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Thinning of Yellowstone's bison herd starts with 100

So far this winter, tribal hunters have taken 80 bison, and state hunters have harvested 19.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- At least 100 Yellowstone National ...

Avalanche buries five-ton truck

JACKSON (AP) -- Authorities say an avalanche buried a freight truck near Jackson as the snow continued to pile up in western Wyoming.
Multiple avalanches ...

Life Resource Center renovation not a 'done deal' amid state crisis

The Wyoming Department of Health state agency is working on an a scaled back alternative for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
Officials acknowledge ...

Rec task force launches biz survey

Peabody Energy has filed its plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court, representing another key milestone in the company's ...

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Births

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A daughter was born to Alfreda Blackburn of Riverton and Gary Blackburn of Riverton at 8:35 ...

Price being cut on listing for vacant CWC building

With the vacant Central Wyoming College building in downtown Lander languishing on the real east market, the college has decided to reduce the price.
Willie ...

Little support shown for school consolidation bill

The state faces a shortfall of more than $360 million in its annual K-12 budget amid a sharp downturn in fossil fuel production.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A ...

WLRC plans might suffer under the continuing state downturn

Plans call for a 929-acre mine in a previously mined region about 60 miles from Lander and 70 miles from Riverton.

Federal regulators say a new ...

Preparation key to working with federal agencies

If you want to sell to the government, networking events such as the upcoming GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo in Casper on Feb. 22 and 23 are a great way to ...

Rehearsals for Missoula Children's Theatre's "The Frog Prince" began Tuesday. The performance is at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Peabody works to leave Chapter 11 process, files plan of reorganization

Peabody Energy has filed its plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court, representing another key milestone in the company's ...

Cheyenne OKs move to up top police pay equal to region

The three affected positions will no longer be eligible for overtime and comp time pay.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Cheyenne City Council has approved final ...

Allen pushing again for Indian education, license plate bills

Many bills from last year are returning to the debate platform for the 2017 session of the Wyoming Legislature.
In particular, Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, is ...

City exploring new policy to permit ducks in town

The current ordinance forbids raising the fowl in city limits.

First it was chickens.
Now, it's ducks that may be allowed within Riverton city ...

A portion of the South Federal Inn, located at 221 S. Federal Blvd. in Riverton, burned Wednesday morning.
Police scanner traffic indicated that initial calls ...

Wyoming digest

Bill targets class sizes
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill has been introduced in the state House to increase class sizes in Wyoming public schools.
The ...

Massive snow pile-up continues

JACKSON (AP) -- The snow continues to pile up in western Wyoming.
Wednesday marked the third straight day of snow falling in Jackson Hole and surrounding ...

State of the State: Mead would fund tribal liaisons

The governor suggested pulling the money from Wyoming's 'rainy day' reserve account, which contains $1.6 billion.

Continued funding for tribal ...

Firefighters braved sub-zero temperatures to sharpen their skills Saturday and Sunday at the annual Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton.
Fire school ...

Under bill, marriage licenses no longer necessary

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Couples will no longer need to get a marriage license in order to get hitched if lawmakers pass a bill sponsored by Republicans and Democrats ...

 
 

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