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Top-10 education rank for state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming has been ranked in the top 10 for K-12 education quality by Education Week. The publication's ...

An experienced group of city leaders was on display at the first meeting of the Riverton City Council 54 years ago this week.
Sworn in for her third term as ...

Fremont County Digest

Outreach service for veterans set
A service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission conducts community outreach services in Fremont County this ...

Bizet opera airs Jan. 16

Georges Bizet's opera "Les Pecheurs De Perles," or "The Pearl Fishers," is presented live from the Metropolitan Opera in high-definition television at 10:55 ...

Cattle theft claim investigated

Riverton police are investigating a report that $78,000 in cattle has been improperly sold from a Lander-area ranch over the past five years.
The reporting ...

State Stop race stages, field in place

The field and dates for the 2016 Eukanuba Stage Stop sled dog race is set, with Fre-mont County again figuring prominently in the event.
Beginning its third ...

Artmobile planning county visits several days this month

The University of Wyoming Art Museum's Ann Simpson Artmobile visits Lander, Pavillion and Riverton this month.
The Ann Simpson Artmobile is a free core ...

Smith exhibit open at CWC; reception and readings Feb. 4

Selections from a five-year span of work produced by artist and poet Lynn Smith are displayed at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery on the Central Wyoming ...

Senior center resolves to rebuild past level of public support and goodwill

Employees at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center are making an effort this year to foster more community engagement at the downtown facility.
Activities ...

Casino layoffs necessary for business, tribal leaders say

Operators say the new restaurant has been a good move for the casino.

The Northern Arapaho Business Council said the recent decision to lay off more ...

Riverton Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this ...

Fremont County's top financial official is critical of a proposal that would privatize the county's emergency management services, saying that the public ...

Today

Births


REED
A daughter was born to Celia Reed of Lander and Julian Reed of Lander at 7:35 a.m. Jan. 2, at ...

Not one resolution, but many

I did a big thing in 2015, and I 'resolved' again every day
Some of you out there are a week or so into your New Year's resolutions.
To lose the ...

Training headquarters

What volunteer firefighters learn here this weekend will spread statewide

All Wyoming residents will be a little safer a few days from now, thanks to ...

State to review regs on guns, mental health notifications

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming officials say they intend to review a new federal rule designed to encourage states to turn over mental health records to a database ...

Wyoming digest

Rawlins confronts deer, geese
RAWLINS (AP) -- The Rawlins City Council is looking for ways to remove geese from a publically owned golf course and to ...

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer

The snowfall was expected to continue through Friday evening, followed by a relatively dry weekend -- with colder temperatures.

A storm system ...

Legislators recommend bill increasing workplace fines

The legislation would bring the punishments in line with federal standards.

Wyoming lawmakers have decided to sponsor a bill that would increase ...

Two of four Maverik robbery suspects seen on video under arrest

Two suspects in an alleged robbery this week in Riverton have been arrested on unrelated charges.
Officials said the two 18-year-olds were arrested on ...

 
 

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