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Some residents in Lander had a little excitement June 13 when a moose was spotted in the downtown area.
Large carnivore conflict coordinator Brian Debolt, of ...

Connections to the Worland Municipal Airport has helped boost flight numbers in the past months at Riverton Regional Airport. Since the beginning of the year, ...

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Births
BRAY
A daughter was born to Melissa Bray of Riverton and Devon Bray of Riverton at 12:02 p.m. May 27 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Mead appoints new judge
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Tom Lee as the new Circuit Court judge for the First Judicial District in Laramie ...

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Births
ANDREW
A son was born to Erin Washut of Lander and Kyle Washut of Lander at 6:13 p.m. June 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

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Retirement system shows good return
LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Retirement System is doing better than expected thanks to increases in the state's ...

Rock Springs airport to trim flights, raise subsidy

ROCK SPRINGS -- Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport will see fewer flights but higher subsidy costs in coming months.
Sweetwater County commissioners voted ...

State won't rush comment on new CO2 rules

CHEYENNE -- The federal government began taking comments Wednesday on proposed rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions. But Wyoming officials aren't rushing ahead ...

Unusual June snowfall hits county, other areas of state

The National Weather Service says areas in Fremont County and Wyoming received up to 9 inches of snow this week.
Snow was reported in Dubois and in numerous ...

City OKs two fireworks displays

Residents living near Ron Saban Little League Complex worry the show June 26 will harm veterans.

The Riverton City Council approved two fireworks ...

Colorado woman dies in one-vehicle rollover near Shoshoni

A 29-year-old Wiggins, Colo., woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover at about 4 a.m. Wednesday east of Shoshoni.
Officials say Cheryl L. Rapue was ...

Wednesday night marked a changing of the guard at Central Wyoming College.
It was the last board meeting for retiring CWC president Jo Anne McFarland, who has ...

Births
WHITE
A son was born to Elisabeth and Jarrod White, of Dubois, at 7:29 a.m. April 12, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Spree of car burglaries hits Riverton

Residents are reminded to lock their car doors due to a rash of car burglaries overnight Monday to Tuesday.
At 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, a person in the 900 block ...

Longmire novel launches state reading program

Residents in Fremont County will have the opportunity this year to participate in One Book Wyoming, a program designed to build community dialogue through ...

County trims $300K from Riverton justice center project; work to begin next week

Commissioners eliminated a decorative entrance, four security cameras and electronic card-reading door locks.

Facing a budget overrun, the Fremont ...

Educators and tribal officials told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations that problems with school attendance and graduation rates continue to trouble the ...

Registration open for youth fishing derby

Registration is under way for the Boysen State Park Youth Fishing Derby scheduled for July 12 and held in conjunction with the Boysen Lake Marina, Shoshoni ...

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Births
WATTS
A daughter was born to Rachel and Josh Watts, of Riverton, at 9:41 a.m. April 16, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

Teen risk behavior drops in Wyoming

The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey shows a decline in smoking, drinking and fighting.

CHEYENNER00;-- Many dangerous ...

 
 

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