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Forest to host fall travel management meetings

Two public sessions will be held next week in Fremont County.

The Shoshone National Forest is holding public meetings in September as a next step in ...

Cent$ible Nutrition hosts free cooking classes from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Central Wyoming College classroom kitchen at the Frank B. Wise ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

Entries sought for Make it with Wool Contest

Wool-loving fiber artists of all ages are being called to enter the Riverton area's 2015 Make it with Wool Contest in November.
The contest starts at 10 a.m. ...

Moran canvas of Wyoming sight to be sold

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- The C.M. Russell Museum will offer a painting by Thomas Moran for sale during its annual benefit auction next year.
The Moran oil ...

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One Shot Antelope Hunt, Auction and Indian Ceremonial Dancing is Sept. 17 to Sept. 19 in Lander.
Ultimate Miniature ...

Trustee steps down from Wyoming Indian school board

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has appointed Richard Singer to replace Lloyd Winn who stepped down from the office in August.
Winn ...

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Teacher suspended after sex with kids
The Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board has suspended the teaching license of a Douglas woman accused ...

UW to focus on transition

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will focus on a smooth transition to a new president in the coming year.
President Dick McGinity outlined future goals ...

Bombers now flying huge new training area

The U.S. Air Force says the expansion significantly boosts training opportunities for air crews.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The first military flying operations ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Family files civil suit in death of child at intersection

Family members have initiated a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of a 7-year-old Riverton struck and killed by a motorist.
Filings do not yet name ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Gas, uranium projects progressing slowly in review and permitting

Two energy development projects in the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office territory are moving forward.
Sage grouse and wild horses also are areas ...

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Bill would protect Devils Tower name
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming congressional delegation has introduced legislation to preserve the name of the features at ...

Wyoming man caught after two-state chase

Wyoming officers at the state border stopped their pursuit of the wanted man, and Nebraska troopers took over.

GERING, Neb. -- Authorities say a ...

Progress made in probe of climber deaths

The investigation into the deaths of two climbers last month in the Wind River Mountains continued this week through the Fremont County Sheriff's Office and ...

Bear death in county part of higher workplace fatality rate across state

A local bear attack is among the 34 workplace fatalities occurring in the state last year, according to a recent report from Wyoming Workforce Services.
The ...

Mercer resigns from college board after serving less than a year

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is looking for a new member to replace John Mercer. He announced his resignation Wednesday, citing a move to ...

Higher enrollment at reservation schools; Wyoming Indian the biggest at 653 pupils

Enrollment at the Wind River Indian Reservation's school districts generally is up for the new school year. Classes began in late August. Officials note that ...

 
 

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