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Scott Acton, a Ph.D physicist from Boulder, Colo., who grew up in Riverton, returned to Rendezvous Elementary School to speak to students about the new Webb ...

Lawsuits likely to follow federal grizzly delisting

CODY (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is bracing for legal challenges as it prepares to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the endangered ...

Wyoming digest

Palin's Wyoming appearance cancelled
CASPER (AP) -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will no longer attend the Wyoming Republican State Convention this ...

Guilty plea in airplane case

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of operating an unregistered airplane in a case stemming from police seizure of ...

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Births

SLACK
A son was born to Amanda Slack of Shoshoni and Brady Slack of Shoshoni at 11:15 a.m. April 11 at SageWest ...

New law keeps student e-mails free from public examination

Student e-mails are not considered public record of their school under a new law passed by the Wyoming Legislature.
This includes electronic communications ...

City adjusts tobacco policy; 'vaping' added to list of targeted items

A revised city ordinance on under-age tobacco use has passed its first round of votes from the Riverton City Council.
The proposal, which applies to both ...

Wyoming digest

Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming's wolf population has soared and the once-endangered animals are expanding into new ...

Peabody bankruptcy draws attention to coal reclamation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The bankruptcy of Peabody Energy helps draw attention to plans for financially troubled coal companies to cover the potentially huge ...

Children had the chance to talk to, meet, learn about and dance with exotic birds Monday at the Riverton Branch Library. Central Wyoming Aviary, a non-profit ...

Water outlook good: basin 'slightly wet,' flood threat low

Recent storms left the Wind River Basin in a good position water-wise, with snow-water equivalents reaching 108 percent of median at the end of ...

Today

Births


RUSSELL
A son was born to Justina Russell of Lander and Brian Russell of Lander at 3:59 p.m. April 5 at ...

Grad stats in for 2014-15 school year

Statistics for 2014-2015 show only one high school in Fremont County graduated more than 90 percent of its eligible seniors last year.
Of the 22 students in ...

After budget session, Miller concerned that state spent too much

Determining how to distribute state funding to cities, towns and counties was by far the biggest controversy of the Wyoming Legislature's 20-day budget session ...

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Corrections

- The final sentence of Tueday's page 6 story "A Connecticut cowgirl on New England court" was cut off ...

Peabody files for bankruptcy

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Peabody Energy, the nation's largest coal miner, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday as a crosscurrent of environmental, technological ...

Wyoming digest

No competency trial for suspect
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal judge has denied a request from prosecutors to conduct a competency exam on the ...

Riverton Regional landing fees rise

The Riverton City Council has approved a recommendation from the Riverton Airport Board to raise landing fees at Riverton Regional Airport from $0.30 per ton ...

CWC housing escapes damage in Tuesday fire at college's Sinks Canyon Center

Fire threatened some log structures Tuesday at Central Wyoming College's Sinks Canyon Center southwest of Lander.
According to Lander Rural Fire Department ...

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray was in Fremont County at the beginning of April, visiting the Wyoming Honor Farm to review a state land swap that ...

 
 

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