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Keeping kids healthy during long winter doesn't have to be a drag

Winter is a time when parents may be challenged to occupy their children in ways that are more stimulating than simply having them watch television and play ...

The Dubois Rams picked up their first win of the season on a snowy Thursday night at Ft. Washakie with a 56-27 win over the Arapahoe/Ft. Washakie Warriors. ...

St. Stephen's rolled into Dubois in opening Class 1-A Northwest girls basketball action and rolled over the Lady Rams 85-37 to move to 1-0 in league play.
St. ...

Arch coal bankrupt; no changes in jobs, mines in state for now

The beginning of bankruptcy proceedings for the nation's second-biggest coal company cast another dark cloud over the economy of Wyoming and other states in ...

Rough quarter for energy sector; state says 4,000 jobs lost in prior 12 months

Wyoming's energy extraction sector took a beating in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to the continued drop in global oil and natural gas prices.
That's ...

Recreation path support group suggested for city; routes are deteriorating

Anyone interested in the maintenance of recreation paths in Riverton could soon find an outlet to channel their assistance.
Engineering consultant James ...

Workers spent much of the day Monday removing a vehicle that had fallen through the ice over the weekend at Boysen Reservoir.
No one was injured in the ...

Frosty blanket result of perfect weather combo; will vanish soon

Hoar frost permeated the Riverton Valley over the weekend, a mirror of the same sparkling coat the area received last year in early winter.
Hoar frost refers ...

Pay to play (and practice) in place in several towns

As local governments contemplate how to endure looming budget downturns, services which used be absorbed by general fund accounts may now be charged for.
At ...

Judge won't halt sentence to save military pension

Army National Guard Lt. Timothy Wells was convicted in October of sexual exploitation of a child and other charges.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal ...

Wyoming digest

Top-10 education rank for state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming has been ranked in the top 10 for K-12 education quality by Education Week. The publication's ...

Fremont County Digest

Outreach service for veterans set
A service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission conducts community outreach services in Fremont County this ...

Bizet opera airs Jan. 16

Georges Bizet's opera "Les Pecheurs De Perles," or "The Pearl Fishers," is presented live from the Metropolitan Opera in high-definition television at 10:55 ...

Cattle theft claim investigated

Riverton police are investigating a report that $78,000 in cattle has been improperly sold from a Lander-area ranch over the past five years.
The reporting ...

State Stop race stages, field in place

The field and dates for the 2016 Eukanuba Stage Stop sled dog race is set, with Fre-mont County again figuring prominently in the event.
Beginning its third ...

Artmobile planning county visits several days this month

The University of Wyoming Art Museum's Ann Simpson Artmobile visits Lander, Pavillion and Riverton this month.
The Ann Simpson Artmobile is a free core ...

Smith exhibit open at CWC; reception and readings Feb. 4

Selections from a five-year span of work produced by artist and poet Lynn Smith are displayed at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery on the Central Wyoming ...

Casino layoffs necessary for business, tribal leaders say

Operators say the new restaurant has been a good move for the casino.

The Northern Arapaho Business Council said the recent decision to lay off more ...

Riverton Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this ...

Fremont County's top financial official is critical of a proposal that would privatize the county's emergency management services, saying that the public ...

 
 

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