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Days of the milkman aren't bygone in Wyoming

Days of the milkman aren't bygone in Wyoming

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — In much of the nation, it’s been a couple generations since those “remember when” days of the milkman bringing fresh milk to the door in glass jars, but a milkman in northeast Wyoming has resurrected those bygone days for more than 125 families in the area.

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NPS approves Lamar Ranch improvement plan

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.

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Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

CASPER, Wyo. — Police suspect that a Casper woman rolled a hot saucepan on an infant’s face and shook the baby with enough force to require trauma care.

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Panel vote endorses protecting employee privacy

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A panel led by state lawmakers has endorsed a series of bills designed to better protect employees' personal Internet accounts from their employers.

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Game and Fish seeks information on elk poaching

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on the illegal killing of an elk in Albany County.

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Jackson resort No. 8 in ski magazine survey

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole Mountain Resort lost its No. 1 ranking in Ski Magazine's annual reader survey of West Coast ski resorts but remains among the top 10.

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State: Expect lower scores on revamped PAWS test

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When statewide K-12 reading and writing assessment scores are passed out next week, students and parents shouldn’t be alarmed if they see lower scores, a state education official said Thursday.

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Trial set for Casper man charged in fatal crash

CASPER, Wyo. — A trial date has been set for a man accused driving drunk and causing a fatal crash near Casper.

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Firefighter injured in fall at smoldering building in Powell

POWELL, Wyo. — A volunteer firefighter escaped serious injury when he fell through the ceiling of a smoldering warehouse in Powell.

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Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

Democrat Gosar wants debates even without Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general election even if incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead won't participate.

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2014 already a nasty year for Wyoming oil spills

2014 already a nasty year for Wyoming oil spills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown Cheyenne already has made this year the state’s worst for oil spills since at least 2009, state records show.

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NDSU-Montana game features plenty of Sioux Falls

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State has signed a handful of key players from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in the last several years, including six players on this year's roster.

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Enterovirus D68 not widespread in Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — State health officials say a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon virus has not made substantial inroads into Wyoming.

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Montana poverty rate and median income up

HELENA — While Montana's median income rose last year, the poverty rate also increased.

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George F. Will: Obama needs Congress to approve this war

WASHINGTON — The United States last declared war many wars ago, on June 5, 1942, when, to clarify legal ambiguities during a world conflagration, it declared war on Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Today’s issue is not whether to declare war but only whether the president should even seek cong…

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Hunters can now file license information online

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife officials in Wyoming say hunters can now fill out their harvest reports online.

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$15K reward offered in Sheridan fire investigation

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to the Sheridan County Attorney's Office.

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Slaying suspect to be extradited to Montana

MISSOULA — A transient accused of torturing and fatally shooting a man in Missoula is expected to be extradited to Montana this week to face charges.

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Group: State should increase drilling setbacks

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A landowners’ group is calling on Wyoming oil and gas regulators to strengthen proposed rules to increase the minimum distance between drilling rigs and dwellings.

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Wyoming school district coalition grows

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two more school districts have joined a coalition that says the state Legislature has shortchanged Wyoming K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.

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