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Riders, both past 60, through state on 3,000 mile trek

GILLETTE (AP) -- A pair of bicyclists rode from Buffalo to Gillette one Friday. By then, they had nearly 1,500 miles under their belts, but they still had a ...

Wyoming digest

Senators: GOP bill an improvement
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. John Barrasso says the GOP health care proposal isn't perfect but is a ...

Ag census coming; sign up by June 30

It's the only complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them.


Wyoming farmers and ranchers can take part in the 2017 ...

Mary Lea Wolf, left, led a group of beginning students in learning to play the guitar during week two of R Recreation's Summer Academy. In the circle from ...

Man who killed landlord with hammer will plead guilty

While a tenant in 56-year-old Keith Stephenson's basement, Florin Brandon Wyatt beat him to death in March.


Florin Brandon Wyatt, who killed ...

The bear population in the greater Yellowstone region has been declared "recovered."

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for ...

College OKs near $4M land buy for Jackson site

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved the purchase of two lots that will someday hold an outreach center in Jackson.
The unanimous vote ...

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Births

KUDER
A baby was born to Gwen Kuder of Lander and Keith Kuder of Lander at 9:18 p.m. June 19 at SageWest ...

Guard soldiers flock to Camp Guernsey

GUERNSEY -- The population of the small town of Guernsey in east Wyoming nearly doubles for a few weeks this time of year as the Camp Guernsey Joint Training ...

'Transformer' eclipse stamp makes U.S. debut in Laramie; changes when touched

LARAMIE (AP) -- The U.S. Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this ...

Yellowstone seaplane plan draws fire

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Residents outside Yellowstone National Park are opposing plans to start seaplane tours of the park and surrounding area this ...

Treasurer says he'll resign over money spat with commission

Longtime Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger, mired in a dispute with the Fremont County Commission, on Tuesday announced his resignation.
After ...

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Births

SMILEY
A daughter was born to Ashli Smiley of Lander and Kevin Smiley of Lander at 8:10 a.m. June 16 at ...

Fierce wind fells branches; lake rescue required

A brief but intense wind storm swept through the Wind River Basin on Tuesday afternoon, sending branches and debris flying through Riverton for the better part ...

State to take on Casper missing- person case

CASPER (AP) -- Agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation will take over a missing persons case at the request of the Casper Police ...

Wyoming digest

Lawmakers weigh changes in at-risk programs
GUERNSEY (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers will explore changes to the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy to bring ...

Mother, three children those killed in head- on crash Friday

BAGGS (AP) -- Authorities have identified all five victims of the fatal collision Friday in southeast Wyoming.
A sports utility vehicle crossed the center line ...

Beginning this fall, Arapahoe students will go home from school every Friday with a backpack filled with food, thanks to a grant from the First Nations ...

Emergency officials are warning citizens to remain vigilant near local waterways as flows begin to recede this summer.
With temperatures in the 60s and 70s at ...

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Deaths

RICHARDSON
Avis J. Richardson, 80, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Wind River Health ...

 
 

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