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Many readings of 30 below across state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming residents woke up Friday to some of the coldest temperatures and wind chills in a long ...

National report lists Wyoming seventh in educational quality

Wyoming is the only state ranked in the top 10 that is not located in New England or the Northeast.

An annual report on public education nationwide ...

Pavillion-area couple's contamination lawsuit vs. Encana can proceed Plaintiffs claim firm

A lawsuit that two Pavillion-area farmers launched against Encana is set to go to trial after a federal court judge denied the oil and gas company's request ...

Holiday snow challenges city

Procedures and priorities are in place for business streets, but residential streets in Riverton are not plowed by the city, and never have been.

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Deaths

HOBBS
Tad Hobbs, 74, of Riverton died at SageWest at Riverton on Tuesday, January 3. No services are ...

'Big John' Smith praised for role in improving reservation roads

Those who worked on Wind River Indian Reservation transportation issues with Big John Smith believe he did more for road improvements in Indian Country than ...

Riverton auctioneer says 'guilty' to felony

Clyde Stone said he generally misused his clients' funds in order to pay down other debts.

Clyde Stone, the Riverton auctioneer whose many debts led ...

Fremont County's first baby of the year, Dawson Merritt Smith, was born to parents Amy and Jordan Smith early Tuesday morning at SageWest Health Care at ...

The 307 Nerf Foam Flingers organized their third indoor battlefield last month at Central Wyoming College's Rustler Gym. The group plans monthly repeat ...

Heavy snow along I-80 corridor

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Snow is falling in much of Wyoming as the latest snowstorm makes its way through the state.
The heaviest snow is falling in the southern half, ...

Wyoming education group sees no quick fix for K12 funding shortfall

Public comment on the issue is due by Wednesday.

The Wyoming Education Association believes a report lawmakers released last month outlining options ...

County seeks grant funds for Title 25

Fremont Counseling plans to apply for a $65,000 federal grant that would facilitate the transportation of "Title 25 patients" - people temporarily detained ...

Wyoming Digest

Snowmobilers found safe near Pinedale
PINEDALE (AP) -- Searchers in Sublette County have found two snowmobilers who had been missing since New Year's ...

Taxi company owner gets prison term for drug delivery

The owner of a local Riverton taxi company will serve three to five years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine.
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Corrections

A Dec. 28 letter to the editor titled "The Electoral College still serves its intended purpose" should have ...

Natrona County chooses replacement for Kroeker

CASPER (AP) -- The Natrona County Commission has appointed a Casper businessman to represent House District 35.
Joe MacGuire was selected to replace Rep. ...

Judge agrees to delay trial in twin killings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal judge has agreed to delay the trial of a Wyoming man charged with killing a couple on the Crow Indian Reservation in July ...

Woman found dead in river was intoxicated, drowned

An autopsy has determined the Arapahoe woman found dead Nov. 10 in the Wind River south of Riverton died accidentally of fresh water drowning.
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Deaths

HALL
Don H. Hall died on Friday, December 30, 2016, after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...

Local weather officials say even more snow is coming to Fremont County this week.
The worst of the storm is expected to hit southern Wyoming, but National ...

 
 

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