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By Wednesday, the Riverton Valley Irrigation District had already spent roughly $580,000 to rebuild its canal system that was severely damaged by record stream ...

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Deaths

COATES
Frances Coates, 95, died June 18, 2017, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Services are ...

Hammer killer says victim was 'a good friend'

Florin Brandon Wyatt will be sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to first degree murder Thursday.
The 27-year-old killed his roommate, ...

Big dollars involved in state discussions with tribes over minerals

Approximately $6.982 million in severance and ad valorem tax, combined, was paid on oil and gas production from tribal lands last year.



During ...

States won't rush Yellowstone grizzly hunts

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Wyoming, Montana and Idaho officials say they won't declare open season on grizzly bears once federal Endangered Species Act protections ...

Flood spreads to the Bighorn

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Flooding because of melting mountain snow now includes the Bighorn River in north-central Wyoming.
A flood warning has been posted until ...

Floods, moisture portend 'an incredible fire season'



All of the moisture that has been running through - and spilling over - Fremont County ...

Wyoming digest

Brothers accused in jail altercation
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two brothers who are inmates in the same Wyoming jail are facing charges in an altercation with ...

Riders, both past 60, through state on 3,000 mile trek

GILLETTE (AP) -- A pair of bicyclists rode from Buffalo to Gillette one Friday. By then, they had nearly 1,500 miles under their belts, but they still had a ...

Wyoming digest

Senators: GOP bill an improvement
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. John Barrasso says the GOP health care proposal isn't perfect but is a ...

Ag census coming; sign up by June 30

It's the only complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them.


Wyoming farmers and ranchers can take part in the 2017 ...

Mary Lea Wolf, left, led a group of beginning students in learning to play the guitar during week two of R Recreation's Summer Academy. In the circle from ...

Man who killed landlord with hammer will plead guilty

While a tenant in 56-year-old Keith Stephenson's basement, Florin Brandon Wyatt beat him to death in March.


Florin Brandon Wyatt, who killed ...

The bear population in the greater Yellowstone region has been declared "recovered."

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for ...

College OKs near $4M land buy for Jackson site

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved the purchase of two lots that will someday hold an outreach center in Jackson.
The unanimous vote ...

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Births

KUDER
A baby was born to Gwen Kuder of Lander and Keith Kuder of Lander at 9:18 p.m. June 19 at SageWest ...

Guard soldiers flock to Camp Guernsey

GUERNSEY -- The population of the small town of Guernsey in east Wyoming nearly doubles for a few weeks this time of year as the Camp Guernsey Joint Training ...

'Transformer' eclipse stamp makes U.S. debut in Laramie; changes when touched

LARAMIE (AP) -- The U.S. Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this ...

Yellowstone seaplane plan draws fire

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Residents outside Yellowstone National Park are opposing plans to start seaplane tours of the park and surrounding area this ...

Treasurer says he'll resign over money spat with commission

Longtime Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger, mired in a dispute with the Fremont County Commission, on Tuesday announced his resignation.
After ...

 
 

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