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Convict in hammer death gets 50-60 years

Parental neglect, an alcohol addiction, and an apology did not carry much weight against the brutality of the crime in District Court Judge Norman E. Young's ...

Bebout says he heard 'unique' response to science bill

CHEYENNE --Wyoming Senate Majority Floor Leader Eli Bebout of Riverton has learned that a single phrase can sometimes gain more interest than intended.
Late ...

Gun bill dead; too many open issues, lawmakers say

CHEYENNE --Guns will remain outlawed in schools after the Wyoming Senate on Wednesday soundly defeated House Bill 114.
"We couldn't meet in the middle on ...

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Births
EVANS
A son was born to Lauren Evans of Riverton and Mark Evans of Riverton at 11:49 a.m. Feb. 2 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Classical guitar duo to perform at CWC

Classical guitarists will perform works of modern and traditional composers Friday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College.
The ...

UW Extension specialist: Workers may qualify for federal tax credit

UW Extension wants to make life a little easier for workers by alerting them about a special tax credit that can put money in their pockets, said an extension ...

Watch out for tax season scams

Most people are wary of the Internal Revenue Service trying to separate them from their money.
But there are other threats out there during tax season.
The ...

A diner can find it added to any number of restaurant dishes.

In coffee, tea and barbecue sauce, with duck, turkey and salads, it's become a go-to ...

Digest

Man gets 55 years for kidnap, assault
GILLETTE -- A 53-year-old Gillette man who was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his wife in ...

Bill on balanced budget denied

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has shot down a bill that would have added the state to the list of those calling for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution ...

Uninsured care bill for hospitals cut back again

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House voted Tuesday to cut most of the funding from a bill that Senate lawmakers had passed to help hospitals in the state cover the ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 34th day of the 2015 General Session:
WORKERS' COMP: Gov. Matt Mead signed into law a bill that ...

Wyoming State Winter Fair strengthened this year

In October 2013, fair organizers announced the event would cease after 45 years if more people did not pitch in, and volunteers have answered the call for ...

Dubois fire 'accidental'; insurance probe will continue

The late December blaze that consumed a portion of downtown Dubois will be ruled accidental, according to local fire officials.
In a press release Monday, ...

House OKs amended bill on tribal liaisons; Senate now must concur

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday afternoon that will overhaul the state's tribal liaison program.
Senate File 50 will ...

Burglar caught in act, may be linked to other thefts from cars

A man arrested for burglary early Tuesday in Riverton may be connected to a string of thefts reported recently in the area.
Jeramie Lewis, 29, of Riverton, ...

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Births
BELL
A son was born to Morgan Bell of Riverton and Jacque Bell of Riverton at 9:12 a.m. Feb. 11 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Legality of wild horse roundup argued in fed court

Attorneys argued Monday over whether a wild horse roundup on western Wyoming rangelands last year complied with or violated a federal law that carries ...

Riverton woman: 'I'm one of those' who needs Medicaid

Expansion of the program was voted down by the Wyoming Legislature in one of the year's high-profile debates.

Melody Moats watched closely this year ...

Snowpack, water content near average levels

The key part of the mountain snowpack season is about to begin.

Snowpack in northwestern Fremont County is strong, but it is low in the southern end ...

 
 

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