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Restitution ordered for local man who smashed apartment

After taking a plea agreement, a Fremont County man man will be ordered to pay more than $7,000 in restitution after smashing the belongings of his roommate, ...

Past WyoPBS leader now has national post: vows to oppose Trump on cuts

Ruby Calvert hasn't stopped advocating for public media despite retiring two years ago as general manager for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service.
Calvert ...

A water tank towered above the grounds of the Wyoming Honor Farm for more than half a century before it was removed 14 years ago this week.
Used as the ...

All about art: Students, teacher bring eminence to Pavillion

When Joy Jones attended the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts's national conference last month, the Wind River High School art teacher already ...

Spotter training scheduled in Lander

The National Weather Service will teach a Severe Weather Spotter training class to increase the number of weather spotters in the Wind River Basin.
The free, ...

Illegal immigration not major problem locally, says sheriff

Hornecker: Priority is service


Officials at the federal level are ramping up immigration enforcement nationwide, but in Fremont County, Sheriff ...

Slade Becker scored the lone goal in Riverton's home victory against the Class 3-A top-ranked Warriors.

Slade Becker has made his name stopping ...

Today

Divorces


Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:

-Janet Cassandra Henry from Eldon James ...

Hi Mountain Jerky, Linton honored by Chamber

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce presented its annual community awards in a luncheon at the Wind River Casino last Friday. Nominees for Community Service, ...

New regs on joint offerings affecting CWC enrollment

Riverton Regional Airport was one of six airports recognized last month during the recent Federal Aviation Administration Northwest Mountain Region Airports ...

Insurers urging White House to stabilize Affordable Care Act process

WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Obamacare" is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for.
With the "repeal and replace" effort at an impasse ...

Wyoming digest

Injured park wolf euthanized
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- One of only three white wolves roaming Yellowstone National Park has been put down by ...

New regs on joint offerings affecting CWC enrollment

At issue is a higher level of credentialing for concurrent enrollment instructors mandated by 2022.

Administrators at Central Wyoming College ...

Runway rebuild at airport earns regional honors for operations, management

Riverton Regional Airport was one of six airports recognized last month during the recent Federal Aviation Administration Northwest Mountain Region Airports ...

City to start over on admin search; no deal with finalist

After an executive session Thursday, the Riverton City Council voted to rescind the city administrator offer of employment it had agreed to make to its top ...

Shoshones sue fed government over joint tribal funding protocol

Talks aimed at reaching a settlement in the lawsuit the Northern Arapaho Business Council filed against the federal government are expected this month.
A ...

This first round of cuts has been tough, but a second round would be agonizing

Bad news never lands softly.
This week, Fremont County School District 25 in ...

State gets fed grant to help coal jobless

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The State of Wyoming has been awarded up to $2 million in federal funds to retrain workers in the northeast part of the state who lost their ...

Elk foundation pumping $314K into research, habitat projects

MISSOULA, Mont.--The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $314,629 in grant funding to assist with elk research, habitat enhancement, permanent land protection ...

University eliminating Outreach School

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming off-campus centers in Casper and elsewhere will remain open even though the university is eliminating its Outreach School, ...

 
 

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