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Coroner named pair in Diversion Dam fall; suicide doubtful

Authorities have identified the people who died Friday after falling off the Diversion Dam bridge.
Tab Noline, 17, died at the scene of the incident, while ...

Legislature nears end; not all budget questions done

Leaders say they expect both houses to approve a budget bill and send it to Gov. Matt Mead early this week.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming lawmakers ...

Missing teen found at wreck site after several days

Adrianna Goggles was reported missing Feb. 18, and her vehicle was found wrecked late last week.

Officials have confirmed the identity of the ...

Emergency responders spent much of Friday afternoon tending to a grass fire that got out of control on Lakeview Drive near Kinnear.
The call came in at about ...

Tribal license plates among legislation killed in Cheyenne

Bills had until the end of business Friday to be voted on in committee of the second chamber.

CHEYENNE - Specialized vehicle license plates ...

Two dead from dam plunge; teen fell first, then older woman

Both of the people who fell off of the Diversion Dam bridge Friday afternoon died as a result of the incident, officials said this week.
Fremont County ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne credit union robbed
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A credit union inside a Cheyenne grocery store has been robbed by an armed man.
The Laramie County ...

Yellowstone phasing out familiar yellow Bombardier snowcoaches

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is retiring its fleet of bright yellow Bombardier snowcoaches.
The 18 vehicles will are travel from Old ...

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Beverly A. (Samuelson) Lord, 58, died on Sunday Feb. 28, 2016 in Casper at the Wyoming Medical ...

Moose, bighorn, bison count holding steady in Jackson zone

JACKSON (AP) -- There have not been any major changes in the number of bighorn sheep, moose and bison populations in the Jackson Hole region, according to ...

Future of Social Security closely tied to affordability of reliable health care for all

When the presidential race begins to focus seriously on issues, you're likely to hear a lot about Social Security and to some extent Medicare. The nub of ...

Late February is postseason basketball time in Fremont County. Twenty years ago, the Wind River Cougars faced Riverside for a spot in the Class 2-A West ...

Wyoming digest

Senate kills gun bill without vote
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have allowed residents to carry concealed firearms to state or local government ...

College funding change passes Wyoming House

A bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state passed unanimously on the third reading consent list Tuesday in the Wyoming House of ...

Enzi has opening for a U.S. Senate page in summer session

The deadline for summer applications is March 9.

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., encourages Wyoming high school students to apply to be a Senate ...

Body discovered

A plow driver was walking a parking lot next to the Pit Stop in Lander looking for a missing part early Saturday afternoon when he found a body in the bushes. ...

Tree project adds 375 at Ocean Lake for new fish habitat

Regional personnel and volunteers helped the Wyoming Game and Fish Division and Habitat and Access crew, along with Fremont County Solid Waste and ...

Wind River student's art selected for national show

Kit Vogel, a senior at Wind River High School, didn't know her art was going to be nationally exhibited until her whole school did.
Her ceramics teacher, Joy ...

Stamp art entries due by March 1

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is now accepting artwork for the 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. Each year the Game and Fish selects one ...

Puccini favorite airing in HD video Saturday, Lander Library

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Manon Lescaut" is screened from the Metropolitan Opera in high-definition video at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Lander ...

 
 

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