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39 inches of snow near Encampment

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The third significant snowstorm of April in Wyoming hit the southeast portion of the state hardest. It officially dropped eight inches of ...

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- A story on page A-4 of Sunday's edition incorrectly identified Becca Weber's high school affiliation. ...

Second part of Honor Farm transaction on hold amid protests

A hearing on the issue is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Intertribal Education and Community Center at Central Wyoming College.

The state has ...

Republican legislators set bids for re-election this year

Two Fremont County legislators say they will seek re-election for another two-year term in the Wyoming Legislature.
State Rep. Lloyd Larsen is serving in his ...

Wyoming digest

Storm blankets much of two states
DENVER (AP) -- A spring snowstorm along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming and Colorado is ramping up, ...

Computer updates on hold due to tight budget

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Costly replacements for several state computer systems are on hold as Wyo-ming continues to face budget constraints.
State lawmakers punted ...

The week in review: 04/11/16 - 04/17/16

Monday

World and nation
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A congressional committee voted Monday to recommend that the ...

For many years, the first big high school track and field meet in west-central Wyoming was the Riverton Relays, contested at the old Wilford Mower Track.
The ...

With permit trees, shrubs from forest can be transplanted

Tree and shrub transplanting permits can now be purchased at two Shoshone National Forest district offices in Fremont County, plus another in Cody.
Transplant ...

Fremont County digest

County FFA teams excel at state
Fremont County Future Farmers of America teams are receiving top marks during the Wyoming FFA Convention this month in ...

Fort Washakie High School students met April 5 with the Eastern Shoshone Business Council at tribal headquarters in Fort Washakie.
Chairman Darwin St. Clair ...

Museums and galleries launch Wind River Explorer Guide

The Fremont County Museums are proud to announce their latest project in conjunction with our partner organizations throughout Fremont County.
The Wind River ...

Wyo delegates to Cruz

The U.S. Senator from Texas campaigned personally in Wyoming, including a speech Saturday at the state GOP convention in Casper.

Painstaking ...

Alcohol and drug deaths 'skyrocket,' says coroner

Alcohol and drug abuse continues to be a problem in Fremont County, as evidenced by official mortality statistics for the first quarter of 2016.
The numbers ...

Expulsions down in District 25 under 'stipulated agreement' program

Riverton schools have cut back on expulsions since the implementation of "stipulated agreements."
School District 25 started using stipulated agreements ...

'No more 65'

Speed limit raised on state highways across county; some lower limits remain

The posted speed limit rose from 65 to 70 mph in recent days on many ...

'You hardly ever meet a bad person in ag'

College student from Lander embodies next generation in agriculture education, philosophy

Rebecca Weber rested one afternoon last summer against ...

Scott Acton, a Ph.D physicist from Boulder, Colo., who grew up in Riverton, returned to Rendezvous Elementary School to speak to students about the new Webb ...

Lawsuits likely to follow federal grizzly delisting

CODY (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is bracing for legal challenges as it prepares to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the endangered ...

Wyoming digest

Palin's Wyoming appearance cancelled
CASPER (AP) -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will no longer attend the Wyoming Republican State Convention this ...

 
 

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