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Constitution Week noted in Riverton through Saturday

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker proclaimed Sept. 17-23 Constitution Week for the City of Riverton, commemorating the 129-year anniversary of the drafting of the ...

Counterfeiters have passed hundreds in fake currency

Fremont County has seen a rash of counterfeit bills.
"In the last couple weeks we've had at least six or seven counterfeit $100 bills at various banks and ...

School threats weren't credible

There was likely no credibility to threats made yesterday to schools and other state agencies.
Larry Majerus, Deputy Director at the Wyoming Office of ...

New science standards OKd by state panel

DAYTON (AP) -- The Wyoming Board of Education has approved new K-12 science standards.
Educators and others say Wyoming's current standards are more than 10 ...

Owners say dog died because building site wasn't kept clean

In a span of four months, Cody had 33 seizures. The purebred German shepherd dog, owned by Warren Olmstead, was 2 years old.
Olmstead, who lives in the 800 ...

A year later, Interior secretary says sage grouse effort showing results

DENVER (AP) -- A broad effort to save the greater sage grouse across the West without resorting to the Endangered Species Act is making progress, Interior ...

Riverton high School's second-semester honor roll for 2016 has been finalized.

12th Grade
Anderson, Richard James; Barlow, Shanda Lee; Baxter, William Bradley; Beasley, Thomas J; Beers, Baylor J; Bohanan, Reyna Elaine; Broadbent, ...

Scott McFarland paid volunteer Gwen Sowards for his sons, Travis and Wyatt, to enjoy treats at the open house while Ashgrove teacher Angela Holstedt dished up ...

As fall arrives, parts of county under flash flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for the northwestern mountains of Wyoming including many parts of Fremont County, effective noon ...

Now officially two yeas old, the Central Wyoming Children's Center for Arts, Technology and Science expects to top attendance records from last year.
In 2015, ...

Six advance in Shoshone tribal primary

More than 600 Eastern Shoshone Tribal members showed up to mark their ballots Tuesday in both Fort Washakie and Crowheart for the tribe's primary election. ...

State fiscal crunch will largely spare WYDOT

CHEYENNE -- The downturn in Wyoming's economy has affected many state agencies, resulting in cutbacks and the end of some services.
But some agencies, like the ...

Wyoming digest

Manslaughter charge for teen
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Laramie County authorities have located an 18-year-old wanted for information relating to a Cheyenne ...

Strong online ratings for Wyoming PBS

The number of state residents who watch the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service on television has not gone up much in the past five years, but online ...

WSGS Publishes Updated Oil and Gas Map of Wyoming

The map shows activity through 2016 and has more detail than previous versions

Data about Wyoming's oil and natural gas resources is depicted in an ...

State treasurer suggests change to Hathaway investments

(AP) -- A trust fund that supports Wyoming's college scholarship program needs changes in its investment strategy to avoid eventually running out of money, ...

Panel weighs bill that could free up inactive liquor licenses

Wyoming lawmakers are working on legislation that could free up inactive liquor licenses for other entrepreneurs to use.
The Legislature's Joint Corporations, ...

These and other, shorter strings of BNSF locomotives sit idle on the Donkey Creek siding east of Gillette as Wyoming's coal slowdown continues. Taken together, ...

Quality product should precede push for publicity

Advertising is paid media. Public relations and publicity are earned media.
Consumers do distinguish between advertising and publicity and are much more ...

Facilities on alert after state gets vague bomb threat

State facilities and schools across Wyoming were notified by the Office of Homeland Security of potential threats Thursday afternoon.
Police scanner traffic ...

 
 

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