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State loses another rig; national tally all-time low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 406, another all-time low amid depressed energy ...

Season's first 1 percent job ready to begin

The first 1 percent optional sales tax project for the summer season will improve roadway and drainage problems on West Pershing Avenue in Riverton.
The ...

Remains of long-dead children to be returned to reservation

After more than a century of legal and political struggle by the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and others, the remains of children who ...

Arapaho to be granted permit to kill bald eagles

The tribe uses eagle feathers for religious purposes and is not seeking to kill a large number of the birds.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ...

Sarah Thompson knew Daniel Jarvis was working a hayfield near their family homes in Hidden Valley, so she wasn't surprised when he asked her to come out to the ...

University to reduce spending on board sessions

LARAMIE (AP) -- Facing budget cuts that will likely mean cutting jobs, University of Wyoming trustees approved reductions in their own expenses although some ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne plans new airport terminal
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Crews are set to begin work to make way for a new passenger terminal at the Cheyenne Regional ...

Bible college idea taking shape for old SHS; public talk Monday

Later this year, Shoshoni students and staff will abandon the current Shoshoni school building and move into a new one north of their old campus.
The ...

Hundreds of students are set to receive degrees from Fremont County schools in coming weeks.
The first ceremony was held Saturday when 28 students graduated ...

Wild horse program facing $1B budget crisis

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it's time to admit his agency has a $1 billion problem.
BLM Director Neil Kornze says ...

Flood assistance center to stay open through this weekend

Based on community need, the multi-agency flood resource center set up by the Red Cross of Wyoming will remain open at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in ...

Commission draws four hopefuls in early filings

All three open seats on the Fremont County Commission will be contested this year, after challengers filed yesterday to compete against incumbents Republican ...

Mead to university: Cut $35 million more

The governor delivered the grim news in person to the UW Board of Trustees on Wednesday afternoon.

LARAMIE (AP) -- Providing the first hard numbers on ...

Wyoming digest

States prep for return to griz hunting
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Hunters soon could be chasing grizzly bears across the ridges of the Rocky Mountains, ...

Filing period open for public offices; primary is Aug. 17

Fremont County opened its filing period Thursday for the August primary elections.
The two-week window to file ends May 27.

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Births

PIQUETTE
A child was born to Kathryn Piquette of Riverton and Evan Piquette of Riverton at 10:10 a.m. May ...

Sentence cut for man who caused Lander student death

A judge in Laramie has reduced the prison sentence of a 22-year-old Casper man responsible for the death of a University of Wyoming student from Lander student ...

Video images show Saturday store robbery

The Riverton Police Department is asking for help identifying the suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery reported at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at ...

Precautions urged in flood aftermath for water, mold, tetanus and mosquitoes

Following the recent local flooding, officials say municipal drinking water is safe in Fremont County, but people with private wells may want to take ...

The college was approved for Level III state funding in February, but matching funds must be raised.

The Central Wyoming College Foundation has taken ...

 
 

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