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State to study creating true presidential primary election

CHEYENNE -- This could be the last year that Wyoming uses its often-times confusing caucus process to award the state's Republican and Democratic delegates for ...

Woman struck, killed on road

A woman walking on Wyoming Highway 789 was struck and killed by an automobile Wednesday night.
Officials said dark clothing probably was a factor in the ...

CWC preparing for big dip in revenue; 90-plus ideas on table

Anticipating a revenue reduction of up to $2 million in the upcoming year due to a downturn in mineral production in Wyoming and a decline in local property ...

Search is on for man who robbed bank, fled with cash

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the man who robbed a Cheyenne bank inside a grocery store.
The department on Monday ...

City approves renewals for 32 liquor licenses

A new public defender also has been hired, but at lower pay.

The Riverton City Council has approved 32 liquor license renewal applications.
No new ...

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Births

SCHERF
Twin boys were born to Cassandra Sherf of Riverton and Devon Sherf of Riverton at 10:16 a.m. and ...

Change endangered species process, Mead tells colleagues

The Wyoming Republican is chairman of the Western Governors Association, which meets this week in Denver.

DENVER (AP) -- The leader of the Western ...

Park bison thinning under way

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has started shipping its famous wild bison to slaughter in response to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease ...

Wyoming digest

Counterfeit bills used in Cody
CODY (AP) -- Police in Cody are investigating the use of counterfeit $20 bills over the last few weeks.
Police say on ...

New plan to take effect in the fall; Aspen Park is designated building
All kindergartners in Riverton School District will attend school in the same ...

County plans to end most recycling for consumers

As part of a continued effort to improve operational efficiencies, the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has initiated a recycling program review ...

Pair who died from dam fall intoxicated; no foul play

The mother and son who died last month after falling off of the Diversion Dam bridge both were intoxicated, according to an autopsy report from the Fremont ...

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Births


ABEYTA
A son was born to Maelena Oldman of Ethete and Roy Abeyta of Ethete at 10:21 p.m. Feb. 28 at ...

Colon, rectal cancer can be stopped - if it's detected early

While colorectal cancer can often be deadly, recommended screenings can make it largely preventable for most people, according to a Wyoming Department of ...

New cancer plan tailored to Wyoming data

A new plan intended as a guide for Wyoming's efforts to help reduce cancer's burden across the state for the next several years is available from the Wyoming ...

Court rules with city in open meetings lawsuit

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has ruled in favor of the city of Cheyenne in a lawsuit over public access to government meetings.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle ...

Elk near border show positive for brucellosis

(AP) -- Researchers say six of 16 cow elk captured recently just north of the Wyoming border have tested positive for exposure to brucellosis.
The results are ...

No late save for bill guarding student privacy in social media

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have prohibited teachers and school officials from prying into students' private, personal social media accounts ultimately ...

Wyoming digest

Hill sues U.S. House candidate
CASPER (AP) -- Former Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has filed a defamation lawsuit against ...

Meth ring convicts get probation

A sting operation that ended a 13-person methamphetamine ring initially seemed like a major bust on Fremont County drug crime, but is now coasting to a more ...

 
 

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