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County to send delegate to GOP convention

For the first time in eight years, Fremont County will be sending a delegate to the Republican National Convention.
The party's Fremont County Convention ...

Wyoming digest

Parents petition against transgender policy
LARAMIE (AP) -- Parents and community members in Albany are calling for students to be required to use ...

No deal on city taking on more of senior center responsibility

The Riverton City Council denied a proposal Tuesday that would have increased the responsibility for the city to pay some expenses for running the Riverton ...

A Dodge Ram pickup that caught fire shortly before noon on the 200 block of East Washington. A witness said the truck was parked when it caught fire and rolled ...

UW gets cash for facilities; funds cut elsewhere

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Lawmakers have fashioned a new state spending plan that honors their commitment to greatly improve the University of Wyoming's science and ...

Arapahoe/St. Stephen's school merger to be examined during interim by legislative committe

The schools are about 4 miles apart on 17 Mile Road south of Riverton.

A legislative committee is considering a merger of two school systems on the ...

Wyoming digest

UW spring count down
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming reports a preliminary spring semester enrollment of 12,341 students.
This year's spring ...

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Births

DURAN
A child was born to Tiffany F. Willow of Ethete and Keller W. Duran Jr. of Ethete at 4:11 p.m. ...

Meth distributor gets three-plus years behind bars in federal sentence

A jury trial had been set for Dec. 14, 2015, in Casper, but Robert Ybarra changed his plea to guilty in December.


Robert James Ybarra, 28, of ...

Huge wind farm clears newest regulatory step

CHEYENNE (AP) -- One of the biggest wind projects under development in North America cleared another regulatory hurdle Wednesday with the release of a federal ...

State to study creating true presidential primary election

CHEYENNE -- This could be the last year that Wyoming uses its often-times confusing caucus process to award the state's Republican and Democratic delegates for ...

Woman struck, killed on road

A woman walking on Wyoming Highway 789 was struck and killed by an automobile Wednesday night.
Officials said dark clothing probably was a factor in the ...

CWC preparing for big dip in revenue; 90-plus ideas on table

Anticipating a revenue reduction of up to $2 million in the upcoming year due to a downturn in mineral production in Wyoming and a decline in local property ...

Search is on for man who robbed bank, fled with cash

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the man who robbed a Cheyenne bank inside a grocery store.
The department on Monday ...

City approves renewals for 32 liquor licenses

A new public defender also has been hired, but at lower pay.

The Riverton City Council has approved 32 liquor license renewal applications.
No new ...

Today

Births

SCHERF
Twin boys were born to Cassandra Sherf of Riverton and Devon Sherf of Riverton at 10:16 a.m. and ...

Change endangered species process, Mead tells colleagues

The Wyoming Republican is chairman of the Western Governors Association, which meets this week in Denver.

DENVER (AP) -- The leader of the Western ...

Park bison thinning under way

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has started shipping its famous wild bison to slaughter in response to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease ...

Wyoming digest

Counterfeit bills used in Cody
CODY (AP) -- Police in Cody are investigating the use of counterfeit $20 bills over the last few weeks.
Police say on ...

New plan to take effect in the fall; Aspen Park is designated building
All kindergartners in Riverton School District will attend school in the same ...

 
 

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