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Fed propose end to grizzly bear listing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) --The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears.
The move could open the ...

No foul play suspected in death of man found Saturday

Officials do not suspect foul play was involved in the death of a man found Saturday near Main Street in Lander.
An autopsy for Alfred Albert Friday, 56, was ...

Late snag in Cheyenne over funding for cities and towns

Cheyenne - Nearing its final hours of the 2016 session, the Wyoming Legislature remained at a stalemate Thursday morning over how to allocate state funds to ...

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Senate has confirmed Leslie Shakespeare and Sergio Maldonado serve as state/tribal liaisons for the next year.
It's the first ...

A 21-year-old man was pulled from his vehicle after a roll-over crash Tuesday in the Johnstown area near Ethete. The man was the only occupant of the only ...

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Births

CHAVES
A daughter was born to Nizhooni Red Bear of Arapaho and Taylor Chavez of Arapaho at 10:27 a.m. ...

Sheridan woman dies in snowmobiling accident

SHERIDAN (AP) -- A 41-year-old Sheridan resident has died in a snowmobiling accident in the Bighorn National Forest in northern Wyoming.
The Sheridan County ...

Lawmakers OK $100M for science initiative at university

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming will get $100 million for construction of a science complex under a bill that cleared the Legislature on ...

Unanimous vote for changed college funding formula

The Wyoming Senate has approved a bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state.
House Bill 80 passed its third reading unanimously ...

Mead inks forfeiture bill; Miller hoped for stronger legislation

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law the first bill from the 2016 legislative session. It reforms Wyoming's asset seizure and forfeiture laws.
The ...

The excitement of Super Tuesday this week had some Fremont County residents wondering if they should be heading to the polls.
Fremont County Clerk Julie ...

Woman found in car had heart attack

Officials have identified the woman found dead early Thursday in a vehicle in Riverton.
Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Rita Mares, 49, of ...

Wyoming digest

Rare grand jury leads to 15 indictments
GILLETTE (AP) -- The first grand jury seated in Campbell County in 31 years has indicted 15 people in connection ...

Day 17 highlights at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 17th day of the 2016 budget session:

ENERGY-PRODUCING STATES: The House speaker signed ...

Woman sentenced for knife attack

Simone Marie Mandan, 20, of Riverton, has been sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. ...

Coroner named pair in Diversion Dam fall; suicide doubtful

Authorities have identified the people who died Friday after falling off the Diversion Dam bridge.
Tab Noline, 17, died at the scene of the incident, while ...

Legislature nears end; not all budget questions done

Leaders say they expect both houses to approve a budget bill and send it to Gov. Matt Mead early this week.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming lawmakers ...

Missing teen found at wreck site after several days

Adrianna Goggles was reported missing Feb. 18, and her vehicle was found wrecked late last week.

Officials have confirmed the identity of the ...

Emergency responders spent much of Friday afternoon tending to a grass fire that got out of control on Lakeview Drive near Kinnear.
The call came in at about ...

Tribal license plates among legislation killed in Cheyenne

Bills had until the end of business Friday to be voted on in committee of the second chamber.

CHEYENNE - Specialized vehicle license plates ...

 
 

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