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Fort Washakie upping teacher base to $50k; first in county to hit threshold

May 4, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has approved raising base salaries to $50,000 for teachers in Fort Washakie.
The move represents a ... [more]

Job Corps contract in place

May 4, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  One-of-a-kind training center set for June opening

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a five-year, $41 million contract for operation of the ... [more]

After languishing on coroner shelf, unclaimed remains being laid to rest

May 4, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  An agreement signed by Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen and the cemetery board April 22 allowed for the burials to move forward.

Staff at ... [more]

Maintenance of property tops list of code citations in Riverton

May 4, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton's code enforcement division covered roughly 410 cases in 2014 - up by 1.4 percent from the previous year.
The top code violation in the city was for ... [more]

CWC health/science center gets McFarland name

May 3, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Jo Ann Youtz McFarland Health and Science Center officially was christened Friday in honor of the retired 25-year CWC president and professor emeritus who ... [more]

Wild horse and burro adoption set May15-16 at Wyoming Honor Farm

May 3, 2015 - Staff:  The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic, the first of two to be held at the ... [more]

Wyoming woman designs prized cards

May 3, 2015 - By Scott Hansen, The Associated Press:  By Scott Hansen
For the Associated Press

What can be found in most greeting card aisles are variations of the same old messages.
There are some pretty ... [more]

Four-state power line starting in Wyoming clears EIS hurdle

May 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- A planned 730-mile power line project to export Wyoming wind power to southern California has passed a significant regulatory milestone with ... [more]


May 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Brooks Lake road closed as snow melts
The Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has closed the gate on Brooks Lake Road, FS 515, ... [more]

Museum exhibit features Butch Cassidy records, old sheriff logs

May 3, 2015 - Staff:  Butch Cassidy and other notorious Wyoming bad men are on view at the Pioneer Museum in Lander this month. A new photo exhibit called "The Outlaw Trail," is on ... [more]

Wyoming digest

May 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Antler hunters rescued
JACKSON (AP) -- Several participants in the annual antler rush in Grand Teton National Park had to be rescued when they fell ... [more]

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Judith Jewett Barratt

May 3, 2015 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Judith Jewett Barratt died Monday, April 20, 2015, at Sunrise Senior Living in Chicago. She was 80.
A celebration is held at 1:30 ... [more]