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HARRINGTON
Fred "Freddie" C. Harrington, 68, died on February 1 in Riverton. Cremation has taken place ...

Gloria Brodle, manager of the Riverton library, is retiring after working there 31 years.
At a library board meeting Wednesday, board chair Nancy Wright ...

Riverton Does plan charity work for the year

Charitable organization Riverton Does is ready for 2017 after setting its officers last month. Deanna Reach, president of the group, said they gain "at least ...

Local students make honors lists at colleges

Twenty-five students from Fremont County made the President's List at the University of Wyoming in the fall.
These students, who maintained a 4.0 grade point ...

Yellowstone-Montana deal OKs bison slaughter

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A deal disclosed Thursday will allow the mass slaughter of hundreds of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park, while ...

Wyoming digest

School CPR bill voted down
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have required Wyoming students to receive basic instruction in CPR has died in the state ...

Ethete woman to prison for drunken driving homicide

Rita Willow, 30, of Ethete, has been sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Allison Ty Trosper, 50, ...

Reconstruction funding for WLRC approved

The House Appropriations Committee approved the reconstruction of the Wyoming Life Resource Center on Wednesday, allocating at least $139.5 million for the ...

Bill on American Indian ed requirement passes Houses; Senate gets it

A bill to incorporate American Indian education into public school standards in the state has passed through the Wyoming House on third reading and now is in ...

Ice sculpture, coronation, crab meal set for Saturday

Some of the Wild West Winter Carnival's signature events are set for this weekend as the annual festival reaches its peak.
The Main Street Ice Sculpting ...

Wyoming digest

10-year sentence on heroin charges
(AP) -- A former Cheyenne resident has been sentenced to 10 years for selling heroin.
Christopher Koegl on Wednesday ...

School bill includes sales tax increase

The House Education Committee has revised the Wyoming Legislature's primary school funding bill to include a 2 percent increase to Wyoming's sales tax, which ...

Senate committee OKs bill protecting LGBT from discrimination

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination in employment, ...

Hemp legislation wins vote in judiciary panel

A 2014 change in federal law allows states to conduct hemp production under the authority of a university or department of agriculture.

CHEYENNE ...

House changes course, passes higher tax on cigarettes

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming House has reversed itself and passed a bill that would raise the state tax on cigarettes by 30 cents a pack.
House Bill 151 failed ...

Wyoming's new license plate design is now appearing on cars being registered in 2017 -- and it features a Fremont County scene.
The new plates include a ...

Allen bills on fishing fees, license plates gain ground

Legislative bills sponsored by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, have moved ahead this week.

Fishing
House Bill 121, regarding fishing licenses, passed ...

DEQ removes mandate on Lander landfill, extending use for 10 years

The move will save money for the Fremont County solid waste district, potentially staving off higher disposal fees.

A previous mandate for Fremont ...

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WHITEANTELOPE
Terrance WhiteAntelope, 62, died on January 28. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. ...

A bill that would allow school boards to let district employees carry firearms on school property passed the Wyoming House on third reading Wednesday in a ...

 
 

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