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Bills permitting more guns in more places closer to passage

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Guns already are as much a part of Wyoming culture as rodeo and four-wheel drive vehicles.
They could become even more ubiquitous if the ...

Wyoming digest

UW oil, gas research facility done
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming officials are hoping the school's new oil and gas research facility will help ...

NABC strives for transparency, better records

In a public meeting live-streamed from Great Plains Hall in Arapahoe, the new members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council promised to increase the ...

House kills bill on state revenue study; too 'loose,' said opponents

The Wyoming House killed a bill last week that had been sponsored by two prominent Fremont County legislators.
Senate File 131 would have created a select ...

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Deaths

PHILP
Kathleen Ann Philp, 93 died on February 26.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Monday, March 6 ...

Budget bill

Lawmakers hammer out plan on spending, schools; Mead cutbacks would remain intact

After days of negotiations, the Wyoming House and Senate finalized ...

Duck ordinance clears first cut in city process

The addition of ducks to the city's current "animals" ordinance was approved on first reading Tuesday during a meeting of the Riverton City Council.
The ...

Court: Federal language, settlement history undercut tribal border claims

Chief judge Timothy Tymkovich outlined the decision-making method in his majority opinion filed Wednesday that determined Riverton is not part of the Wind ...

Man to receive up to 4 years for abuse of girlfriend

Nathan Loneman of Riverton will be sentenced to up to four years in prison for abusing his girlfriend.
Loneman's attorney will be free to argue for any ...

Improvements made to roads in west Riverton

After numerous complaints were received and seven water breaks in 10 years, the City of Riverton will initiate plans to make improvements on Gannett Drive and ...

Veterans assistance available in March

Lori Crump is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss across Fremont County next month to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, ...

LeClair to update its users on developments in river concerns

As spring approaches, LeClair Irrigation District will continue to update its users with preparatory action the district will take to alleviate its flooding ...

RHS play is state champ; international festival coming up

The Riverton High School drama team's production of "These Shining Lives" took first place in the Chapter Select award, the highest honor in the Wyoming State ...

Local schools get grant to fight childhood hunger

There are many children across Wyoming who depend on school for learning, but also for a meals. For these kids, weekends and summers often mean empty bellies. ...

Riverton, Dubois on track to hit record snowfall

Riverton and Dubois have so far both seen more snow this winter than any other year, according to National Weather Service warning coordinator meterologist Tim ...

New Arapahoe programs boost schools' test scores

Arapahoe schools have improved their performance on the Proficieny Assessments of Wyoming Students and Common Core Measures of Acadmic Progrss.
The district ...

New rules in for this year for tourist gunfight

Last July 29, three spectators, including a 3-year-old child, were wounded by live rounds fired by a performer, and a manager-performer was ...

Jackson Elementary School librarian Diane McKinnon asked students to gather one-gallon plastic containers to help build a reading "igloo" in the library. ...

Wyoming digest

Drone blamed in elk stampede
JACKSON (AP) -- Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile.
The stampede ...

High marks for UW herbarium

A recent evaluation by a national association rates the Wyoming facility 11th among 641 in the U.S.

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming's Rocky ...

 
 

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