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Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

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Rig count down
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this ...

Historical society seeks nominations for awards program

The nominations are due April 30.

The Wyoming State Historical Society encourages nominations of individuals and organizations that have worked to ...

Tribe hosting job fair to hire for expansion

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting job fairs at two locations Thursday to hire for a major renovation at the tribe's casino.
The first fair is 1 p.m. to 3 ...

Piatigorsky Foundation announces spring tour of Wyoming

The touring clarinetist and pianist will perform Wednesday in Riverton.

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family ...

Cody's bike-riding EMTs a success in new program

CODY -- Cody's West Park Hospital has a new bike EMT program whose purpose is to more quickly bring advanced life support to patients.
WPH's Bike EMS Team ...

City board to hand out free trees May 16

The Riverton Tree Board is hosting its Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Veterans Park behind city hall.
This is the tree ...

CETUSA seeks host families for exchange students

The Council for Educational Travel, USA is seeking host families to open doors to their homes and their communities for international high school exchange ...

Wiggins Fork elk may hold health key for region

Many elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are suffering. Their populations are declining populations, and fewer calves make it to adulthood.
The ...

Heart attack might have caused fatal cement truck crash

Autopsy results show Daniel W. Oberlie, 57, of Riverton, probably experienced a cardiac event before the single-vehicle rollover that took his life April 1 ...

The way it was: Gold-plated safety -- 1964

Pacific Power and Light hosted a community banquet 51 years ago this week, and the festivities included honoring local law enforcement.
During power outages, ...

Flash floods, fires pose a risk to Wyoming residents

Spring is a time of transition, when late-season snowstorms can affect travel and afternoon thunderstorms bring the threat of hail, tornadoes and lightning. ...

Film star, artists to discuss their work in library series

The subject of the documentary "Havana Curveball" will attend a screening of the film at Riverton Branch Library.

The Riverton Branch Library and ...

I-80 still closed Saturday

CHEYENNE -- The interstate highway between Cheyenne and Laramie finally reopened Saturday afternoon as cleanup continues from the massive pileups in Thursday's ...

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Births
TAYLOR
A daughter was born to BreAnna Bell of Lander and Colton Taylor of Lander at 6:07 a.m. March 23 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

Digest

North Carolina man killed by train
GILLETTE (AP) -- A 28-year-old North Carolina man has been struck and killed by a train in northeast ...

Snowstorm leads to major wrecks and closures on I-80

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wintry weather swept across parts of the Rockies on Thursday, leaving behind some wrecks and road closures.
Heavy snow was being blamed for ...

Airport runway rebuild starting soon

A starting date of May 1 is anticipated for the 170-day job.

The $11.6 million runway reconstruction project at Riverton Regional Airport is closer ...

Plane crash in Idaho kills four; two were former Lander residents

An airplane crash in a remote area of central Idaho on April 10 took the lives of three employees of a Lander-based business.
All three worked for Creative ...

New search planned for three Uden bodies in deep lake

The whereabouts of the three is among the few unresolved questions in one of Fremont County's most notorious crimes.

Investigators once again are ...

 
 

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