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Jeremy Joseph "Bear" Barrett, 40, died Wednesday, Feb. 25. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Davis Funeral Home. ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 31st day of the 2015 General Session:
GUNS IN SCHOOLS: The Senate placed on the general file a bill ...

Defendant in fatal heroin overdose sentenced to federal term

A Lander man, the last in a group of heroin dealers who have been sentenced in a mutual case, is headed to federal prison.
Ryon Rudy James Herbst, 27, of ...

Response to the City of Riverton's recent call for volunteers to serve on municipal boards was favorable for the Riverton Regional Airport Board.
The city ...

College trying to fill key PBS positions

Longtime public TV general manager Ruby Calvert is retiring effective June 30.

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have begun their search for ...

One bike bill fails, second still has a chance at Capitol

One bill on bicycle safety is still alive in the Wyoming Legislature, but a second fell one vote short of passing this week.
Fremont County's delegation was ...

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Override won't happen
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has voted not to override Gov. Matt Mead's veto of a bill that would make it harder for police and ...

Kidnap suspect nabbed in state

CASPER -- Casper police have arrested a man who is wanted in Pennsylvania on suspicion of robbery and kidnapping.
Authorities say Marshall McGinty was arrested ...

House advances bills on domestic sheep

CHEYENNE -- Two bills that sponsors say would protect Wyoming's domestic sheep industry against possible federal land grazing reductions are advancing in the ...

Charity care money for hospitals cut by committee

CHEYENNE -- The House Appropriations Committee has endorsed a bill that would provide funds to cover a portion of hospitals' uncompensated care.
But the ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 30th day of the 2015 General Session:
DEATH PENALTY: The House voted to reject a Senate amendment to ...

Digest

Man gets seven years for gun thefts
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A man who stole eight guns from a Big Timber business and led police on a car chase the day ...

City to take ownership of Big Bend drainage

The Riverton City Council has decided to take ownership of the Big Bend Drainage District after hearing about the benefit the system could provide for the ...

Some roads in Yellowstone to close Sunday

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone's winter season is coming to an end, which means roads that allow guided snowmobiles and snowcoach travel to some of ...

Slow start to air boardings in new year

Riverton Regional Airport began the year at a slower pace than it did at the beginning of 2014 for commercial air passengers.
At the end of January in 2014 ...

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Deaths
BARRETT
Shirley Barrett, 64, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be at 10 ...

A convicted sex offender charged with sexual assault plans to base his defense on a claim that he was drugged the night before the alleged offense, his lawyer ...

Endowment for PBS passes both houses; news not all good for college, however

Legislators this week approved a bill that makes permanent the state endowment for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service headquartered at Central Wyoming ...

Senate backs balanced budget bill

The bill carries no authority with the federal government but signals the state's willingness to cooperate in a constitutional convention on a balanced ...

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Lander Valley High School and Lander Middle School Select Art Show Reception is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, ...

 
 

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