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City seeks bigger voice in county solid waste picture

Members of the Riverton City Council requested more communication from the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District during a regular meeting this month. ...

Land sales, marriage applications/certificates for June

Land sales
- Grantor: GOMENDI RICHARD BRUCE Legal: Sub/Mine: RENEGADE FIRST ADDITION MI Lot: 4 City: MISCE... Grantee: GRIFFIN JOSEPH VERN, GRIFFIN ...

Nicaraguan sentenced for killing Wyoming missionary

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Owen Fire containment stalls at 80 percent

The fire is burning slowly in rough terrain, and no further spread is expected.

LARAMIE -- A wildfire burning in southeast Wyoming may not be fully ...

Nearly 400 cyclists and volunteers will visit central and northwestern Wyoming during the 18thannual Tour de Wyoming. The six-day event, which attracts ...

College's Liberty Lecture series continues Monday

Wyoming Catholic College's second Liberty Lecture this year will be "States' Rights and the Future of Federal Tyranny" featuring president Dr. Kevin Roberts. ...

Nicaraguan sentenced for killing Wyoming missionary

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- A Nicaraguan man who confessed to killing a Wyoming woman on a missionary trip has been sentenced to 39 years in prison.
A judge on ...

Casino sponsoring poker run, giveaway

The Wind River Hotel and Casino will host its annual poker run July 26 to help celebrate its motorcycle giveaway.
Ride the Winds Poker Run registration begins ...

Science education law draws national attention

Wyoming students deserve classes that focus on the science of climate change and leave out political agendas.
That's the thought behind Thursday's launch of a ...

Air service task force advises guarantee for airline

Tasked with improving service at Riverton Regional Airport, the Fremont County Air Service Task force is considering a revenue guarantee plan for airlines ...

Meeting on parks, paths draws mostly negative words

Most comments were negative as Riverton community members shared their opinions about local parks and trails during a city council work session July 8.
Some ...

Longtime legislator Illoway runs for Secretary of State

Wyoming Secretary of State candidate Pete Illoway says two things set him apart from his competitors: He is the most experienced, and he does not want to seek ...

Sinks Canyon State Park has announced the Fireside Speaker Series schedule for summer 2014. The series began Friday.
The presentations will be at 6:30 p.m. ...

One of Fremont County's major political figures of the middle 20th century was Helen Petersdorf. She held an office that no longer exists -- Fremont County ...

Dubois celebrating Museum Day with art, music, demonstrations

The historic cabins will come alive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday with interpreters dressed in period clothing sharing unique perspectives on local ...

WY Outside hosts youth film contest

Wyoming youth ages 8 to 18 have an opportunity to show what experiencing nature means to them and exhibit their creative abilities by entering the second ...

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Rodeo entries being accepted
The 102nd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the ...

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Births
JIMENEZ
A son was born to Alicia J. Sanchez of Lander and Robert M. Jimenez of Alice, Texas, at 12:10 a.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Digest

Park tour bus crash hurts seven
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National ...

Earhart search sponsor wants to move forward on lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming man who paid $1 million to sponsor a search for Amelia Earhart's missing airplane is asking a federal judge not to dismiss his fraud ...

 
 

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