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Counterfeit bills used in Cody
CODY (AP) -- Police in Cody are investigating the use of counterfeit $20 bills over the last few weeks.
Police say on ...

New plan to take effect in the fall; Aspen Park is designated building
All kindergartners in Riverton School District will attend school in the same ...

County plans to end most recycling for consumers

As part of a continued effort to improve operational efficiencies, the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has initiated a recycling program review ...

Pair who died from dam fall intoxicated; no foul play

The mother and son who died last month after falling off of the Diversion Dam bridge both were intoxicated, according to an autopsy report from the Fremont ...

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Births


ABEYTA
A son was born to Maelena Oldman of Ethete and Roy Abeyta of Ethete at 10:21 p.m. Feb. 28 at ...

Colon, rectal cancer can be stopped - if it's detected early

While colorectal cancer can often be deadly, recommended screenings can make it largely preventable for most people, according to a Wyoming Department of ...

New cancer plan tailored to Wyoming data

A new plan intended as a guide for Wyoming's efforts to help reduce cancer's burden across the state for the next several years is available from the Wyoming ...

Court rules with city in open meetings lawsuit

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has ruled in favor of the city of Cheyenne in a lawsuit over public access to government meetings.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle ...

Elk near border show positive for brucellosis

(AP) -- Researchers say six of 16 cow elk captured recently just north of the Wyoming border have tested positive for exposure to brucellosis.
The results are ...

No late save for bill guarding student privacy in social media

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have prohibited teachers and school officials from prying into students' private, personal social media accounts ultimately ...

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Hill sues U.S. House candidate
CASPER (AP) -- Former Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has filed a defamation lawsuit against ...

Meth ring convicts get probation

A sting operation that ended a 13-person methamphetamine ring initially seemed like a major bust on Fremont County drug crime, but is now coasting to a more ...

Addiction deaths

Prescription abuse at center of sharp rise in county

A increase in deaths related to prescription drug overdoses in Fremont County has drawn the ...

Local weather experts said the system that moved quickly through Fremont County on Monday could be characterized as a "million-dollar storm" for the ...

Suit over Capitol project baseless, officials proclaim

CHEYENNE - State legislators being sued over the Capitol Square Project in Cheyenne said there has been absolutely no attempt to hide activities of the group ...

Since announcing a bid three weeks ago to replace Cynthia Lummis as Wyoming's sole legislator in the House of Representatives, Liz Cheney has been traveling ...

What to do with your tax refund? 5 most-popular uses

With tax season here, many people are looking forward to the possibility of a big refund and pondering the best way to spend the extra cash. A recent ...

Wednesday premiere set for 'Over 'Wyoming'

Wyoming, seen from the air, amazes the eye: "The vastness of the plains, the ruggedness of the mountains, the uncertainty of the far horizon, the crispness and ...

Apprehension over anticipated water levels was a major emphasis at the recent Midvale Irrigation District annual meeting in Pavillion.
The approximately ...

County sets 1 percent tax priorities; revenue considered vital

As voters decide whether to reapprove the 1 percent optional sales tax this fall, ...

 
 

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