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Backers of renewing road tax point to big backlog of projects

More than $23 million of the 1 percent sales tax designated for the improvement of streets, roads, bridges, water and sewer utilities in Fremont County has ...

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Ryck E Pedersen, 60 of Lander was died on October 29.A celebration of life will be at Ryck and ...

GOP complains formally about election mailers

Alleging certain mailers broke campaign finance laws, the Wyoming Republican Party has filed two complaints with the Wyoming Secretary of State's office.
As ...

Lance Clark was released from custody Monday after the Fremont County Attorney's Office dropped the charge of second-degree murder for the death of Laurie ...

Two potentially troublesome invasive grasses, Medusahead and Ventenata, are recent additions to FCWP's watch list.
Medusahead is a Eurasian species that has ...

Recently established Arapaho court adds associate judge

Attorney Terri Smith has been appointed as the new associate judge for the Northern Arapaho Tribal Court to serve beside chief judge John St. Clair, the ...

New Arapaho launguage 'app' to be release this week; helps users learn native language

Users will learn Arapaho words including commands, body parts, animals, family names and introductions through games, quizze, and hearing the words spoken ...

Missing baby named; suspect under arrest

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming authorities on Friday announced a manslaughter charge has been filed against a man suspected in the death of a 13-month old baby. A ...

Riverton elementary school students visited the Son Harvest Seasons pumpkin patch and corn maze on an unseasonably warm Friday morning in October north of ...

WYDOT hires new engineer to lead county

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's district maintenance engineer in Basin has been promoted to lead state transportation efforts as the engineer of ...

Penny-pinching CWC waits for word from state on more cutbacks

Members of the finance staff at Central Wyoming College are keeping close track of revenues and expenses this year after dealing with substantial budget cuts ...

Wyoming digest

Cloud Peak to resume exports to Asia
CASPER(AP) -- Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy will again export coal to Asia, a positive sign for the troubled ...

The way it was: County sheriff election -- 1986

Not a single Democrat holds elected office in Fremont County or at the state level as election day nears. But 30 years ago this month, the political landscape ...

Jon Lane gave a first-hand lesson in gold panning to the more than 50 students and their families from the Wyoming Connections Academy recently took a field ...

Mother of man shot by Billings police does not blame officer who fired

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man killed during an armed confrontation with police in a Montana hotel had stopped taking medications needed for his mental illness ...

Dubois teen stars in FreCo symphony

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra performs a Saturday concert, "Suite Romance," featuring Jefferson County (Colorado) Symphony principal flutist Eliza-beth ...

Rigged voting? Not here, says county clerk

Fremont County officials are offering detailed information about the integrity of the local voting process in the wake of recent comments about the validity of ...

Wyoming adds a rig as U.S. count grows

(AP)R00;-- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 4 this week to 557.
A year ago, 775 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Wind River FFA sent nine students to Torrington this month to participate in EWC's Range Land Management Contest.
Contestants were faced with plant ...

Former Community Christmas Chorale director Lucy Cone met with her replacement, Stan Grove, to choose music for the annual event, scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, ...

 
 

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