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Dozens of sessions were presented at the annual Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days, Feb. 10 and 11 at the Fremont County ...

District 25 budget tight, but reserves left intact this time

Fremont County School District 25 is in the process of establishing its budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 in a challenging climate
The district ...

Resume grocery tax? Counties could get option to decide locally

A Wyoming legislative committee is considering whether to allow local governments to impose an optional tax on grocery purchases.
The state's Joint Revenue ...

Nothing 'rigged' about GOP process

On April 16, Donald Trump did not receive any delegates out of the 14 national delegates elected at the Wyoming Republican Party state convention. Almost ...

Wyoming dropping out of Common Core consortium

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State schools Superintendent Jillian Balow says Wyoming has dropped out of the state consortium that is involved with Common Core education ...

Stubson, Rammell target Liz Cheney in first House debate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first statewide debate in Wyoming's U.S. House race took a testy turn Monday, with a candidate who has lived in Wyoming only a few years ...

Wyoming digest

Man fired at officers
GILLETTE (AP) -- A man who authorities say shot at two law enforcement officers who had responded to a report of a possible ...

Bill proposal on edible marijuana may be ready in September

A proposed bill concerning marijuana edibles could go before a legislative committee as soon as September.
The Joint Judiciary Committee is revisiting the ...

New president picked for Wyoming Catholic College

Glenn Arbery assumes the new post in mid-May, replacing Kevin Roberts.


Glenn Arbery will become the new president of Lander-based Wyoming Catholic ...

Riverton High School prom royalty was crowned Saturday night. From left, first attendants Teron Doebele and Keirstin Beckers, queen Nancy Webb, king Slade ...

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Births

FELTER
A daughter was born to Erika Antelope of Riverton and Robert Felter Jr. of Riverton at 9:14 a.m. ...

Cranky is a condition best met with afternoon tea. That's why the tradition was devised. So when our team of travelers got testy, we split up; the boys stomped ...

Woman's death in Jan. 29 car wreck ruled a homicide

The Fremont County Coroner has ruled the death of Dana J. Trujillo, 38, of Riverton, a homicide.
Trujillo died just after 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the ...

Riverton fire chief Scott Walters is reminding motorists to be careful when driving near emergency response scenes.
During a structure fire Sunday evening, ...

Wind River tribes in line for another big settlement

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are among the almost 700 tribes that will benefit from a $940 million settlement spearheaded by the Oglala ...

Kirra Coleman-Weisz, above, helped the Riverton Rotary Club serve crab Saturday night at the annual Wild West Winter Carnival Crab Crack at St. Margaret's ...

Wyoming digest

Winter break enrollment up at UW
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming says an increasing number of students have been signing up to take classes ...

Local lawmakers praise court slowdown in C02 rules

The EPA's Clean Power Plan calls for states to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

Price tag for prison fix-up $85 million

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fixing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins will cost $85 million, the state's corrections chief told state ...

Tribal license plate clears two votes; mountain lion legislation denied

CHEYENNE - A bill that would authorize specialized tribal license plates narrowly cleared the first two hurdles in the Wyoming House of Representatives on ...

 
 

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