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Finally, pine beetle outbreak eases

But hundreds of thousands of dead, hazardous trees remain

The mountain pine beetle outbreak that spanned almost two decades is all but over in ...

Wyoming digest

Murder suspect arrested in Wyoming
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A suspect in a killing outside of a South Dakota casino last week led troopers on a ...

The Week in Review: 04/25/16 - 05/01/16

Monday

World and nation
WARWICK, R.I. (TNS) -- Ted Cruz and John Kasich couldn't count on voters to stop ...

The annual Voice of Democracy patriotic speaking contest had produced its local champions as May arrived in 1963, and a Lander student took her winning remarks ...

Monday deadline for BLM advisory council nominations

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public nominations to fill four open positions on its Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, which advises the BLM on ...

Student photographers excel at state contest

Central Wyoming College professor Lonnie Slack and photography students attended the Wyoming Professional Photographers Association annual convention in Casper ...

Traffic control will be in place near the work south of Riverton, with minimal delays.

Erosion repair, seeding, reclamation, final Little Wind River ...

Sandbags available at three sites if flooding starts to pose risk

Fremont County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring the Big Wind, Little Wind, and Popo Agie rivers for signs of flooding.
If water conditions in your ...

Free cancer screening offered Thursday evening in Lander

Wyoming Cancer Resource Center, Rocky Mountain Onco-logy and local medical personnel are providing free cancer screenings in Lander this Thursday, May 5.
The ...

State artists convention set May-8 in Dubois

The annual Wyoming Artists Association Convention is scheduled for May 6-8 in Dubois.
The public is cordially invited to all events, which include a quick ...

Wind River Job Corps will lead the construction effort with the alternative material, which has been used successfully elsewhere in ...

'This is our reality'

More layoffs coming at CWC after governor's new spending mandate

Additional layoffs are coming to Central Wyoming College after Gov. Matt Mead ...

With new park open, city's old skate ramps will go to Hudson

The old, city-owned skate park ramps at City Park in Riverton will be donated to Hudson after the Riverton City Council approved the donation.
Riverton city ...

County still millions short after initial cuts

Fremont County still faces a $3.3 million shortfall in its budget for the 2017 fiscal year, even after department heads have whittled their budget proposal ...

Jackson Elementary School collected $118.25, the most money in the School District 25 fundraiser Pennies for Patients sponsored by the Riverton High School ...

FreCo region saw 'deflation' in last quarter; medical costs top state level

The Wyoming Cost of Living Index for the fourth quarter of 2015 shows rental prices have gone up in Fremont County for apartments while decreasing for larger ...

Pay raises on attorney staff irk county commission

Fremont County Commissioners are frustrated that county attorney Patrick LeBrun has opted to give salary increases to his seven attorneys at a time when ...

Today

Corrections


- Thursday's community calendar in the Today column should have said the Central Wyoming College United ...

Wyoming digest

Forest supervisor Bobzien retiring
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Craig Bobzien is retiring.
Bobzien will step down on ...

Bison approved as official U.S. national mammal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.
Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature ...

 
 

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