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Vendor applications available for Winter Fair
Preliminary plans are nearly set for the 2016 Wyoming State Winter Fair Feb. 27 through March 5 in ...

Energy Share of Wyoming kicks off for new season

Raising more than $100,000 and assisting more than350 families statewide are among goals of Energy Share of Wyoming, which kicked off its 2015-16 season in ...

Officials have confirmed that the driver involved in the Thursday evening crash that caused traffic delays in the Wind River Canyon did not suffer major ...

Splash pad aiming for funds by May, opening summer '17

By May, the Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad Group wants to raise $120,000 through grants, city funding and fundraising for an above-ground recreational water ...

Plan would join staff of WLRC and state hospital

CHEYENNE - For years, the Wyoming Life Resource Center and Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston have been separate facilities with separate staff.
When the two ...

Forest mapping workshops set for two Fremont County locations this week

Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Wyoming Wilderness Association,Togwotee Pass Backcountry Alliance, NOLS, and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition are hosting ...

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Corrections

The caption on Wednesday's front page describing a two-vehicle accident on West Sunset drive in Riverton ...

Court says no to salary for fired teacher

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has reversed a local judge's decision to award a terminated Laramie County School District 1 teacher his salary for ...

Structural problems at state pen threaten future operations

Structural problems could force the closure of Wyoming's only maximum-security prison.
State leaders were told Wednesday that movement and cracks in the walls ...

Feds halt all coal leases so financial audit can take place

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration says it's halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review. The question is ...

Two bull moose have been spotted along the Wind River in multiple locations, including here south of the Wind River on the reservation side Monday. They also ...

Wyoming digest

WINhealth must liquidate
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A health insurance company that was once the second largest in Wyoming will be liquidated to pay off its ...

Spoonhunter new member of Arapaho council, filling spot vacated by McElroy

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has a new member. The governing body announced a vacancy on Dec. 21 and on Dec. 28 invited Ryan Spoonhunter, who got the ...

Accident halts traffic in WR Canyon; delays possible Saturday

Motorists traveling through Wind River Canyon should expect delays Friday and possibly Saturday as crews work to remove debris from a Thursday evening crash ...

Fewer marriages in county last year compared to '14

The Fremont County Clerk's office recorded almost 260 licenses for marriages that occurred in 2015.

Fewer couples were married last year in Fremont ...

Winter Carnival starting Busy 2-month slate begins with parade

The 30th annual Wild West Winter Carnival begins in full this week, with plenty of activities for the whole family lasting into February.
This year's carnival ...

New rules from CWC accreditor change faculty requirements; dual-credit big area of focus

Administrators at Central Wyoming College will be evaluating faculty credentials this year as the result of a change in standards through the Higher Learning ...

Parents arrested for child endangerment; three kids found in 'filthy' residence

Two Riverton parents were arrested for child endangerment early Tuesday after police found them intoxicated and unable to care for their three children.
One ...

Fatal grizzly bear conflicts follow ill-advised pattern, might have been prevented

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The killing of a Montana man by a Yellowstone National Park grizzly bear highlights the need for hikers in the region to travel in ...

Medical marijuana backers abandon effort for this year

Might try again for 2018 ballot

A petition to bring medical marijuana to Wyoming will not succeed in getting on the ballot in 2016.
Instead, the ...

 
 

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