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UW custodial staff stressed by ambitious building program

A hiring freeze that began in October and budget restrictions have cut the work force, even as more buildings require service.

LARAMIE (AP) -- As the ...

Evac orders lifted for Lava Mountain fire; 50 percent contained

Evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday morning in the area of the Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois, allowing residents of the Union Pass and Porcupine ...

Wyoming digest

Dad said son was killer who kept bloody knives
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Federal authorities say a father charged along with his son in the slaying of a ...

Fires spread across region; thousands deployed to fight blazes in seven states

Wildfires are burning in seven Western states, from California's scenic Big Sur region to tribal towns and hamlets near Reno, Nevada. More than a dozen homes ...

Mineral withdrawal at rec zone unprecedented, county says

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a mineral withdrawal of nearly 5,000 acres of land at the Johnny Behind the Rocks recreation zone, citing a need to ...

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ALLINGTON
Funeral services for former Riverton and Jeffery City Resident Ellen Ann Allington, 46, will be ...

First time for everything for experienced ag judge

University of Wyoming Extension horticulturist Donna Hoffman was on hand Monday to judge the agricultural products of local 4-H youth.
Though she has spent 20 ...

Patriotism was the sub-theme of Monday night's Fremont County Fair rodeo performance in the Grand Arena, and nobody got a bigger hand than 90-year-old World ...

It started when the drive line fell off of a vehicle, sending sparks into the barrow pit.

No one was injured in a grass fire that started at about ...

CWC to restore orchard in Sinks

Central Wyoming College has received a grant to restore the historic apple orchard at the Sinks Canyon Center above Lander.
The $24,500 grant is through the ...

County fair kicks off with big parade; PRCA rodeo Monday and Tuesday

Overheard at the fair...

Tiny ...

Argalus 'Gail' Emerson Folston

Argalus "Gail" Emerson Folston of Lander died at his home Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services were July 25 at the Chapel of Mount ...

Ex-officer pleads in kidnapping, assault charges

A former U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal kidnapping charge for handcuffing his wife in the basement of the ...

Fire tops 13k acres, with containment 20 percent

Firefighters worked Saturday in tough conditions to hold onto their first appreciable gains in battling the Lava Mountain Fire, which that is threatening ...

In the first of two new exhibits, the Pioneer Museum in Lander examines pottery used by American Indians in Wyoming in the new display. There are a number of ...

Chip-sealing begins Monday near Dubois

A Wyoming Department of Transportation chip sealing crew is scheduled to continue its summer work Monday beginning west of Dubois at the east boundary of the ...

Bank robber says she did it to go back to prison

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A woman who recently was released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and ...

Absentee ballots now available for primary; school board filing open Aug. 10-29

The candidate filing period for local public school and community college boards is Aug. 10-29.
The timing is unique to those positions - other candidates for ...

Fremont County digest

Ribbon-cutting set for Shoshoni school
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new K12 school in Shoshoni will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. After the ...

Grand Teton National Park is launchinga new Tribal Youth Corps program this summer. The goals of the program are to reconnect American Indian youth with the ...

 
 

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