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Three dozen sessions at Farm and Ranch Days

Brucellosis, heifer selection, cheatgrass and the new farm bill are among the topics that will be covered at the 31st annual Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days ...

Intoxicated Ethete man's death ruled accidental

The death of a 25-year-old Ethete man whose body was found Jan. 2 in a vehicle on Mill Creek Road has been labeled an accident.
Autopsy reports show Sheldon ...

The way it was: Scout breakfast -- 1957

It was very cold and very dark outside when local business and civic leaders showed up at the Riverton American Legion hall at 6 a.m. on a February Thursday to ...

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Avalanche warning in effect
JACKSON -- The Bridger Teton Avalanche Center is warning that skiers or snowboarders could be in danger of triggering wet ...

Maker Space

Fort Washakie students learn how to use 3-D printers in high-tech lab

Seventh-graders from Fort Washakie Middle School make a weekly trip to Maker ...

UW Extension hosting pasture workshop

University of Wyoming Extension is presenting "Cows, horses, grass ... how to make the best of what you've got" on Friday at the Frank B. Wise Business Plaza in ...

Road projects funded by 1 percent tax advanced by county

Three roads projects, two paid for by optional 1 percent tax revenue, moved forward based on decisions at the Fremont County Commission meeting Feb. 3.
One 1 ...

Give Your Heart to Dubois benefit includes live music, silent auction

A "heartfelt" benefit Saturday will raise money for victims of the town's devastating fire Dec. 31.
The Give Your Heart to Dubois fundraiser will be 5 p.m. ...

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Births
LEHTO
A child was born to Angie Lehto of Riverton and Kyle Lehto of Riverton at 5:53 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Man breaks window of South Pass office to phone for help

A Reliance man broke the window of a South Pass City State Historic Site office Jan. 17 to use the phone after his vehicle had been stuck for several hours in ...

WRHS to drug test students in extracurricular activities

Wind River High School students involved in extracurricular activities are now subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
Any student with a positive test ...

Digest

Crash leads to felony drug charge
WHEATLAND -- State troopers seized about 41 pounds of marijuana while investigating a two-vehicle crash north of ...

House OKs lower fines for speeding

CHEYENNE -- House lawmakers have passed a bill that would lower fines for speeding on an 80 mph highway.
The bill was approved Thursday 58-1. Currently, anyone ...

Enzi son's firm must return money; 'misuse' suspected

Federal officials have ordered the developer of a long-delayed power plant in northeast Wyoming to return $5.7 million in stimulus money.
Documents show ...

Backup planned if Medicaid bill fails

It would make a one-time, $10-million payment to Wyoming hospitals to help cover the cost of treating uninsured people.

CHEYENNE -- Some Wyoming ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 18th day of the 2015 General Session:
SCIENCE STANDARDS: A bill that would allow the Wyoming State ...

Uranium mine gets EIS from regulators; public comment being taken

A uranium mine in Crooks Gap is one step closer to a permit after the Bureau of Land Management issued a draft environmental impact statement on the ...

Family of girl killed on road sues District 6

MaKayla Marie Strahle, 11, died the evening of Dec. 20, 2011, after she was struck by a passing truck as she crossed U.S. Highway 26 to her home four miles ...

Medicaid expansion defeated Friday in Senate in 19-11 vote

The Wyoming Senate on Friday defeated a bill that would expand Medicaid coverage to low-income people in the state.
Senate File 129 went down 19-11 after ...

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Deaths
ADAMS
Mary Alice Farthing Adams, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 31, at her home in Albuquerque, N.M., surrounded by family. Funeral services will be ...

 
 

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