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Riverton's airport board asks Hertz to stay open on Saturdays

The Riverton Airport Board has asked Hertz to open its doors for business on Saturdays to accommodate passengers on incoming flights.
Hertz typically stays ...

Courthouse trees face dual threat of scale and beetles; spray program authorized

Pine needle scale has infested the grove of 20 spruce trees in the courtyard in front of the Lander courthouse.
The insects often lead to further infestation ...

'Inside Energy' reporter hired

The Montana native is tasked with reporting on the energy industry for a variety of media.

WyomingPBS and Wyoming Public Media have recently hired ...

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Births

ADAMS
A daughter was born to Cassandra Wright of Riverton and Michael Adams of Riverton at 12:22 p.m. May ...

'Archaic' city ordinances targeted for repeal

The Riverton City Council has agreed to repeal several "archaic" city ordinances on first reading.
Two additional readings are required.
Interim Riverton ...

No indication of Great Lakes departure yet

Despite leadership shakeups and financial struggles, Great Lake Airlines has not indicated any "change in direction" in its service at Riverton Regional ...

Reduced tribal liaison program may take 'hiatus,' says legislator state legislator

Wyoming legislators, government officials and local residents will discuss the future of the state's tribal liaison program during a meeting of the Select ...

As of Saturday, there now are 51 names on the Wyoming Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Riverton.
And one of them is from Fremont County.
Clarence "Speed" ...

National Honor Society induction a school first at St. Stephen's

St. Stephen's Indian High School held its first-ever National Honor Society induction ceremony recently at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
The 16 students ...

Sole Planned Parenthood clinic in Wyoming will close

CASPER (AP) -- The only Planned Parenthood in the state of Wyoming is closing down.
Planned Parenthood's Casper location confirmed Tuesday it will close this ...

Wyoming digest

Utah train worker's killer gets life term
KEMMERER (AP) -- A Utah man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in Wyoming one year after ...

Today

Births

REEVES
A daughter was born to Tasha Reeves of Lander and Brandon Reeves of Lander at 4:28 p.m. May 15 at ...

FCAG considers new purpose after longtime director's retirement

One of entity's prominent functions has been to disseminate community service block grants to local social service organizations.


The Fremont ...

College set to trim another 6 percent on FY '18 budget

Revenues from the state and county and from student tuition all are decreasing at Central Wyoming College according to the school's preliminary budget for ...

Central Wyoming College nursing graduates heard applause, congratulations and advice during colorful pinning ceremonies Thursday, May 11, at the Robert A. Peck ...

Today

Births

BURNETT
A son was born to Russellina Ridgley of Ethete and Grey Burnett of Fort Washakie at 2:26 a.m. May ...

Wyoming digest

UW gets seat on state ed board
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols has appointed College of Education dean D. Ray Reutzel to ...

Health department director to take charge of DFS as well

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The director of the Wyoming Department of Health will add oversight of the Department of Family Services to his duties in an arrangement that ...

Wet spring slow spring planting of key crops

POWELL (AP) -- A lingering winter followed by wet weather has delayed planting of some crops in Wyoming.
"The spring started probably three weeks later than ...

Cops, specialists team for mental health training

Law enforcement and other officials have been learning about mental illnesses this week during a training session in Riverton.
The program, called Crisis ...

 
 

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