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Senate passes science ed bill with Bebout amendment

CHEYENNE -- The state Senate has passed a bill that allows the state Board of Education to consider the Next Generation Science Standards.
But the Senate on ...

Bill stripping regulations on food sales gets 3-2 OK

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee has endorsed a bill to deregulate the individual sale of raw milk, canned goods and other foods that are considered to be ...

'Every avenue we can'

Revamped local VFW operation encouraging new veterans to visit

Volunteers from the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Riverton are encouraging new veterans ...

Deadlines to register for crop insurance under the 2014 Farm Bill are fast approaching. About a dozen producers attended a presentation on the subject Thursday ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 23rd day of the 2015 General Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate voted to give ...

State funds in stock market? County's senators favor idea

State amendment would be required

Some state legislators want to allow more state funds to be invested in the stock market and generate interest for ...

At least one person was injured Thursday in a two vehicle crash in the 600 block of 17 Mile Road in Fort Washakie.
According to the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

Teen's death in January wreck ruled a homicide

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has determined the death of a 19-year-old Riverton man involved in a one-vehicle rollover in January south of town was a ...

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Congress to hear wolf bill
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Members of Congress have proposed legislation that would remove court-imposed legal protections for ...

Proposal would grant tuition cost control for juco students

The concept is one of several being looked at to improve student completion rates.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's community colleges are looking at whether ...

Bears waking up already in Yellowstone; visitors warned

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A relatively mild winter means bears are waking up from hibernation earlier than normal in and around Yellowstone National ...

Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2014 killing

Standing in Lander District Court in front of a stern-faced Judge Norman E. Young on Thursday, public defender Devon Petersen had a tough job. He was ...

Education standards review bill clears its first reading in Senate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would change how often the state Board of Education must review its education standards is moving through the state Senate.
House Bill ...

Boy hospitalized after wreck on Main Street

A 12-year-old boy was taken to SageWest Health Care at Riverton to be treated for face lacerations after being involved in a T-bone wreck at about 7:45 a.m. ...

County's reps back study on state control of fed lands

Fremont County senators are in favor of a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of public lands to state control.
They do not approve of legislation ...

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Births
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A son was born to Jacqui Stratton of Riverton and James Page of Scottesville, Va., at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Births
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A son was born to Claudia M. Jenkins of Riverton and Steven M. Monroe of Riverton at 8:20 a.m. Dec. 16, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Caramel stars as a Valentine's Day treat

Chocolate may be the go-to sweet for Valentine's Day, but it's time to show caramel a little love.
It's been relegated to a supporting role in beribboned ...

Digest

Open meetings case to high court
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday over whether the school district in ...

Troops head for Afghanistan

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Army National Guard artillery unit will be deployed to Afghanistan in August.
The Guard says members of A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ...

 
 

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