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'Cadillac tax' takes value from most health coverage

More health insurance upheaval is coming your way. The value of your health insurance is shrinking, and you may be paying more for less this year and in years ...

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CWD found in new elk hunt area
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says chronic wasting disease has been found in a new elk hunt ...

Hathaway could get more money from legislators

SHERIDAN (AP) -- State lawmakers are working to make changes to Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship in response to the increasing cost of tuition at the University ...

Genetics report positive for park griz

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region are thriving and have the potential to continue to thrive in the long term, ...

Big training run at bigger site scheduled for December

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The first large-scale exercise in a huge bomber training area over the Northern Plains is scheduled for early next month.
The exercise ...

New group pushing for rec facility in Riverton

The idea of developing a recreation facility in Riverton has emerged again, this time with a group of people committed to pushing a bigger idea.
Local ...

Woman killed in one-car crash; baby daughter survives overnight in cold

A Casper woman died Friday in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Riverton.
Her 6-month-old daughter survived the incident, and a night in the cold - ...

After several months of online voting, the Wyoming State Historical Society on Monday announced its list of the state's top 10 artifacts as chosen by the ...

Three deaths investigated in county as homicides

The first involves a 41-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy, both from Lander.

An adult woman and a child were found dead over the weekend in a Lander ...

Group proposes seasons to spread out deer hunters, G&F seeks input

A working group has proposed five historically general-license deer hunt areas in Fremont County be managed under a quota system and is asking for public input ...

Disabled veterans able to hunt

Locals volunteer with Hunting with Heroes program to help four stalk elk

Some say hunting is the original American sport.
Once necessary for simple ...

These two Lander boys were among the interested participants when Central Wyoming College aimed at a younger student audience 19 years ago in hosting Family ...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivered spectacular pictures of Saturn and its moon Enceladus from its close-range flyby in the past 48 ...

Halloween parties enlivened the week at Riverton public schools. From left, Aspen Park Elementary paraprofessional Laura Johnson, and first-grade teachers ...

Green Mountain Campground open again

Original plans called for the facility to be re-opened last year, but plans changed when excavation at the site uncovered a spring that had saturated soil ...

Students see museum, petroglyphs

A Fort Washakie High School Wyoming history class recently toured the National Bighorn Sheep Center and Dubois Museum, whose staff members also took the ...

Veterans Commission office moves from Lander to Riverton

A Wyoming Veterans Commission office has relocated from the Wyoming Army National Guard Armory in Lander to 324 E. Washington Ave. in Riverton.
In addition ...

Fire district gets $5,750 for old city hall; siren's fate to be decided

The Riverton Fire Protection District has sold the old city hall building in downtown Riverton to Doug Maulik.
"We closed on the property" Tuesday RFPD ...

Nevada warned efforts to block grouse regs could backfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Attempts by rural Nevada counties, mining companies and others to block new U.S. policies intended to protect the greater sage grouse could ...

Baldes named lifetime achievement award winner from UW Biodiversity

The award showcases commitment to enhancing knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming.

A Fort Washakie man has been honored with ...

 
 

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