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Road construction starts near Boysen

A road construction project set to begin Wednesday will result in minor delays and detours on Tough Creek Road in Boysen State Park through mid-November.
The ...

New bear boxes installed near Lander, Dubois

Over the past two summers, the Shoshone National Forest has placed an additional 60 new bear boxes in developed recreation sites throughout the Washakie Ranger ...

20 candidates file for SBC; primary election Sept. 20

A list of 20 candidates for three seats on the Shoshone Business Council will be downsized to the top six vote-getters after the primary election takes place ...

Twenty wild horses were sold at the prison farm's second auction of the year.

The Bureau of Land Management wrapped up its 2016 Wyoming wild horse ...

Riverton Kmart to close doors in December

After four decades in business, Riverton's Kmart store is closing.
Sears Holdings, which owns Kmart, announced Friday that it was closing 60 stores in 13 ...

LPD chief: Police shootings have effects on all officers

Not long ago, Lander Police Department members got a free lunch from a local business in a demonstration that the community knows "officers' lives matter, ...

Judge rules past Arapaho official was defamed in April session

Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court Judge John St. Clair has ruled that Andrea Clifford, who chaired the latest Northern Arapaho General Council meeting, defamed ...

After slow July start, Denver Air boardings grew through August

Head count up 73 percent in second month

Denver Air Connection flew 468 passengers out of Riverton Regional Airport between July 1 and Aug. 27, ...

Community 'baby shower' set Saturday

The Wyoming Department of Health, and numerous Fremont County agencies and businesses have teamed up to host a free "Community Baby Shower" in Riverton this ...

By Andrea Novotny
Staff Writer

Willow Creek Elementary School, which opened for students in August, hosted its dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on ...

Wyoming digest

Seven arrested in pot bust
RAWLINS (AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says seven Tennessee residents were arrested after troopers found 82 pounds of ...

City denies allegations in Days Inn suit; plaintiffs seek $1.4 million

The City of Riverton vehemently denies that it punished the local Days Inn for using out-of-state contractors.
Kent Milligan, the owner of the Riverton Days ...

Police think 'long-standing animosity' contributed to shootings at senior complex

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A resident of a senior citizen apartment complex who shot three people, killing one before he killed himself, wrote a letter expressing concern ...

Hundreds of Fremont County residents got a first look at the documentary "What Was Ours," Friday in Riverton and Saturday in Lander, before it airs nationwide ...

Ag economy still sluggish in state and region, new data suggests

Bankers say weak farm income continues to weigh down the economy in rural parts of Wyoming and nine other Plains and Western states.
The overall rural ...

WYDOT plans $91.9 million in local work through 2022

Between 2016 and 2022, the Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to spent $91.9 million on road construction projects in Fremont County.
Nearly half of ...

President says UW will come out of fiscal crisis strongly

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says that she's confident the institution will emerge from its financial woes stronger and more ...

CWC's '4 or More in 24' plays Saturday

Beginning Friday night, students have 24 hours to cast, rehearse and produce at least four original plays for a public performance at 7 p.m. at the Robert ...

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Births

LAMB
A son was born to Lea M. Rossie of Riverton and Spencer L. Lamb of Riverton at 5:36 p.m. September 14 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Life Resource Center overhaul won't be required to comply with LEED energy standards

Design work for overhauling the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston will not be required to be energy-efficient ...

 
 

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