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Big year for park visitation
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Visitation to Yellowstone National Park has topped the 2.7 million mark, and the park is on ...

Arapahos say they are quitting Joint Business Council; not acceptable, say Shoshones

The Northern Arapaho Business Council is terminating its involvement with the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council after it made a new policy not to ...

During trips throughout the country to visit family, Riverton resident Nance Shelsta has enjoyed taking her grandchildren to community children's museums and ...

First snow showing up

Winter is making an early foray into Wyoming.
Snow is falling in northern Wyoming, and not just in the mountains.
Places like Gillette, Sheridan and Buffalo ...

Bar fight brings felony charge to one man; two others facing misdemeanors

A fight that started in a Riverton bar has resulted in felony charges being filed.
Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts transferred the case to District Court, ...

Court challenges fail, so big wild horse roundup to start Monday

CHEYENNE -- A roundup of about 800 wild horses from southwest Wyoming is expected to start Monday after animal advocates failed to stop the operation in ...

Court again nixes sentence in Sheridan murder case

CHEYENNE -- For the second time, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a Sheridan judge to re-sentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 ...

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Births
ANTELOPE
A son was born to Randi Antelope of Ethete and Dennison Antelope Sr. of Ethete at 4:12 p.m. June 17 at SageWest Health Care at ...

County joins Lander, Popo Agie Conservation District in flood mitigation probe

Local partners are hoping a state grant will cover part of the cost of an expensive study into mitigating flood risks on the Popo Agie River.
"The purpose of ...

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Births
ANDERSON
A daughter was born to Katina Anderson of Riverton and Boyd Anderson of Riverton at 12:58 p.m. July 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Most herbs defy easy description. Trying to discuss the flavor of thyme or oregano leads only to vague adjectives. Calling rosemary "woody" doesn't quite cut ...

How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor.
Yes, after a week of ...

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Magpul grant reduced
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a new financial package to help bring Magpul Industries to ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ...

No injuries in fire at empty house on Great Plains Road

No one was injured in a structure fire that was reported at about 6 a.m. Monday at 28 East Great Plains Road.
Officials said the abandoned house was engulfed ...

Court says EPA emissions rules must wait for full legal challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge ...

City OKs grant app for runway work

The FAA will administer the grant to pay for the design, which will be used when the city requests bids for construction next year.

Local officials ...

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ...

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Deaths
ADDISON
John "Sluggo" Addison, 66, of Arapahoe, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A rosary and wake will be at 7 ...

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Girl killed by falling tree
CHEYENNE -- A 6-year-old Cheyenne girl has died after a tree fell on her while her family was cutting firewood in Albany ...

 
 

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