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Arts council distributing creative writing fellowships in poetry

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2016 creative writing fellowships in poetry.
The application deadline is midnight July 2.
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BLM extends deadline for bids for wild horse pastures

The Bureau of Land Management has extended to Tuesday the deadline for proposals for new off-range pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming ...

Changes considered for Yellowstone bison slaughter program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A range of proposals that could either curb or accelerate the slaughter of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park will get an ...

Roughly 23 volunteers from the Fremont County ATV Association helped the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office clean up 3,700 pounds of trash from the ...

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States want fracking rule blocked
CHEYENNE -- The states of Wyoming and Colorado are asking a federal judge to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ...

Kinnear man arrested after assault; alleged victim airlifted from county

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office arrested 46-year-old Terry L. Schmuck of Kinnear early Friday, concerning a domestic disturbance that occurred in the ...

Entities consider funding Riverton airport efforts

Fremont County communities have considered assigning funds to acquire a second airline for the Riverton Regional Airport, a task force reported May 22.
Missy ...

Riverton Museum kicks off speakers series on Saturday

The Riverton Museum will host its first Discovery Speakers Series presentation at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
University of Wyoming professor of archaeology Marcel ...

BLM urges caution on rural roads

The agency advises travelers to wait until wet routes dry up.

The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District advises travelers on ...

Counselors visiting schools, looking for Job Corps candidates

The program offers free education and technical training to teens and young adults.

The Wind River Job Corps Center is actively looking to enroll ...

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Highway Patrol officials say a tanker truck crashed and spilled more than 4,000 gallons of diesel about 30 miles south of Afton.
Sgt. David ...

Riverview Road to undergo chip sealing

Work is scheduled to start Monday, and delays of up to 15 minutes are expected.

Chip sealing is scheduled to begin Monday on the $2.8 million ...

Two summer programs at library to begin Monday

The Riverton Branch Library is launching two of its summer programs Monday.
Registration for the summer reading program, Unmask, begins Monday in all three ...

Veterans assistance available throughout county in June

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Wyoming Indian to fund 100 percent of employees' health insurance costs

The changes only will apply to the 2015-2016 school year.

Fremont County School District 14 has agreed to cover the full cost of health insurance ...

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Births
CASTILLO
A daughter was born to Marcilynn Limberhand of Riverton and Ramon Castillo of Havre, Mont., at 9:41 a.m. April 30 at SageWest Health ...

Digest

Woman killed in motorcycle wreck
ALADDIN -- A Canadian woman is dead after the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer in northeastern Wyoming.
The ...

New leader in place for Warren Air Force Base ICBMs

CHEYENNE -- Col. Stephen Kravitsky has served in many different roles during his 29-year Air Force career.
Since enlisting as an 18-year-old, his duties have ...

Federal grouse measures unveiled

The regulations would require oil and gas wells to be clustered in groups of a half-dozen or more to avoid scattering them across habitat of the greater ...

House damaged in fire; residents responded well

An electrical malfunction was the cause of a fire that damaged a house Thursday morning on Oilfield Road south of Riverton.
Fire officials said the damage ...

 
 

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