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Kusel's receives supplier award

Kusel's Furniture and Appliances of Riverton was named the 2016 BrandSource Dealer of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Region.
Larry Kusel and his wife Kristi ...

Biz group participates in de-escalation training

Fremont County Leadership participants completed the deescalation unit of the course Feb. 16 at the Central Wyoming College.
The program, managed by the ...

Free shipping helps boost online sales

According to a consumer survey done by Jupiter Media Matrix Inc., 67 percent of those polled would cancel or not complete an online order if shipping costs ...

Full Legislature passes bill requiring online sales tax; governor considering

The bill is intended to take effect July 1.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Online retailers who sell goods to Wyoming residents will soon be required to collect the ...

Senate panel OKs armed school staff bill; decision left to local school boards

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Senate committee advanced a bill that would allow individual Wyoming school districts to allow K-12 school personnel to carry concealed guns ...

Wyoming digest

Snowstorm grips state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of central, east-central and southern Wyoming is being hit by a snowstorm that has closed highways and ...

Thursday morning's heavy snowstorm nearly obscured Kim Rogers, who shoveled a portion of the alley in the 400 block of downtown Riverton. A winter storm ...

Paula Hunker was appointed Wednesday evening to represent the Lander sub-district on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
"We were all very ...

Flood victim identified; winter storm changes conditions dramatically

The victim of a drowning death Tuesday night being blamed on flooding has been identified as 33-year-old Joseph Atkin of Lander.
Initial investigations ...

City nixes tribal trash offer; could reconsider after more observation

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to deny a proposal from the Northern Arapaho Tribe that would have changed who handles the city's trash.
The Northern ...

Tribes vow to appeal ruling on boundary

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes plan to appeal Wednesday's ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which determined that a 1905 act of ...

Today

Corrections

Wednesday's page one story "EPA decision on Riverton thrown out" should have said David Miller, R-Riverton, ...

Man found dead in irrigation ditch amid flooding

A 33-year-old Lander man was found dead Tuesday night in an irrigation lateral flowing with a large volume of water along Honor Farm Road in Riverton, shortly ...

Tuesday's sudden flooding in unexpected parts of Riverton and the surrounding area sent water over streets, inundated a city park, and filled irrigation ...

The National Weather Service developed the Weather-Ready Nation program to encourage various entities in the community to take action during and before ...

Sales tax for K-12 blocked in committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposal to raise the state sales tax got a chilly reception Tuesday in a legislative committee where lawmakers advocated a wait-and-see ...

Today

Corrections

Sunday's front-page story about flooding concerns in the LeClair Irrigation District should have said that ...

Yeates book tells of brain injury, recovery; reception Friday in Riverton

A Riverton woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury more than a decade ago has written a new book about her recovery process.
A book signing and author ...

One CWC replacement candidate ran for seat in '16 general election

One of the people who applied to fill the open seat on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees sought election to the board last November.
Walter Olson ...

Wyoming digest

Casper gunshot victim dies
CASPER (AP) -- Authorities say a man who was critically injured in a shooting at a residence in the northern part of Casper ...

 
 

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