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Initial WLRC bids rejected; lawmakers will wait for more

The Wyoming Task Force on Department of Health Facilitieshit the reset button on the planned overhaul of the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander, rejecting ...

First Job Corps students arrive; 15 on site so far

The first group of students has arrived at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
Job Corps director Julie Gassner said seven students came on-site Aug. ...

County to initiate talks with Guardian on taking over EMS

Interest in taking over Fremont County Emergency Medical Services is high among private companies, but the prospect of privatization also has competing firms ...

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Births
ARMAJO
A child was born to Renea Mosha of Riverton and Anthony Armajo of Riverton at 8:02 a.m. July 15 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Autopsy confirms bear killed hiker
HELENA, Mont. --Yellowstone National Park officials say preliminary autopsy results confirm that a hiker whose body ...

States push new way to pay for wildfires

Senators from Oregon and Idaho are getting ready to pitch bipartisan legislation to Congress this fall.

BOISE, Idaho --A bipartisan effort seeking to ...

City mulls adding security features to facilities in wake of July shooting

Employees have expressed concern about their safety.

Soon after the deadly shooting in July at the Center of Hope in Riverton, city employees ...

Coal industry officials, critics converge in state

The meeting is the second of four the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is staging this month around the West.

CHEYENNE -- Coal industry officials and ...

Dubois residents spot grizzly bear moving through town

Game and fish officials think the same bear has been spotted twice in and around Dubois this week.
A resident called at about 9 p.m. Sunday to report that the ...

Feds host Montana public meeting on coal program

The session is one of five on how the government leases coal and collects royalties.

BILLINGS, Mont. --Several people told federal officials in a ...

Today

Births
ADDISON
A daughter was born to Chasity Spoonhunter of Ethete and Kenneth Addison of Ethete at 9:07 a.m. July 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Peaches continue to be amazing even after they're cooked.

You bite into a ripe peach. A drop of delicious juice spills over your lips and traces a ...

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Man charged with attempted murder
GILLETTE --A 25-year-old man faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder after a shooting was reported at a ...

Wyoming lawmakers consider tightening civil forfeiture rules

The current law allows the state to seize private property without a conviction.

CHEYENNE --A panel of Wyoming lawmakers is set to consider ...

States say EPA failed to warn them about river sludge

LAS VEGAS -- As the Environ-mental Protection Agency continued to monitor 3 million gallons of mine waste released into Colorado's Animas River, residents in ...

Construction on elementary school to start 'going vertical'

Workers will pour the concrete for the final wall of the foundation Wednesday.

Willow Creek Elementary School will start to take shape in the coming ...

City's website now features 'Video Tour of Riverton'

Newcomers to the city of Riverton or potential residents have a new resource they can use to learn about the Rendezvous City.
With the city's cooperation, ...

The athletes plan to cover the route from Riverton to Crow Agency, Mont., in two and a half days by operating in a relay format.

A group called the ...

Conservation group in Lander supportive of Clean Power Plan

Last week, President Barack Obama released the final version of his plan to combat climate change by requiring states to decrease carbon dioxide emissions from ...

Today

Deaths
BOYD
Nathan John Boyd, 72, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 8, at his daughter's home. Cremation has taken place. Per his request, there will be ...

 
 

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