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Superintendents complain about state funding for schools

CHEYENNE -- Nine school superintendents made their case Tuesday to Gov. Matt Mead that the state is shortchanging Wyoming K-12 funding.
No resolution was ...

Despite federal action, governor says state to defend same-sex marriage law

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming will continue to defend a state law that defines marriage as existing only between a man and a woman despite federal appeals court rulings ...

Drunk driver behind wheel of automobile going 106 mph

Several subjects were arrested Wednesday afternoon after a deputy recorded their vehicle traveling more than 100 miles per hour on 8 Mile Road west of ...

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to leave the city-owned downtown parking lot unregulated.
The lot in question is on East Fremont Avenue between North ...

Kidnap suspect pleads not guilty, wants a trial

A kidnapping conviction would carry a penalty of 20 years to life in prison.

A trial date will be set for the Riverton man charged with kidnapping ...

Investigators can't say whether black bear or grizzly killed man in B-T Forest

Wyoming Game and Fish officials say they will likely never know what type of bear may have been involved in the death of Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, last ...

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Births
JORDAN
A son was born to Tina Jordan of Green Bay, Wis., and Sean Jordan of Rawlins at 8:24 a.m. June 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Ambulance chief makes pitch for beefed-up EMS service in county

Local officials must decide how good an emergency medical service Fremont County needs and what that is worth. Those questions underpinned EMS director Joseph ...

A stuffed chicken breast or other meat is an elegant way to change up the dinner menu. And it need not take a great deal of time. Simply prepare a filling, ...

CWC will need 'recapture' funds to counteract valuation change

Central Wyoming College will receive more than $200,000 from the state this year based on a decrease in local property value estimates.
The money will be ...

Same-sex marriages still on hold as state watches courts

CHEYENNE -- Lingering uncertainty over whether gay marriage is allowed in Wyoming prevented same-sex couples from marrying in the state Tuesday, prompting four ...

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Motorcyclist killed in crash
AFTON -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says mud-caked turn signals and brake lights may have contributed to a fatal crash ...

Riverton Middle School has been recognized in an educational book as a model for implementing "Response to Intervention" - a teaching method designed to help ...

State brief asks court to nix EPA position on rez borders

The State of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding lands ...

Today

Deaths
GAMBLER
Monica Jo Gambler, 11, of Ethete, died Saturday, Oct. 4, in Fort Washakie. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at ...

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders appear in children whose mothers drank alcohol while pregnant.

School counselors, social workers, medical providers ...

Digest

Zoo seeking name ideas for grizzly
POCATELLO, Idaho -- The Pocatello Zoo in eastern Idaho is asking the public to help name a grizzly bear.
The ...

Wyoming among states touched by court's inaction on gay marriage

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize ...

Convicted killer appeals life term in Sheridan case

CHEYENNE -- A Sheridan man serving life without parole in a 2009 home-invasion slaying has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have his sentenced ...

Court won't act on gay marriage; could make it legal in Wyoming

Same-sex marriage could become legal in Wyoming by year's end after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit ...

 
 

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