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Ag economy still sluggish in state and region, new data suggests

Bankers say weak farm income continues to weigh down the economy in rural parts of Wyoming and nine other Plains and Western states.
The overall rural ...

WYDOT plans $91.9 million in local work through 2022

Between 2016 and 2022, the Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to spent $91.9 million on road construction projects in Fremont County.
Nearly half of ...

President says UW will come out of fiscal crisis strongly

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says that she's confident the institution will emerge from its financial woes stronger and more ...

CWC's '4 or More in 24' plays Saturday

Beginning Friday night, students have 24 hours to cast, rehearse and produce at least four original plays for a public performance at 7 p.m. at the Robert ...

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Births

LAMB
A son was born to Lea M. Rossie of Riverton and Spencer L. Lamb of Riverton at 5:36 p.m. September 14 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Life Resource Center overhaul won't be required to comply with LEED energy standards

Design work for overhauling the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston will not be required to be energy-efficient ...

Man arrested for punching local officer

A Riverton man was charged with resisting arrest after he punched a police officer in the face Monday morning.
Donald Smith, 53, of Riverton, initially was ...

Helicopter patrols of power lines scheduled

Rocky Mountain Power is scheduled to conduct routine power line inspections by helicopter in Wyoming and southern Montana this month. The inspections will take ...

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Divorces


Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:

- Alicia Ann McHaffie from Brandon Clifford McHaffie; ...

The end to drop-off recycling in Riverton may come as soon as November.
The Riverton City Council directed city staff during a work session Tuesday to prepare ...

State taking part in national tourism push

Fremont County is part of a new promotion aimed at attracting visitors to Wyoming from the United Kingdom.
A new video that promotes activities in the ...

Wyoming digest

Worker dies at Opal gas plant
(AP) -- Officials say an employee has died at a natural gas processing plant in southwestern Wyoming.
The employee of the ...

Man shoots 3, then himself at senior living complex; was angry over a poker game

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A 77-year-old man who shot three people, killing one, at the senior apartment complex where he lived had grown distant recently and had been ...

State funding is calculated based on three-year averages in enrollment.

Fremont County School District 25 experienced a decrease in enrollment this ...

CWC student starts heirloom quilt business

The online company first began as a project for a sister-in-law who was diagnosed with cancer.

When Kathleen Connor Neiley's sister-in-law was ...

Seeking third Wyoming Senate term, Bebout stresses leadership

If he is re-elected, Bebout is likely to serve as Senate President next year.

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, says jobs will the biggest issue ...

Webinar focuses on changing economy

Today's economy is rapidly changing. A Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network webinar will provide some answers as to how businesses can ...

Couple to repay $9K stolen from store

Two Lander residents were sentenced Tuesday for stealing more than $9,000 from Hines General Store in January.
Timothy Mulford, 31, and Maria Tillman, 27, ...

Conservation district tries again for tax levy as prospects for other funding diminish

After trying seven times already, the Lower Wind River Conservation District will ask local voters again this November to authorize a 1-mill levy.
The last ...

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Births


WALLER
A daughter was born to Tecia Richardson of Lander and Joey Waller of Lander at 6:42 a.m. ...

 
 

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