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What to do with your tax refund? 5 most-popular uses

With tax season here, many people are looking forward to the possibility of a big refund and pondering the best way to spend the extra cash. A recent ...

Wednesday premiere set for 'Over 'Wyoming'

Wyoming, seen from the air, amazes the eye: "The vastness of the plains, the ruggedness of the mountains, the uncertainty of the far horizon, the crispness and ...

Apprehension over anticipated water levels was a major emphasis at the recent Midvale Irrigation District annual meeting in Pavillion.
The approximately ...

County sets 1 percent tax priorities; revenue considered vital

As voters decide whether to reapprove the 1 percent optional sales tax this fall, ...

Morton High School was hosting the Big Horn Basin Class B basketball tournament 49 years ago this month.
The host Broncs hosted their arch rivals, the ...

Worland airport development may harm Riverton Regional

Key Lime Air shows jet plane to local leaders

The federal government plans to cut Essential Air Service funding to Worland's airport, a decision ...

Wyoming digest

State rig count flat; U.S. near all-time low
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and ...

Legislature ends difficult 20 days

'Tough roads ahead, says governor'

The Wyoming Legislative session that wrapped Friday marks a turning point.
For the past decade and more, surging ...

CWC study: Ancient Wind River dwellers might have lived at altitude all winter

Central Wyoming College student Nate Guenther is using Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST) and photography to gather data for a paleoclimate ...

Final day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on March 4, the 20th and finals day of the 2016 budget session:
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING: House ...

Women's Day events March 13

The Second Annual International Women's Day Celebration will be observed locally from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Lander Community Center, 950 Buena ...

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Births

KNEES
A son was born to Maggie Knees of Lander and Zachery Knees of Lander at 8:22 p.m. Feb. 26 at ...

Five get UW Trustees scholarship

Several high school seniors from Fremont County have been selected for the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.
Recipients of the 2016 Trustees ...

Wildcat a 'Champion for Change'

Riverton High School senior Christie Wildcat has been named named among five 2016 Champions for Change.
The program, inspired by a White House initiative, is ...

State snowmobilers celebrating 50th in Dubois

The Wyoming State Snowmobile Association's "Fun Days" run March 4-6.

This weekend marks the 50thanniversary of the Wyoming State Snowmobile ...

Fremont County digest

Radio/video workshop March 8
The Riverton Branch Library Teen Scene and R-Recreation present the Radioactive Youth Media Workshop for aspiring ...

Counties sue over grouse

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A group of counties and conservation districts in western Wyoming is the latest to sue the federal government over its plans to protect habitat ...

Wyoming digest

Man won't face death penalty in woman's death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County District Attorney's Office says it won't seek the death penalty ...

Mead vetoes parts of $3 billion budget bill

Lawmakers were reviewing the governor's actions on Friday.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he strongly considered vetoing the ...

College, UW cement ties

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted to formalize its partnership with the University of Wyoming on cooperative educational programs, degree ...

 
 

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