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Grouse might be moved farther from airport
JACKSON (AP) -- The National Park Service is supporting an initiative to move sage grouse away from the ...

Two candidates for CWC vacancy; deadline is Friday

As of Tuesday morning, two people had applied to replace Mickey Douglas on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Douglas will resign from the board ...

Rewrites to schools bill remove talk of taxing to find funds

An amendment the Wyoming House adopted Monday to double the sales tax increase in the Legislature's main school finance bill quickly became fodder for anti-tax ...

Tribal liaison funding reduced sharply

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has decided on only partial funding for the state's tribal liaison positions for fiscal year 2018.
The JAC ...

Farm and Ranch days set to open Wednesday at the fairgrounds

Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days returns for the 33rd time Wednesday and Thursday at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
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A headline on an Associated Press story on page A-3 of Sunday's edition should have read "New Defense ...

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Blackburn gets jail time for damage to police cruiser

Cody Blackburn, who damaged a police cruiser while getting arrested in December, is set to serve seven months in jail after pleading guilty to property ...

BLM to hear feedback on bike area plans

Bureau of Land Management Outdoor Recreation Planner Jared Oakleaf will be at the Lander Bake Shop Feb. 9-11 to gather input from the public about trail ...

Farm and Ranch Days has diversity of presentations

More than 38 presentations, a lunch appearance by new Fremont County Commissioners, and the national champion FFA speaker from Casper will tackle GMOs during ...

Top county and Riverton library jobs remain open

The Fremont County Library Board is closer to hiring top positions for the county's libraries.
Library director Joann Collins resigned unexpectedly in ...

State urges feds to honor commitment to Indian health care

A resolution urging the U.S. Congress to uphold its federal trust responsibility to provide for the health care needs of American Indians passed through the ...

Sales tax for schools defeated on House floor

The Wyoming Legislature's most comprehensive school spending bill has passed its first reading in the House, but not before legislators stripped it of a 2 ...

With fiscal crisis ongoing, legislators mull special revenue panel

A bill creating a committee to discuss revenue options in Wyoming passed the state Senate's Committee of the Whole on Thursday.
Meanwhile, a bill creating a ...

Bebout hopes Trump improves Wyoming economy

After President Donald Trump was inaugurated last month, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, said he believes the "new chapter" will mean "greater ...

Ethete man gets prison time for strangulation

Caleb Washakie of Ethete has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for strangling his girlfriend -- also the mother of their three children -- last ...

Competing in the beginner division, sculptors MeKayla, left, and Kaylee DeWitt teamed up to create an ice ...

NAT to reduce employee hours

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has announced that it will reduce hours for many of its employees, citing funding shortages.
The changes, which will be ...

Panama Papers leads to bill fighting shell companies in Wyoming

An investigative report in April showed Wyoming is a prime site to hide foreign cash.

With the aim of helping to curbfraud and abuse by bad actors ...

Nakowa Seminole and Kodah Warren took 2nd place in physics and astronomy in Arapahoe Middle School's science fair and are eligible to compete in the Wyoming ...

 
 

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