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BLM approves power line route

(AP) -- The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between central Wyoming ...

CWC talks ag at 'dialogue dinner'

Internships and works studies in agriculture were popular ideas discussed at Central Wyoming College's community agriculture dinner dialogue Wednesday.
The ...

Athletic staff contracts approved; Arapahoe board leadership elected

The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees has welcomed several new staff members.
During a Jan. 9 special school board meeting, the contract ...

First phase of orchard restoration completed in Sinks Canyon

The first phase of the project to restore and revitalize the historic apple orchard at the Central Wyoming College Sinks Canyon Center was recently completed. ...

State to count homeless; a population the decline

Communities across Wyoming are preparing for the annual point- in-time count of homeless individ- uals and families to take place Jan. 27.
The PIT count is an ...

Bebout and Mead try recuiting businesses at shot show in Las Vegas

Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, was missing from the legislative session for part of this week, but he still was doing work for the state of ...

U.S. rig count jumps 35 this week to 694; Texas up 17

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694.
A year ago, 637 rigs were active.
Houston ...

Public lands transfer bill killed Friday

Bebout opts not to assign it to committee; votes lacking

With votes hard to come by, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, announced ...

Good snow, water outlook suggested by early reports

Irrigation season is still months away, but early indications are good for a plentiful water supply the spring and summer.
Reports from the state division of ...

The 2017 Wild West Winter Carnival Parade moved Friday night through downtown Riverton ...

Stage Stop race set to go Friday; two events locally

Local musher Jerry Bath is once again competing in the Pedigree Stage Stop Race, which will hit Fremont County Jan. 30-31.
Bath placed fifth overall last ...

More than 700 people marched Saturday morning in Lander as part of the coordinated Women's March on America effort nationally in protest of the inauguration of ...

Case's amendment cutting Cheyenne per diem fails

Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, introduced an amendment to reduce per diem payments during legislative sessions for lawmakers who live in Cheyenne.
The ...

Lawmaker still confident about WLRC plan

Despite local worries that the Wyoming Legislature might opt to scale back the planned $77 million reconstruction of the Wyoming Life Resource Center, State ...

Tribe works to address worries about internal fiscal controls

Concerns over operations inside the Northern Arapaho Tribe's financial office became so grave late last year that the tribal business council considered ...

New activities on the schedule for 2017 include Spanish language, fencing and pickle ball.

Roughly 5,500 community members enrolled in more than 300 ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming leaders attend inauguration
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead is among those from Wyoming who attended Donald Trump's presidential ...

Reckless park trespassers get fines and bans

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in ...

As the Wyoming Legislature gears up to make more cuts this session, State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, joins the House Appropriations Committee for the first ...

Riverton man makes Baylor Dean's List

Riverton native Nathanael Lutz joined more than 3, 900 Baylor University students that were named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 fall semester. ...

 
 

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