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Fremont County's Firefighter of the Year for 2013 is Midvale battalion chief Rocky McWilliams, who has served as a volunteer locally for almost 25 years. ...

Feds extend Arapaho's gaming permit 20 more years

The Northern Arapaho Tribe's Las Vegas-style gaming operation on the Wind River Indian Reservation has been extended for an additional 20 years.
The tribe ...

Libraries to participate in Snapshot Day on Tuesday

The Fremont County Library System is participating Tuesday in Wyoming Snapshot Day, an event highlighting the importance of libraries to the state.
Libraries ...

Industry eyes another oil boom in state

GILLETTE -- Dan Coolidge has been on this ride before.
"We have ups, we have downs. It all cycles through then comes back again," said Coolidge, a Campbell ...

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Man pleads not guilty to killing wife
CHEYENNE -- A Laramie County man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of his ...

Bridge work to begin near Ethete

A pair of bridge replacement projects is scheduled to begin Monday on Wyoming Highway 132 between Lander and Ethete, according to the Wyoming Department of ...

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'We are looking for a few good firefighters'

I recently read that there are two types of firefighters. There are naturals and then there are learned ...

Commercial air travel in Fremont County was growing quickly as the uranium boom picked up speed in the mid-1950s. Riverton Regional Airport (then called ...

Wyoming Shake Out to stress quake preparedness

The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security encourages residents to participate in the Wyoming Shake Out on Thursday.
The Shake Out focuses on earthquake ...

The Lander Met Opera will present "The Marriage of Figaro" at 11 a.m. Saturday.
In this opera, Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte, created not only ...

TEDx event set for Oct. 22 at Central Wyoming College

For the second year, Central Wyoming College will host a TEDx event in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater.
The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 ...

Take time this week to exercise fire safety and thank a firefighter

Fire prevention week is a time to not only educate members of local communities, students in schools, employees inbusinesses and organizations of fire-safety ...

Indigenous sovereignty subject of UW symposium

The program begins at noon Monday at the University of Wyoming.

The second Building Tribal Nations symposium will focus on international indigenous ...

Quake, movement in park not danger sign for caldera

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS -- Scientists have measured rather large ground movement and a strong earthquake around the Yellowstone caldera in the last year, but they ...

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Births
LILLY
A daughter was born to Crystal Benally of Riverton and Gabriel Lilly of Riverton at 12:56 p.m. July 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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State eyes uranium regs
LARAMIE -- An interim legislative committee is considering a proposal under which Wyoming would take over regulation of uranium ...

Murdered teen begged for life

CHEYENNE -- A young Wyoming man with a gunshot wound to his stomach was on his knees begging for his life when a 16-year-old who had opened fire into a group of ...

Superintendent candidates face off in debate

CASPER -- Candidates hoping to be Wyoming's next superintendent of public instruction squared off over the federal government's role in crafting education ...

WORLAND --Pirates, zombies and band instruments filled Warrior Stadium in Worland on Tuesday for the Northern Wyoming Marching Invitational.
The competition ...

Online textbooks new feature at CWC

Officials hope the resource will reduce the cost of college attendance and eliminate at least one barrier to higher education.

Open access online ...

 
 

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