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Safety first at RAC pool this summer

The summer swim season began June 23 at the Riverton Aquatic Center, but it isn't too late to sign up for classes due to a change in scheduling.
In the past, ...

Sheridan mayor to fill Schiffer's seat in Senate

SHERIDAN (AP) -- Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will fill the Wyoming State Senate seat left vacant by the death last month of Sen. John Schiffer.
Schiffer, a ...

Digest

Moderate growth projected
(AP) -- State economists are predicting a continuation of moderate growth in Wyoming in the months ahead.
The state is ...

Today

CORRECTION
A photo caption on Sunday's front page misidentified the sponsors of a veterans float displaying the American flag during Friday's Pioneer ...

Trauma conference now accepting registration for Aug. 14-17

The Wyoming Department of Health reminds emergency medical volunteers and professionals to register for the 44th Annual Wyoming Trauma Conference Aug. 14-17 in ...

Dozens of fireworks-related calls to firefighters

This year's Fourth of July holiday was "busy as all get-out" for local emergency officials, who spent the past weekend responding to fireworks-related grass ...

Lawmakers might ban 'logrolling'

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Pending legislation would reiterate that it's a crime for a Wyoming lawmaker to offer to support a colleague's bill in return for a promise of ...

County OKs new budget

Plan leaves $640,000 surplus
Fremont County Commission-ers gave final approval Tuesday to a $40 million budget for the fiscal year that started July 1. ...

Jackson still determining best way to stabilize slide

JACKSON (AP) -- Jackson officials are considering ways to stabilize a hillside that began sliding in April, threatening homes and businesses and eventually ...

Planes, choppers to fight wildfire west of Laramie

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western ...

Mosquito count generally low in population centers

The local mosquito population has been "pretty quiet" this year according to Fremont County Weed and Pest assistant supervisor Nancy Pieropan.
"I think it's ...

Digest

Canadian had stolen truck in park
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Canadian man faces a federal charge of transporting a stolen pickup truck after his arrest in ...

Third-party candidates push for injunction on funding rules

q Secretary of State hopeful Jennifer Young and supporter Donald Wills sued Gov. Matt Mead and Secretary of State Max Maxfield in federal court last month. ...

Cindy Hill gripes to bar about lawyer-legislators

By Ben Neary
Associated Press

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has fired back at state lawmakers who serve on a committee ...

Retired as county planner, Price runs for commission

He may have just retired after 30 years of leading the Fremont County Planning Department, but Ray Price wants to keep serving local residents.
Now, however, ...

Variety of acts performing at Sweetwater County Fair After Dark

From staff reports

The Sweetwater Events Complex has announced the acts playing for the Sweetwater County Fair After Dark Concert Series from July 29 ...

No plan to increase county airport aid; budget hearing set

Animal control funding a bit higher
Organizations outside Fremont County government asked for more county support in the new fiscal year, but the ...

Digest

County to vote on lodging tax
CHEYENNE -- Laramie County voters will be asked in November whether to renew a 10 percent tax on hotel and motel rooms ...

Eleven candidates showing interest in late Schiffer's seat

SHERIDAN -- Eleven people from Sheridan and Johnson counties have stepped forward to fill the Wyoming Senate seat vacated by the late Sen. John ...

Wyoming stops work on state science standards

RAWLINS -- The Wyoming Board of Education voted to suspend work on new science standards for the state's public schools until lawmakers rescind a ban on ...

 
 

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