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Top state officials say they will back Trump

It's official -- Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.
But while some of Wyoming's top elected officials don't necessarily agree with ...

West Nile virus has been detected in the area.

Beginning Thursday, the City of Riverton will start mosquito fogging two times per week in each ...

Bondurant fire growing, but evac order lifted

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A couple of wildfires burning in national forests in Wyoming have seen big growth because of hot, dry, windy weather.
The Cliff Creek Fire, ...

Job Corps tightens behavior rules

The new standards are particularly strict on drugs and alcohol.

The Wind River Job Corps began cracking down on behavioral issues last month, ...

County's forecast for energy revenue dips

Fremont County's financial outlook continues to worse after local energy production for the first quarter of 2016 was down 29 percent from that time last ...

Evacuation ordered near Lava Mountain fire scene

Residents near the Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois were evacuated Wednesday, and officials have told homeowners in surrounding areas to have their emergency ...

Wyoming digest

Griz cub killed near Togwotee
JACKSON (AP) -- A grizzly bear cub has died after being struck by vehicle on a northwest Wyoming highway, marking the ...

Getting the cold shoulder in Cleveland

Miller, state delegation 'punished' for backing Cruz instead of Trump

Wyoming Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has been in Cleveland this week ...

Man buys Daylight Donuts to avert its closure

John Esquibel wasn't planning to buy a doughnut shop. He didn't have any experience in the food industry.
But that didn't stop him from buying Daylight Donuts ...

Trial likely next year for pair in murder/kidnap

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction ...

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Clarification

- The June 17 story "Restoration starts on Simpson Lake Lodge in Wind River Mountains" stated that ...

State's delegates say Cruz faction ignored by GOP

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland said Tuesday they're not necessarily for or against nominating Donald ...

Nichols hopes for long term as university president

Laurie Nichols, who took over as University of Wyoming president in May, said she envisions a lengthy tenure to bring stability to an office that's now had ...

Analysts predict higher oil prices

(AP) -- While the oil market has shown increased stability, those in the industry say it'll still take some time for Wyoming producers to feel confident enough ...

While the Lava Mountain Fire continues to spread west of Dubois, a second forest fire was discovered Tuesday west of Lander.
The Shoshone Lake Fire covers ...

Riverton man driving tanker that rolled near I-80, spilled oil

A Riverton man was uninjured after he crashed a commercial tanker truck and spilled about 10,000 gallons of crude oil Saturday morning east of ...

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Deaths

FOLSTON
Gail Folston, of Lander, died on July 17. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 24 ...

Dockery wins WyFB coloring contest

Fremont County first-graderRylee Dockeryis the state winner of the in the 2016 Wyoming Farm Bureau "Ag Books for Kids" coloring contest.
She received a $50 ...

Passenger killed in Saturday rollover

Tyron Trosper of Fort Washakie died Monday evening at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Wyoming Highway 132 north of Ethete.
He was 50 years ...

Wyoming digest


Coin shop murders still unsolved
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A year after two men were found dead in a rare-coin shop in Cheyenne, police have made no arrests ...

 
 

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