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Central Wyoming College will feature two artists' work this winter in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery.
The display will open Nov. 17 and continue ...

Three ESBC members sworn in; six pledge for entertainment committee

Clinton D. Wagon, Jodie A. McAdams and Robert Nick Harris Jr. were sworn into the Eastern Shoshone Business Council on Monday after the primary election Oct. ...

Riverton Regional Airport not alone in traffic decrease this year

10,000 passenger mark won't be met

Riverton's airport woes are not unique in Wyoming.
Data from the Wyoming Department of Transportation shows six ...

Treasurer wants authority to buy stocks

Wyoming lawmakers have set aside roughly $2 billion in the state's Legislative Stabilization Reserve Fund.

State Treasurer Mark Gordon is proposing ...

Strong win for lodging tax; county joins state in nixing 'A'

Besides picking elected officials, voters on Nov. 4 decided they wanted to keep taxing tourists, threw their weight behind shooting down a constitutional ...

Cheyenne office complex favored for stand-in capitol

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions could be held about three miles east of the State Capitol.
A legislative committee voted Thursday to ...

BLM posting list of parcels for oil and gas lease sales

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale.
The auction ...

Riverton school board alters employee policies

The changes modify bereavement leave practices and National Board Certification compensation.

Officials announced two changes to the Fremont County ...

Teen calmed by officer after seeing 'evil spirit'

A Riverton police officer helped calm a 17-year-old girl who claimed to be possessed by an "evil spirit" Saturday on Eagle Drive.
Officer Gilbert Peck ...

Oil pipeline wins approval

CHEYENNE -- The Laramie County Commission has approved construction of a petroleum pipeline from a site in Laramie County to a facility in Colorado.
The new ...

Telemarketer upset at resident makes false report

Officials say a disgruntled telemarketer made a false report to law enforcement this weekend in an attempt to harass a resident she had called.
"(She) ...

Frazier the winner in Pavillion mayor run

Voters elected a new mayor in Pavillion on Nov. 4 and returned one incumbent and one former councilman to the Pavillion Town Council.
Official results show ...

Suspect charged in Lander man's death posts bond

The fight at a party in Laramie involved University of Wyoming students but was not on campus, nor was it a university-sanctioned event.

A ...

Digest

Voter turnout was 65 percent
CHEYENNE -- Secretary of State Max Maxfield says preliminary numbers indicate that 65 percent of Wyoming voters cast ...

Costumes cause concern on Halloween

Several realistic Halloween costumes caused concern for residents on Oct. 31.
One person called police at about 9:45 p.m. Oct. 31 to report that seven men ...

Police issue citations after girls take pills found near dumpster

Three Riverton girls were issued citations on Halloween after they reportedly ate several orange pills they had found near a dumpster.
Their guardians also ...

Balow said she can deliver new stability to education

CHEYENNE -- Jillian Balow, who was elected Wyoming's new state schools superintendent this week, is looking to rebuild the state Education Department and bring ...

Laramie police say they foiled husband's murder-for-hire plot

LARAMIE -- Police in Laramie say they foiled a plot by a 39-year-old Laramie man to kill a Cheyenne man that he believed was having an affair with his ...

County's voter turnout 70 percent Tuesday

Participation in presidential years is increasing, but it is decreasing in midterms.

Graphing voter local turnout for every general election in the ...

Election outcome certified; no change required

Tuesday night's winners can stop holding their breath. They have won their elections officially.
The Fremont County Canvass Board reviewed and certified local ...

 
 

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