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Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement

Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement

New LANDER, Wyo. — The first installment in a $157 million federal settlement began to pour into the Wind River Indian Reservation on Wednesday, a…

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Coal miner Peabody's 1Q loss more than doubles

New ST. LOUIS — Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp. says its first-quarter loss more than doubled on weak prices.

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Opal natural gas plant fire forces town evacuation

Opal natural gas plant fire forces town evacuation

^pCasper^p, Wyo. — An explosion at a southwestern Wyoming natural gas processing plant Wednesday afternoon forced the evacuation of a nearby t…

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Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

OPAL, Wyo. — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.

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Teapot Dome petroleum reserve for sale

Teapot Dome petroleum reserve for sale

DENVER — Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for sale, this time to the high…

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Lummis announces she's running for re-election

Lummis announces she's running for re-election

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Cheyenne Frontier Days lassoes profit in 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne Frontier Days posted a net profit of more than $956,000 in 2013.

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Evidence argued in old Wyoming killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Prosecuting and defense attorneys were set to argue Wednesday over what evidence may be admitted during the upcoming trial of…

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37-year-old Casper man pleads guilty to impregnating 15-year-old

37-year-old Casper man pleads guilty to impregnating 15-year-old

A 37-year-old Casper man who impregnated a 15-year-old will face the next four to nine years in the state penitentiary after pleading guilty t…

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Arch Coal writes DKRW Advanced Fuels’ coal gasification project as a $57.7 million loss

CASPER, Wyo. -- DKRW Advanced Fuels' proposed $2 billion coal gasification plant near Medicine Bow lost $62 million during the last seven year…

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Plea deal nets man probation for attacking girlfriend

Plea deal nets man probation for attacking girlfriend

A man initially charged with two felonies after a violent domestic dispute with his girlfriend in December accepted a plea agreement Tuesday i…

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Some employees eye exits as Cindy Hill returns to Wyoming Education Department

Some employees eye exits as Cindy Hill returns to Wyoming Education Department

CASPER, Wyo. — A handful of people have resigned from the Wyoming Department of Education and more resignations could be coming, said the man …

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Couple seeks damages from Wyoming sheriff's office for horse shooting

Couple seeks damages from Wyoming sheriff's office for horse shooting

A legal battle between a Thermopolis couple and the Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office opened for trial in Casper’s federal courthouse Tuesda…

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Park County chips in for World War I memorial

POWELL, Wyo. — The Park County commissioners have voted to contribute $10,000 toward a memorial in Cody to honor Wyoming soldiers killed in Wo…

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Wyoming governor to discuss future of hot springs park

Wyoming governor to discuss future of hot springs park

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs Sta…

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Underwriters Laboratories hopes to employ 25 in Wyoming by end of 2015

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Underwriters Laboratories says it hopes to employ 25 people at its new office in Laramie by the end of next year and possibly …

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Man charged in Wyoming shooting reaches deal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A man charged in a fatal drug-related shooting in Cheyenne in 2012 could be sentenced to between four and five years under a …

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Gillette man charged with auto theft in Casper

A Gillette man was charged Monday with auto theft in Natrona County Circuit Court after allegedly taking a running Chevy Avalanche while its o…

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Researchers look at key Yellowstone area elk migrations

Researchers look at key Yellowstone area elk migrations

Tens of thousands of elk move in masses from low, hilly country outside Yellowstone National Park into forested mountains and high meadows.

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Federal court dismisses county jail lawsuit

CASPER, Wyo. — A federal lawsuit filed by a former Natrona County Detention Center inmate against the jail and Sheriff Gus Holbrook has been d…

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