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In the U.S., salted and unsalted butter hovers around 80 percent butterfat and the rest is water.
European butter ranges between 83 percent and 86 percent ...

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Alpha, W.Va OK deal like Wyoming's
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Coal operator Alpha Natural Resources and West Virginia regulators have agreed on a deal ...

Tight budget notable for what's not there

Gov. Matt Mead announced an ambitious budget proposal this week that uses about $450 million in rainy-day funds to pay for a range of projects and reduce the ...

The colorfully costumed Boycott, above, demonstrated sign language during a story telling portion of his ...

A man and his dog were uninjured after being rescued Tuesday afternoon from Ray Lake near Fort Washakie.
Officials said the man's Argo - an amphibious sport ...

Big drop in county's tax base expected

Local officials anticipate Fremont County's assessed value will fall more than $250 million next year due to a decrease in natural gas and oil prices.
The ...

College exceeds enrollment target for fall term; spring looking good

Central Wyoming College has exceeded its enrollment goal for the fall, and administrators say they already are ahead of schedule for the spring semester.
As ...

More workers, more jobs in county than a year ago; jobless rate a bit higher, too

Fremont County's unemployment rate is higher than it was a year ago, but other figures paint a better picture of the jobs market.
In its newest report, the ...

Riverton resident Kris Anderson helped with the sweet shop during the United Methodist luncheon and bazaar Saturday in Riverton. Craft fairs are in full swing ...

Riverton's second Nativity Celebration Community Event was hosted Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riverton High School and Middle ...

City renews with PAWS for animal control work

The City of Riverton has renewed its lease agreement with the Paws for Life Animal Shelter at 515 South Smith Road.
The city Council approved the action Dec. ...

Yellowbear files complaint alleging persecution on religious grounds

Convicted baby-killer Andrew Yellowbear Jr. filed a civil rights complaint against several prison staff, claiming he's been mistreated because of his success ...

Fire burns trailer near Riverton; wood stove probable cause

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed part of a trailer home at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. ...

Budget trims cash set aside originally for WLRC upgrade

Gov. Matt Mead is recommending $20 million saved up to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center and Wyoming State Hospital go toward covering a budget ...

Amid shortfall, Mead tells lawmakers school funding a big worry

Coal downturn at heart of the issue

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he believes the state can pay for government operations over the next two years ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Callie Scott of Lander and Greg Scott of Lander at 5:54 a.m. Dec. 7 at ...

Program offers resources for caregivers with long-term duties

A little help or rest may be available for Wyoming residents who care for loved ones, family members or friends on an ongoing basis through a program offered ...

Diabetes rate in Wyoming nearly twice that of 2001

Rising diabetes rates can translate into personal challenges for those affected and their families, as well as a significant impact on healthcare costs in the ...

Cancer diagnosis often has significant impact on patient's earning ability, UW researcher

A new analysis by University of Wyoming researcher Anna Zajacova indicates that when American adults are diagnosed with cancer, they experience significant ...

A top University of Wyoming Extension Service educator was recognized during statewide training in Riverton for her efforts to provide training to elected and ...

 
 

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