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RHS adviser helps students with post-graduation plans

Riverton High School's new college adviser says her title is a bit of a misnomer.
"I always say I wish I could change it," Feryne McSweeny said.
Some ...

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Bison moving closer to Jackson
JACKSON -- National Elk Refuge managers are urging Jackson residents to exercise caution when outside due to bison that ...

Natrona County to purchase body cameras

President Barack Obama has recommended spending $74 million to equip another 50,000 officers with the cameras.

CASPER -- The Natrona County sheriff's ...

Bald eagle survey planned statewide Jan. 10

As part of a national survey effort, the Bureau of Land Management Buffalo and Casper Field Offices are seeking volunteers to assist with the 2015 Midwinter ...

Bill would exempt clergy from gay vows

Gay marriage became legal in Wyoming on Oct. 17 after a ruling by U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl.

JACKSON -- An Afton senator is sponsoring ...

Big jump in traffic deaths for year in state

Wyoming saw an uptick in traffic fatalities across the state in 2014, according to data compiled by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
According to Sgt. David ...

Small fire damages porch; no one injured in incident

No one was injured in a small porch fire spotted by a neighbor at about 3:15 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Hobson Street in Lander.
City fire chief Eric ...

Man found dead on CWC campus Wednesday; likely a victim of hypothermia

A 46-year-old Riverton-area man was found dead Wednesday on the Central Wyoming College campus in Riverton.
Initial reports indicate he died of probable ...

Runways at city airport to receive upgrades

The project should take 170 days to finish.

Two runways at Riverton Regional Airport will get upgrades in the new year.
Riverton public works ...

Dubois assessing downtown fire damage

Dubois officials are busy this week addressing the aftermath of a Tuesday structure fire that destroyed and displaced more than a dozen local businesses.
No ...

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Births
WALLOWINGBULL
A daughter was born to Naomi C'Hair of Arapahoe and Dexter Wallowingbull of Arapahoe at 7:38 p.m. Dec. 9 at SageWest Health Care ...

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Man prefers commission seat
ROCK SPRINGS -- Randal Wendling has resigned from the Sweetwater County School District No. l board of trustees after ...

2014: Elections, airport trouble, same-sex marriage top news

Elections that brought massive turnover in local government --three mayors gone, a sitting County Attorney and Commissioner defeated, a Republican replacing a ...

No one was injured in the blaze Tuesday.

Eight Dubois businesses were destroyed Tuesday evening during a fire on the north side of Main Street in the ...

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Births
OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Rebecca Ochoteco of Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces.

READY
A daughter was born to ...

Tribe sues federal government over new ACA regulations

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Dec. 8 over proposed rules implementing the Affordable Care Act. Employees of the ...

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Buffalo man dies in house fire
BUFFALO -- A 46-year-old man died in a weekend house fire in northern Wyoming.
Officials say John Knebel of Buffalo and ...

Minimum wage bill to be heard by lawmakers

A Cheyenne lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would increase Wyoming's minimum wage to $9 an hour.
The state's current minimum wage is $5.15, but few ...

Governors of two states urge 94-year-old man's extradition

He faces three counts in Wyoming of child molestation dating to the 1960s.

JACKSON -- The governors of both Wyoming and Michigan are trying to speed ...

State gains ground in Tongue River spat

A special master in the case recommends denying most of Montana's remaining claims that Wyoming failed to deliver enough water on the Tongue ...

 
 

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