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Pedestrian struck, killed in Gillette
GILLETTE -- A 59-year-old Montana woman who was walking along a road in Gillette at night was struck by two ...

Idaho shows new sage grouse plan

BOISE, Idaho -- The Idaho Department of Lands has put forward a draft plan to protect sage grouse habitat on state endowment land as part an effort to avoid a ...

An Ethete man was arrested Friday evening after leading deputies on a short chase in north Riverton.
Ryan Dean Monroe, 27, of Ethete, was charged with ...

County lawmaker says Friday incident at Capitol demonstrated importance of civility

CHEYENNE -- Rep. Lloyd Larsen called it an unfortunate choice of words by a fellow representative who last week proposed amending a contentious ...

Audio system at courthouse getting upgrade

People who are hard of hearing should have an easier time hearing District Court proceedings soon in Fremont County after Fremont County Commissioners approved ...

Comments split on enlarging 'setback' for Wyoming wells

CHEYENNE -- About 150 people, businesses and organizations filed written comments on a proposal to increase minimum allowable distance between oil and gas wells ...

Ambulance service would be helped by Medicaid vote, says director

Expanding Medicaid in Wyoming would help the beleaguered Fremont County Emergency Medical Service.
"Our net cash in the door would increase $170,000 to ...

National FFA Week: Wind River

Chapter celebrating week with cow hunts, barbecue

The Wind River FFA chapter officers are president Darcey Maddock, vice president Robert Buline, ...

National FFA Week: Riverton

Members preparing for career development event competitions

The Riverton FFA chapter started its year in early May with the election of the 2014-2015 ...

National FFA Week: Shoshoni

Chapter busy working on stage decorations for state convention

The Shoshoni FFA chapter has had a full and eventful summer with an exciting growing ...

National FFA Week: Lander

Agricultural organization boasts a long, rich history

The Lander FFA chapter will be busy this week.
Members plan to talk about FFA on local radio ...

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State rig count lowest since 2010
CHEYENNE -- Cause for pessimism persists in Wyoming's oil industry as the number of drilling rigs exploring for oil ...

Discrimination bill clears committee; lawmaker ejected

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a critical committee hearing on Friday and now ...

The way it was: Mountain snow -- 1947

There's a reason most mountain roads and cabins above Dubois in the Wind River Mountains are inaccessible this time of year, as this picture from the 1940s ...

Experts to provide one-on-one car seat training

Injury Prevention Resources is hosting a mid-winter car seat check from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Riverton High School.
Nationally certified child ...

Film contest seeking entries; $25K goes to grand prize winner

The Wyoming Film Office is seeking submissions for the Wyoming Short Film Contest. The grand prize winner will take home $25,000.
The winning entry will have ...

Wyoming Latina Youth Conference offering two scholarships

Scholarships are available from the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference for students who want to pursue a higher education.
Successful applicants must have ...

CWC hosts negotiation training for local officers

Thirteen law enforcement officers from the Riverton and Lander police departments and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office recently attended Central Wyoming ...

Enzi accepting applications for summer page positions

The deadline to apply is March 5.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school students to apply to be Senate pages during one of ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Fri., Feb 20, the 27th day of the 2015 General Session:
VOTING RIGHTS: The Senate for the second time ...

 
 

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