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College commission OKs $6 increase per credit hour

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Community college students will pay $6 more per credit hour for in-state tuition starting in the fall 2016 semester.
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Sheriff says state must stay vigilant to terrorism

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Sheriff Danny Glick said Wyomingites should be vigilant in light of recent world events like this week's attack in Belgium because ...

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Coal royalty increase explored
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Royalty rates on coal extracted from massive strip mines on public lands could increase 50 ...

Mission fire human caused; $10K reward for information

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering an award of up to $10,000 for information about a March 17 fire at Roberts Mission in Fort ...

Decision on discontinuing existing program due in May

The Wyoming Outdoor Council plans to work with Riverton and Lander city council next week to ...

EPA questions state findings on Pavillion area water concerns

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent an 18-page critique to the Department of Environmental Quality, arguing that the Wyoming agency's December report ...

Washington welcome

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., center, met in his office with Gabe Shotgun, left, and Adrian Cook on Thursday, March 3. The two students are from the first ...

Workshop provides info about good ag practices

Sessions begin at 9 a.m. both Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31, in room 116 of the Intertribal Education and Community Center at Central Wyoming ...

Grant and loan program changes open for comment

Proposed changes to rules governing the Wyoming Business Council's Business Ready Community (BRC) grant and loan process are open for a final public comment ...

Tree board has busy agenda; grateful for local supporters

Editor:
We, your Riverton Tree Board, are happy to report on our activities once again. This year we have two projects to report on, one which was completed ...

Between climb and precipice

The kids are still having firsts, but also some lasts

The path through boyhood sure is rocky, but I think I am finally learning how to climb with my ...

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Active-shooter training addresses the difference between nothing and something

In increasing numbers, public employees and others are participating ...

Lawsuits seek to stop some hunting inside park borders

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Environmental groups filed a pair of federal lawsuits on Wednesday to stop hunting that is now allowed on hundreds of acres within Grand Teton ...

Law could lead to change in party balance on boards

LARAMIE (AP) -- A new Wyoming law will change the rules governing the political makeup of dozens of state boards, including the University of Wyoming Board of ...

Painting by Thomas Moran sells for $3.6 million at auction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A 1907 oil painting by Thomas Moran sold for $3.6 million at a western art auction in Great Falls, Montana.
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Interstates open again
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Interstates 80 and 25 are open again in Wyoming as residents dig out from a spring snowstorm that dumped over a ...

Multi-agency effort brings holiday arrests

As part of the countywide, multi-agency seat belt and DWUI enforcement operation "Zero Deaths, Zero DUIs" this past weekend, Fremont County law enforcement ...

Man sentenced for beating, restraining woman

Justin Tanner King's grandmother asked Judge Norman Young for leniency.

Justin Tanner King has been sentenced to three to five years in ...

Population dipped in '15, still tops 2010 census count

Fremont County's population was down in 2015 compared to the previous year, but the number of residents still has gone up since the 2010 census.
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Wide gamut of Easter services in local churches

Easter celebrations begin early in Fremont County, with several churches offering services every day of Holy Week.
United Baptist Church, 1201 E. Pershing ...

 
 

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