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No one hurt in shooting scare Wednesday at Riverton school

Riverton High School students were put into a "stay-put" situation Wednesday afternoon after reports of a student who had a gun and was threatening to kill ...

Flaring rule opposed

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming politicians say new federal rules to curtail venting and flaring of oil and gas wells on federal land duplicate state rules and ...

Ranger station repaired on Gros Ventre Road

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Mice -- and the little brown pellets they leave behind -- were one of the first things Clay Alderson and Claudia Rector had to battle when ...

Barrasso to keep GOP post

The Wyoming Senator says his committee will work closely with the Trump administration.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has ...

Wyoming digest

Conviction affirmed in pipe bomb plot
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Laramie man found guilty of ...

'Disgruntled' ex-employee arrested at former job site

No one was injured in an armed altercation at about 3 p.m. Sunday at a business on the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard.
Dean Niedo, 22, of Arapahoe was ...

Community colleges should be spared further cuts, Bebout says

The third-term incumbent is likely to serve as Senate President next year.

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks community college have "done ...

WDH reviewing plan of correction for SageWest

If the plan of correction is not approved, the facility could lose its Medicare/Medicaid certifications.

The Wyoming Department of Health is ...

Medicaid waiver denied for Shoshone, Arapaho

The waiver would have helped with sustainability and expansion of specialty services at Indian Health Services facilities and improved preventive care for ...

Kelby Kalbach, a mechanic with Classical Aviation, flew his Trilobite and Tadpole kites on a perfect afternoon Sunday at the Central Wyoming College soccer ...

Tribal court dispute compromises law, order, police say

The ongoing dispute over the local tribal court is compromising law and order on the Wind River Indian Reservation, according to special agent Doug Noseep, who ...

Riverton man fatally shot in ND

A North Dakota man has been charged with manslaughter after the apparently accidental shooting of Riverton native Tanner Carrico early last week.
Carrico, 21, ...

Wyoming digest

Landfill search for infant over
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming authorities have called off the search for the remains of a missing 13-month-old Cheyenne ...

Open enrollment for health insurance started Nov. 1

Anyone with questions about the health insurance Marketplace in Wyoming can contact the Wyoming Department of Insurance at 777-7401.

With open ...

Northern Arapaho WIC office announces November hours

The Northern Arapaho Women, Infants and Children office is open in 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays in Arapaho. ...

Officials ID body found in Wind River

Her boyfriend said they were drinking nearby the day before she was found.

Officials are investigating the death of 39-year-old Michelle J. Brown, ...

Winter is coming, be prepared

The Wind River Basin will get its first taste of winter this week according to forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Riverton.
Meteorologist ...

This week's super moon set over the Wind River Job Corps early Monday morning in Riverton. According to NASA, it was the closest full moon to Earth since 1948, ...

Riverton man fatally shot in ND

A North Dakota man has been charged with manslaughter after the apparently accidental shooting of Riverton native Tanner Carrico early last week.
Carrico, 21, ...

Prison systems fight opioids with high-priced injections

SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) -- U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that could help addicted inmates stay off opioids after they are ...

 
 

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