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Getting the cold shoulder in Cleveland

Miller, state delegation 'punished' for backing Cruz instead of Trump

Wyoming Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has been in Cleveland this week ...

Man buys Daylight Donuts to avert its closure

John Esquibel wasn't planning to buy a doughnut shop. He didn't have any experience in the food industry.
But that didn't stop him from buying Daylight Donuts ...

Trial likely next year for pair in murder/kidnap

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Prosecutors say it will likely be next year before a father and son stand trial in Wyoming on murder and kidnapping charges in the abduction ...

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Clarification

- The June 17 story "Restoration starts on Simpson Lake Lodge in Wind River Mountains" stated that ...

State's delegates say Cruz faction ignored by GOP

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland said Tuesday they're not necessarily for or against nominating Donald ...

Nichols hopes for long term as university president

Laurie Nichols, who took over as University of Wyoming president in May, said she envisions a lengthy tenure to bring stability to an office that's now had ...

Analysts predict higher oil prices

(AP) -- While the oil market has shown increased stability, those in the industry say it'll still take some time for Wyoming producers to feel confident enough ...

While the Lava Mountain Fire continues to spread west of Dubois, a second forest fire was discovered Tuesday west of Lander.
The Shoshone Lake Fire covers ...

Riverton man driving tanker that rolled near I-80, spilled oil

A Riverton man was uninjured after he crashed a commercial tanker truck and spilled about 10,000 gallons of crude oil Saturday morning east of ...

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Deaths

FOLSTON
Gail Folston, of Lander, died on July 17. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 24 ...

Dockery wins WyFB coloring contest

Fremont County first-graderRylee Dockeryis the state winner of the in the 2016 Wyoming Farm Bureau "Ag Books for Kids" coloring contest.
She received a $50 ...

Passenger killed in Saturday rollover

Tyron Trosper of Fort Washakie died Monday evening at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Wyoming Highway 132 north of Ethete.
He was 50 years ...

Wyoming digest


Coin shop murders still unsolved
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A year after two men were found dead in a rare-coin shop in Cheyenne, police have made no arrests ...

New fires discovered around state as temperatures climb

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New wildfires have broken out on national forest land in western Wyoming as the state experiences its hottest weather week of the year.
The ...

Community members joined in a peace march Monday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shootings at the Center of Hope alcohol shelter on July 18, ...

Ceiling of $219 million advised for Wyoming Capitol project

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A panel of Wyoming lawmakers recommends approval of a $219 million guaranteed maximum price for restoration of the state Capitol in ...

Buildings, possessions destroyed; house rendered unfit to occupy

About five families were affected by a fire that got out of control in high winds ...

Forest fire grows fast; 200 fighters on scene

The Lava Mountain wildfire northwest of Dubois has spread to cover more than 440 acres on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.
Its ...

Wyoming digest

Man killed in pickup rollover
NEWCASTLE (AP) -- Authorities say a 27-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Newcastle.
Sgt. ...

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Births


C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox of Riverton and Norman C'HAIR of Riverton at 7:13 a.m. July ...

 
 

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