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Familiar griz appears first time this year

JACKSON (AP) -- A female grizzly bear that is frequently seen in the open with cubs in Grand Teton National Park has emerged from her winter hibernation -- with ...

Superintendent to feds: Stay out of restroom policy in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming education superintendent Jillian Balow says the federal government shouldn't tell state educators how to handle sensitive issues such ...

Basement kidnap suspect nabbed near Pinedale; son evading manhunt

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of two men accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up in the basement surrendered to ...

Fremont County digest


Wyoming Outdoor Weekend May 20-21
The second annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend is Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at the Lander Community Center. ...

Cowboy Hall of Fame welcomes Winfield, Frank and McGuire

The Fremont County Wyoming County Hall of Fame Committee hosted their second annual benefit and dance to honor their 2015 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees ...

Pay raise coming for District 14 teachers

New teachers at Wyoming Indian schools this fall will earn a $48,000 base pay, a $1,000 increase from the current academic year.
The Fremont County School ...

Unexpectedly, the raised funds were matched by the state of Wyoming Endowment Challenge, resulting in more than a total of $4,000.

Central Wyoming ...

CWC pinned nurses

Central Wyoming College held its nurse pinning ceremony Thursday.
The nursing class of 2016 includes, from the Riverton campus: Dolly Antonovich-Schmuck, ...

Six-hour joyride leads Montana man to county, DUI, prison

Lander's district court handed down a prison sentence last week for a Montana man who, while on an admitted two-day methamphetamine binge, got lost in his way ...

Student speaker Erendira Morales amused her fellow Central Wyoming College graduates Friday night by taking a photo "selfie" on stage during
graduation ...

State loses another rig; national tally all-time low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 406, another all-time low amid depressed energy ...

Season's first 1 percent job ready to begin

The first 1 percent optional sales tax project for the summer season will improve roadway and drainage problems on West Pershing Avenue in Riverton.
The ...

Remains of long-dead children to be returned to reservation

After more than a century of legal and political struggle by the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and others, the remains of children who ...

Arapaho to be granted permit to kill bald eagles

The tribe uses eagle feathers for religious purposes and is not seeking to kill a large number of the birds.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ...

Sarah Thompson knew Daniel Jarvis was working a hayfield near their family homes in Hidden Valley, so she wasn't surprised when he asked her to come out to the ...

University to reduce spending on board sessions

LARAMIE (AP) -- Facing budget cuts that will likely mean cutting jobs, University of Wyoming trustees approved reductions in their own expenses although some ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne plans new airport terminal
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Crews are set to begin work to make way for a new passenger terminal at the Cheyenne Regional ...

Bible college idea taking shape for old SHS; public talk Monday

Later this year, Shoshoni students and staff will abandon the current Shoshoni school building and move into a new one north of their old campus.
The ...

Hundreds of students are set to receive degrees from Fremont County schools in coming weeks.
The first ceremony was held Saturday when 28 students graduated ...

Wild horse program facing $1B budget crisis

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it's time to admit his agency has a $1 billion problem.
BLM Director Neil Kornze says ...

 
 

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