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Free fitness center opens in Ft. Washakie

The new CrossFit Leveler will host a grand opening at noon Tuesday in Fort Washakie.
One of three CrossFit centers in Fremont County, the non-profit CrossFit ...

Wyoming business digest

WyomingPBS to honor tech-savvy teachers
WyomingPBS is encourageing the state's teachers to apply for the station's fifth annual Digital Innovators ...

With only two more weekends before Christmas, the holiday season is now in full swing.
Fremont County organizations will continue to roll out more festive ...

Wyoming digest

Snow, cold coming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A slow moving winter storm is dumping heavy snow in parts of western Wyoming ahead of bitter cold temperatures ...

Ex-employee files suit against Job Corps operator

Gary Collins, who served as the state's Northern Arapaho liaison for seven years, is suing the company that operates the Wind River Job Corps, claiming the ...

Congress passes bills to fund water systems in tribal communities

The legislation could provide millions of dollars for work on the reservation.

Millions of federal dollars will flow to the Eastern Shoshone and ...

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Births

NORBY
A child was born to Shelby Norby of Riverton and Josiah Norby of Riverton at 1:11 p.m. December 11 ...

Arapahos want quick decision on separating federal programs

Attorneys for the Northern Arapaho Tribe have asked a U.S. District Court judge to issue a summary judgment in a lawsuit over the Bureau of Indian Affairs' ...

The officer who was spit on will have to undergo a series of three blood tests over the course of six months to make sure no illnesses were contracted in ...

Today

Births

PINGETZER
A son was born to Ruby Pingetzer and Steele Pingetzer at 5:02 p.m. December 6 at Hot Springs ...

Former Wyoming Attorney General injured in two-vehicle crash Friday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Former Wyoming Attorney General Patrick Crank has been injured in a two-vehicle crash south of Torrington.
Crank was airlifted to a ...

Grizzly bear committee nixes 6-second spray rule

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- A group of grizzly bear managers is dropping its recommendation for how long people should spray a can of bear spray when they encounter ...

Snowstorm makes way through Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Much of Wyoming is under some kind of winter weather advisory as another snowstorm makes its way through the state.
The National Weather ...

Wyoming digest

BP relocating to Denver
DENVER (AP) -- Oil and gas company BP says it will move headquarters staff for its onshore division from Houston to Denver ...

Pension liability portion up 'significantly' at CWC

The amount of liability Central Wyoming College shares through the state retirement system went up "significantly" this year, according to auditors for the ...

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus took orders for gifts during the "Breakfast with Santa and Countdown to Christmas" event held by the Elves of Veterans Hall on Dec. ...

Elementary schools creating programs in science, technology, engineering, art, math

Elementary schools throughout Riverton have all begun developing ...

Yellowstone to open for winter season

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is opening its roads to the public for snow vehicle travel this week.
Starting Thursday, visitors can travel ...

County will contribute $6K to Worland facility to address Title 25 issue

Title 25 defined

Wyoming Title 25, Chapter 10 allows for hospitalization of mentally ill persons.
As defined in the act, "mental illness" and ...

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