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KLINGELHOETS
Laurie Janet Klingelhoets, 55, of Lander, passed away May 16, 2017, in Casper. A visitation ...

Hot summer forecast does not include Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states ...

Snowstorm continues snarling Wyoming roads

A spring storm continued to hammer much of Wyoming on Friday, with heavy, wet snow, closing highways and bringing down tree branches
Most of Wyoming's ...

County to hit leafy spurge hard in key sage grouse acreage

A federal grant will permit the Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District to focus on an invasive weed in the Government Draw area east of Lander this ...

Wyoming digest

Famous bear back home with cubs
JACKSON (AP) -- A famous bear from Grand Teton National Park has come back to her usual territory with a new ...

Storm brings snow to Wyoming; closes I-80

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A late spring snowstorm returned much of the Wyoming landscape to more of a winter scene and hampering travelers.
The Wyoming Department of ...

Decapitation killer gets 25-35 years

CODY (AP) -- A Wyoming man who pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering a suspected drug dealer has been sentenced to 25 to 35 years in prison.
John Marquez, ...

Local graduations begin Friday

High school graduation season is in full swing in Fremont County, with 10 out of the 11 high schools in the county holding commencement exercises over the next ...

CWC may send local teachers back to school to meet new HLC credentialing requirements

CWC has until 2022 to meet the new requirements.


Administrators at Central Wyoming College would like to help local high school teachers obtain the ...

No free lawsuits for Yellowbear, court says

The convicted murderer killed his 22-month-old daughter, Marcela Hope Yellowbear.

A three judge panel from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has ...

As wet snow and rain continues to fall on Fremont County, snowpack in the high mountains is melting, causing problems on Wyoming Highway 28 over South ...

Wyoming rest stops to get more Wi-Fi access

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is finding new ways to provide connections for the traveling public.
New partnerships with telecommunications ...

Airport gets new snow plow

Jack's Truck and Equipment will be the provider of the Riverton Regional Airport's new $244,500 plow truck. The bid award was approved by the Riverton City ...

Riverton's airport board asks Hertz to stay open on Saturdays

The Riverton Airport Board has asked Hertz to open its doors for business on Saturdays to accommodate passengers on incoming flights.
Hertz typically stays ...

Courthouse trees face dual threat of scale and beetles; spray program authorized

Pine needle scale has infested the grove of 20 spruce trees in the courtyard in front of the Lander courthouse.
The insects often lead to further infestation ...

'Inside Energy' reporter hired

The Montana native is tasked with reporting on the energy industry for a variety of media.

WyomingPBS and Wyoming Public Media have recently hired ...

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Births

ADAMS
A daughter was born to Cassandra Wright of Riverton and Michael Adams of Riverton at 12:22 p.m. May ...

'Archaic' city ordinances targeted for repeal

The Riverton City Council has agreed to repeal several "archaic" city ordinances on first reading.
Two additional readings are required.
Interim Riverton ...

No indication of Great Lakes departure yet

Despite leadership shakeups and financial struggles, Great Lake Airlines has not indicated any "change in direction" in its service at Riverton Regional ...

Reduced tribal liaison program may take 'hiatus,' says legislator state legislator

Wyoming legislators, government officials and local residents will discuss the future of the state's tribal liaison program during a meeting of the Select ...

 
 

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