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Numbers show new per diem plan saved CWC money

Central Wyoming College employees used expense reports to affirm a recent decision to adhere to per diem reimbursements for board member travel.
The college ...

Wyoming Poison Center can save residents trips to emergency rooms

The centers are open 24/7 and are managed by health professionals.

Since 1962, the president has proclaimed the third week of March as National ...

Younger ranchers, farmers target of coming program

The University of Wyoming, Fremont County Extension and Wind River Reservation Extension Service is planning a series of six to eight educational programs this ...

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Accused warden wants bench trial
SHERIDAN -- The attorney for a game warden with a Montana tribe is asking for a bench trial on poaching charges. In ...

Wyoming and Montana weigh moves on Powder River lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to proceed in a lawsuit involving a dispute over allocation of water on the Tongue River.
The U.S. ...

Alternatives to bison slaughter proposed

BILLINGS, Mont. -- State and federal officials on Friday offered an array of options to overhaul a 15-year-old agreement that's led to the slaughter of ...

Yellowstone National Park's winter season draws to close; road plowing already starting

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park is marking the end of its winter season with the last of the groomed roads closing to snowmobile and snow ...

The way it was: State tournament -- 2003

Fremont County played for hardware at the Class 3-A /4-A state high school basketball tournament this weekend, and the same thing happened 12 years ago.
Both ...

Library continues film series

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its second annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "The Activist," an award-winning film set in 1973 ...

CWC developing rubric to evaluate sabbatical requests

Faculty seeking sabbatical leave from Central Wyoming College will have to justify their requests in the future based on criteria being developed by academic ...

Experts provide support to high-altitude gardeners

With winter's end only a week away, some Fremont County residents are busy planning their gardens. Across Wyoming, people also are making preparations for ...

Riverton air service secure for now, Great Lakes says

The airline is quitting Sheridan County Airport on March 31.

Riverton Regional Airport is unlikely to lose air service in coming months, air industry ...

New law mandates buffer zone for cyclists

The so-called "3-foot law" passed by the Wyoming Legislature already is in effect in two dozen other states.

A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature ...

Pioneer Museum to mark centennial anniversary with special events, treks

In March 1915, a group of Lander pioneers gathered and built the original cabin that would become the Fremont County Pioneer Museum. Their intention was to ...

Judge rules for Arapaho in flap over eagle killing

A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service improperly denied a permit to kill bald eagles to the Northern Arapaho Tribe on its central ...

Jackson principal to retire; school board rehires administrators

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has accepted the retirements or resignations of several faculty, approved the hiring of new officials, ...

Man faces DUI charges after taking child to school after hours

A Riverton man was arrested for drunken driving Tuesday after his 7-year-old daughter was found unattended at a local school.
Reports state Jesse L. Shull, ...

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Births
ROBINSON
A son was born to Morgen Robinson of Riverton and Anthony Keele of Riverton at 11:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Digest

Guilty plea in fatal fight at hotel
CASPER -- An Arizona man charged after a fight at a Casper motel that left a New Mexico man dead has pleaded guilty ...

McMurry death ruled a suicide

CASPER -- The family of Mick McMurry has issued a statement saying the wealthy Casper businessman and philanthropist had serious health problems that affected ...

 
 

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