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Lawsuits seek to stop some hunting inside park borders

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Environmental groups filed a pair of federal lawsuits on Wednesday to stop hunting that is now allowed on hundreds of acres within Grand Teton ...

Law could lead to change in party balance on boards

LARAMIE (AP) -- A new Wyoming law will change the rules governing the political makeup of dozens of state boards, including the University of Wyoming Board of ...

Painting by Thomas Moran sells for $3.6 million at auction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A 1907 oil painting by Thomas Moran sold for $3.6 million at a western art auction in Great Falls, Montana.
The Great Falls Tribune ...

Wyoming digest

Interstates open again
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Interstates 80 and 25 are open again in Wyoming as residents dig out from a spring snowstorm that dumped over a ...

Multi-agency effort brings holiday arrests

As part of the countywide, multi-agency seat belt and DWUI enforcement operation "Zero Deaths, Zero DUIs" this past weekend, Fremont County law enforcement ...

Man sentenced for beating, restraining woman

Justin Tanner King's grandmother asked Judge Norman Young for leniency.

Justin Tanner King has been sentenced to three to five years in ...

Kids signed up for kindergarten and got some fun school supplies to take ...

Population dipped in '15, still tops 2010 census count

Fremont County's population was down in 2015 compared to the previous year, but the number of residents still has gone up since the 2010 census.
The county ...

Wide gamut of Easter services in local churches

Easter celebrations begin early in Fremont County, with several churches offering services every day of Holy Week.
United Baptist Church, 1201 E. Pershing ...

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Births

BOWSTRING
A son was born to Jasmine J. McGill of Ethete and R.J. Bowstring of Riverton at 12:45 a.m. ...

UW working to bring more education to women in prison

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is collaborating on an effort to bring greater educational opportunities to inmates at ...

State seeking to oust sheriff

(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has asked the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to start the process of removing Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell from his ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire suspect gets 20-25 years
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband has been sentenced to ...

Big storm across most of state; candidates cancel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A spring blizzard has shut down highways, schools and government offices in Wyoming.
Even politics has to take a snow day as Democratic ...

Riverton High School's vocal music ensembles performed their spring festival concert Tuesday night at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center in Riverton. Director Jon ...

Layoffs, pay cuts set as CWC confronts shrinking revenues

Four Central Wyoming College employees are losing their jobs this year due to an anticipated $2 million reduction in state funding and local assessed ...

15 inches snow on South Pass; flood outlook 'moderate'

The wet season has arrived in Fremont County, with 15 inches of snow falling on South Pass overnight Tuesday to Wednesday. National Weather Service hydrologist ...

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Births

WAHTOMY
A son was born to Kylee Wahtomy of Ethete at 4:05 a.m. March 13 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Shoshoni school delayed; lack of construction manpower

A worker shortage is delaying the opening of the new Shoshoni school by two months.
Fremont County School District 24 originally was set to move into the $46 ...

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Corrections

- On March 20, the page A-5 headline about a rate change request by Rocky Mountain Power should have said ...

 
 

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