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State of the state: Mead talks coal, water

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead pledged to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal as a top priority as he delivered his state of ...

Manslaughter plea accepted in death of infant

An Ethete woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of her newborn son in March. The plea, entered Tuesday in U.S. District Court in ...

'Marlboro Man' Winfield died Monday at 85; local resident for four decades

A local rancher renowned for his work as the "Marlboro Man" in cigarette advertising died Monday at his home in Riverton.
Darrell Winfield, 85, moved to ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...

WDH says cervical cancer is largely preventable

Free screening is available for low-income, uninsured women.

Regular screening and a key vaccination series can help prevent most cases of cervical ...

Digest

Teen loses bid for new murder trial
GERING, Neb. --A Wyoming teenager has lost his bid for a new trial and is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 19 for ...

City council to consider six candidates for Ward 2 seat

Final letters of interest to fill the Riverton City Council Ward 2 vacancy were due Monday, and six residents made the deadline.
Sarah Kalbach, Richard ...

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 ...

Today

Deaths
DICKINSON
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 ...

 
 

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