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MIP sentencing too stiff, says judge

CASPER (AP) -- A Natrona County judge says the Casper Municipal Court has been illegally sentencing minors convicted of possessing alcohol.
Minors found guilty ...

Attorney poll favors ballot retention for local judges

All three judges in Fremont County who face retention votes this year are favored to keep their gavels by polled attorneys, according to a survey released ...

Carbon research facility proposed in Campbell Co.

GILLETTE (AP) -- An Gillet-te economic development organization hopes to build a carbon innovation research facility.
Energy Capital Economic Development CEO ...

Fremont County's general election was an interesting one 62 years ago this fall, with lively races up and down the ballot. The county commission race was ...

Rockfall project begins in canyon

Traffic delays are scheduled to beginTuesday on U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon as a Cowley contractor begins rock scaling, cleaning culverts, ...

Forest to be monitored for climate change

The U.S. Forest Service is implementing a new monitoring plan for the Bridger-Teton National Forest that will include data study on the impact of climate ...

Court rules 2014 mustang roundup was illegal; pending one called off

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the law when it removed more than 1,200 wild horses from ...

Enzi needs spring interns for Washington office

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is encouraging students and graduates from all backgrounds to apply for a spring internship in his Washington, D.C. office. The deadline ...

New harassment policy at courthouse

Fremont County has instituted a new harassment policy for the courthouse after a dispute between two employees in the Public Health department and small waste ...

Tribal veterans get transport help

As a result of Wond Warriors Family Support, the Eastern Shoshone Tibes is received a Ford truck to help transport veterans to their Veterans Affairs medical ...

Library to show 'Don Giovanni'

Mozart's saucy, tragicomic "Don Giovanni" will be broadcast live in an HD video from New York's Metropolitan Opera at the Lander library on Saturday.
Viewers ...

A different alarm sound is being heard throughout Riverton now that an old siren atop the old City Hall building downtown has been replaced by a new one a few ...

Red Crossneeds help to install reservation alarms

About 300 homes have made appointments.

As part of the Home Fire Prevention Campaign, the American Red Cross of Wyoming will be installing ...

Brothers make it their business to pick up after Big Horn litterbugs

POWELL (AP) -- It bugged them so much that they decided to address the unsightly mess.
Powell boys Quincy and Devon Barhaug, aged 9 and 7 respectively, made it ...

Documents indicate tribal chairman may have misused fed cash

Shoshone leader says action was appropriate

When the Shoshone Business Council issued lay-off letters Sept. 30 to employees of the shared tribal ...

Deferred term for Riverton suspect in strangulation

Aaron Holliday, who choked his girlfriend last month and then hid from police, will received a deferred sentence as part of a plea deal.
Instead of ...

An enthusiastic crowd bordered Main Street in Riverton for 10 blocks during Friday afternoon's Riverton High School
Homecoming Parade.

In addition to ...

UW scholarships available for reservation students

Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Wyoming, with ...

The largest pumpkin ever grown in Wyoming was certified on Oct. 8 in Riverton. Ron Hoffman of Riverton, a longtime grower of Atlantic Giant pumpkins, raised ...

Maldonado challenging Allen for House of Representatives slot

Northern Arapaho tribal liaison for the governor's office, Sergio Maldonado is hoping to be elected to the Wyoming Legislature once again after failing to gain ...

 
 

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