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More layoffs coming at CWC after governor's new spending mandate

Additional layoffs are coming to Central Wyoming College after Gov. Matt Mead ...

With new park open, city's old skate ramps will go to Hudson

The old, city-owned skate park ramps at City Park in Riverton will be donated to Hudson after the Riverton City Council approved the donation.
Riverton city ...

County still millions short after initial cuts

Fremont County still faces a $3.3 million shortfall in its budget for the 2017 fiscal year, even after department heads have whittled their budget proposal ...

Jackson Elementary School collected $118.25, the most money in the School District 25 fundraiser Pennies for Patients sponsored by the Riverton High School ...

FreCo region saw 'deflation' in last quarter; medical costs top state level

The Wyoming Cost of Living Index for the fourth quarter of 2015 shows rental prices have gone up in Fremont County for apartments while decreasing for larger ...

Pay raises on attorney staff irk county commission

Fremont County Commissioners are frustrated that county attorney Patrick LeBrun has opted to give salary increases to his seven attorneys at a time when ...

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- Thursday's community calendar in the Today column should have said the Central Wyoming College United ...

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Forest supervisor Bobzien retiring
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Craig Bobzien is retiring.
Bobzien will step down on ...

Bison approved as official U.S. national mammal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.
Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature ...

Two sentenced for meth offenses

Two Riverton residents have been sentenced to prison time for distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.
Amber Redick was sentenced to two years ...

Life Resource Center rebuild to design stage

The Wyoming Legislature this year voted to appropriate $9 million for the level-three design phase of the dual project, which would precede full funding for ...

Report on coal terminal made public

SEATTLE (AP) -- State and local regulators on Friday are releasing a sweeping review of a coal export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest ...

Highway troopers complete 'Indian Country' training

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers who work on the Wind River Reservation completed the "Criminal Justice in Indian Country" course this spring.
The course is ...

County struggling to get budget; savings might have to be used

Fremont County could be forced to tap into its cash reserves this year, with departments so far unable to find enough cuts to cover deficits.
Because there's ...

Wyoming picture on one of 16 new stamps for NPS centennial

(AP) -- The National Park Service is featuring a photo taken in Wyoming more than a decade ago of bison in Yellowstone National Park on a postage stamp to ...

'Call before you dig' utility locator service available by phone at 811

April combines the themes of lawns, gardens and electrical safety by being designated as National Lawn and Garden Month and National Safe Digging Month. Rocky ...

Five-year prison sentence for child abuser after plea

An Arapahoe man was sentenced this month to five years in prison for child abuse.
John William Spoonhunter, 32, of Arapahoe, initially was charged with two ...

Not-guilty plea in triple killing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man charged with killing three people in a tiny Montana town pleaded not guilty to three counts of deliberate homicide during a ...

Objective is more awareness of local veterans services


Two of Riverton High School's DECA students partnered with the Soldiers House of Fremont ...

Hunter Marsico and other first-grade students at Ashgrove Elementary School in Riverton were taught roping skills by Piper Naylon, a student and rodeo team ...

 
 

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