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City asks county to lower 'tipping fee' for trash haul

The Riverton City Council in January approved writing a letter formally asking the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District to lower the tipping fee ...

Soild snowpack figures around state this winter

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Many Wyoming communities are seeing above-average snowpack levels thanks to a cold and wet winter.
State monitors say snowpack ranges from ...

Wyoming digest

Trump ban affects UW student
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says the university knows of one student who has been ...

Wyoming digest

Not-guilty plea in theft from elderly man
CASPER (AP) -- A 58-year-old Casper woman has denied charges that she stole more than $48,000 from an ...

High flu numbers now reported statewide

With flu activity reports showing a high level of illness, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents of the common-sense steps they can ...

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Floyd LaRose, of Lander, died on January 28 with his family near him. The family will hold a ...

A malfunctioning oil-drip feeder is believed to be the cause of a fire that destroyed a metal shop Sunday in Hudson.
Multiple fire agencies were dispatched at ...

Prioritize local control in education cutbacks, state lawmakers told County leaders speak

Wyoming's House Education Committee will consider Tuesday evening whether to allow more local control over the cuts listed in its K-12 omnibus spending bill, ...

Lady Wolverines close again

Riverton lost a close 48-44 game to Lyman, then were beaten by Mountain View.

Seeking their first win of the season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines ...

Tigers lose twice to Lyman, Mountain View

Lander hosts cross-county rival Riverton this Friday.

When Lander and Mountain View last met on the basketball court, the result was a high-flying ...

Two easy wins for Wind River boys

The Wind River Cougars sit atop the Class 2-A Southwest conference after a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer that moved the defending conference champs ...

It was a long time coming, but the Wind River girls have finally won a conference game.The Cougars picked up a split this weekend with a convincing 54-32 win ...

Jalene Hanway led Shoshoni with 13 points and 12 rebounds in a home win against the ranked Lady Bulldogs.

Jalene Hanway hugged the ball with ferocity ...

Lawmakers seek study on gender wage gap

CHEYENNE -- Two Wyoming lawmakers from opposite ends of the political spectrum are asking the Legislature to authorize an in-depth study of the state's gender ...

Photo ID bill for voters downed in committee

CHEYENNE -- The House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee on Thursday voted down a bill to require voters to show photo identification ...

Development of a full-fledged ski area on the east slope of the Wind River Mountains has been an intriguing possibility for generations. In 1941 a modest ...

BLM hosts meeting on South Pass planning

The Bureau of Land Management will host a public meeting Feb. 7 at the BLM Lander Field Office to gather input on interpretive and management plans for public ...

Lander man in dog race again

Weather challenges have made his training more difficult this year.

Lander local Jerry Bath knows the Pedigree Stage Stop Race.
He helped design ...

Dubois groups to hold charity soup, bread contest

Needs of Dubois and the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center are hosting the Soup and Bread Cook-off and Hootenanny Feb. 25 at the Headwaters Arts and ...

RHS grad gets own feature film

Riverton High School graduate Ryan LeMasters recently directed his first feature-length film.
The dark comedy and dra-ma "All Out Dysfunktion!" was released ...

 
 

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