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Dubois Museum Day coming up Saturday, July 16

Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick-draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are highlights of the 2016 Museum Day ...

Job Corps sees first-year success in facts and figures

The Wind River Job Corps has spent about $500,000 with local vendors in Fremont County and currently employs more than 100 people, providing about $4.8 million ...

Just as it is this year, the primary election 78 years ago in Fremont County was on Aug. 16.
Three candidates were campaigning that summer for the Republican ...

University's new boss says strategic plan still crucial amid budget cuts

When Laurie Nichols was hired to helm the University of Wyoming in December, she assumed developing a five-year strategic plan for the state's only four-year ...

State ads a rig as U.S. count climbs by nine

The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by nine this week to 440.
A year ago, 863 rigs were active. Depressed ...

No changes as CWC closes out the budget

For the second time in a row, Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments to its fiscal year budget at close-out.
The budget typically requires a ...

High marks initially for Alpha Natural's plan to get coal mines out of bankruptcy

The global coal giant owns the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, two of the biggest mines in the United ...

Tracy Coleman of Laramie sent a huge bubble billowing to Jiolys Mejorado of Riverton, 4, Saturday during Rendezvous in the Park at Riverton City ...

Park hires Chinese-speaking rangers

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has hired three Mandarin-speaking park rangers to help with communication amid a growing number of ...

Monte Reichenberg, left, pastor at the Presbyterian church in Moorcroft, led the chuckwagon activities at the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton during the ...

Veterans assistance in Fremont county in July

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout July, ...

Yellowstone visits ahead of record pace

Yellowstone National Park is on track for another milestone year.
Visitation to the park is up 10 percent compared to last year's record-setting level, the ...

State joins suit over restrooms

Wyoming is one of 10 states suing the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms ...

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Sandra Kaye Adams, 75, of Kinnear, died July 1 at Sage West Riverton after a battle with cancer. ...

Unprecedented voter fraud case ends in plea deal

The Legislature's joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee wants county clerks to investigate voting issues.

A plea deal ...

Gamer happened across the victim

A 28-year-old man was found dead Friday morning in the Wind River just south of Riverton.
No foul play is ...

Tribes plan continued mediation this month

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes will continue mediation near the end of July after initial talks on replacing the Joint Business Council ...

CWC puts new emphasis on partnering with Job Corps, unemployed

The admissions department at Central Wyoming College is partnering with Wyoming Workforce Services to help locally displaced workers go back to school.
From ...

Plane crash lands on Cheyenne street with two aboard; no injuries

A single-engine plane with two people on board -- including a teenager on a quest to become the youngest African American to pilot an airplane around the ...

Court OKs Alpha coal restructuring

(AP) -- Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has received court approval for a bankruptcy plan which includes the sale of certain core assets to lenders ...

 
 

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