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Sales tax for schools defeated on House floor

The Wyoming Legislature's most comprehensive school spending bill has passed its first reading in the House, but not before legislators stripped it of a 2 ...

With fiscal crisis ongoing, legislators mull special revenue panel

A bill creating a committee to discuss revenue options in Wyoming passed the state Senate's Committee of the Whole on Thursday.
Meanwhile, a bill creating a ...

Bebout hopes Trump improves Wyoming economy

After President Donald Trump was inaugurated last month, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, said he believes the "new chapter" will mean "greater ...

Ethete man gets prison time for strangulation

Caleb Washakie of Ethete has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for strangling his girlfriend -- also the mother of their three children -- last ...

Competing in the beginner division, sculptors MeKayla, left, and Kaylee DeWitt teamed up to create an ice ...

NAT to reduce employee hours

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has announced that it will reduce hours for many of its employees, citing funding shortages.
The changes, which will be ...

Panama Papers leads to bill fighting shell companies in Wyoming

An investigative report in April showed Wyoming is a prime site to hide foreign cash.

With the aim of helping to curbfraud and abuse by bad actors ...

Nakowa Seminole and Kodah Warren took 2nd place in physics and astronomy in Arapahoe Middle School's science fair and are eligible to compete in the Wyoming ...

State gains one rig as nationwide count rises

The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981, and it bottomed out in May at 404.

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in ...

'Organic artifacts' in park ice being lost to melt

Scientists and park officials first got the sense that something was changing in the higher Yellowstone elevations about 10 years ago.

SHERIDAN (AP) ...

Teen to prison for burglaries and vandalism

Redskye Antelope, a teenager who vandalized the houses he burglarized last year, will be sentence to four to seven years of imprisonment after pleading guilty ...

Lawyer: Accused killer high on 'spice'

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Wyoming man charged with shooting three good Samaritans on Montana's Crow Reservation had ingested "a considerable amount" ...

'Is this a fair situation?'

Another try at cutting per diems defeated


The Wyoming Senate has defeated another attempt to reduce per diem payments during legislative sessions ...

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Fred "Freddie" C. Harrington, 68, died on February 1 in Riverton. Cremation has taken place ...

Gloria Brodle, manager of the Riverton library, is retiring after working there 31 years.
At a library board meeting Wednesday, board chair Nancy Wright ...

Riverton Does plan charity work for the year

Charitable organization Riverton Does is ready for 2017 after setting its officers last month. Deanna Reach, president of the group, said they gain "at least ...

Local students make honors lists at colleges

Twenty-five students from Fremont County made the President's List at the University of Wyoming in the fall.
These students, who maintained a 4.0 grade point ...

Yellowstone-Montana deal OKs bison slaughter

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A deal disclosed Thursday will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while ...

Wyoming digest

School CPR bill voted down
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have required Wyoming students to receive basic instruction in CPR has died in the state ...

Ethete woman to prison for drunken driving homicide

Rita Willow, 30, of Ethete, has been sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Allison Ty Trosper, 50, ...

 
 

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