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Law sets new procedures for seizing property of suspected drug offenders in Wyoming

There will soon be new guidelines for seizure and forfeiture of assets suspected of being involved in controlled substance violations.
After several attempts ...

Wyoming digest

Heavy snow predicted across state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wintry weather has returned to most of Wyoming, with rain changing to heavy snow across most of the ...

Law sets new procedures for seizing property of suspected drug offenders in Wyoming

There will soon be new guidelines for seizure and forfeiture of assets suspected of being involved in controlled substance violations.
After several attempts ...

N.C. man sues over massive I-80 pileup

CHEYENNE -- A little more than a year ago, a heavy spring storm slammed southeast Wyoming, and dozens of vehicles and commercial tractor-trailers became ...

With planner no longer on board, feds kill coal RR

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal transportation panel has dismissed a proposed $400 million railroad that would have hauled coal from a mine near the ...

Plague shown in three cats in Park County; low infection risk in humans

Three Park County cats have recently been confirmed as infected with plague, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. No human cases have been ...

CWC vice president a finalist for Colorado post

Ron Granger is interviewing this week in Lamar, Colorado.

A top administrator at Central Wyoming College has been named a presidential finalist at a ...

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Deaths

TWITCHELL
Eloise Twitchell, 85, of Riverton, died on Thursday, April 21 at her home. Funeral service are ...

Rendezvous Elementary School is nearing completion of an outdoor classroom for students after a year of planning and raising money. On April 20, third-, ...

Mead to state: Slash more cash - now

Revenues could fall $130 million short of earlier dismal projections.


Wyoming state government agencies must implement sharp budget cuts in ...

Lander's Mark McConnell elected state FFA president

Lander Valley High School student Mark McConnell is the new president of the Wyoming FFA Association.
Officers were elected statewide April 7 at the state FFA ...

Jobless rate manages dip for month; sharply higher from last year

Fremont County Employment


Unemployment rate
March -- 7.8 percent
February -- 8.1 percent
March 2015 -- 5.9 ...

'Over the Fence' an option for roadside land-owners with a weed problem

"Weeds don't obey 'No Trespassing' signs. Let's make them pay the price."
So says Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District assistant supervisor Kim ...

Trash accumulates again at Government Draw; cleanup volunteers sought April 30

The Fremont County ATV Association, Rim Rock Riders 4-H Club and Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plans a cleanup day for public lands at 9 a.m. ...

Save recycling?

Public forums offer glimmer of hope for solutions


After the Fremont County Solid Waste District announced it would likely make a final decision in ...

College dual credit effort jolted by big budget cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services budget for Fremont County students in fiscal year 2017 has been cut by almost 30 ...

Fruit, nut trees not impossible locally, but it takes planning

Agriculture in Fremont County is considered a basic industry, but when it comes to growing fruit and nut trees locally, the term "basic" takes on an entirely ...

Creativity was on full display 21 years ago this week at Central Wyoming College as the honors program hosted the CWC Creativity MiniConference, including this ...

Second group pushes legalizing medical pot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Two members of a pro-medical marijuana nonprofit spent much of their day Thursday camped along Dell Range Boulevard near Cahill Park in ...

State rig tally flat; U.S. count sinks to new low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed ...

 
 

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