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'Hash oil' presenting legal hurdles for county cops, courts

A new illegal drug called hash oil has popped up in Fremont County this year, and Wyoming law has not fully caught up.
Hash oil is a concentrated form of ...

Twelve candidates file for ESBC; primary Tuesday

Three seats are open after the recent resignation of Mike Lajeunesse.

Voters will have 12 candidates to choose from in the primary election for the ...

Subjects scatter during underage drinking raid; police issue four citations

Several subjects were cited for underage drinking last month after failing in their attempts to hide from police.
The incident began with a noise complaint at ...

One-of-a-kind performance set for Friday

Thirty Central Wyoming College and area high school students will converge upon the Robert A. Peck Arts Center for a one-of-a-kind event Friday.
Beginning at ...

JACKSON -- A proposed conservation plan for the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming includes building wildlife crossings over a highway, restoring beavers ...

City parks getting new playground equipment

Riverton will get some new playground equipment this year using money from Wyoming Community Gas.
WCG has operated as a nonprofit consortium of municipalities ...

Detox facility hosting an 'empty bowl' fundraiser

The Center of Hope is having its first "Filling an Empty Bowl" fundraiser Oct. 23 in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
Helen ...

After winter problems, air service was much better on summer trips

Editor:
I will give credit where credit is due. I had been screwed over big-time by the bad air service at Riverton Regional Airport late last winter. People ...

It was one great halftime show

I stepped out for a look at the year's last 'supermoon'

Monday night was another "supermoon," the last of three this summer.
It also was the first ...

Optional 1 percent sales tax revenue is coming in, and it's going right back out

Here in red-state Wyoming, it's not often that one hears ...

Digest

Buffalo got 10 inches of snow
CHEYENNE -- A late summer snowstorm dropped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of Wyoming.
The rare storm Wednesday and ...

Body of Illinois woman found in rural Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities in southwestern Wyoming have found the body of an Illinois woman who had not been heard from since Sept. 3.
Searchers found the ...

Protections for lynx expanded, but not habitat

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Canada lynx gained federal protections in New Mexico on Thursday, but U.S. wildlife officials again declined to designate critical habitat ...

Reservation farms account for $21 million in economic impact locally

Comprehensive data on agriculture on the Wind River Indian Reservation has been released for the first time. The 293 farms on the reservation bring in $21 ...

Man still missing in mountain wilderness

The temperature in the search area fell to 12 degrees overnight Thursday.

Volunteer crews embarked Friday morning on the fifth day of an intensive ...

Fast-moving cold snap threatened growing season

A new record low for the date -- 30 degrees -- was established Thursday night.

Temperatures in Riverton hit an all-time low for the date Thursday ...

Two more runners join CWC's new cross country team

Central Wyoming College cross country coach Al Lara is still adding new pieces to the inaugural program.
The No. 1 runner for CWC is now freshman Tristan ...

Victoria Eagle

Victoria Eagle, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at home. She was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at St. Stephen's ...

Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.

Rodeo fever is back this weekend for the Central ...

Wyoming's Tim Kamana meets former high school rival Mariota

Marcus Mariota has always been a quarterback.
Wyoming redshirt freshman safety Tim Kamana smiles and recalls the first time he played against Mariota, in a ...

 
 

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