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County not nitpicking performance rules of ambulance contract

Guardian says it's well within requirements

When the Fremont County Commission signed an agreement with Guardian EMS to have the private company take ...

Forest ranger recipient of NOLS stewardship award

The National Outdoor Leadership School awarded the 2016 Stewardship Award on Saturday to Jay Pence, the Teton Basin District Ranger for the Caribou-Targhee ...

County has no offerings for CNG anymore

There is no option for compressed natural gas in Fremont County anymore after Encana Corporation shut down its Riverton pump Oct. 1.
In 2011, Encana spent ...

UW outlines $10M more in cutbacks

Having already eliminated more than 100 staff and faculty positions this year, the University of Wyoming is proposing further reductions in staff and faculty ...

Bank robber who wanted to return to prison gets 6-year term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A transgender woman who robbed a bank in an attempt to be sent back to prison expressed a change in heart, and a sympathetic judge sentenced ...

Seeking re-election in HD33, Allen says tribal plate bill promising

Republican incumbent Jim Allen said he wants to retain his seat in Wyoming House District 33 in hopes of continuing to push for tribal license plates and his ...

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Births

AOAH
Twin boys were born to Celena Aragon of Fort Washakie and Dillon Aoah of Fort Washakie at 3:52 p.m. ...

Climber's book details life in Wind River Mtns

Wind River guidebook author and former Exum mountain guide Joe Kelsey has published abook recounting stories of climbing, the Winds, and mountain life in ...

Arts Center being spruced up as part of $1.3 million maintenance plan at college

Administrators at Central Wyoming College plan to spend almost $1.3 million in the coming years on several "small" maintenance projects.
Willie Noseep, CWC's ...

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Births

LITTLETHUNDER
A daughter was born to Emmaline Yellowfox of Riverton and Thunder LittleThunder of Riverton at 1:01 a.m. October 5 at SageWest Health ...

Court says roundup not required for wild horses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild ...

Lawmakers suggest fines for edible marijuana

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A legislative panel has suggested specific graduated penalties for possession of marijuana edibles that police say are increasingly coming into ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged with murder, cutting up bodies
GILLETTE (AP) -- A judge set bail at $2.5 million Tuesday for a Gillette man charged in the deaths of two men ...

Opening night for Central Wyoming College's performance of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13 at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Economists say statewide recession leveling off

A hot summer increased the demand on power plants to fuel air conditioning, which in turn boosts the natural gas price and makes coal more ...

Tribes getting $3M from new settlement in coming weeks

The administrator of a class-action lawsuit against the federal government has informed the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes that they'll receive ...

At last, boardings increase at airport

September figure doubles last year's

After thee years of dwindling numbers, passenger boardings began to rebound over the summer at Riverton ...

CWC students part of national research program

Eight Central Wyoming College students participated in undergraduate research as part of the National Institutes of Health-funded IDeA Networks for Biomedical ...

Senior center setting new policies; new board to be announced

Riverton senior citizens submitted their votes Monday for candidates vying for up to five open seats on the nine-member Riverton Senior Citizens Center Board ...

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Deaths

GROATHOUSE
Funeral services for Ronald Dale Groathouse, 73, will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, October 15 at ...

 
 

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