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Rule could speed ferret effort

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Federal and state wildlife officials are announcing a new rule to make landowners in Wyoming less fearful about the legal implications of ...

Committee opts not to change state savings strategy for now

CASPER. (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers have decided not to draft a bill to change how the state saves money during years of decreased revenues, though they say they ...

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Past Shoshoni man killed; wife charged with running over him
GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman has been arrested for allegedly driving over her husband who died ...

Gravel road improvements get 1 percent tax money

The money had been allocated for a different project, but county commissioners decided to use it for gravel roads instead.

Dozens of miles of roads ...

Halloween safety applies to treats, decorations and costumes, say CDC experts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers health and safety tips for families planning Halloween festivities this month.
The fall celebration can ...

Wyoming sees little change in test scores in grades 4-8

Wyoming students showed little change in their scores on a national academic assessment.
Overall, Wyoming's fourth and eighth grade students in 2015 continued ...

Five people were injured in a one-vehicle rollover just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Wyoming Highway 789 west of Shoshoni.
Firefighters responding to the ...

College figures show lagging performance in 'student success'

70 percent of enrollees don't earn degree

Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez presented some unexpected statistics to the CWC Board ...

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Corrections

The caption with Wednesday's page one photos from Ashgrove Elementary's family literacy night should have ...

Death penalty expert disallowed in murder case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday rejected a request for a death penalty specialist to represent a teenager charged with killing two good Samaritans on ...

Reclamation costs an issue if big coal mines shut down

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The risk that coal companies in Wyoming and elsewhere could leave the public responsible for millions of dollars in mine-cleanup costs is a ...

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Restaurant to pay $11.4 million
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A judge has ordered a Cheyenne restaurant to pay a Nebraska couple nearly $11.4 million after the ...

After virus scare, quarantine now lifted at college's equine facility

The recent quarantine at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center has been lifted.
The quarantine was initiated after two horses at the equine center ...

With WIN out of Wyoming, multi-state cooperative might be next

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

Halloween events in county run from border to border

From costume contests to trick-or-treating, there is plenty to do in Fremont County to celebrate the Halloween holiday this weekend.
Events begin as early as ...

Get in the spirit of the season with Halloween potions that are not tricky to make. In fact, all you need for a shocktail is a good spirit, fresh fruit juices, ...

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Corrections

Tuesday's page one story "Riverton boy loses life in one-vehicle rollover" should have said the crash
took place Sunday, Oct. 25. ...

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Births

VILLA
A daughter was born to Pejuta "Buffalo" Villa of St. Stephen's and Melvin Villa of St. Stephen's at 1:46 p.m. Sept. 29 at SageWest ...

State urges participation in organ donation program; 60 percent rate the target

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) and its Wyoming Cares/Wyoming Shares program encourage all state residents to sign up as designated organ donors.
"The ...

Seniors, you'll probably see higher Medicare premiums and deductibles in '16

The last couple of weeks have brought unexpected and unwelcome news to millions of seniors and disabled people on Medicare. Their already high out-of-pocket ...

 
 

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