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Only one flood area reported statewide
CHEYENNE (AP) -- All spring flood warnings have been lifted for central Wyoming and most areas of the southeast ...

The Riverton Police Department's mounted horse patrol classes were held at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center every day last week.
Horses and owners ...

Barrasso: Coal, other fossil fuels crucial to U.S. interests, mustn't be ignored, impeded

You flip a switch, and the lights come on. It's that easy for most Americans. Maybe it's too easy.
The recent drop in energy production, specifically in ...

City budget final at $21M; full airport funding in place

The Riverton City Council adopted a balanced budget of about $21 million for fiscal year 2016-2017 during a meeting June 7.
City administrator Steven Weaver ...

Feds to buy state acre within Grand Teton

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a deal Monday under which the Interior Department would buy a square mile of state ...

County reverses on recycling; will stay mostly as is

Fremont County's solid waste board now is unlikely to make substantial cuts to its recycling program this year due to pressure from the public, officials said ...

Wyoming digest

Bikers killed by truck were German
CODY (AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the names of three German motorcyclists who were killed in a ...

The buildings at St. Stephen's Mission were only a few months old when this picture was taken 132 years ago. Established by the Catholic Church at the urging ...

Good year for trout so far on Pilot Butte

Anglers looking for a great spring trout fishing opportunity can point to Pilot Butte Reservoir, located 6.5 miles northwest of Kinnear on U.S. Highway 26. ...

Forest advisory members sought

The Shoshone National Forest is seeking interested individuals to serve on a 15-person resource advisory committee which collaborates with the U.S. Forest ...

Handcart re-enactments win renewed approval along historic trail routes in central Wyoming

A special recreation permit on public lands along and adjacent to four national historic trails has been approved to permit historic Mormon handcart ...

Patching work at several spots through June

A Wyoming Department of Transportation asphalt paving crew is working in Fremont County for the next two weeks at various locations.
The hot-mix asphalt ...

Fremont County Digest

LVHS hosts Make-A-Wish event Saturday
Lander Valley High School will host a 5k bike ride/run/walk this month to raise funds for Make-A-Wish ...

Grizzly capture, monitoring work under way

As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is conducting ...

'What Was Oursdocumentary to air nationally

The film has earned recognition at several film festivals this year.

A film about the artifacts, stories and history of the Wind River Indian ...

The town unwittingly has become a focal point in the national debate over the environmental safety of fracking -- even though the municipal water is ...

The eighth annual Shoshoni Days celebration hosted visitors Saturday for food, music, tracotrs and other ...

Job Corps to pay for CWC tuition for at least four students

Eleven students already have completed their programs, and another 23 are set to finish within the next month.


As the Wind River Job Corps ...

A flood warning is in effect for the Little Wind River near Riverton, which is expected to rise to near 8.4 feet by Saturday morning and crest at about 8.7 ...

TSA likely to serve Key Lime within months; no screening for time being

Key Lime Air, which will begin flights to and from Denver next month as Denver Air Connection, is likely to receive screening service from the Transportation ...

 
 

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