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More than 300 votes were counted Tuesday after a week-long election of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center board of directors.
Amont the 10 candidate,s the ...

District 25 administrators served food at the annual homecoming chili feed Tuesday night at Wolverine Field. From left, district business manager Lu Beecham, ...

The Fremont County Hay Producers gave remaining funds Help for Health Hospice Center, following the recent dissolution of the Hay Producers.
The Hay ...

Black Butte export deal rare bit of good coal news

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A coal company with mines in Montana and Wyoming said Thursday that it's begun exporting fuel to Asia through a Canadian shipping ...

Governor to create outdoor rec task force

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead is creating a new task force to promote the outdoor recreational industry in Wyoming.
A statement from the governor's office ...

County orchestra concerts announced

First up is the FSO-sponsored Piatagorsky Foundation Wyoming tour concert in Lander, set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28.

Fremont Symphony Orchestra ...

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Births

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A child was born to Breanna Fawson of Lander and Edward Case of Lander at 9:10 a.m. October 12 at ...

Jackson man tied to homicide arrested

JACKSON (AP) -- A Wyoming man has been arrested in Florida on vehicular homicide charges.
The 28-year-old Jackson resident was arrested Thursday in Naples, ...

Riverton High School's marching band is completing preparations for the Wyoming State Marching Band Festival at the Casper Events Center on Saturday. The band ...

Wyoming digest

Man convicted of arson for trailer fire
CASPER (AP) -- A 55-year-old Casper man has been convicted of arson for burning down his ex-wife's trailer house ...

Study shows no major impacts in mine proposal

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Quality says a Canadian company's proposal to explore for precious metals in a mining district north ...

After an initial setback Tuesday due to weather, Riverton High School burned its ceremonial "R" as home- coming activities continued Wednesday night at ...

Wyoming digest

Another record month for Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Record numbers of visitors continued to flood Yellowstone National Park in ...

Coal company says it has deal to export through Canada port

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A company with coal mines in Wyoming and Montana said Thursday that it's begun exporting fuel to Asia through a Canadian port -- a rare ...

County not nitpicking performance rules of ambulance contract

Guardian says it's well within requirements

When the Fremont County Commission signed an agreement with Guardian EMS to have the private company take ...

Forest ranger recipient of NOLS stewardship award

The National Outdoor Leadership School awarded the 2016 Stewardship Award on Saturday to Jay Pence, the Teton Basin District Ranger for the Caribou-Targhee ...

County has no offerings for CNG anymore

There is no option for compressed natural gas in Fremont County anymore after Encana Corporation shut down its Riverton pump Oct. 1.
In 2011, Encana spent ...

UW outlines $10M more in cutbacks

Having already eliminated more than 100 staff and faculty positions this year, the University of Wyoming is proposing further reductions in staff and faculty ...

Bank robber who wanted to return to prison gets 6-year term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A transgender woman who robbed a bank in an attempt to be sent back to prison expressed a change in heart, and a sympathetic judge sentenced ...

Seeking re-election in HD33, Allen says tribal plate bill promising

Republican incumbent Jim Allen said he wants to retain his seat in Wyoming House District 33 in hopes of continuing to push for tribal license plates and his ...

 
 

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