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Inmate charged in murder-for-hire
CHEYENNE -- Federal prosecutors have charged a Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate with trying to hire someone to kill ...

Teen gets 60 years for killing guard

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager who killed a western Nebraska jailer in what a judge called "a senseless act of violence" has been sentenced to at least 60 ...

House trounces last gasp on Medicaid expansion

The House voted 41-15 to reject the amendment to the supplemental budget.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a ...

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...

City considers changing procedures for alcohol, home business permits

Two more city council readings must pass before any changes take place.

The process applicants must follow to obtain certain permits from the City of ...

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ...

Funding nixed for CWC's outreach site in Jackson

The Wyoming House of Representatives failed to pass a budget amendment Thursday that would have provided funding for a Central Wyoming College outreach center ...

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Births
WALKER
A son was born to Benjamin Walker of Lander and Travis Walker of Lander at 7:36 a.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Organizations receive $100K to promote events

Roughly $100,000 has been assigned to local organizations by the Wind River Visitor's Council using funds generated by the Fremont County lodging tax.
The ...

Lander police chief restructuring department

Robert Cecrle also plans to review policies, make changes and submit them for city council approval.

The new Lander Police Department chief told the ...

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Bison kills top 500 this winter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- More than 500 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park have been sent to slaughter, killed by ...

Legislative panel kills concussion bill in tie

CHEYENNE -- The state House Education Committee has rejected a bill that sought to exempt school districts from class-action lawsuits for failing to implement ...

Poor snow limits park snowmobiling

Unusually warm weather this month is to blame.

JACKSON -- Snowmobiles and metal-tracked vehicles are being prohibited between West Yellowstone and Old ...

Judge denies Eaton's request to block death penalty hearing

The former Riverton resident was convicted of murder in 2004.

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge won't block the Casper district attorney from once again ...

Man settles lawsuit against Shoshoni officials over 2012 arrest

A Shoshoni man recently settled his lawsuit with town officials after claiming police tased and arrested him without reason in 2012.
Details of the settlement ...

Groups working to bring safe ride system to city

Local groups want to bring safe rides to Riverton residents who are under the influence of alcohol.
Injury Prevention Resources executive director Noel ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 25th day of the 2015 General Session:
VOTING RIGHTS: The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill ...

CWC leader joins others in support of bill that recalibrates funding for colleges

Wyoming's community college presidents sent a letter to legislators this week in support of a bill that originally was intended to recalibrate funding for ...

Lander Art Center debuting new space at open house

The facility has a 2,000- square-foot open floor plan that will function as a second classroom for the organization.

The Lander Art Center will host ...

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Births
PIPER
A daughter was born to Keshia Strickland of Riverton and Cory Piper of Riverton at 5:43 a.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

 
 

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