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Wyoming's new license plate design is now appearing on cars being registered in 2017 -- and it features a Fremont County scene.
The new plates include a ...

Allen bills on fishing fees, license plates gain ground

Legislative bills sponsored by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, have moved ahead this week.

Fishing
House Bill 121, regarding fishing licenses, passed ...

DEQ removes mandate on Lander landfill, extending use for 10 years

The move will save money for the Fremont County solid waste district, potentially staving off higher disposal fees.

A previous mandate for Fremont ...

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Terrance WhiteAntelope, 62, died on January 28. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. ...

A bill that would allow school boards to let district employees carry firearms on school property passed the Wyoming House on third reading Wednesday in a ...

Man to prison after using daughter as shield in assault

Kilburn Timbana of Arapahoe has been sentenced to three years in prison after attempting to stab his friend in August 2016.
The 31-year-old was convicted for ...

With the City of Riverton set to confirm the resignation of city administrator Steven Weaver on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Arizona-bound official cites the ...

College's ag/animal center funding OKd in Wyoming House

A design document indicates bids for construction of the new facility could go out as early as February.

A bill has passed the Wyoming House that ...

Amendment would limit what courts could dictate on schools

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Senate committee has endorsed a constitutional amendment that would prohibit Wyoming courts from dictating how much money the state should ...

Concealed carry on campuses on to Senate; CWC leader opposed

A bill that would allow people with concealed carry permits to bear arms on college campuses has cleared the Wyoming House, despite opposition from numerous ...

'Sexting' bill wins 8-1 committee vote

Punishment would range from a fine to up to six months in a juvenile detention facility.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A committee of the Wyoming Legislature has ...

Wind River Job Corp students have been clearing snow throughout Riverton in recent days. Lead instructor for the heavy equipment department, Phil Cornella, ...

Man who stole cop car with guns inside gets 3-5 years

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A local man is headed to prison for three to five years for stealing an unmarked Laramie County Sheriff's Department vehicle that was parked ...

State minimum wage proposal rolled back

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Wyoming has been ratcheted back to match the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
The amended wage ...

Weaver to resign city administrator job March 1

After serving the City of Riverton for five and a half years as city administrator, Steven Weaver announced his resignation Friday to city staff, effective ...

Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race teams arrived Monday afternoon in Lander and gathered along Main Street for a community reception.

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City asks county to lower 'tipping fee' for trash haul

The Riverton City Council in January approved writing a letter formally asking the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District to lower the tipping fee ...

Soild snowpack figures around state this winter

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Many Wyoming communities are seeing above-average snowpack levels thanks to a cold and wet winter.
State monitors say snowpack ranges from ...

Wyoming digest

Trump ban affects UW student
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says the university knows of one student who has been ...

Wyoming digest

Not-guilty plea in theft from elderly man
CASPER (AP) -- A 58-year-old Casper woman has denied charges that she stole more than $48,000 from an ...

 
 

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