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Privacy amendment measure defeated

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have called on state voters to decide whether to amend the state constitution to recognize ...

Wyoming digest

New statewide test gets first OK
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would make changes to ...

Pared-down gun bill gets approval on first reading

House representatives supported the gun-free zone repeal bill in 2015, but the legislation was soundly defeated by the Senate.

CHEYENNE - ...

Citizen council boosts Job Corps ties

Part 5 in a series

Wind RiverJobCorpsCenter officials meet regularly with community relations council to discuss initiatives, program updates and ...

January saw four confirmed suicides

Fremont County had four confirmed suicides in what coroner Mark Stratmoen called a "bad January."
The total was unusually high for a county which has ...

Friday grass fire near highway

Volunteer firefighters were dispatched early Friday afternoon to 3 Little Valley Court for a substantial grass fire which threatened the home of Jason and ...

Lawmakers hear new pitch from Mead on expanding Medicaid

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead is urging the Wyoming Legislature to reconsider expanding Medicaid as lawmakers continue their work on the state's budget. ...

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Births

BUSH
A son was born to Kendra Bush of Fort Washakie at 11:08 p.m. Feb. 9 at the family home. The baby ...

Court upholds life without parole in Sheridan killng

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is upholding the sentence of life without parole for a man convicted of a 2009 home-invasion killing of a ...

Oil spill in creek contained after leaking pipe plugged

GILLETTE (AP) -- Officials say a pipeline leak that caused between 1,200 and 1,700 gallons of crude oil to spill into a creek near Gillette has been clamped to ...

Lawmakers hear many budget amendments

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature started churning through scores of proposed budget amendments Wednesday as members weighed how to keep ...

Wyoming Digest

Still no conclusions in bar death
RAWLINS (AP) -- Despite expecting evidence back from the Wyoming State Crime Lab in December, the Carbon County ...

New mountain pine beetle activity was reported last year in Fremont County forests. Last week, the Wyoming State Forestry Division and the U.S. Forest Service ...

College funding changes survive initial reading

A bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state passed on first reading Thursday in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
No ...

Funding for WLRC project challenged in Legislature debate

CHEYENNE - Funding to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and another state-run health care facility became vulnerable during a heated debate ...

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has asked the state to provide $300,000 for a study of Pavillion well water, which residents have long ...

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 17, the eighth day of the 2016 budget ...

Fremont County Commissioners are reworking portions of the proposed contract with a private service provider.

After hearing public comment, all ...

College targets 'best practices' in student progress issues

Central Wyoming College's vice president for academic affairs Brad Tyndall outlined several strategies for addressing retention, persistence and learning ...

City 'ombudsman' on duty

Juve stresses communication, education in new position

During her first weeks on the job as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve ...

 
 

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