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CWC, Riverton NWS partner for 'Men in STEM' workshops

The target audience of the conference rotates between genders each year.

Young men from the area's middle and high schools will converge May 16 at ...

Ag group marks 60th anniversary

The Fremont County Cattlewomen, formerly the Fremont County Cow-Belles, celebrated their 60th anniversary recently.
A dinner and meeting was held in April at ...

Canyon hit by new slide; Lander preps for flooding

The Wind River Canyon was closed for about 90 minutes again this week after a rock slide destroyed about 100 feet of guardrail.
The debris covered both ...

Today

Deaths

AMES
Memorial services for Thomas Guy Ames, 74, will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Congregational ...

BLM concerned about mud and winter road damage as antler-hunt season starts

A hard winter and wet spring have left many rural and mountain roads in bad shape, and the Bureau of Land Management advises recreationists and other travelers ...

Drunk-driving incidents in county decline over decade

First in a series

Efforts to curb drunken-driving in Fremont County appear to be paying off.
Data analysis since 2006 shows a decrease of 46 ...

Wyoming digest

Sludge spill is slightly radioactive
CHEYENNE (AP) -- U.S. regulators and representatives of a Canadian uranium mining company will discuss what caused ...

Danny Svilar belted out the jazz tune "Teach Me Tonight" with music professor Sharon Dalton's accompaniment on the piano Tuesday night at the Central Wyoming ...

Today

Divorces

Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:

- Scott Barnard from Louise Barnard.
- Deanna Williams ...

Lance Goede is the new representative for Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council.
The council interviewed Goede and three other candidates during a meeting ...

County flood evac plan

Evacuation notices will be determined by emergency management personnel

Level 1
A Level 1 Evacuation means "be ready" for potential ...

Flood likely

Conditions look ripe to surpass events of 2011, planners say

Emergency management officials are bracing for flooding this weekend in the Wind River ...

A special excise tax will pay for property acquisition, with funding for the building to be generated separately.

Teton County voters have agreed to ...

Wyoming digest

School bus driver accused of DUI
GILLETTE (AP) -- Police in Wyoming arrested a 58-year-old school bus driver at a bus stop after receiving reports that ...

UW research aimed at better response to next infestation of pine bark beetles

LARAMIE (AP) -- The mountain pine beetle epidemic that swept through the area a few years ago has left its mark, with thousands of acres of trees dead and dying ...

Airline behind on payments

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming-based airline is behind in lease payments for its company headquarters at Cheyenne Regional Airport by about $80,000.
The balance ...

Researchers to start trapping bears in park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Researchers will begin trapping grizzly and black bears Sunday in Yellowstone National Park.
The trapping is an effort to gather data on ...

Today

Births

JOHNSON
A child was born to Riley Zgurich of Lander and Steve Johnson of Lander at 5:45 p.m. April 29, ...

Wyoming digest

Women deny smuggling drugs into prison
RAWLINS (AP) -- Two Wyoming women have pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to bring a controlled ...

Mountain goat population increasing in Wyoming

Bighorn sheep, a native species, appears to be in decline in the Teton region.

JACKSON (AP) -- The population of non-native mountain goats is growing ...

 
 

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