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Delegation joins vote on internet rules

The rules would have prohibited broadband and other telecommunication service providers from selling customer data without their knowledge.

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UW strategy aims at innovation, economy, retention; comment this month

The University of Wyoming is seeking public comment on a draft strategic plan that covers everything from academic quality to economic development.
Goals set ...

Man gets 108-year sentence for child sex abuse

An Ethete man has appealed a 108-year prison term related to 12 sex-offense charges.
Attorneys for Marvin "Muff" Magnan of Ethete argued that the sentence ...

Some roads in, others out as new forest plan shapes up

Although the U.S. Forest Service still intends to add new roads to the Shoshone National Forest under a new management plan, the part of the forest ...

These two men were Fremont County's landmark pioneers in the uranium industry that transformed the local economy in the 1950s. Neil McNeice, left, and Lowell ...

University of Wyoming plans outreach in Riverton

An open house for the public to learn more about University of Wyoming programs is scheduled in Riverton this week.
The public is invited to learn about ...

Lander man joins highway patrol

Daniel Eggli joined eight others March 23 in begin sworn in as the 92nd graduating Wyoming Highway Patrol Academy Class.
At their ceremony, the new troopers ...

The Riverton Museum recently hosted another program in McDonald's Children's Exploration Series that had Russell Hawley from the Tate Geological Museum in ...

St. Stephen's board members retain their seats

Community members gathered Tuesday to vote for two candidates to serve as at-large members of the St. Stephen's Indian School Education Association Inc. ...

A non-native invasive plant has been popping up on the Shosone National Forest near Lander. To combat this recent invader before it gets a stronger foothold, ...

Photogs share images of Wyoming grasslands

Some visitors hurrying along I-80 might see a whole lot of nothing when traveling along Wyoming's wide-open spaces.
But photographers Michael Berman and ...

Mayor declares April 4 a day of service

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker signed a proclamation Tuesday announcing that April 4 would be Recognition Day for National Service. He invited Mary C. Rosenberg to ...

Riverton man to prison for attack on wife

Mitchell Wayne Mosqueda of Riverton was sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment on Monday for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. ...

Otter appeals dismissal of grouse lawsuit

The bird is found in 11 Western states.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is appealing the dismissal of his sage grouse lawsuit ...

Snowmelt poses flood threat in California valley

LONE PINE, Calif. (TNS) - A sudden abundance of snowmelt has rendered a stunning spring landscape in the Owens Valley.
In sleepy towns such as Lone Pine, Big ...

City departments review busy year

Several top administrators have retired, resulting in additional work for employees while replacements are found.

2016 was a busy year for the city ...

Man charged in January stabbing case

Jude Jenkins was arrested this week on two charges of assault after allegedly stabbing Tristan Gardner in January at a house on 17 Mile Road.
Officials said ...

Flooding likely, roads closed due to mix of rain and snow

A flood advisory is in effect through Saturday morning in Fremont County, where some areas ...

Clerk welcomes law restoring voting rights for nonviolent felons

Having helmed local elections for more than 20 years, Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese said she favors the Wyoming Legislature's decision this session to ...

Science Olympiad students win fifth straight state championship

Riverton Middle School students competed Saturday in Casper at the Science Olympiad, with the school winning its fifth straight overall title.
Individual ...

 
 

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