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Hot temps arriving as snowpack hovers well above median

The Little Wind River near Riverton is forecast to crest just below flood stage this weekend due to high temperatures that should start melting the snow that ...

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Deaths

LEMASTER RENNER
A graveside service for Vera Jean "Sugar" LeMaster Renner is being planned for a later ...

As predicted, water flowing over Pathfinder spillway

(AP) -- For the fourth time in the last 30 years, water is flowing over the spillway at the Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming.
The reservoir about 45 ...

Toad release could aid species

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The release of more than 900 Wyoming toads outside Laramie could aid future research into how to help the endangered species and other ...

Legislators say revenue crisis shouldn't block WLRC change

The legislative task force overseeing renovations and construction at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston ...

Woman burns clothing in jail

A Fort Washakie woman was charged with arson Monday after she set her clothes on fire in a cell at the Riverton Police Department.
No one was injured in the ...

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Births

WASHINGTON
A son was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Jay Washington of Lander at 2:51 ...

Fremont County law enforcement part of Click It or Ticket campaign

For the first quarter of 2016, Fremont County reported 151 traffic crashes, one person killed and 25 injured.

Through June 5, Fremont County law ...

Transition help key to addiction battle

For those battling addiction, the steps towards sobriety can be difficult.
While attending an inpatient facility to learn how to treat and manage an addiction ...

National parks expect to see record year

CHEYENNE (TNS) - First, a woman was caught on video trying to pet the national mammal.
Then, a pair of French Canadian tourists put a calf of said animal in ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie, North Platte still running high
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Minor flooding continues along parts of the Laramie River in southeast Wyoming.
The river is ...

Lottery expansion facing long odds despide potential to boost revenues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As the state loses millions of dollars in revenue from its declining minerals extraction industry, the new Wyoming Lottery has started ...

Spring enrollment up at CWC; numbers could boost revenues

This spring's enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College "just barely" exceeded the numbers recorded during the same time last year.
Institutional ...

Riverton saving $30K on pooling, drainage work

Carpet replacement was cancelled due to budgetary constraints.


The City of Riverton is saving money on a local improvement project to resolve the ...

Three locals to serve at Dem convention

Three Fremont County residents will attend the Democratic National Convention this summer in official capacities.
During the Wyoming Democratic Party ...

Marine Corps League commandant Grant Clark saluted the Veterans of Foreign Wars monument in Mountain View Cemetery at a Memorial Day service held Monday ...

Home for Horses

New sanctuary in county provides safe place for wild mustangs

At a spacious ranch north of Lander on the Wind River Indian Reservation, 130 wild ...

Filing ended Friday; here's candidate list

Final list of all filed candidates for state and Fremont County offices:

U.S. House of Representatives
Heath Beaudry (R)
Liz Cheney (R)
Leland ...

Crowded field finalized for U.S. House primaries

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney, the oldest daughter for former Vice President Dick Cheney, faces a crowded field as she runs for the Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat ...

CWC cuts some funds for sports, but leaders say programs valuable

As Central Wyoming College administrators work to balance a substantially reduced budget for fiscal year 2017, trustees have been fielding questions from ...

 
 

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