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Juvenile justice to be big interim study by lawmakers

CHEYENNE -- Overhauling how Wyoming approaches crimes and other misbehavior by juveniles will be among a state legislative committee's top priorities leading up ...

State's ed board gets back to work on review of sci standards

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Board of Education is moving forward with its review of state science standards.
Members of the board decided at their meeting last ...

Six injured in Wind River Canyon wreck

Six Cody residents were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Sunday after their Jeep collided with a rock in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials believe all of the ...

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District could leave the county's self-insurance pool and purchase health insurance from a private company for its ...

The title of Wednesday's presentation by Mark Jenkins was intriguing: "Vietnam Underground --The Viet Cong, Spelunkers and the Biggest Cave on Earth." So was ...

Winter was warm, dry in county

Spring has sprung, and meteorologists predict temperatures will continue to be above average, much like those seen during the winter.
The 2014-15 winter, ...

Declining oil prices affect tribal royalties

The Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue will hold a mineral and royalty question and answer session April 9 at the Bureau of ...

'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' next play in library series

The Lander Library will broadcast the play "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" in high definition Saturday.
The program is part of the library's National Theatre ...

Museums to host traveling outlaw exhibit

Wyoming has been the stomping grounds for many an outlaw. Butch Cassidy spent much of his career in Fremont County and Wyoming. He ranched in the Dubois area ...

Rollout trash change a success, say city planners

Early kinks being worked out

Riverton city residents have spent more than a month learning their new trash pickup schedule and figuring out how to ...

New rules on fracking raise duplication concern in state

CHEYENNE -- Critics of new rules for oil and gas development on federal and tribal land point out states including Wyoming have had at least one of those rules ...

Riverton police update fleet

Two new police cars rolled into Riverton the first week of March. Each year, the Riverton Police Department's budget allows for the purchase of two new ...

Wyoming digest

State Senate vacancy filled
DOUGLAS -- Douglas-area rancher Brian Boner has been appointed to replace Sen. Jim Anderson of Glenrock in The 30-year-old ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Seventh-grader qualifies for national science fair

Sean White has earned first place twice at the state science fair.

Wind River Middle School seventh-grader Sean White recently earned first place in ...

Change can be a struggle for some people --especially when it comes to food consumption --but Wyoming education officials say updated dietary guidelines for ...

The way it was: Tractor school -- 1930

Many a farmer dreamed of acquiring a tractor to improve efficiency, but even if your could manage to get one, learning to use it properly was easier said than ...

Price break at pump welcomed by consumers

Sixth in a series

The drop in oil prices is bringing smiles to many motorists when they pump fuel at gasoline stations.
In Riverton, the lowest ...

Jury duty scam using officer names

The Lander Police Department says Fremont County residents are being targeted in a phone scam regarding jury duty.
According to LPD public information officer ...

Survey shows general satisfaction on roads

Among the results, 85 percent of the respondents agreed the state's highways and interstates usually permit travel with only minimal delays.

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