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No prison time for attack at hotel

Frank Lopez, who attacked two men with a whiskey bottle at Riverton's Holiday Inn in April, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of possession, manufacture or ...

Wyoming digest

Mountain lion numbers down
PINEDALE (AP) -- State wildlife managers say an effort to reduce mountain lion populations across the state has been ...

Texas governor burned seriously during Wyo trip

DALLAS (AP) -- Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas sustained "extensive second- and third-degree burns" on both legs below the knees and both feet -- and may ...

Opposition growing to higher tax rates on wind generation in the state

RAWLINS (AP) -- Opposition is growing across Wyoming to any increase in the state's wind-generation tax over concerns it will hurt jobs and stifle ...

Odd wintry weather brings snow in summer

JACKSON (AP) -- Snow fell in some mountain areas of northwest Wyoming, chilling tourists in the Jackson Hole region, hampering travel and delaying mountain ...

Shoshones to take control of trash stations on reservation

The tribe will subsidize disposal costs for its residents and will also be charged tipping fees from the county disposal district.

Fremont County's ...

Body found in Wind River by Pokemon player identified; death believed to be accidental

Officials have identified the man found dead Friday in the Wind River just south of Riverton.
Jeffrey Day, 28, of Arapahoe, was found floating face-down at ...

One person was reported killed at the scene in a single vehicle accident between the entrance to Boysen State Park and the Boysen Dam early Tuesday afternoon. ...

These two novelty hot-air balloons, named Tic-Toc and Speedy, are part of the lineup for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally this ...

Hale, Becky and Meeka Iwen panned for gold Sunday in Willow Creek during Gold Rush Days in South Pass ...

CWC's current academic chief is interim president

Part 1 of 2

Brad Tyndall will be taking over as interim president at Central Wyoming College when Cristobal Valdez leaves that position next Friday. ...

Lander nurse Todd Gowen played "Because It's There" on his harp ...

Heightened enforcement through 'Zero' operation led to 11 holiday DUI arrests

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

Free concert series brings 'big names' to Lander starting this week

The Lander LIVE 2016 season kicks off Wednesday in downtown Lander with Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, a Brooklyn-based soul and rock band.
Between now ...

Local agencies and organizations teamed for the sixth annual Outdoor Education Day in June to connect fourth-grade students with nature.
About 130, ...

Wyoming digest

Changing of guard at FreCo group homes
Kristen McClelland is the new head of Fremont County Group Homes after former executive director Jeff Verosky ...

Dubois Museum Day coming up Saturday, July 16

Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick-draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are highlights of the 2016 Museum Day ...

Job Corps sees first-year success in facts and figures

The Wind River Job Corps has spent about $500,000 with local vendors in Fremont County and currently employs more than 100 people, providing about $4.8 million ...

Just as it is this year, the primary election 78 years ago in Fremont County was on Aug. 16.
Three candidates were campaigning that summer for the Republican ...

University's new boss says strategic plan still crucial amid budget cuts

When Laurie Nichols was hired to helm the University of Wyoming in December, she assumed developing a five-year strategic plan for the state's only four-year ...

 
 

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