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Backers line up to push putting 'rainy day' funds in stock market

Looking to stretch Wyoming's finances in the face of a combined downturn in energy revenues and the sagging bond market, state lawmakers are asking voters to ...

Men sentenced in separate meth offenses; one for two years, another for 10

Two Riverton men have been sentenced to years in prison for methamphetamine offenses.
An indictment filed July 22, 2015, charged Douglas Alan Bemus, 26, with ...

Center of Hope plans fundraiser Thursday night

Volunteers of America will hold its annual Empty Bowl Event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Fremont Center.
All funds ...

Half of Arapaho council members don't survive primary election

Roughly 1,400 Northern Arapaho Tribal members submitted a vote Thursday for the primary election.
The Great Plains Hall location led the voter count with 754 ...

Sportsmen praise state's findings in new land study

"Wyoming sportsmen and women are not surprised by the conclusion offered up by the long-awaited Study on the Management of Public Lands," said Max Ludington, ...

One of the most important businesses in a rural Wyoming community in the late 1800s and early 1900s was the livery stable and a saddle maker.
The Lander ...

WAM advises changes in state's funding for cities and towns

With cities and towns suffering from the downturn in the state's energy sector, the Wyoming Association of Municipalities has published a report designed to ...

Fremont County voters liked what they had in State Rep. Harry Tipton in 1994. Already a seven-term veteran of the Wyoming House of Representatives, the Lander ...

Cheney and Greene jab each other during only House debate

Tension mounted in a U.S. House race debate Thursday as Democrat Ryan Greene and Republican Liz Cheney traded a series of increasingly hostile barbs and even ...

Podcast workshop offering two sessions

The Riverton Branch Library is offering a two-part podcast workshop for adults beginning next week.
Participants will learn interview practices using digital ...

Weather radar station to be down 3 days

The weather radar used by the National Weather Service forecast office in Riverton will be down for three days beginning Sunday, Oct. 30, as technicians ...

State high court hears appeal of ex-prosecutor

LARAMIE (AP) -- A lawyer on Thursday urged the Wyoming Supreme Court to overturn the criminal convictions of a former Albany County prosecuting ...

During National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15, RVFD gave fire safety lessons to home-school students, St. Margaret's School students, United Methodist ...

Report recommends against state taking on management control of federal lands

Forty-eight percent of the land in Wyoming is owned by the federal government, and there are hundreds of federal employees in the state involved in land ...

Wind River High School's FFA chapter sent nine students to Torrington this month to participate in Eastern Wyoming College's Range Land Management Contest. ...

Washakie scholarships funding 12 UW students this semester

Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 12 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
Current recipients of the Chief Washakie ...

McAdams enrolled in new counseling degree program

Cori McAdams of Riverton received her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wyoming this year.
McAdams is now on her way to obtain her ...

BIA court arraigning Arapaho defendants

Despite the protests of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs's new court in Fort Washakie has begun arraigning all defendants in the BIA ...

Myers a magna cum laude grad at Bates College

Sam Myers, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Myers of Riverton graduated magna cum laude after majoring in English at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He is ...

He was appointed to his post after former trustee John Mercer moved to Jackson.

Craig Tolman is not an educator - and he says that's a strength that ...

 
 

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