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Warrant out for suspect in hit-and-run that hurt man

A 43-year-old Riverton man was injured in a hit and run accident at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Monroe Avenue.
Witnesses said the man ...

Improved audit report this year for county

Fremont County's accounting received a clean bill of health from auditors on Tuesday.
"The auditor expressed an unqualified opinion on the financial ...

Legislation would solidify endowment for public TV

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has recommended a bill that would makepermanent the state endowment for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting ...

Performance scores down in District 25 as standards recalibrated

Results of state and federal accountability reports have been released for Riverton schools.
The Wyoming Accountability in Education Act is paired with ...

Mead shows $156M budget to lawmakers; decline in oil prices heightens uncertainty

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead urges state lawmakers to determine how much money the state needs to have in its so-called rainy day fund and what conditions would ever ...

Kalbach, Jibben and Bennett first to file for Ward 2 opening

The City of Riverton so far has received three applications from individuals interested in being appointed to the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Riverton City ...

No decision from committee yet on Medicaid expansion

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are debating whether they will back a plan to make the state the latest to expand its Medicaid program.
The Joint Labor, Health ...

Special election in Teton County finalizes retention of Riverton-based judge

A special election in Teton County has finalized the retention of Riverton-based Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts.
He garnered 81 percent of the ...

Health department says flu activity picking up in state

With flu activity reports stepping up across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging residents to take common-sense steps to avoid spreading ...

CWC audit complete; enrollment dips slightly over past three years

Central Wyoming College received a clean audit this year from McGee, Hearne and Paiz of Cheyenne.
The firm serves four community colleges in the state as well ...

Digest

State slips to 25th in health survey
CHEYENNE -- An annual survey of U.S. health ranks Wyoming 25th in the nation, down from 17th the previous ...

CWC offering unique medical program

A new medical assistant certificate program will be available at Central Wyoming College beginning in the spring.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved the ...

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Deaths
ALVAREZ
Sally Alvarez, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 11, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander due to a lengthy illness. Traditional Indian ...

After record levels in 2013, fewer trout south of Palisades

JACKSON -- Trout numbers on the Snake River below Palisades Reservoir declined an estimated 32 percent during the past year.
Below Palisades, where the Snake ...

South Pass area would violate planned EPA reg on ozone

Ozone levels measured on South Pass could be an issue if and when new federal air pollution standards take effect in three years.
The most recent value was 65 ...

'It puts you in the spirit'

Families, hospice staff brighten the season at Help for Health

Fremont County is awash this time of year in Christmas decorations and celebrations. ...

Couple 'border to border' on unique North American hunting expedition

The goal was to eat only what they hunted or caught as they moved north.

A dream of many American hunters is to start at the Mexican border and hunt ...

Incoming mayor to name past chief to lead Lander Police Department

Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper and former Lander Police Department chief Bob Cecrle will be named Lander police chief when Mayor-elect Del McOmie takes office ...

The way it was: White Christmas -- 1985

There was no doubt about a white Christmas 39 years ago this month. Two major snowstorms hit Fremont County before Christmas, with precious little melting ...

Tribe to begin work on casino expansion in spring

Among the improvements is a 65-room hotel with more than 500 slots and table games.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced last week its plans to ...

 
 

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