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State leaders quick to blast EPA's new carbon emission requirements

Gov. Matt Mead said he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.
Meanwhile, ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Wyoming digest

Lummis faces token opposition
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis drew just one Democratic opponent by Friday's registration deadline: an ...

Varied reaction in Cheyenne to Shinseki resignation

CHEYENNE -- Local veterans had mixed reactions over the resignation Friday of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left the position amid a growing ...

Teen drivers cited in separate accidents

Two traffic accidents on Fremont County highways over the Memorial Day weekend involved drivers in their teens.
No one was seriously injured in either ...

Now 96, past Rawlins nurse saw the world in career

Lillian Turner, a 96-year-old recent arrival at Rawlins Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation from Primrose Retirement Community in Casper, is not a stranger to ...

Saratoga weathers North Platte river's flooding

Residents of Saratoga are breathing easier after the North Platte River did not reach record levels on Saturday as feared.
The National Weather Service says ...

Connections run deep for many in CWC class of 2014

This was the last commencement exercise for President Jo Anne McFarland, who is retiring after holding the presidential post for a quarter ...

Digest

School to serve free meals in summer
Fremont County School District 25 is providing free meals to children while elementary summer school is in ...

CWC to host theater, film camp for teens

To launch its new interdisciplinary program in film and theater, Central Wyoming College is hosting a weeklong camp in July to give Wyoming high school juniors ...

Homeowners thank first responders after blaze damages house

No one was injured in the fire Tuesday.

The owners of a home that was damaged in a fire this week thanked neighbors and officials for their help ...

Daily use fees waived Saturday

In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Free Fishing Day on Saturday, the State of Wyoming will waive all daily use fees for parks and ...

Free e-waste disposal available to residents

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free on Saturday.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be ...

Rising water ushers irrigation

System managers 'charge' ditches first, then fill agriculture requests

With snow melting fast and water streaming off mountains encircling Fremont ...

Shoshoni's superintendent has new post in District 25

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved new contracts and resignations in May.
The district awarded contracts to the following:
- ...

'Meta major' program aimed at getting students to focus interests sooner

Central Wyoming College hopes to initiate a new set of academic programs this fall to help students identify preferred areas of study.
The "meta majors" were ...

All eyes are on the Wind River and tributaries this weekend as fast-melting snowpack raises flood risk to the critical point. Flooding was a problem in early ...

Uranium mine on hold; owner says startup still anticipated in future

Energy Fuels had announced plans to develop a 5,400-acre mine in the Gas Hills.

Permitting for a new uranium mine in the Gas Hills has ceased because ...

Today

Births
ROMAN
A son was born to Molly and Francisco Roman, of Riverton, at 1:31 p.m. April 8, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, ...

Digest

New business council boss picked
LARAMIE -- Shawn Reese will be the new chief executive officer of the Wyoming Business Council.
Reese was selected ...

 
 

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