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Shoshoni library showcasing world Christmas traditions

Shoshoni Public Library employees invite the community to join them in celebrating their "A Taste of Christmas Around the World" week.
Presentations will ...

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Second murder suspect in court
CHEYENNE -- The second of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death of another man in Cheyenne remains in ...

Enzi next chairman of Budget Committee

WASHINGTON -- The Alabama lawmaker who has been the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee for the past four years ended his effort Wednesday to become ...

Eaton attorneys fight new hearing on death sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton man whose death sentence recently was overturned want a judge to block Wyoming prosecutors from holding a new hearing on ...

Mead budget supplement does not add money for CWC project

The supplemental budget recommendation Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead released this week does not include additional funding for the planned student success center at ...

Stretcher plan approved, but attorney will review

New stretchers likely are on the way soon for local ambulances after Fremont County Commissioners approved leasing the equipment on Tuesday.
They included a ...

Odd, frosty weather to continue

If you've ever imagined living in a cloud, you don't have to dream anymore. It's happening now.
A recent atmospheric inversion brought thick fog, hoarfrost ...

Man sentenced for swiping $1.9 million in gold from his parents

A man has been sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for stealing $1.9 million worth of gold and from his parents' home north of Riverton between ...

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Births
ANTELOPE
A son was born to Daisy Norse of Lander and Joseph Antelope of Riverton at 5:44 p.m. Nov. 13 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Water in huge aquifer declining
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of Wyoming and seven other states, ...

Mead supplemental budget nixes $80M in funding requests

Much involves construction projects that the governor says he supports, he but is asking the Legislature to delay funding for now.

Gov. Matt Mead is ...

Mine blasting rules to be studied; changes likely

CHEYENNE -- The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward ...

No grooming planned this season for Deception trail in Shoshone National Forest

Trail crew members cleared downed trees, removed leaning trees, and posted blue diamonds on the ski trails earlier this fall, but the trail will not me ...

Medicaid bill endorsed by Legislature committee

A plan to extend health coverage to thousands of low-income Wyoming residents has cleared a major hurdle.
The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Labor, Health and ...

Warrant out for suspect in hit-and-run that hurt man

A 43-year-old Riverton man was injured in a hit and run accident at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Monroe Avenue.
Witnesses said the man ...

Improved audit report this year for county

Fremont County's accounting received a clean bill of health from auditors on Tuesday.
"The auditor expressed an unqualified opinion on the financial ...

Legislation would solidify endowment for public TV

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has recommended a bill that would makepermanent the state endowment for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting ...

Performance scores down in District 25 as standards recalibrated

Results of state and federal accountability reports have been released for Riverton schools.
The Wyoming Accountability in Education Act is paired with ...

Mead shows $156M budget to lawmakers; decline in oil prices heightens uncertainty

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead urges state lawmakers to determine how much money the state needs to have in its so-called rainy day fund and what conditions would ever ...

Kalbach, Jibben and Bennett first to file for Ward 2 opening

The City of Riverton so far has received three applications from individuals interested in being appointed to the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Riverton City ...

 
 

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