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Blanket donation helps needy stay warm during the holiday season

Local Daughters of Utah Pioneers have donated 16 blankets to the Riverton Police Department this week for use by needy people.
"We just thought this would be ...

Good year for R Recreation, leaders tell city council

R Recreation is touting a successful year of providing events and recreational opportunities for the city. Agency leaders listed accomplishments this month for ...

Wild horse advocates hoping to intervene in suit

Wild horse advocacy groups across the country are pushing to intervene in a federal lawsuit the state of Wyoming filed recently against the U.S. Bureau of Land ...

Conditions for holiday travel to deteriorate Thursday

Santa will have to hit northwest Wyoming early on Christmas Eve to avoid a snowstorm forecast by the National Weather Service office in Riverton.
"He's going ...

Family dog killed in rural house fire Monday

A family dog died in a residential fire Monday that drew firefighters from multiple departments.
According to reports from the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

At Bebout's urging, state patrol to do away with ticket quota

The head of the Wyoming Highway Patrol announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, the trooper evaluation policy that many criticized as being a quota ...

Wyoming digest

Wintry weather arriving statewide
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Wyoming will have a white Christmas if current forecasts pan out.
Holiday travelers, take ...

Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Weather forecasters say snowfall is on the way for Thursday

A classic "white Christmas" doesn't happen often in Fremont County, but weather ...

Park winter access expands

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The east entrance of Yellowstone National Park is now open for the winter season.
The National Park Service announced that ...

Suspect in beating death of student says 'not guilty' in Laramie

LARAMIE -- The Casper man charged in the death of University of Wyoming student Joseph McGowan of Lander pleaded not guilty Monday to second-degree murder and ...

Christmas services for many faiths and tastes this week at Fremont County churches

Most holiday church services will be held on Christmas Eve this year in Riverton, but at least one group is starting the celebration early with a gathering ...

'We can extend the lifetimes of many people'

Tribes seek waiver on health care expenses

Officials on the Wind River Indian Reservation are not giving up on their push for a waiver under the ...

New trustees sworn in to college board

Three new members were sworn in to the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Mickey Douglas, John Mercer and Steve Peck all were ...

Bus cameras 'making our community safer,' say District 25 officials

Since exterior video cameras were installed on Riverton school buses, an average of two vehicles per week are being reported for traffic violations to the ...

Trustees to abide by CWC per diem rule

The newest members of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees were vocal in their desire to adhere to per diem allowances for trustee travel.
The ...

'The county is very fortunate'

Good year for revenue, investments and surplus

Money is not a problem for Fremont County government, according to a recently released financial ...

Fremont County eligible for assistance for September freeze

The Secretary of Agriculture has declared eight Wyoming counties eligible for disaster assistance.
Farmers and ranchers may qualify for emergency loans based ...

Lenore bridge open to public near Crowheart

A bridge across the Wind River near Crowheart has reopened for public use, according to Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Transportation Department ...

Was this the least productive Congress ever? Just about

The only Congress that produced less legislation was the once right before this one.

WASHINGTON (AP, TNS) -- The 113th Congress began its turbulent ...

States not ready for infection outbreak

Washington (TNS)-- Most states are not prepared to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according to a new report by the Trust for America's Health ...

 
 

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