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Population dipped in '15, still tops 2010 census count

Fremont County's population was down in 2015 compared to the previous year, but the number of residents still has gone up since the 2010 census.
The county ...

Wide gamut of Easter services in local churches

Easter celebrations begin early in Fremont County, with several churches offering services every day of Holy Week.
United Baptist Church, 1201 E. Pershing ...

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Births

BOWSTRING
A son was born to Jasmine J. McGill of Ethete and R.J. Bowstring of Riverton at 12:45 a.m. ...

UW working to bring more education to women in prison

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is collaborating on an effort to bring greater educational opportunities to inmates at ...

State seeking to oust sheriff

(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has asked the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to start the process of removing Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell from his ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire suspect gets 20-25 years
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband has been sentenced to ...

Big storm across most of state; candidates cancel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A spring blizzard has shut down highways, schools and government offices in Wyoming.
Even politics has to take a snow day as Democratic ...

Riverton High School's vocal music ensembles performed their spring festival concert Tuesday night at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center in Riverton. Director Jon ...

Layoffs, pay cuts set as CWC confronts shrinking revenues

Four Central Wyoming College employees are losing their jobs this year due to an anticipated $2 million reduction in state funding and local assessed ...

15 inches snow on South Pass; flood outlook 'moderate'

The wet season has arrived in Fremont County, with 15 inches of snow falling on South Pass overnight Tuesday to Wednesday. National Weather Service hydrologist ...

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Births

WAHTOMY
A son was born to Kylee Wahtomy of Ethete at 4:05 a.m. March 13 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Shoshoni school delayed; lack of construction manpower

A worker shortage is delaying the opening of the new Shoshoni school by two months.
Fremont County School District 24 originally was set to move into the $46 ...

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Corrections

- On March 20, the page A-5 headline about a rate change request by Rocky Mountain Power should have said ...

State needs groups to provide nutritious meals

Sponsors are reimbursed a set amount per each meal served.

In an effort to combat hunger and poor nutrition, the Wyoming Department of Education is ...

Worker says park retaliated over asbestos claim

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A maintenance worker in Yellowstone National Park said a park concession company retaliated against him after he reported that he and five ...

Highest court says Wyoming shorted Montana on water twice, not 15 times

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in Monday on a long-running water-rights fight between Wyoming and Montana, ruling that Wyoming shorted its ...

Wyoming digest

Snowstorm heads toward Wyoming
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Wyoming is under some kind of winter weather warning, watch or advisory as a spring snowstorm ...

Man running nude on Main arrested; said he used drugs

He was clothed in jail scrubs after being taken into custody.

A Riverton man was arrested Monday evening after he was seen running naked on Main ...

The annual Riverton Stars of Tomorrow contest was Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

City on good fiscal footing in new year; no 'findings' revealed

A six-month audit showed no deficiencies in internal controls, with all departments operating under their approved budgets halfway through the fiscal ...

 
 

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