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Tests rate Qsyima best of four weight-loss drugs

All five FDA-approved drugs were more effective than a placebo.

In the diet-medication sweepstakes, we have a winner. While all five drugs approved ...

Chugwater to regain gas station

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The tiny town of Chugwater in southeast Wyoming has awarded a bid to bring back the only gasoline for miles around.
Alex Cadar's $400,000 bid ...

The Pony Expresslasted just 19 months, but it was the stuff of legend -- so much so that for 37 years the National Pony Express Association has been holding ...

All seasonal habitat areas now open into late autumn

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wildlife Habitat Management Areas that provide big-game winter range are now fully open for the season after being off limits ...

School enrollments trended downward from fall to spring

Most public school districts in Fremont County saw a drop in student enrollment at the end of the 2015-2016 school year compared to the beginning.
The trend ...

The 84th annual Wyoming State Fireman's Convention featured team competition Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Drill ...

Brucellosis rules up for review; Montana orders testing of Wyo stock

Two more elk tested positive for brucellosis in 2015 on the west side of the Bighorn Mountains.
The discovery brings the total number of positive results ...

CWC vice president named head man in Colorado

Ron Granger has worked at Central Wyoming College
since 2011.

Ron Granger, vice president for administrative services at Central Wyoming College, ...

Wyoming digest

Hay stats announced: 2.8 tons/acre locally
County-level estimates for 2015 hay are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National ...

Young filmmakers in CWC camp this week

Central Wyoming College professors Mike Myers and Jeremy Nielsen are teaming up again to host a summer camp for any high school juniors, seniors and 2016 ...

Historic photos added to interior decor at the new Riverton Justice Center

The new Riverton Justice Center at 1160 Major Avenue has added 11historic photos and interpretive text to interior of the facility.
The project is a result ...

Drainage job next up for 1 percent tax

Ellis Concrete of Lander will be in charge of the Fremont Street Storm Sewer Project in Riverton, to be funded by the optional 1 percent sales tax.
The ...

Grizzly rules review spans full gamut as ending bear protections considered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed lifting protections for the more than 700 grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park.

JACKSON ...

Wyoming digest

Orlando vigil in Cheyenne
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Leaders of the Cheyenne community gathered Thursday to honor the victims of the Orlando, Florida, nightclub ...

Teen hiker died of natural causes

JACKSON (AP) -- The Teton County coroner has determined that a 16-year-old whose body was found near a popular hiking trail died of natural causes from a heart ...

Task force set to launch statewide pathway study

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A new state task force will begin assessing Wyoming's bike paths and recreational trails in coming weeks.
The 11-member task force is expected ...

Riverton resident graduates from Wyo Connections

Maybe Hopkin of Riverton was among 31 seniors graduating from Wyoming Connections Academy this spring.
The tuition-free virtual public school serves students ...

Sixteen from county on top UW honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists 16 students from Fremont County on the 2016 spring semester president's honor roll.
The president's honor roll consists of ...

Today

Corrections

- Thursday's page one story headlined "Man arrested in Riverton after apparent armed standoff at residence" ...

Auctioneer must account for disputed cash; also faces criminal charge on bounced check

Clyde Stone appeared in district court Wednesday

Riverton auctioneer Clyde Stone provided the full receipts of a 2014 auction this week, hoping to ...

 
 

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