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BLM finalizes wild horse adoption slate; events in May and September

In accordance with Federal law, which requires excess wild horses and burros in the west to be placed with caring private owners, the Bureau of Land Management ...

What remains of a building on the historic Roberts Mission in Fort Washakie site will have to be demolished after an early morning fire gutted the structure ...

RPD has eyes on landlords who change locks illegally

At least once a week in Riverton, a landlord attempts to evict a tenant illegally, usually without meaning to break any law.
This is because, as Riverton ...

Thousands could be affected by tax rebate cutback

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Wanetta Lester wasn't looking for a handout.
The 88-year-old Cheyenne woman didn't plan to spend the roughly $400 she expected to receive ...

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Births

WELIEVER
A daughter was born to Jessica Weliever of Riverton and Jason Weliever of Riverton at 7:57 p.m. ...

'Indian education for all' failed this year, but it's on interim study list

The years-long effort to establish an American Indian Education for All Act in Wyoming isn't over.
Wyoming Department of Education consultant Rob Black said ...

Lottery considers adding game in state paying $1,000 a day for life

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery will consider adding a new draw game that features a jackpot paying $1,000 a day for life, an official said.
Lottery CEO ...

Wyoming digest

Snowmobile damage in forest
SHERIDAN (AP) -- As warm weather conditions lead to an early snowmelt in parts of the Bighorn National Forest, snowmobiles ...

U.S. House of Representatives candidate Rex Rammell believes Wyoming citizens would see a smooth transition if he were elected to replace Republican Rep. ...

Rawlins wants spot on prison task force

RAWLINS (AP) -- The city of Rawlins is looking to earn a seat on a 13-member task force charged with making recommendations to improve the Wyoming State ...

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Births

MCCONNAUGHEY
A son was born to Katsie McConnaughey of Riverton and Morgan McConnaughey of Riverton at ...

Trooper cleared in shooting

CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper who shot and injured a woman during a pursuit of a wrong-way driver on Interstate 25 has been cleared to return ...

Peabody hints at bankruptcy filing

It's the biggest coal-mining company in the United States, with three huge mines in Wyoming.

The largest American coal miner, Peabody Energy, is ...

Community development enrollments dip at CWC

Enrollments have fallen over the past several years in the Central Wyoming College workforce and community education department.
"It's a three-year trend," ...

Stabbing investigated

The Riverton Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at about 2:37 a.m. Wednesday. RPD chief Mike Broadhead said at least eight ...

Grizzly hunting could start next year

Lander will host one of the planned public meeting on the proposed hunt.

Grizzly bear hunting in Wyoming will not start until the fall of 2017 at the ...

Even in tighter times, towns and cities 'way ahead' in state funding

Although a last-minute change to the local government distribution model will cost Fremont County's smallest towns, they will still come away with more state ...

Coroner confirms natural causes in death of woman found in her car

Initial speculation that Rita Mares, 49, of Riverton, died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 25 while in her car was confirmed Tuesday when the Fremont County ...

Wyoming digest

Teton GOP chairwoman quits over Trump
JACKSON (AP) -- Teton County Republicans are alone in the state so far in choosing a pro-Donald Trump delegate for ...

The St. Margaret's 1950s Sock Hop dinner and dance drew a festive crowd Saturday night in Riverton. The annual fundraiser garnered about $45,000 this year. ...

 
 

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