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Extra work for tournaments pays dividends for community

Riverton has hosted three big regional events in the past three weeks, with every motel room in town booked.

Hosting the Ron Thon Memorial wrestling ...

Wyoming governor vetoes cuts, warns about K-12 reductions

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead says some spending reductions approved by the Legislature would cut too deep and has vetoed part of a supplemental budget ...

Wyoming digest

Bill OKs Uber in Wyoming
(AP) -- People in some Wyoming cities will soon be able to catch rides with the Uber app.
Gov. Matt Mead was expected to sign ...

Riverton scholar joins honor society

Kelsie Wells of Riverton joined 27 other students that were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Feb. 7.
The keynote speaker for the event was ...

Bison moved to Fremont County in November doing well so far

Bison relocated to land on the Wind River Indian Reservation appear to be thriving as a long winter winds down.
A large enclosure for the 10 bison near ...

Daniel J. Gannon

Twelve students from Fremont County graduated from the University of Wyoming in the fall, including:

Dubois
Cody Lee Day, BS

Lander ...

Daniel J. Gannon

Former Fremont County resident Daniel J. Gannon died Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017, at St. Camillus in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 85 years old.
He was a Jesuit for ...

Local Dems set to elect new leaders

Over the next few months, the Fremont County Party will be electing leaders to forge the way to 2018 elections.
The Fremont County Party elections will take ...

Number of library director candidates down to four

After receiving 20 applications this year, Fremont County has whittled the number of candidates for its new library director down to four.
Interim director ...

Lead-ammo ban on refuges lifted by Secretary of the Interior

WASHINGTON (AP) -- On his first full day in office, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order Thursday reversing a last-minute action by the Obama ...

Sage grouse bill through Senate; would allow captive breeding

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A lawmaker's skepticism that sage grouse can be raised in captivity and released into the wild to bolster their numbers won't keep Wyoming from ...

Extra work for tournaments pays dividends for community

Riverton has hosted three big regional events in the past three weeks, with every motel room in town booked.

Hosting the Ron Thon Memorial wrestling ...

Allen's late push might save tribal names in bill on Indian ed

Allen's late push might save tribal names in bill on Indian ed

The Wyoming House failed to concur Thursday with Senate-made changes that removed ...

Court to city: Inspect Days Inn's fire system

The order is the latest development in a legal dispute between the city and the hotel.

A federal district court judge has ordered Riverton to inspect ...

Wyoming digest

Nearly 1,000 Yellowstone bison killed
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Wildlife officials estimate nearly 1,000 Yellowstone National Park bison have been killed ...

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Births

SEWARD
A child was born to Ramona Keller of Lander and Jesse Seward of Lander at 6:52 p.m. February 20 at ...

Wyoming puts teeth in online sales taxes bill

The online retail giant Amazon promised it would begin voluntarily collecting taxes on sales Wednesday in Wyoming.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming ...

Wyoming Senate approves education funding measure


Bill heads to House for concurrence


The Wyoming Senate has passed the House's "omnibus" education funding bill, which would nix the $45 million ...

University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols visited Wind River Indian Reservation schools Wednesday as part of an outreach effort to tell administrators ...

Same method, different answer for dissent in rez boundary case

In his dissent to last month's ruling that a 1905 Act of Congress did diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Tenth Circuit Court of ...

 
 

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