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Reckless park trespassers get fines and bans

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in ...

As the Wyoming Legislature gears up to make more cuts this session, State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, joins the House Appropriations Committee for the first ...

Riverton man makes Baylor Dean's List

Riverton native Nathanael Lutz joined more than 3, 900 Baylor University students that were named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 fall semester. ...

Red Cross helps families after hotel fire

Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting five families who were displaced due to the fire at the South Federal Inn on Federal Blvd. in Riverton on Wednesday, Jan. ...

Wyoming Indian recognizes staff, student achievements

Fremont County School District 14 board members elected members for leadership positions.

Leadership positions were reorganized during the December ...

New WRTA director comes with new stop at airport

The Wind River Transportation Authority welcomed new director Gary Michaud in December after the departure of Jake Paslar, who worked for the WRTA for 15 ...

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Births


WASHAKIE
A daughter was born to Katrina and Kevin Washakie Sr. of Fort Washakie at 12:59 p.m. January ...

Three bills sent forward by House Judiciary panel

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The House Judiciary Committee advanced bills Thursday that would expand automatic restoration of voting rights to nonviolent felons, create a ...

DeVos' gun remark lands differently in grizz country

CHEYENNE (AP) -- In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to ...

Wyoming digest

Bill on palliative care considered
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers will consider a measure meant to improve the quality of palliative care.
The ...

Insurance rep expects quick fix for SageWest ER

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming plans to "expedite" the process to bring the emergency rooms at SageWest hospitals back in network, officials at the ...

Indian education bill gets 9-0 nod from committee

Extra teaching burden a concern

A bill that would incorporate American Indian education into public school standards passed out of the House ...

College trustee Douglas to resign; replacement action starts immediately

Mickey Douglas will resign from the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees effective Feb. 13.
The board accepted her resignation Wednesday, with ...

Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, has developed new bills he plans to present during this year's legislative session, which began Jan. 10.
Allen has been a strong ...

Massive Wyoming wind project gets critical federal approvals

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines ...

Judge dismisses Capitol renovation lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A state judge has dismissed a lawsuit contesting a $300 million project to renovate the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.
In dismissing the ...

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Births

REED
A daughter was born to Celia Reed of Lander and Julian Reed of Lander at 6:39 a.m. January 12 at ...

Indian education bill gets 9-0 nod from committee

Extra teaching burden a concern

A bill that would incorporate American Indian education into public school standards passed out of the House ...

Air service group positive about new developments

The improving local air service picture holds promise for economic development in 2017, leaders of the Fremont Air Service Task Force report.
Two task force ...

Roper's thumb sewn back on

DENVER (AP) -- A Wyoming cowboy has got his thumb back after losing the finger while roping a steer at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
Justin ...

 
 

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