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Banker poll predicts slow growth at best in ag states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- More stable crop prices have improved the economic outlook for rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but bankers expect little growth ...

Museums host county's second traveling exhibit

The second exhibit in the Wind River Visions series -- the traveling exhibit program from Fremont County Museums -- has been installed at the Riverton Museum and ...

Rehab scheduled at Lava Mountain

As temperatures start to turn warmer and creeks begin to rise, questions have been asked about what impacts spring run-off will have on the scared area left ...

College adding four new degree programs to lineup

Courses focus on film and communications

Five new programs are coming to Central Wyoming College after garnering approval from the CWC Board of ...

Gold mine -- 1935

Most of the mines that first attracted people to the southern Wind River range after the Civil War have disappeared.
While the landmark Carissa Mine is ...

Jackson school fixture quits the crosswalk after 25 years


"I get to go on a hike tomorrow," a student at Jackson Elementary proudly tells a ...

Two Arapahos earn UWR00;Ph.Ds

Avis Garcia and Burnett Whiteplume earned their doctoral degrees from the University of Wyoming last week.
Whiteplume earned his degree in education ...

No Loop Road opening until after Memorial Day

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will keep Louis Lake Road (FSR300), also known as the Loop Road, closed until further notice due ...

At 'dialogue dinner,' CWC hears concerns, compliments

Central Wyoming College's board of trustees held a dinner meeting Wednesday, inviting local leaders to discuss the state of the college -- and what the school ...

At current pace, Riverton Regional won't hit 10,000 boardings this year

In the first full year of service through Denver Air Connection, Riverton Regional Airport is on pace to fall short of 10,000 enplanements in 2017.
The ...

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Man charged with shooting bull faces trial
GILLETTE (AP) -- A northeastern Wyoming man has been bound over for trial on charges that he shot a ...

Cleanup, repairs start Monday in WR Canyon

Two contractors are scheduled to begin cleaning up May rockfall inside Wind River Canyon on Monday, including stability and rockfall emergency repairs of ...

Airport funds transferred to Rock Springs

Under the plan, Riverton will get the money back next year.

The Riverton City Council has authorized city staff to allow the transfer of $350,000 ...

No work on North Federal until after eclipse

The estimated $12.62 million North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project in Riverton isn't expected to fully begin until after the Aug. 21 solar ...

City settles on one fee for all temporary sellers

The Riverton City Council has scratched a proposal to issue four separate permit fee options to temporary merchants, instead agreeing to a one-year application ...

Riverton High School's spring musical "Beauty and the Beast" was staged Friday morning for Riverton elementary school students prior to the main performances ...

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Laurie Janet Klingelhoets, 55, of Lander, passed away May 16, 2017, in Casper. A visitation ...

Hot summer forecast does not include Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states ...

Snowstorm continues snarling Wyoming roads

A spring storm continued to hammer much of Wyoming on Friday, with heavy, wet snow, closing highways and bringing down tree branches
Most of Wyoming's ...

County to hit leafy spurge hard in key sage grouse acreage

A federal grant will permit the Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District to focus on an invasive weed in the Government Draw area east of Lander this ...

 
 

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