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Commission expects to spend more; attorney less

Several county departments presented budget requests to Fremont County commissioners on June 10.
Most continued the trend of keeping spending in line with ...

Foster Grandparents reception Saturday

The Foster Grandparents program hosts a 50th year celebration open to the public from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood Room at the Wind River Hotel ...

Population in Gillette grows enough to add a liquor license

GILLETTE -- An additional retailer can apply for a liquor license in Gillette under a state-approved increase prompted by the city's rising ...

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State able to prosecute ex-official
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office wants a district judge to deny former Albany County Attorney ...

Add humans to animals being monitored in parks

CHEYENNE -- Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species -- people -- as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in ...

After hearing concerns from citizens, city approves replat for apartments

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to approve the replat of lots for the new Copper Mountain Apartments.
The apartments will be constructed by BlueLine ...

Fremont County commissioners tentatively have agreed to contribute money for a plan to obtain a new, reliable airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
The ...

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KESSLER
Donald Kynion Kessler, 64, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, June 11, in Scottsbluff, Neb. Per his request, there will be no ...

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Big tax bill for power developers
GILLETTE -- The developer of a proposed power plant near Wright owes Campbell County more than $207,000 in delinquent ...

Young man hit, killed on ATV in Cody

CODY -- Authorities say a young man was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding was hit by a car in Cody.
Spencer Boone, 21, died of brain trauma at ...

Driver who struck child in crosswalk told police she didn't see 7-year-old

State legislators recently addressed the topic of special provisions for aging drivers in the state.

Investigators suspect Sandra Pennock was ...

Insurers: Coverage unaffordable for many if court rules against ACA

CHEYENNE -- Insurers and government officials in Wyoming are bracing for an impending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that ...

Former justice center in south Riverton to house several county offices

Several county offices are moving to the former Riverton justice center building on South Federal Boulevard.
The facility was vacated this month when the ...

County plans to hire interim EMS leader

Commission thinks role would be temporary

Fremont County commissioners are planning to hire an interim director for the local ambulance department in ...

Helicopter helped in rescue at Ocean Lake

A local air ambulance crew rescued four people who were stranded Sunday on an island in Ocean Lake.
No one was injured in the incident, which was reported at ...

A year after taking over operation of one of the largest natural-gas fields in the country, Jonah Energy reports operations are going well.
"We've had a great ...

Inspector reports on 2014 mining death

Only one person died last year in Wyoming due to a mining-related accident, but state mine inspector Terry Adcock isn't bragging about the low number.
"Any ...

Lost-time accidents at Wyoming mines decreased last year, continuing a downward trend from 2012.
In 2014, the state mine inspector recorded 63 total lost ...

GFS making dual-fuel conversion on some globe's biggest trucks

One Florida company is showing how two Wyoming energy products can work better ...

Energy Fuels earns EIS for its Crooks Gap uranium project

A uranium mine in Crooks Gap moved one step closer to a permit in February after the Bureau of Land Management issued a draft environmental impact statement on ...

 
 

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