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BT Forest plan draws criticism over burn buffer

JACKSON (AP) -- Plans by the Bridger-Teton National Forest to thin and burn wildlands in northwest Wyoming have drawn objections over a proposal to ban cutting ...

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Leandro "Lee" Edward Martinez, 76, of Riverton, died on April 7 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Car stolen in Lander; was left running

Police are asking the community to help look for a vehicle that was stolen from a business during the evening hours Sunday, April 2.
According to police ...

Preparedness stressed in Wednesday tornado drill

To help ensure that statewide emergency communications and alerting capabilities are functioning properly, the National Weather Service will issue a test ...

After planned cuts, CWC employment fewest in decade

Turnover for 2016 amounted to 22 percent of the college's workforce.

Fewer people are employed at Central Wyoming College this year than at any time ...

City makes administrator pick

Three candidates interviewed, but favorite won't be named immediately

The City of Riverton is a step closer to locking in its new city administrator. ...

Councilman Martinez dead at 76; longtime public servant

Family and friends mourned the death Friday of Riverton City Council member Lee Martinez. He was 76 years old.
Martinez had struggled with health concerns for ...

Now called the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Indian Service was the federal government's agency for organizing and establishing education, law ...

Snowmelt might break records across the state

Record amounts of water are predicted to come down Wyoming mountains in a number of major river basins this spring and summer, according to the latest spring ...

Riverton native directs college play

Molly Thornton of Riverton directed a production of "Lost in Yonkers" this week at Chadron
State College. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is ...

Berkeley eclipse show makes Riverton stop

Multiverse, a space sciences laboratory at UC Berkeley, will visit Riverton as part of its "Eclipse Megamovie Awareness Tour," a series of town hall and ...

Accounting workshops hosted in Riverton

The federal government sets aside more than $2 billion annually to fund the early-stage development of new high-tech ideas being pursued by innovative small ...

WYDOT striping crews hit Fremont County

Wyoming Department of Transportationstripingcrews are kicking off highway marking activities throughout Wyoming, including Fremont County, and drivers are ...

Meeting held on Lander street project

A public information sharing meeting to discuss the 2018 Jefferson Street highway improvement project will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lander City ...

Riverton Museum shows off fashion

The Riverton Museum has placed a new temporary exhibit on display at the Riverton library which features cosmetics and fashion from the 1940s through the 1950s ...

Wyoming gains two rigs; U.S. tally up 15

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 839.
A year ago, 443 rigs were active.
Houston ...

Firearms company that came to Cheyenne amid national publicity lays off 85 workers

In 2016, Magpul expanded its Cheyenne operations to meet the huge market demand in the firearms industry. However, in the first quarter of 2017, the ...

UW names scholarship recipients

Chief Washakie scholarships have been awarded to 14 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
Current recipients of the Chief Washakie ...

CWC raises funds for college athletes

The Central Wyoming College Foundation last month held the Rustler 400, an annual event that includes buffet, silent auction and a drawing for a multitude of ...

Local parcels leased in competitive bid Monday

The Midvale Grazing Association has managed the properties for the past 50 years.

For the ...

 
 

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