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A flood warning is in effect for the Little Wind River near Riverton, which is expected to rise to near 8.4 feet by Saturday morning and crest at about 8.7 ...

TSA likely to serve Key Lime within months; no screening for time being

Key Lime Air, which will begin flights to and from Denver next month as Denver Air Connection, is likely to receive screening service from the Transportation ...

Valdez not picked at Kentucky school

Central Wyoming College president Cris Valdez was not selected as president of Gateway Community and Technical College in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Community and ...

Louis Lake Road set to open from South Pass to Louis Lake

Louis Lake Road, FSR 300, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will open from South Pass (U.S. Highway 28) to Louis Lake Campground ...

Three killed on motorcycles, two hurt

CODY (AP) -- Authorities say three motorcyclists were killed and two others were seriously injured when a pickup crashed into the group of riders west of ...

Wyoming digest


Laramie schools join funding coalition
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education has voted to join a school district ...

Shoshones declare business council vacancy

Special election process to be discussed at next general meeting

The tribe has called a general council meeting for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Rocky ...

Sublette County sheriff stripped of his position after jury's finding

The sheriff of Sublette County has been removed from office following a civil jury's finding that he engaged in misconduct.
District Judge Marvin Tyler on ...

Mead troubled by Trump, but he'll back him

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he condemns Donald Trump's statement that a federal judge shouldn't preside over a case against him because of the ...

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Corrections

- Thursday's page-one sports teaser should have said the Red Sox beat the Giants by 20-3.


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Man's death in boiling acid spring illustrates park challenges

The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park shows the challenges that rangers face as they ...

Five-year term for convict in sex abuse case

An Ethete man was sentenced this month to more than five years in prison for sexual abuse that took place in February 2014. The delay in sentencing was due to ...

Defendant to face new charge after bail violation

Floyd Oldman, a Riverton man who -- according to police -- beat his children and wife in December, will face additional child abuse charges after he violated his ...

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Deaths

WELLS
Helen M. Wells, 92, formally of Riverton, died on Sunday, June 5 at her daughter's home in Elkhorn, ...

Money from college's tax mill plunges; part of major fiscal hurdle


It's only money controlled entirely by CWC

The optional mill regularly levied at Central Wyoming College is expected to bring in almost a ...

Wyoming digest


Uranium layoffs announced
(AP) -- The owner of a Wyoming uranium mine has announced it will lay off a dozen employees and reassign several others, as ...

Shoshoni PD transporting mental subjects; long-term solution sought

Police, EMS and hospital representatives are meeting over the next few weeks to formulate a permanent solution for transport of violent Title 25 patients, who ...

A five car pile-up stopped both lanes of traffic on rural U.S. Highway 26 for more than two hours Thursday. When westbound traffic was temporarily stopped in a ...

Mead orders 'suffrage centennial' for statewide commemoration in 2019-20

Wyoming officials are planning a months-long celebration of the state's role in giving women the right to vote.
Through an executive order signed Tuesday, ...

Man may have died after falling in park spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Rangers are searching for a man believed to have fallen into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
Someone reported ...

 
 

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