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Bill to hike vehicle fees gets nowhere

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel decided Tuesday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would have increased the state's fees by ...

Tribe calls on feds to drop eagle appeal

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is calling on the federal government to drop a legal appeal that's blocking the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious ...

Letters of interest for council seat due by Thursday; two received so far

With one day left to file, two residents of Ward 1 in Riverton have submitted letters of interest to fill the city council vacancy created by the resignation ...

Hudson's solid waste transfer station is to close by the end of October, and other facilities may be on the chopping block as well after a pair of decisions by ...

Decades in prison for remaining pair in Little Whiteman case

The final two defendants in the murder of Jared Little Whiteman, 21, of Riverton, were sentenced Tuesday to decades in prison.
A judge already had handed ...

Teen found guilty of 2014 murder

CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne teen has been found guilty of murder after being accused of shooting a man in the head at point-blank range in October.
A jury chose to ...

Death penalty will be sought

HELENA, Mont. -- Federal prosecutors have filed new charges that seek the death penalty for an 18-year-old Wyoming man charged with fatally shooting a husband ...

The father of the 7-year-old Riverton girl who was struck and killed by a vehicle on May 22 presented the Riverton City Council with a petition in support of ...

Matt Wright stood atop a slab of concrete while skaters, BMXers and scooters zoomed about the freshly-laid landscape, flying through the crisp morning air ...

Lottery marks anniversary; revenue share delayed while loan repaid

A year after the first lottery ticket was sold in the state, the Wyoming lottery is a winner in the eyes of some but a disappointment those still waiting for a ...

Bear activity high; incidents in both Lander and Dubois

An "unusual amount" of bear activity has been reported in and around developed areas in Fremont County and throughout the state this year, according to Game ...

Digest

Two dead in separate wrecks
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash near Laramie and another near Hartville.
Sgt. David ...

WDH now accepting only electronically submitted death filings

Increased use of an online registration system for death notices will help smooth the process for loved ones following the death of a family member, according ...

Big upgrades planned for YNP canyon trail and overlook areas

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on a plan to rehabilitate many of the overlooks and trails along the rim of the ...

Climbers killed in fall; no cause discovered yet

MOOSE -- The National Park Service has no word yet on what caused two women climbers to fall to their deaths at Grand Teton National Park over the weekend.
The ...

Group says Wyoming falls short in cancer prevention

The state meets only one recommendation of nine benchmarks according to the organization's report.

CHEYENNE --Wyoming has not done enough to adopt ...

Today

Births
PATIK
A child was born to Chelsey Patik of Kinnear and Tyler Patik of Kinnear at 9:29 a.m. July 22 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

New tablets add technology to Dubois Museum exhibits

The Dubois Museum has installed two of the five electronic tablets purchased for the museum by the Dubois Museum Association.
The tablets have been placed ...

Wyoming digest

Fires banned in Laramie region
LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has banned open fires on the land it administers within the Laramie ...

New regional report predicts tepid growth ahead in ag states

A new survey suggests that the economic outlook for 10 Midwest and Plains states is weaker than in previous months.
The Rural Mainstreet Index sank to growth ...

 
 

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