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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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Births


WHITEPLUME
A daughter was born to Raylene Whiteplume of Riverton and Billy Whiteplume of Riverton at ...

Probation ordered for Lander man on child porn charge

A Lander man has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation for possession of child pornography.
Court documents state that, on or about April 2, ...

Committee OKs bill to allow guns on campuses

The bill is opposed by the University of Wyoming and the state's community colleges.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A House committee approved a bill Tuesday that ...

Arapaho vow to improve fed funding receipts

Data show the tribe might be missing out on as much as $50 million available funds.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is severely underfunded when compared ...

Senate action taking aim at One Shot Hunt voted down

The Wyoming Senate has defeated an amendment that would have decreased the amount of licenses available for the annual One Shot Antelope Hunt in Lander.
The ...

Another heavy band of precipitation lingered over Fremont County this week, dumping up to 11 inches of snow in areas from Riverton to Lander.
"We were the ...

Wyoming digest

Wind tax defeated in committee
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers have shot down a bill that would have quintupled the state's tax on wind ...

Lawmakers see list of plans to cut public school expenses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first comprehensive proposals to address Wyoming's school funding crisis include freezing spending on special education and student ...

 
 

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