the general session.

Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has a new ...

Accident kills teen, injures four others

Alcohol is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the early Sunday rollover.

Officials are investigating a one-vehicle accident that ...

Officer dragged by vehicle during arrest; driver faces multiple charges

Dakotah Crawford, 25, of Riverton, was arrested Monday for driving under the influence, probation revocation, fleeing and reckless driving after reportedly ...

State Legislature gathering amid financial worry

CHEYENNE -- The incoming leaders of the Wyoming Legislature say they intend to keep a close eye on factors affecting the state's financial future as they ...

Bill would study lands transfer

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee is pushing a bill in the upcoming session to put up $100,000 to study the idea of seeking the transfer of federal ...

Extension educator promotes hydropower

Milt Geiger says irrigation districts and municipalities are interested in small hydropower.

WORLAND (AP) --Milt Geiger gets pretty excited when he ...

Ethete man gets 15 months in prison for beating girlfriend

An Ethete man was sentenced to 15 months in prison Thursday for beating his girlfriend with a plastic pipe. A judge also ordered him to serve three years of ...

Scholarship available to Wyoming students

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has begun offering the Clifford P. Hansen Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship recognizes an outstanding college ...

Public packs meeting on Wyoming oil regulations

New rules require companies to test groundwater before and after drilling.

CHEYENNE --Several hundred people packed into an auditorium for a public ...

Early bird park permits on sale

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is offering annual permits at a discount until Feb. 15.
During the early bird sale, ...

BYU dance team to perform in Riverton

The Brigham Young University ballroom dance company is bringing its world champion showcase "Capture the Magic" to Riverton.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. ...

Historians to discuss South Pass City

Historians Jon Lane and Susan Layman will be available to answer questions about South Pass City during Coffee with a Historian on Wednesday.
The two can tell ...

Wyoming digest

Man accused of sexual assault dies
GLEN ARBOR, Mich. --A lawyer says a 94-year-old Michigan man accused of sexually assaulting children decades ago in ...

Prosecutor seeking execution of Eaton

U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson overturned his death sentence and ruled he hadn't received an adequate defense.

A prosecutor has filed notice ...

State seeks comments on historic preservation plan

A last call for comments concerning Wyoming's statewide historic preservation plan is under way.
The State Historic Preservation Office invites the citizens ...

 
 

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