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Group vies for tourism signs at county's entry points

The Fremont County Historic Preservation Commission is applying for a grant to place "Preserve America" signs at each of the five roadway entrances to Fremont ...

New Fremont County Commissioners Clarence Thomas and Jennifer McCarty were sworn in Tuesday along with new vice chairman Larry Allen at the county board's ...

Becker chairs county board

After longtime Doug Thompson retired from the Fremont County Commission in December, Commissioner Travis Becker of Riverton was voted in as the board's new ...

Dubois class takes trip to local museum

Rosemary Graff brought her 6th, 7thand 8thgrade classes to the Dubois Museum as a follow up from a field trip early in the fall. Dubois Museum led the ...

Food bank plans fundraiser with hand-made donations

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundraiser for 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Lander Senior Center. ...

Wyoming digest

Bison migration control closes near park
Mammoth Hot Springs (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials have closed a bison area as preparations get ...

Probation for man who pleaded guilty to abuse of wife

Arvin Felter will receive a two- to four-year sentence for the crime, suspended in favor of probation.

An Arapahoe man is set to be freed on ...

Idaho lawsuit over expanded grouse protection dismissed

BOISE, ID (AP) -- A judge has rejected Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's lawsuit contending the Obama administration acted illegally by imposing federal land-use ...

No charges for men arrested at Ocean Lake

When Riverton men Phillip Chiles, Russell Naef and Lawrence Jolly were arrested near Ocean Lake in early September, undersheriff Ryan Lee said it appeared the ...

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LONEDOG
Richard LoneDog, 58, formally of Riverton, died on Sunday, January 1 in Butner, North Carolina. ...

Splash pad group puts in new grant application

The Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad Group hopes to secure a grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The group, which is an advisory group to the ...

Barrasso gives RHS student nomination for military schools

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has announced that he's nominated Riverton High School student Christian McIntosh for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. ...

Cleanup rule at uranium mines postponed amid GOP criticism

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Federal officials withdrew a proposed requirement for companies to clean up groundwater at uranium mines across the U.S. and will reconsider a ...

Storm draws skiers but leaves dangerous conditions in West

Denver (AP) -- Skiers in Wyoming and West are flocking to the mountains after a powerful storm dropped a deep layer of snow during a week that has proven to be ...

Riverton budget tweaked to make room for North Federal project

The Riverton City Council has approved a budget amendment that will allow state funding to be used for the North Federal Boulevard reconstruction project that ...

Riverton teacher receives Governor's Arts Award

Marianne Vinich said she started shaking when she found a letter addressed to her from Wyoming Gov. ...

Deferred sentences for Hudson couple on marijuana charge

A Hudson couple will receive deferred sentences after pleading guilty to felony marijuana charges.
Keanu Eubank, 22, and Haley Mele, 18, were charged with ...

A gauge at the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton
registered -38.

Riverton set a new weather record Friday morning when the temperature ...

Man pleads guilty to murder of infant son, could get life in prison

Riverton man Paul Miller has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for fatally hitting his 3-month-old son in the head while trying to calm the child.
"The ...

Wyoming digest

Many readings of 30 below across state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming residents woke up Friday to some of the coldest temperatures and wind chills in a long ...

 
 

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