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Busy day of Veterans Day activities set countywide

Veterans Day celebrations will begin Tuesday evening in Riverton with a Marine Corps League ball at 6 p.m. at the Riverton Country Club.
The festivities ...

Displaying subtle differences in profile as their speed slowed, five Canada geese approached a water landing adjacent to 17 Mile Road last weekend. Open water ...

CHEYENNE -- Wayne Johnson was skeptical when business leaders began discussing plans about a decade ago to turn Wyoming into a hub for technology firms.
"I ...

Judy Johnson of Dubois decided on a whim to do an at-home self-examination for breast cancer last June.
She had just heard a presentation by another local ...

Shoshoni's eighth-graders back from a week at Teton Science Camp

Twenty-six middle school students traveled from Shoshoni to Jackson Hole last month for a week of outdoor learning and exploration.
During the week, which ...

Sugar beet growers in Fremont County had a familiar-sounding season 46 years ago. The summer was hot, but there was adequate water for raising and sustaining ...

New premiums under ACA up 5.6 percent at 'benchmark' level

Enrollment period open until Jan. 31

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a snapshot last month of health ...

Wyoming's rig count down two; four nationally

HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Good accreditation report for Wind River schools

A recommendation for accreditation will be forwarded to the Wyoming State Board of Education.

A team of educational professionals from AdvancED is ...

Man sentenced for assaulting federal officer

Justin Hayes, 40, was sentenced Oct. 28 in federal magistrate court to 104 days imprisonment on one count of assaulting, resisting, opposing and interfering ...

Urn receptacle installed at cemetery in response to popularity of cremation

"Columbarium" isn't a word familiar to many Americans, but visitors to ...

Wyoming PBS's Cheney documentary premiers with two airings Friday

In a new documentary from the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service, former Vice President Dick Cheney talks about his youthful missteps, the Bush ...

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Veterans Day raffle set at Fort Washakie
Fort Washakie's school and community library is holding a raffle for a complete set of Time-Life books on ...

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Births

BELL
A child was born to Jasmine Bell of Riverton and Luke Bell Aloysious of Riverton at 2:53 a.m. Nov. ...

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Park officials say Yellowstone National Park attracted an unexpectedly large amount of visitors this year.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle ...

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Woman burned to death at bar
RAWLINS (AP) -- Police in Rawlins are investigating the apparent burning death of a woman at a local bar.
The incident ...

Researchers unearth duck- billed dinosaur in Elk Basin

POWELL (AP) -- For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was ...

Help Center set for holiday assistance

An open house is planned Sunday to inform residents about the center, which opened in March 2014.

A new resource for local residents in need has been ...

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

Vesicular stomatitis cases still shrinking

Officials say the number of open cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Wyoming has dwindled, and the majority of quarantines have been released since an ...

 
 

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