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Alpha, W.Va OK deal like Wyoming's
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Coal operator Alpha Natural Resources and West Virginia regulators have agreed on a deal ...

Tight budget notable for what's not there

Gov. Matt Mead announced an ambitious budget proposal this week that uses about $450 million in rainy-day funds to pay for a range of projects and reduce the ...

The colorfully costumed Boycott, above, demonstrated sign language during a story telling portion of his ...

A man and his dog were uninjured after being rescued Tuesday afternoon from Ray Lake near Fort Washakie.
Officials said the man's Argo - an amphibious sport ...

Big drop in county's tax base expected

Local officials anticipate Fremont County's assessed value will fall more than $250 million next year due to a decrease in natural gas and oil prices.
The ...

College exceeds enrollment target for fall term; spring looking good

Central Wyoming College has exceeded its enrollment goal for the fall, and administrators say they already are ahead of schedule for the spring semester.
As ...

More workers, more jobs in county than a year ago; jobless rate a bit higher, too

Fremont County's unemployment rate is higher than it was a year ago, but other figures paint a better picture of the jobs market.
In its newest report, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

St. Stephen's rode the roller coaster a year ago, but that experience, tied with high numbers and a group of talented seniors, make the Eagles a favorite to ...

The Rustlers followed up a loss with a big win, scoring over 100 points in the process.

Friday night wasn't very kind to the Central Wyoming College ...

RHS head coach Jay Galey has his Big Red wrestlers on point heading into the new season.

Blood, sweat and tears have already been shed as the ...

I have seen the future.
It came to me just before Thanksgiving in a cardboard box.
It is a cardboard box.
And if you were watching the fourth quarter of ...

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 ...

Charles Richard Busby

A memorial service for former Lander resident Charles Richard Busby was at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church in Casper. Mr. Busby ...

 
 

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