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Riverton Regional Airport is set to receive much-needed upgrades while potentially paying only about $50,000 for nearly a half-million dollars in work.
The ...

Deep snow could have made 2017 the first year in history that the Wild West Winter Carnival medallion was not found, if not for the dedication and fortitude of ...

Miller co-sponsors bill to fine utilities using renewable energy for power

A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of supporting renewable energy with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy ...

District 25 sees ed bill, starts prepping for cuts

Plan likely won't allow much time



The same day the Wyoming Legislature released a comprehensive proposal on K-12 school funding, the Riverton school ...

The bill is is being debated this week in the Wyoming Legislature.

A bill which would incorporate American Indian education into Wyoming public ...

Wyoming digest

Gillette lost estimated 2,182 residents
GILLETTE (AP) -- Gillette's population has dropped for the first time in nearly 20 years.
Gillette lost an ...

Another guilty plea in 2014 decapitation killing

CODY (AP) -- A 30-year-old man has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting second-degree murder in the death of another man whose decapitated body was found in ...

Bill allowing firearms in gov't meetings moves on

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- People would be able to carry concealed weapons in government meetings under a bill advanced by the House Judiciary Committee on ...

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Births

DUNHAM
A daughter was born to Courtney Marie Dunham and of Lander at 9:25 a.m. January 22 at SageWest ...

Keeping schools open Tuesday a tough call in SD25

"Today was one of those 'man-what-do-you-do' days," Riverton superintendent Terry Snyder said of his decision to keep schools open Tuesday after nearly a foot ...

Clean audits a key tool to increasing tribal funding

For the first time in some years, the Northern Arapaho received a "clean" audit in 2016, with no findings of concern.

As the Northern Arapaho ...

House nixes Yellowstone license plate

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming drivers won't get to put a license plate featuring Yellowstone National Park on their vehicles anytime soon, after the House of ...

Forester sounds warning about invasive ash beetle

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division is looking for the public's input on how the city might best prepare for an invasion that now ...

Committee raises price on 5-day fish license offered by local rep

Wyoming's Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Committee has unanimously approved a five-day fishing license proposal, with amendments.
Wyoming Rep. Jim ...

State grant for airline confirmed for new year

The Fremont Air Service Task Force is working with Denver Air on a new deal to serve Riverton Regional Airport.

The Wyoming Aeronautics Commission ...

Wyoming digest

Bill would require ultrasound before abortion
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming lawmaker is introducing a bill that would require doctors to offer ultrasounds to ...

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Deaths

LAHTI
Janet Lahti, 87, of Riverton, died January 23 at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. As per her wishes, ...

Nearly 17 inches for month so far, breaking 1962 mark

This week's weather broke several snow records in the Riverton area.
With six days left in ...

Homeless count sites set

Fremont County is preparing to be part of this year's point-in-time count once again.
The PIT count is led by the Wyoming Homelessness Collaborative and ...

Case ends up voting 'no' on bill covering 'police cam' video recordings

Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, ended up voting against a bill that he initially supported.
Case said he did not like the changes the Senate Judiciary ...

 
 

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