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Flood advisory still on through Wednesday morning

A flood advisory will remain in effect through Wednesday morning in central Fremont County, where small streams are expected to reach bank-full ...

Wyoming digest


Beekeepers might get tax break
SHERIDAN(AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering making beekeeping a bit sweeter by offering tax breaks for ...

North Platte, Laramie rivers swelling amid flood watch

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Rivers and streams are on the rise in southeast and central Wyoming as the annual snowmelt gets underway in earnest.
The Laramie River at ...

West Nile, not Zika, is local mosquito concern

While Zika virus is highly unlikely to take hold within or near Wyoming, West Nile virus is a potential threat for state residents during the summer months, ...

Late filings add to council field

Two late filings for Riverton's City Council came into the Fremont County Clerk's last week, meaning all three seats are now being sought by filed ...

Greene in Dem field to replace Rep. Lummis

Ryan Greene is one of two Democrats running against about a dozen other candidates for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As of the May 27 ...

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LaVere Eugene Norwood, 87, of Arapaho, died at Mountain View Living Center VA Hospital in ...

CDC wants lab network to test for 'super bacteria'

Last month a Pennsylvania woman had a urinary tract infection containing a gene that could make bacteria antibiotic-resistant.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) -- An ...

Wyoming digest


Plant society holding annual meeting in Dubois
The Wyoming Native Plant Society will host its annual meeting June 17 to 20 in Dubois.. Activities ...

Solid Waste Distrist aims for faster response after flooding

The board of directors for Fremont County's landfills voted at their May meeting to allow supervisor Andy Frey to waive fees for waste associated with natural ...

Four DUIs, 200-plus tickets issued over holiday weekend

As part of the county-wide "Click it or Ticket enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend," Fremont County law enforcement wrote 209 speeding tickets, ...

Pavillion's water clean, but rural contamination nags at small town's image amid fracking

First in a two-part series

When news of contamination in rural areas northeast of Pavillion, possibly tied to hydraulic fracturing, first broke, ...

New air service shows off jetliner in Riverton; first flight 27 days away

The Riverton Regional Airport held an open house Saturday to show off the ...

Accused killer of wife nixes plea bargain; trial coming

A trial is set to proceed this month against the man accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their children last November in Fort Washakie.
The court ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

Drought aid available for Fremont County ag producers

Fremont County is one of 10 counties in Wyoming now eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to drought.
Governor Matt ...

State Senate leader says Capitol renovation job being handled properly


Two lawsuits challenge project methods




CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Senate President Phil Nicholas says state lawmakers have acted properly in ...

American Indian performers came to Riverton schools in May to teach students about various cultural aspects, including dances, history
and food. Local ...

Lander man joins WHP

Clayton Colman of Lander joined the Wyoming Highway Patrol last month.
The Medicine Bow native spent 13 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed three ...

With budget crisis ongoing, study shows big local economic impact by CWC

A recent economic impact study shows Central Wyoming College contributed more than $145 million in income to its service area in fiscal year 2013-2014 - almost ...

 
 

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