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Tribe sues federal government over new ACA regulations

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Dec. 8 over proposed rules implementing the Affordable Care Act. Employees of the ...

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Buffalo man dies in house fire
BUFFALO -- A 46-year-old man died in a weekend house fire in northern Wyoming.
Officials say John Knebel of Buffalo and ...

Minimum wage bill to be heard by lawmakers

A Cheyenne lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would increase Wyoming's minimum wage to $9 an hour.
The state's current minimum wage is $5.15, but few ...

Governors of two states urge 94-year-old man's extradition

He faces three counts in Wyoming of child molestation dating to the 1960s.

JACKSON -- The governors of both Wyoming and Michigan are trying to speed ...

State gains ground in Tongue River spat

A special master in the case recommends denying most of Montana's remaining claims that Wyoming failed to deliver enough water on the Tongue ...

More left state this year than moved in, says new state report

For the first time since 2001, more people have been leaving Wyoming than moving in, a report from the state's Economic Analysis Division shows.
Written by ...

Airport board applications due by Wednesday

The City of Riverton is looking for community members to serve on the Riverton Regional Airport Board. The two-year terms of Bruce Kamminga, Cindy Olson and ...

Bennett quits attorney post; deputy at helm until LeBrun takes office

Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett has resigned just days before he was set to leave office.
The prosecutor's office is to operate without a chief until ...

Man stabbed, says wife tried also to run over him with car

A 22-year-old Riverton man said his wife stabbed him with a knife early Saturday during an altercation on East Monroe Avenue.
Responding deputies said a knife ...

Snow ends, deep-freeze begins

Temps could plunge to -28 in some county spots

High temperatures will struggle to reach 0 in the Wind River Basin as the New Year begins this ...

Documents don't show why EPA abandoned Pavillion water study

The Environmental Protection Agency never has fully explained why, after five years, it turned its investigation of groundwater near Pavillion over to Wyoming. ...

Honor Farm training leaves canines on their best behavior

Four Fremont County families got a special present this Christmas: rescue dogs that came well-trained in obedience and agility. The pups got their education ...

New extension educator will serve Fremont County

Jeremiah Vardiman will join the Park County University of Wyoming Extension office in Powell Jan. 5 as the northwest area educator for agriculture.
His work ...

Forest chief set

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has a new supervisor. Tricia O'Connor will start as the forest's new supervisor in February.
The B-T covers parts of ...

Airport to fall short of 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport will not reach the 10,000-passenger mark this year.
Through November, the airport hadn't come close to the boarding count it had ...

Gillette-to-Denver jet flights to start in February

GILLETTE -- Jet flights between Gillette and Denver are scheduled to begin in February.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport Executive Director Jay Lundell says ...

Researchers use math to deduce famed pool's color before man-made pollution

With a little mathematics and some scientific wizardry, Joseph Shaw and two of his colleagues have put the glory back in Yellowstone National Park's Morning ...

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One man elected to two offices
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Sweetwater County commissioners say they hope a judge will decide soon whether a recently elected ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Driving remained treacherous Friday in many parts of Wyoming after a storm dumped several inches of snow across the state.
The Wyoming ...

Legislation would up liquor license count

(AP) -- Proposed legislation would increase the number of liquor licenses available statewide for restaurants with bars, but the bill faces stiff opposition ...

 
 

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