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Affordable Care Act rates to climb 7 percent in Wyoming next year

Health insurance rates for Wyoming residents under the federal Affordable Care Act are set to climb an average of 7 percent next year, state and industry ...

Forest Service lifts fire ban, but county still has some in place

Fire restrictions remain in place in Fremont County despite the Shoshone National Forest's decision to rescind the rules Friday.
Fremont County Fire ...

Anti-grazing effort slowed in county by trespass suit

Fremont County District Court Judge Norman Young has approved a settlement in a lawsuit several ranchers filed against the Western Watersheds Project.
The ...

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Francis Odis Pearl Wallace Wight, of Lander died on September 8. A visitation will be held from 5-7 ...

The new Wyoming Indian Elementary School now has an enrollment of roughly 350 students. The school board pulled extra money from its budget to create the ...

Riverton schools will have an ambulance on scene at all high school football games from now on, superintendent Terry Snyder said .
The decision comes after ...

Five-year term for man who had more than 600 marijuana plants

A Riverton man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to growing more than 600 marijuana plants.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott ...

Fatal fire in Lander called 'suspicious'

No threat to community, officials say

Officials are investigating the fatal fire that claimed the life of a man early Wednesday in Lander as ...

Officer sprayed with bear mace; RPD says suspect 'lucky he didn't get shot' it 'deadly

Police said deadly force is justified in a situation involving substances when they are used to incapacitate law enforcement.

A Riverton man was ...

Second-grade students of Ashgrove Elementary School took a field trip Thursday to the Wind River as part of a District 25 initiative in "place-based ...

Enzi opposing coal pension fund protections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thousands of unionized mine workers and supporters rallied at the Capitol Thursday to push for a bill that would protect health-care and ...

Wyoming digest

Closed entrance cut park visits
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The closure of Yellowstone National Park's south entrance because of wildfire in ...

Judge: Reconsider lynx habitat

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. government was wrong to exclude large areas of the Rocky Mountains when it designated almost 40,000 square miles of habitat as ...

CWC state's most diverse college; 'at risk' students are majority

A recent student profile report shows Central Wyoming College is the most diverse institution of its kind in Wyoming.
For fall 2015, more than 10 percent of ...

Another stolen pickup on Cooper Road; this one not burned

Two similar incidents in the same area ended in arson.

Officials say there is a "very high probability" that a stolen vehicle found crashed into a ...

The incident occurred early Wednesday in the 300 block of Market Street in Lander.

One person died early Wednesday in a structure fire in Lander. ...

Campfires OK in Yellowstone again

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Campers in Yellowstone National Park can enjoy campfires again.
The National Park Service on Wednesday lowered fire ...

Wyoming Catholic College tallies 157 students as fall term begins

Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed its second largest class, with 50 students enrolled for the fall term.
That brings the total number of students at WCC ...

Wyoming digest

No highway deaths over weekend
CHEYENNE (AP) -- There were no fatal crashes on Wyoming highways over the long holiday weekend.
The Wyoming Highway ...

School performance up during the 2015-16 term

Statewide, 44 were rated as not meeting expectations.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The number of Wyoming schools meeting or exceeding state academic expectations ...

 
 

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