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Rock Springs man killed in well blast
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- One worker was killed and two others were seriously injured in an explosion and fire at an ...

No one was injured in a house fire at about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Jefferson Avenue.
Officials said the homeowners were on vacation, and a ...

Heidi Powell's father was the captain of the Pony Express's Rocky Ridge Division for decades.
When he died in 2015, the vast majority of Wyoming's pony riders ...

First-degree murder verdict for man who shot wife in November

Koby Dean Johnson faces a mandatory life sentence.

Koby Dean Johnson was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting ...

Mead cuts another quarter-billion from budget

Among the biggest losers in the reductions announced Tuesday are the the state's seven community colleges, the University of Wyoming, and the Wyoming ...

Leadership changes in place at Wyoming Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Department of Health has announced leadership changes for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
Chris Newman, WDH Behavioral Health ...

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Births


SIMS
A son was born to Brenda Sims of Riverton and Tyson Sims of Riverton at 8:15 a.m. June 14 at ...

Tests rate Qsyima best of four weight-loss drugs

All five FDA-approved drugs were more effective than a placebo.

In the diet-medication sweepstakes, we have a winner. While all five drugs approved ...

Chugwater to regain gas station

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The tiny town of Chugwater in southeast Wyoming has awarded a bid to bring back the only gasoline for miles around.
Alex Cadar's $400,000 bid ...

The Pony Expresslasted just 19 months, but it was the stuff of legend -- so much so that for 37 years the National Pony Express Association has been holding ...

All seasonal habitat areas now open into late autumn

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wildlife Habitat Management Areas that provide big-game winter range are now fully open for the season after being off limits ...

School enrollments trended downward from fall to spring

Most public school districts in Fremont County saw a drop in student enrollment at the end of the 2015-2016 school year compared to the beginning.
The trend ...

The 84th annual Wyoming State Fireman's Convention featured team competition Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Drill ...

Brucellosis rules up for review; Montana orders testing of Wyo stock

Two more elk tested positive for brucellosis in 2015 on the west side of the Bighorn Mountains.
The discovery brings the total number of positive results ...

CWC vice president named head man in Colorado

Ron Granger has worked at Central Wyoming College
since 2011.

Ron Granger, vice president for administrative services at Central Wyoming College, ...

Wyoming digest

Hay stats announced: 2.8 tons/acre locally
County-level estimates for 2015 hay are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National ...

Young filmmakers in CWC camp this week

Central Wyoming College professors Mike Myers and Jeremy Nielsen are teaming up again to host a summer camp for any high school juniors, seniors and 2016 ...

Historic photos added to interior decor at the new Riverton Justice Center

The new Riverton Justice Center at 1160 Major Avenue has added 11historic photos and interpretive text to interior of the facility.
The project is a result ...

Drainage job next up for 1 percent tax

Ellis Concrete of Lander will be in charge of the Fremont Street Storm Sewer Project in Riverton, to be funded by the optional 1 percent sales tax.
The ...

Grizzly rules review spans full gamut as ending bear protections considered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed lifting protections for the more than 700 grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park.

JACKSON ...

 
 

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