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Direct sales of electric cars in Wyoming would be OK under Case's bill

A bill Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, introduced in the Wyoming Senate this year would make it possible for direct-sale manufacturers to sell cars in ...

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Woman's body found under ice
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Recovery workers have recovered the body of a Utah woman who fell through the ice at Flaming Gorge ...

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Births

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A daughter was born to Carina Elise Alexander of Riverton and Benjamin Michael Qureshi of ...

'Classic Chinook' caused flooding when heavy snow melted quickly

Snowmelt ran into local streams, causing the ice in the waterways to break up into slabs that were 10-15 inches thick.

The flooding that struck ...

Hudson woman to prison for hitting child with car

Lisa Stewart of Hudson has been sentenced to four years imprisonment after she hit and severely injured a 7-year-old boy with her vehicle in Boulder Flats on ...

Ski resort open again after five-day outage

JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is ready for skiers once again after regaining power.
The resort reopened the lifts, gondolas and aerial tram ...

Worland ice jam clears; concerns downstream

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The ice jam that caused flooding over the weekend at Worland has broken up and the Bighorn River is back within its banks.
Washakie County ...

Amendment limiting what could be spent on Indian ed standards voted down

State Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, said the debate sparked by the amendment "served its purpose."

An amendment that would have limited the amount of ...

Two more tries to save tribal funding go down

Two more attempts to restore funding for Wyoming's tribal liaisons have failed.
Budget amendments were introduced Friday in both the Wyoming Senate and House ...

The Riverton Kiwanis club hosted its annual Stars of Tomorrow talent contest Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Two university building jobs on schedule

LARAMIER00;(TNS) -- On time and on budget. Those words about two big construction projects are music to the ears of University of Wyoming athletics and its ...

Avalanche in Idaho kills Wyoming snowmobiler

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Idaho say a Wyoming man has died in an avalanche while snowmobiling.
Sgt. Bryan Lovell with the Bonneville ...

Wind on I-80 tips over semi, crushing patrol car as vid camera rolls

ELK MOUNTAIN (AP) -- Dramatic video of a tractor-trailer toppling onto a Wyoming Highway Patrol car shows just how windy it can get on the high plains.
The ...

U.S. rig count up by 12; state gives back one from week before

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 during week to stand at 741.
A year ago, 541 rigs ...

Fishing derby money donated to Riverton boy with liver cancer

At the age of 6, Triton Fritz went from being a regular first-grader at Jackson Elementary School to having to do three- to 12-hour chemotherapy drills several ...

UW reps head to Riverton for education forum

Riverton is one of the stops this week for the University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative, which invites Wyomingites to participate in a series of ...

Dubois teen to perform with Wyoming Symphony after award-winning work

Seventeen-year-old Camille Barnes of Dubois won the Young Artist solo competition put on by the Wyoming Symphony.
She auditioned by audio last October, and ...

Lander woman receives art award

Rosie Ratigan of Lander is one of seven Wyoming artists have received 2017 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards and will be honored during a ...

Cancer retreat seeks participants

2017 marks the seventhstraight year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming will offer aweekend retreatfor breast cancer survivors.
Thanks to donations from ...

ABRUPT WEATHER CHANGE SENDS ICE-CHUNKED WATER OVER BANKS

Heavy snow and thick ice locked in place by weeks of unseasonable cold have been freed by a ...

 
 

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