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City OKS new equipment buy

The City of Riverton is spending roughly $129,000 on new equipment.
The Riverton City Council recently approved a bid award of about $44,000 from Stotz ...

Tribes asks state to reduce speed limit near casino construction

Concerned about the safety of motorists on U.S. Highway 287 near the Shoshone Rose Casino in Lander, members of Shoshone Business Council are asking the state ...

Cities, towns get ahead of counties on wildlife feeding

Town councilors in Lander and Dubois have made it illegal to feed wildlife within city limits, and a bill the Wyoming Legislature will take up next year would ...

Griz delisting said near; feds would keep count near the current level

Anticipating removing grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List as as soon as January, wildlife managers will seek to maintain bear numbers in the ...

Devon making 'big commitment' to enhanced oil recovery at new CO2 plant at Big Sand Draw

By injecting carbon dioxide into an old Fremont County oil field, Devon Energy expects to increase the average barrels of oil produced per day at Big Sand Draw ...

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Births

RIVERA-CAZARES
A daughter was born to Esperanza Rivera of Lander and Eliceo Cazares Jr. of Phoenix, ...

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Corrections

Coverage of the Volunteers of America awards in Sunday's paper identified the VOA premises in Riverton ...

With potato latkes, it's all about the oil

(TNS) -- It's not the potatoes that make latkes the go-to dish for Hanukkah. It's the oil.
2 large baking potatoes, peeled
1 large yellow onion, peeled and ...

Better hot chocolate worth the time

(TNS) -- Good hot chocolate doesn't have to come from an envelope.
This recipe is the perfect way to kill time and have a nice hot drink to warm you up on ...

In the U.S., salted and unsalted butter hovers around 80 percent butterfat and the rest is water.
European butter ranges between 83 percent and 86 percent ...

Wyoming digest

Alpha, W.Va OK deal like Wyoming's
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Coal operator Alpha Natural Resources and West Virginia regulators have agreed on a deal ...

Tight budget notable for what's not there

Gov. Matt Mead announced an ambitious budget proposal this week that uses about $450 million in rainy-day funds to pay for a range of projects and reduce the ...

The colorfully costumed Boycott, above, demonstrated sign language during a story telling portion of his ...

A man and his dog were uninjured after being rescued Tuesday afternoon from Ray Lake near Fort Washakie.
Officials said the man's Argo - an amphibious sport ...

Big drop in county's tax base expected

Local officials anticipate Fremont County's assessed value will fall more than $250 million next year due to a decrease in natural gas and oil prices.
The ...

College exceeds enrollment target for fall term; spring looking good

Central Wyoming College has exceeded its enrollment goal for the fall, and administrators say they already are ahead of schedule for the spring semester.
As ...

More workers, more jobs in county than a year ago; jobless rate a bit higher, too

Fremont County's unemployment rate is higher than it was a year ago, but other figures paint a better picture of the jobs market.
In its newest report, the ...

Riverton resident Kris Anderson helped with the sweet shop during the United Methodist luncheon and bazaar Saturday in Riverton. Craft fairs are in full swing ...

Riverton's second Nativity Celebration Community Event was hosted Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riverton High School and Middle ...

City renews with PAWS for animal control work

The City of Riverton has renewed its lease agreement with the Paws for Life Animal Shelter at 515 South Smith Road.
The city Council approved the action Dec. ...

 
 

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