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Solid Waste Distrist aims for faster response after flooding

The board of directors for Fremont County's landfills voted at their May meeting to allow supervisor Andy Frey to waive fees for waste associated with natural ...

Four DUIs, 200-plus tickets issued over holiday weekend

As part of the county-wide "Click it or Ticket enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend," Fremont County law enforcement wrote 209 speeding tickets, ...

Pavillion's water clean, but rural contamination nags at small town's image amid fracking

First in a two-part series

When news of contamination in rural areas northeast of Pavillion, possibly tied to hydraulic fracturing, first broke, ...

New air service shows off jetliner in Riverton; first flight 27 days away

The Riverton Regional Airport held an open house Saturday to show off the ...

Accused killer of wife nixes plea bargain; trial coming

A trial is set to proceed this month against the man accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their children last November in Fort Washakie.
The court ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

Drought aid available for Fremont County ag producers

Fremont County is one of 10 counties in Wyoming now eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to drought.
Governor Matt ...

State Senate leader says Capitol renovation job being handled properly


Two lawsuits challenge project methods




CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Senate President Phil Nicholas says state lawmakers have acted properly in ...

American Indian performers came to Riverton schools in May to teach students about various cultural aspects, including dances, history
and food. Local ...

Lander man joins WHP

Clayton Colman of Lander joined the Wyoming Highway Patrol last month.
The Medicine Bow native spent 13 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed three ...

With budget crisis ongoing, study shows big local economic impact by CWC

A recent economic impact study shows Central Wyoming College contributed more than $145 million in income to its service area in fiscal year 2013-2014 - almost ...

Mosquito fogging starts Monday; once per week in the early going

The City of Riverton will begin its usual mosquito control Monday to reduce the chances of people getting bit by a mosquito
infected with the West Nile ...

Touch-and-go conditions for flooding over warm weekend

Minor flooding along small streams and creeks may occur over low-lying areas and stream confluences.

The Little Wind River near Riverton is forecast ...

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Births

OSBORN-MCCLINTON
A child was born to Karlien K. Osborn of Lander and Antonio McClinton of Lander at 4:26 ...

Three of 13 House hopefuls face off

CHEYENNE -- Three candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Liz Cheney, a Fox ...

Saturday airport event shows jet airliner that will serve city

Riverton Regional Airport hosts an open house Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a new air service provider, Key Lime Air, which will begin service to and ...

Wyoming digest


Would-be bison rescuer fined
(AP) -- A Canadian man and his son loaded a Yellowstone National Park bison calf into their vehicle last month because ...

Local schools studying new transgender restroom issue

No policies in place yet

After the Obama Administration issued a directive last month encouraging schools to allow transgender students to use the ...

Graduates at Wind River High School turned their tassels before tossing their caps in the air at Sunday's commencement ceremonies, where 24 graduates received ...

Plea deal leads to supervised release for stabbing suspect

Emory Christian stabbed his uncle in the neck on Sept. 6, 2015.

A Fort Washakie man was sentenced last month to supervised release for assault ...

 
 

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