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Cheney learns committee slots

(AP) -- Wyoming's newly elected congresswoman, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, will serve on the House Natural Resources, Armed Services and Rules committees.
Cheney ...

Red Cross to install smoke alarms on rez

The American Red Cross of Wyoming will install smoke alarms on Wind River Indian Reservation and volunteer installers are still needed
The Red Cross will work ...

Grants open for history research

The Wyoming State Historical Society is offering cash grants to people involved in research activities based on various aspects of the state's history.
The ...

Amazon agrees to begin collecting retail sales tax in Wyoming, starting in March

Amazon will begin collecting sales tax on purchases made to Wyoming consumers and businesses beginning March 1, according to a press release from Gov. Matt ...

CWC alumna new Miss Rodeo

Hearing her name called as the next Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2017 was something Abby Hayduck didn't expect. Hayduck had expected her friend and running mate Bailey ...

Charges to be re-filed in 1985 murder 'cold case'

The man was arrested in August and charged in connection with the 1985 death of Shelli R. Wiley, who was 22 years old at the time.

LARAMIE (AP) -- ...

Overdose deaths dip sharply, down by 13 compared to 2015


Suicides numbered 19 countywide for the year

From staff reports

Only six deaths were attributed to drug and alcohol overdoses in Fremont County ...

State Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, said he supports Gov. Matt Mead's supplemental budget request that funds Wyoming's two tribal liaison positions for an ...

House advances bill designating Wyoming NRC 'agreement state'

The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a measure on first reading Thursday that would allow Wyoming to become a Nuclear Regulatory Commission "agreement ...

Wyoming digest

One hurt when skiers trigger avalanche
JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- A 22-year-old man has been injured after being partially buried in a skier-triggered ...

The Riverton City Council has chosen its new council president and vice-president.
Mike Bailey was voted in as president, while Kyle Larson was elected ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A son was born to Teressa SunRhodes of Riverton and Marlin Oldman of Riverton at 8:02 a.m. January ...

Thorton joins cast of Chadron State play

Molly Thornton of Riverton stars as Detective Morris in the Chadron State performance of 'The Nether' at by Jennifer Haley. The second play of last semester, ...

Strong storms leave deep snow, many car wrecks

EVANSTON (AP) -- Weather and excessive speed by some motorists caused a 17-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 in southwest Wyoming.
Highway Patrol trooper David ...

A 73-year-old Riverton man is set to serve 18-20 years in prison after molesting an 8-year-old friend of his granddaughter.
Delbert Schierkolk pleaded guilty ...

Wyoming digest

Man pleads guilty to trying to hit officers
(AP) -- A Cheyenne man with a long history of felony convictions has pleaded guilty to trying to hit ...

Thinning of Yellowstone's bison herd starts with 100

So far this winter, tribal hunters have taken 80 bison, and state hunters have harvested 19.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- At least 100 Yellowstone National ...

Avalanche buries five-ton truck

JACKSON (AP) -- Authorities say an avalanche buried a freight truck near Jackson as the snow continued to pile up in western Wyoming.
Multiple avalanches ...

Life Resource Center renovation not a 'done deal' amid state crisis

The Wyoming Department of Health state agency is working on an a scaled back alternative for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
Officials acknowledge ...

Rec task force launches biz survey

Peabody Energy has filed its plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court, representing another key milestone in the company's ...

 
 

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