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State plan would overhaul some of WLRC functions, campus

A legislative task force is moving forward with major overhaul plans at the Lander's Wyoming Life Resource Center and at least one other state-run medical ...

A 77-year-old Riverton woman is facing up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine after the State of Wyoming filed one charge of vehicular homicide against her ...

What are Wyoming's great historical artifacts?

Wyoming is a fairly young state by American standards, having joined the union as the 44th state in 1890.
But while the state's history might not be as ...

Rez group planning language camps

The Northern Arapaho Language Revitalization and Cultural Preservation Organization is asking for help again this year for its summer language and culture ...

Wyoming part of drought/fire aid relief plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack ...

The latest exhibit from the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild showcases more than just knitted sweaters.
The guild members have selected more than 60 pieces -- from ...

Library hosting drawing class, sky lantern launch this week

Artist Rosie Ratigan will lead a drawing workshop at 1 p.m. Monday during the Riverton Branch Library's Summer of Doodle series. The class is the third in the ...

June meetings to address future highway projects in Wyoming

WyDOT will visit with residents Monday in Lander.

A series of public meetings has been scheduled in June to address future highway improvement ...

Spearfishing tournament organizer charged with wasting hundreds of fish

An organizer of the recent Freshwater Spearfishing Nationals on Keyhole Reservoir near Gillette has been charged with wasting game fish after more than 350 ...

Good showing for area alcohol establishments in spot check

The Riverton Police Department undertook an alcohol compliance check in May.
Of 22 businesses tested, officials said 21 passed.
"We did have one that failed, ...

The exhibit features paintings by Sioux warrior RedHawk.

A new traveling display at the Fremont County Pioneer Museum in Lander explores Sioux ...

New suicide prevention effort family's labor of love

LARAMIE -- A web. A bridge. A helping hand.
These are the roles the Cook family envisions for their budding project: a peer-to-peer support system for children ...

There was an all-county flavor to a downtown art festival in Riverton 29 years ago this week.
More than two dozen local artists and craft experts set up shop ...

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Street reopens after building collapse
LARAMIE -- A block in downtown Laramie has reopened after being closed for nearly a week following a building ...

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Births
SHOYO
A daughter was born to Sequoia Blindman of Ethete and Garrett Shoyo Sr. of Fort Washakie at 4:47 p.m. May 11 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Muddy roads in national grassland
DOUGLAS -- The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Thunder Basin National Grassland in ...

Prison term for Arizona man in fatal fight

CASPER -- An Arizona man involved in a fight at a Casper hotel that left a New Mexico man dead has been sentenced to two to five years in prison.
Dwayne Bahe, ...

State's water supply looking good as summer approaches

Thanks to abundant rain over the past two months, the water supply Wyoming relies on for municipal and agricultural use is heading into the summer months well ...

State rig count unchanged; national tally down by nine

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to ...

River recedes after passing flood stage

Flood concerns eased Friday as the Wind River at Riverton began receding Friday after rising a foot above flood stage early in the day.
The river level ...

 
 

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