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Kemmerer power plant to stay on line

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A PacifiCorp coal-fired power plant in southwest Wyoming will remain fully operational for at least another year because of a change in state ...

Kids learn 'augmented' 3D printing

Arapahoe school students are delving into the world of augmented reality and 3D printing this summer as part of the district's science, technology, engineering ...

A Wednesday morning walk turned lucrative for a Riverton woman who found the Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Block.
Skye Marie Coleman-Weisz was walking along ...

Governor seeks fed flood aid for RVID emergency

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has requested a public assistance disaster declaration for the state, including Fremont County, as a result of severe spring snowmelt ...

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Births

ADDISON
A son was born to Hannah Headley of Lander and Lance Addison of Riverton at 8:05 a.m. July 5 at ...

Gary Gwin galloped into town in a reenactment of the Pony Express as part of one of several activities held to show what life was like in a western gold camp ...

Masonic Temple anniversary set Saturday; swap biz card for coin

Riverton's Masonic Temple is marking the 100th anniversary of its construction this year, and a ceremony Saturday is planned for the occasion.
The cornerstone ...

'Conformance to precedent' key to case

In both petitions, the tribes' attorneys waded deep into the murky labyrinth of reservation boundary jurisprudence, which involves a glut of case law from ...

The Hot Notes/Cool Nites summer concert series welcomed the Wyoming Jazz combo to the Riverton City Park band shell Monday evening. Above, Sarah Trembly ...

New slate of attorneys hired for appeal

The new attorney of record for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe is Seth Waxman, former Solicitor General of the United States under former President Bill Clinton. ...

County jobs data much improved from 2016 report

Fremont County's unemployment rate improved again in May, and the jobless picture is improved sharply from a year ago.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce ...

Fire ban in place after rowdy July 4 period

Until further notice, the Fremont County Commission has immediately instituted numerous fire restrictions after weeks of dry weather and an Independence Day ...

Wyoming digest

Boy hospitalized after hit by train
SHERIDAN (AP) -- A northern Wyoming boy is hospitalized in stable condition after being hit by a freight train while ...

Man drowns rafting with family on Snake

He was thrown from his raft by a rapid upstream from one of the float's two biggest rapids, named Big Kahuna.

JACKSON(AP) -- An Idaho man who was ...

Firefighters make gains on wildfire in MB forest

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Firefighters have gained 10 percent containment on a fire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming.
Moderate weather ...

Today

Births

DURAN
A baby was born to Kristen Antelope of Riverton and Dxter Duran of Riverton at 2:12 a.m. July 6, at ...

Tribes file for rehearing in border dispute

The motion seeks a full 'en banc' hearing after just three of a possible 18 judges heard the original arguments.

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern ...

Second installment of 'Visions' exhibit now at Pioneer Museum

Fremont County's museums network collaborates this summer on "Wind River Visions," a traveling exhibit program identifying significant themes in the Wind ...

Local students named to UW honors lists for spring '17

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming lists 55 students from Fremont County on the 2017 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls.
The ...

Wyoming digest

Monday's 'Hot Notes' in Riverton
features WyoJazz and Willie Wright
Hot Notes/Cool Nites Concerts in the Park performs at Riverton City Park at 7 p.m. ...

 
 

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