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Illness claims prison inmate

TORRINGTON -- The Wyoming Department of Corrections says an inmate at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department ...

Famed chef Trotter's widow boosts culinary program at college

The widow of a world-renowned chef wants to honor her husband's memory through the Central Wyoming College culinary and hospitality program in ...

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Births
HALLAM
A daughter was born to Kelsey Hallam of Riverton at 9:02 p.m. Sept. 17 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Three killed in rollover near Gillette

GILLETTE -- Authorities say three people were killed in a single-vehicle crash in northern Wyoming.
According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 42-year-old Willie ...

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Man denies he had meth at day care site
CODY -- A Powell man has denied charges that he kept methamphetamine at his house, endangered children at the ...

Roadside elk hunting draws criticism from park visitors

JACKSON -- Sportsmen advocates and others are challenging Grand Teton National Park to change its regulations after a coordinated elk drive last week led to a ...

Legislators to eye plan on expanded Medicaid

The Wyoming Department of Health is urging state lawmakers to pass a new proposal that would extend health insurance to an estimated 17,600 low-income ...

State, industry study prospect of mining Atlantic City ore again

Once the largest private-sector employer in the Lander area, the mine has been out of operation for more than three decades.

More than 30 years after ...

County EMS partners with local groups to collect toys

Fremont County EMS is partnering with Central Bank and Trust and the Community Food Bank of St. Thomas Episcopal Church to collect toys for children in need ...

Snow, cold weather raise pipe, roof risks

The sudden onset of unseasonably cold weather in Fremont County earlier led to frozen pipes and other complications at residences and businesses.
Winter ...

Help available from various telephone hotlines may save holiday meals

Burnt turkey. Bland stuffing. Crumbly pie crust. Don't let these Thanksgiving nightmares become your reality.
The Butterball Turkey Talk Line: Talk to a real ...

Easy Thanksgiving snacks can make everyone on time

In Southern California, invite family and friends over for Thanksgiving and you never know exactly when they'll arrive. Some show up early, while you're still ...

Vietnam veterans reunion scheduled for June in Casper

The Wyoming Veterans Commission and key partner organizations are planning a statewide Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Reunion for June 4 to June 7 in ...

Wyoming 'Take it Outside' program one of two national BLM honorees

A Wyoming archaeologist is one of two national award winners for the Bureau of Land Management's "Excellence in Interpretation or Education" Awards.
Kierson ...

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Births
GOODMAN
A daughter was born to Makayla Goodman of Riverton at 4:07 a.m. Oct. 19 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 6.8 ...

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Bill encourages gas conversion
CHEYENNE -- A proposal endorsed by a legislative committee aims to help entice companies to build gas-to-liquid plants in ...

Suit filed over long-standing federal coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program ...

Lottery builds sponsor ties to state fair, Cowboy sports, Frontier Days

CHEYENNE -- The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well.
Since it began operations ...

Snowpack rising but still below hefty levels in place a year ago

The new readings do not take Tuesday's snowfall into account.

Late-autumn snowpack in the Wind River Basin crept closer to average levels last week ...

Man killed in rural auto crash identified

Officials have identified the 80-year-old Fremont County man who was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near ...

 
 

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