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'Showcase 2016' auditions Tuesday at CWC Arts Center

There are roles for men and women of all ages, with no advance preparations required.

The Central Wyoming College Theater Department conducts ...

Goats useful in invasive weed fight, expert says

Weed management by goats is a growing alternative to chemical herbicides, a Riverton goat farmer says.
Terry Hays detailed this and other diverse purposes for ...

Life Resource Center may acquire new residents; no one must leave

CHEYENNE - Current residents at the Wyoming Life Re-source Center probably won't have to worry about finding a new home when the state finishes overhauling the ...

Two people either jumped or fell from the roadway atop Diversion Dam in Fremont Countyon Friday.
One was confirmed dead at the scene, and the other ...

Shoshones say they won't alter operations due to Arapaho suit

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council plans to continue managing joint tribal programs despite the Northern Arapaho Tribe's lawsuit filed this week that ...

Suit filed to toughen grouse standards

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Environmental groups sued Thursday to force the Obama administration to impose more restrictions on oil and gas drilling, grazing and ...

Wyoming digest

One dead in Cheyenne fire
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Authorities say one person has died in a Cheyenne house fire.
The victim who died in the Thursday morning ...

Wind River Basin snowpack not bad for date; flood risk looking low so far

The snow-water equivalent in the Wind River Basin was 83 percent, up from 78 percent Feb. 16.

Weather experts say most basins across Wyoming, ...

Body found in parked car

A 49-year-old woman was found deceased in a green Ford truck early Thursday morning in the 1000 block of East Pershing Avenue near North 12th Street East in ...

No tax revenue worries yet for city, says clerk

The economic downturn for Wyoming's oil and gas industries has put pressure on state and local governments, but Riverton has so far managed to avoid major ...

Property values in county not expected to decrease much

Despite the major drop in the Fremont County's assessed valuation, residential property values are not expected to drop this year.
Based on the housing sales ...

Overhauled tribal liaison program gets one year of funding

Second might be restored after evaluation

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming House of Representatives has rejected a budget amendment that would have reinstated ...

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Births

ABEYTA
A child was born to Paula Redman of Ethete and Jordan Abeyta of Ethete at 8:08 a.m. Feb. 17 p.m. ...

CWC reaccredited; concerns noted

The Higher Learning Commission Institutional Actions Council has voted to continue the accreditation of Central Wyoming College.
HLC representatives visited ...

State to give $250,000 for Honor Farm land purchase

The Wyoming Legislature is set appropriate $250,000 for the Wyoming Honor Farm to buy new land.
The Department of Corrections plans to take 302 acres near ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 24, the 13th day of the 2016 budget session:
GUNS: The Senate received for introduction ...

Bigger local government plan survives one vote; another coming soon

CHEYENNE - The back-and-forth over how much the Wyoming Legislature should give to cities, towns and counties continues, demonstrating the economic hardship ...

Ashgrove Elementary School's first-grade music program celebrated the wildlife of Africa in a show titled "Jungle Party Tonight" on Feb. 18. From left, ...

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Deaths

ALBRIGHT
Marilyn Albright, 79, of Riverton, died on Friday, Feb. 19 at the Help for Health Hospice Home. ...

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Births

TIDZUMP
A son was born to Shota Runs Close To Lodge of Lander and Sean Tidzump of Lander at 4:35 p.m. ...

 
 

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