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Report rates Wyoming kids high in economic stability, near bottom in overall health

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Wyoming needs to work on improving the health of its youth. That's the message in the 2016 Kids Count Data Book, an annual report issued by ...

Wyoming digest

Deadline near for $20M carbon prize
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Organizers of an international competition to turn greenhouse gases into useful products are making ...

Christensen says he's natural to follow Lummis

State Sen. Leland Christensen, R-Alta, sees himself as the natural choice to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis in the House of Representatives in ...

Woman drowned in canal; might have been trying to rescue dog from water

CODY (AP) -- Investigating authorities say a southwestern Wyoming woman who drowned Saturday in an irrigation canal near Cody may have been trying to rescue her ...

Celebrants 'safer than they used to be,' say firefighters

Local firefighters commended residents for being responsible with fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
Crews responded to several fire calls Monday, ...

Repairs start at Yellowstone overlook

(AP) -- Trails, overlooks and parking lots near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River are getting about $9.1 million in improvements and repairs.
Fatal ...

The typical huge crowd lined up to see Lander's annual Pioneer Days Parade for Independence ...

Wyoming digest

Torrington prison warden retires
(AP) -- Officials have announced that the warden of the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington has ...

'No qualified candidates' for WLRC; outside help hired at $30K/month

The company providing consulting services and an interim superintendent for the Wyoming Life Resource Center charges the state of Wyoming $30,000 a month, Gov. ...

New sales tax would collect about $15M in Park County

CODY (AP) -- Officials from Park County communities are trying to determine how they would spend around $15 million if voters approve a 1 percent sales ...

Insurance chief relays concerns to Senators

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security invited Tom Glause to testify.

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MILLER
Virgil L Miller, 84, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2 due to Lewy Body disease. The Family will ...

Wyoming digest

Marshals killed man after father's funeral
DOUGLAS (AP) -- Deputy U.S. Marshals shot and killed a man while trying to arrest him after his father's ...

University, Biz Council collaborating on plans for economic diversity

One area the planner are hoping to expand is the state's technology sector.

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming administrators and board of trustees ...

Officer killed by bear knew risks, rewards

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the vast, wild ...

Wyoming has among lowest transgender rate in U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) -- New statistical analysis of all 50 states shows Wyoming has among the fewest transgender adults in by percentage in the nation.
About 1.4 ...

Lander, Riverton and the Wind River Indian Reservation all were part of the race route in 1984 for the Red Dog bicycle stage race shortly after Independence ...

Friday rollover

Officers responded to a one vehicle rollover accident at about 3 p.m. Friday on Wyoming Highway 789, south of Riverton. A work truck from Keyhole Technologies ...

New food storage regs in place on Shoshone and B-T forests

Minimizing conflicts between people and bears is the focus of a revised food storage order which expands requirements for storing food on portions of the ...

Two-years of probation for man in meth case

A Riverton man was sentenced June 29 to two years supervised probation for distribution of methamphetamine.
The charge is punishable by up to 20 years in ...

 
 

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