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Trash accumulates again at Government Draw; cleanup volunteers sought April 30

The Fremont County ATV Association, Rim Rock Riders 4-H Club and Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plans a cleanup day for public lands at 9 a.m. ...

Save recycling?

Public forums offer glimmer of hope for solutions


After the Fremont County Solid Waste District announced it would likely make a final decision in ...

College dual credit effort jolted by big budget cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services budget for Fremont County students in fiscal year 2017 has been cut by almost 30 ...

Fruit, nut trees not impossible locally, but it takes planning

Agriculture in Fremont County is considered a basic industry, but when it comes to growing fruit and nut trees locally, the term "basic" takes on an entirely ...

Creativity was on full display 21 years ago this week at Central Wyoming College as the honors program hosted the CWC Creativity MiniConference, including this ...

Second group pushes legalizing medical pot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Two members of a pro-medical marijuana nonprofit spent much of their day Thursday camped along Dell Range Boulevard near Cahill Park in ...

State rig tally flat; U.S. count sinks to new low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed ...

Death penalty won't be sought for Worland teen in 2 killings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a couple who authorities said stopped ...

Posey new diversity coordinator for CWC; leaving tribal council post

Longtime Eastern Shoshone Business Council member Ivan Posey submitted his resignation to the last week. He has been hire as the new full-time diversity ...

Ashgrove Elementary celebrated Earth Day with an outing Friday at Sunset Park in Riverton. Students created arts and crafts projects with found materials, ...

Cheyenne tops for clean air in Wyoming-Colorado region

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The infamous Wyoming wind may not be everyone's favorite aspect about Cheyenne, but it does contribute to something positive -- clean air.
In ...

Shoshone / Arapahoe lawsuit updated in federal court

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has filed a motion in Montana Federal District Court to dismiss Eastern Shoshone Business Council chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr. and ...

Suicide stats up sharply for year

Total already exceeds all of 2014


The number of suicides recorded this year in Fremont County already matches the total on record for 2014.
As of ...

Wind River Hotel and Casino partnered with AmeriCorps and local volunteers to beautify the stretch of highway between the Wind River bridge and the casino. ...

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Births


RICHMOND-SCHEPKER
A daughter was born to Braedyn Sue Richmond of Thermopolis and Dustin James Schepker ...

Protestors fill second part of Honor Farm transaction

More than 100 people gathered at a public hearing Thursday to protest the state's plan to purchase 108 acres of land from Ray and Ladonna Good for use by the ...

Wyoming digest

Uranium layoffs announced in state
(AP) -- The Uranium mining company Cameco Corp. is cutting 85 jobs in Wyoming and Nebraska.
Based in Canada, Cameco ...

Community efforts key to suicide battle, experts agree

Prevention experts say it is up to community members to notice changes in behavior that may indicate that a person is thinking about committing suicide. ...

Allen preferred slowdown on construction amid fiscal crunch

Solar plane leaves Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- After some uncertainty about the winds, the Solar Impulse team has taken off from Hawaii, venturing ...

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Births


WESAW/BURNETT
A son was born to Lesha Wesaw of Fort Washakie and Wyatt Burnett of Ethete at 1:09 a.m. ...

 
 

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