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UW spring count down
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming reports a preliminary spring semester enrollment of 12,341 students.
This year's spring ...

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DURAN
A child was born to Tiffany F. Willow of Ethete and Keller W. Duran Jr. of Ethete at 4:11 p.m. ...

Meth distributor gets three-plus years behind bars in federal sentence

A jury trial had been set for Dec. 14, 2015, in Casper, but Robert Ybarra changed his plea to guilty in December.


Robert James Ybarra, 28, of ...

Huge wind farm clears newest regulatory step

CHEYENNE (AP) -- One of the biggest wind projects under development in North America cleared another regulatory hurdle Wednesday with the release of a federal ...

State to study creating true presidential primary election

CHEYENNE -- This could be the last year that Wyoming uses its often-times confusing caucus process to award the state's Republican and Democratic delegates for ...

Woman struck, killed on road

A woman walking on Wyoming Highway 789 was struck and killed by an automobile Wednesday night.
Officials said dark clothing probably was a factor in the ...

CWC preparing for big dip in revenue; 90-plus ideas on table

Anticipating a revenue reduction of up to $2 million in the upcoming year due to a downturn in mineral production in Wyoming and a decline in local property ...

Search is on for man who robbed bank, fled with cash

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the man who robbed a Cheyenne bank inside a grocery store.
The department on Monday ...

City approves renewals for 32 liquor licenses

A new public defender also has been hired, but at lower pay.

The Riverton City Council has approved 32 liquor license renewal applications.
No new ...

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SCHERF
Twin boys were born to Cassandra Sherf of Riverton and Devon Sherf of Riverton at 10:16 a.m. and ...

Change endangered species process, Mead tells colleagues

The Wyoming Republican is chairman of the Western Governors Association, which meets this week in Denver.

DENVER (AP) -- The leader of the Western ...

Park bison thinning under way

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has started shipping its famous wild bison to slaughter in response to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease ...

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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 ...

 
 

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