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The state has not officially certified Sergio Maldonado as the Arapaho liaison, but an exemption to the Oct. 6 freeze is expected.

Wyoming's two new ...

After a few hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury found Justin Tanner King guilty of three of the five charges against him related to an incident in which he ...

Mead: even in tight budget year, CWC and other colleges need stable funds

In his budget letter released Dec. 1, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made statements that seem to align with recent requests for a more stable funding model for ...

Enzi welcomes changes in No Child Left Behind

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is applauding passage in Congress of changes to federal law on school accountability and student ...

Plan would permit local government money to be invested via state

GILLETTE (AP) -- A proposal being drafted for next year's legislative session would allow counties and municipalities to achieve a better return on their ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead in truck collision
CASPER (AP) -- Two semitrailer trucks collided in Natrona County, killing two people.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

Riverton city employees have finished filling the new public ice skating rink at Tonkin Stadium. The hose (right side of image above) was stretched across ...

Fierce winds push two trucks off road; gusts topped 100 in state

Two semitrailer drivers escaped injury after their trucks collided on Wyoming Highway 789Dec. 9 -- crashthat came amid some of the windiest conditions of ...

City OKS new equipment buy

The City of Riverton is spending roughly $129,000 on new equipment.
The Riverton City Council recently approved a bid award of about $44,000 from Stotz ...

Tribes asks state to reduce speed limit near casino construction

Concerned about the safety of motorists on U.S. Highway 287 near the Shoshone Rose Casino in Lander, members of Shoshone Business Council are asking the state ...

Cities, towns get ahead of counties on wildlife feeding

Town councilors in Lander and Dubois have made it illegal to feed wildlife within city limits, and a bill the Wyoming Legislature will take up next year would ...

Griz delisting said near; feds would keep count near the current level

Anticipating removing grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List as as soon as January, wildlife managers will seek to maintain bear numbers in the ...

Devon making 'big commitment' to enhanced oil recovery at new CO2 plant at Big Sand Draw

By injecting carbon dioxide into an old Fremont County oil field, Devon Energy expects to increase the average barrels of oil produced per day at Big Sand Draw ...

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Births

RIVERA-CAZARES
A daughter was born to Esperanza Rivera of Lander and Eliceo Cazares Jr. of Phoenix, ...

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Corrections

Coverage of the Volunteers of America awards in Sunday's paper identified the VOA premises in Riverton ...

With potato latkes, it's all about the oil

(TNS) -- It's not the potatoes that make latkes the go-to dish for Hanukkah. It's the oil.
2 large baking potatoes, peeled
1 large yellow onion, peeled and ...

Better hot chocolate worth the time

(TNS) -- Good hot chocolate doesn't have to come from an envelope.
This recipe is the perfect way to kill time and have a nice hot drink to warm you up on ...

In the U.S., salted and unsalted butter hovers around 80 percent butterfat and the rest is water.
European butter ranges between 83 percent and 86 percent ...

Wyoming digest

Alpha, W.Va OK deal like Wyoming's
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Coal operator Alpha Natural Resources and West Virginia regulators have agreed on a deal ...

Tight budget notable for what's not there

Gov. Matt Mead announced an ambitious budget proposal this week that uses about $450 million in rainy-day funds to pay for a range of projects and reduce the ...

 
 

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