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State awards road bids in county

Two Fremont County projects are among the dozen road consturction and improvement jobs awarded in May by the Wyoming Transportation Commission.
The commission ...

Chip sealing begins on Highway 26

A $4.96 million highway improvement project is scheduled to resume Tuesday, June 6, west of Riverton on U.S. 26.
High Country Construction, Inc., of Lander is ...

Shoshone Nat'l Forest road closed

A portion of the Warm Springs Road (Forest Road #532) is closed from 3.5 miles beyond the Snow Oval to its junction with the Lava Mountain Road (Forest Road ...

Loop Road stays closed indefinitely; snow, ice still heavy

It still could take days for the snow to melt, leaving wet conditions behind for a considerable time after the snow is gone.


Fremont County's ...

Lander woman must pay $21K for welfare fraud

Heather Dayle Gould, 29, of Lander was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson this week on one count of Medicaid fraud and one count of Food ...

BLM posts 140 oil, gas parcels for lease sale in late September

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for ...

Fort Washakie hosts class on forage production

A "Horses, Pastures and You!" workshop will be held Tuesday at the Frank Wise Building at Fort Washakie.
Jeremiah Vardiman, University of Wyoming Extension ...

UW program serving rez gets federal grant

A college preparatory program for eligible high school students offered through the University of Wyoming has received federal funding for the next five ...

No change in Wyoming's rig count, but U.S. total up eight

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 916.
A year ago, just 408 rigs were ...

County gets new WYDOT engineer

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's former district traffic engineer in Basin is the new leader of WYDOT's construction program in northwest ...

Riverton's Main Street Dance studio presented its 13th annual spring concert Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. From left, Loxley Kirkland, Alivia ...

As summer neared in 1956, Riverton prepared for the biggest community event in its history. The town was turning 50 years old, and everyone was celebrating. ...

Shoshoni hosts tractor, engine show next weekend

Shoshoni and the Wind River Flywheelers will welcome locals and travelers alike to the22nd annual Don Layton Memorial Antique Engine and Tractor Show on ...

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Births

YELLOWFOX
A daughter was born to Stacie Tidzump of Lander and Blaine Yellowfox, Sr. of Riverton at 12:04 ...

Conditions have combined to create flood concerns for the next few weeks in the Wind River Basin.
"It's all coming together," National Weather Service ...

The school year is coming to an end, but Ashgrove Elementary saw a new beginning this week when hundreds of students gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ...

Standoff leads to man's suicide

(AP) -- Authorities say a man is dead following a domestic disturbance and standoff in northeast Wyoming.
The incident occurred on Memorial Day in Crook ...

New Indian education bill a long time coming; draws praise for years of persistence

Part 1 of 2

A law that will incorporate American Indian education in schools across Wyoming was applauded recently for the years of work that it took ...

Delegation applauds U.S. withdrawal from climate-change accord

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's Republican congressional delegation is applauding President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate ...

Maximum sentence for man who had 71 pounds of pot

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Kansas man is on his way to a Wyoming prison after being sentenced with the maximum penalty for felony marijuana possession.
35-year-old ...

 
 

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