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Intox arrests dip, as does use of force by officers

The number of public intoxication arrests recorded by the Riverton Police Department in 2014 was down compared to previous years.
RPD chief Mike Broadhead ...

Wyoming man killed in plunge through lake ice

LEMMON, S.D. -- Crews have recovered the body of a Wyoming man after an all-terrain vehicle broke through the ice of a lake in northwestern South ...

The design is intended to put an end to leaks that have plagued the Riverton facility for many years.

Architects have the green light to start ...

Eaton can't get fair shake in state, his attorneys say

Lawyers for convicted murderer Dale Wayne Eaton say years of negative publicity prompted by improper statements from prosecutors to the media would make it ...

Under settled deal, frackers must justify secrecy claims

CHEYENNE -- A legal settlement will require petroleum companies to provide justification when they claim the ingredients in the chemical products they pump ...

Medicaid expansion bill introduced

CHEYENNE -- A newly introduced bill would expand the federal Medicaid program in Wyoming following a plan endorsed by Gov. Matt Mead's administration.
The bill ...

From cop to coroner: McAuslan grateful for chance

Ed McAuslan never planned on becoming a coroner, but after 15 years on the job he says he is grateful to have had the opportunity to serve.
"I'd just like to ...

Digest

Paraglider dies following crash
JACKSON -- A paraglider who crashed within the boundary of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has died.
Billy Baker, 35, ...

Minimum wage hike nixed in committee

CHEYENNER00;-- Wyoming's minimum wage will stay the same for at least another year.
The House Revenue Committee voted 8-1 on Friday to reject a bill that would ...

Surveys show high rate of student satisfaction at UW

LARAMIE -- A survey of University of Wyoming students shows that more than 90 percent are pleased with their education at the state's only four-year, public ...

The way it was: Young mushers -- 2002

The International Pedigree Stage Stop Dog Sled race was speeding from place to place in western Wyoming 13 years ago this week, and these young Fremont County ...

Hound dies in garage, kennel blaze near Pavillion

At least one dog was killed Jan. 15 in a structure fire east of Pavillion.
No humans were injured in the blaze, which destroyed a garage and dog kennel and ...

Cause unknown in Tuesday shop fire

The building itself didn't sustain structural damage, but some of the insulation, lighting, wiring and overhead heating system may have been destroyed. ...

Arts council taking grant applications

Applications are open for the Wyoming Arts Council's "arts education," "grants to organizations" and "operating support grants" categories.
Arts education ...

BLM seeks comment on mine project

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office seeks public input on the Sheep Mountain uranium project draft environmental impact statement.
The BLM will ...

Reggae concert coming to Riverton

Peter Chandler, aka Chanman, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverton Branch Library.
The free Roots Reggae concert will include comments on the ...

Library to show opera

The Lander MetOpera will present the "Tales of Hoffmann" on Saturday in the Carnegie Room of the Lander Library.
The opera will be a live transmission from ...

Wyoming Indian's $21 million elementary school taking shape

When Wyoming Indian set out to construct a new elementary school, officials knew the building had to pay tribute to culture and be large enough to serve as a ...

Weeks after fire, Dubois planning for recovery

Financial contributions have arrived from across the nation.

A fire devastated Dubois's downtown and left half a dozen business owners picking ...

CREG: Influential state revenue forecast misses the mark again and again

A well-known financial forecast released last week has state lawmakers predicting doom and plotting how to cut back spending.
The report, however, has a ...

 
 

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