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Laramie to get 10-screen theater
LARAMIE --A developer plans to build a 10-screen movie theater, a sports bar and a retail building in eastern ...

Work on Gillette airport road to begin

GILLETTE --Campbell County is spending $870,000 to realign a road at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport, but general passenger traffic should not be ...

VA wants to fire officials accused of adjusting data, including Wyoming

DENVER -- The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.
The VA said ...

Lottery seen as boost for Wyoming businesses

CHEYENNE -- Some business owners in Wyoming are hoping the new statewide lottery is a winner for their bottom lines.
"I'm hoping it brings out more foot ...

Averill seeks commission seat

Keeping a close eye on tax dollars is an issue important to Kathleen Cramer Averill, a Lander woman running for Fremont County Commission as a Republican. She ...

Feds say officer fired intentionally in deadly incident on reservation

The deceased was the apparent suspect in a weapons offense in the Pavillion area.

Federal officials say the law enforcement officer who fatally shot ...

Around the fair: July 31

- Rain Tuesday dampened things for two young cattle ranchers.
"We didn't have much saw dust in ours," said Justin Martin on Wednesday, referring to his ...

Sandbox a popular feature at 2014 fair

The most popular new feature among a certain set at the Fremont County Fair -- bored children between 5 and 10 years old -- does not swing through the air, have ...

RPD keeping eye on road work near fair, urging patience

In order to manage traffic issues related to construction on South Federal Boulevard, the Riverton Police Department is sending a patrol car through the area ...

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COLLINSWORTH
Misty Collinsworth, 34, died Friday, July 25, in Green River. Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. ...

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Flooding in southeastern Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- Heavy rain soaked parts of southeastern Wyoming on Tuesday, prompting flash flood warnings for parts of ...

Gay marriage lawsuit allowed to continue

CHEYENNE -- A state judge declined Tuesday to suspend a lawsuit contesting a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman. Instead, ...

Hill, Mead mix it up at governor debate

Republicans Taylor Haynes and Democrat Pete Gosar also
participated.

CHEYENNE -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill lashed out at ...

Around the fair: July 30

- Residents have reported long delays driving near the fairgrounds after evening entertainment.
Some were stuck in traffic for as much as half an hour between ...

Pocket Pet show brings odd critters to fairgrounds

In a typical scene at the Fremont County Fair, a group of youths gathered to show their prized animals to a panel of judges Monday afternoon. What were not ...

Close calls illustrate fire danger

A cigarette butt thoughtlessly flicked into a tree line last weekend at Grannier Meadows nearly sparked a disaster for the Shoshone National Forest. Flames ...

No one was injured in a structure fire that caused significant damage to a home at 801 N. N. 16th St. E.
After investigation, officials believe the 6 p.m. ...

Solid waste district purchasing equipment, targeting efficiency

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is moving forward with purchasing several pieces of heavy equipment, some of which is part of a plan to ...

Man shot to death in altercation with police on reservation

Officials say a suspect in a weapons offense was killed Tuesday evening in an officer-involved shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Information ...

Getting better by degrees

Making homemade ice cream achieve brand flavor

On Father's Day, I picked a fight with my dad.
The argument was about homemade ice cream, and the ...

 
 

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