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Price being cut on listing for vacant CWC building

With the vacant Central Wyoming College building in downtown Lander languishing on the real east market, the college has decided to reduce the price.
Willie ...

Little support shown for school consolidation bill

The state faces a shortfall of more than $360 million in its annual K-12 budget amid a sharp downturn in fossil fuel production.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A ...

WLRC plans might suffer under the continuing state downturn

Plans call for a 929-acre mine in a previously mined region about 60 miles from Lander and 70 miles from Riverton.

Federal regulators say a new ...

Preparation key to working with federal agencies

If you want to sell to the government, networking events such as the upcoming GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo in Casper on Feb. 22 and 23 are a great way to ...

Rehearsals for Missoula Children's Theatre's "The Frog Prince" began Tuesday. The performance is at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Peabody works to leave Chapter 11 process, files plan of reorganization

Peabody Energy has filed its plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court, representing another key milestone in the company's ...

Cheyenne OKs move to up top police pay equal to region

The three affected positions will no longer be eligible for overtime and comp time pay.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Cheyenne City Council has approved final ...

Allen pushing again for Indian education, license plate bills

Many bills from last year are returning to the debate platform for the 2017 session of the Wyoming Legislature.
In particular, Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, is ...

City exploring new policy to permit ducks in town

The current ordinance forbids raising the fowl in city limits.

First it was chickens.
Now, it's ducks that may be allowed within Riverton city ...

A portion of the South Federal Inn, located at 221 S. Federal Blvd. in Riverton, burned Wednesday morning.
Police scanner traffic indicated that initial calls ...

Wyoming digest

Bill targets class sizes
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill has been introduced in the state House to increase class sizes in Wyoming public schools.
The ...

Massive snow pile-up continues

JACKSON (AP) -- The snow continues to pile up in western Wyoming.
Wednesday marked the third straight day of snow falling in Jackson Hole and surrounding ...

State of the State: Mead would fund tribal liaisons

The governor suggested pulling the money from Wyoming's 'rainy day' reserve account, which contains $1.6 billion.

Continued funding for tribal ...

Firefighters braved sub-zero temperatures to sharpen their skills Saturday and Sunday at the annual Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton.
Fire school ...

Under bill, marriage licenses no longer necessary

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Couples will no longer need to get a marriage license in order to get hitched if lawmakers pass a bill sponsored by Republicans and Democrats ...

Feds to delay grizzly delisting decision; 650k comments sifted

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal officials are delaying their decision on whether to lift protections for more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone ...

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Births


TRACK
A child was born to Tashina Track of Ethete and Galen Track of Ethete at 5:21 p.m. January 5 at ...

Power outage hit thousands in city, some for 18-plus hours

A transformer failure led to a power outage for roughly 3,620 Riverton residents at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
In the hour preceding the failure, some ...

Official voices concern over missing person

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun said he is worried about Darcie Hartbank after the 23-year-old Riverton woman went missing in November.
There is no ...

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Births

TILLMAN
A daughter was born to Lee Red Bird of Lame Deer, Montana and Vernon Tillman of Fort Washakie at ...

 
 

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