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Mosquito spraying under way in Riverton

The City of Riverton began its seasonal mosquito mitigation program Monday evening.
The distinctive sound of the vehicle-mounted fogging machine will be heard ...

County budget tops $40 million; large fund held in reserve

Public hearing set Monday in Lander

Fremont County Commissioners are proposing a fiscal year 2015 budget totaling just over $40 million. It covers ...

Council asks artists to submit designs for state coin

The Wyoming Arts Council invites Wyoming artists to submit designs for coins in commemoration of the State of Wyoming's 125th anniversary of statehood.
The ...

Culvert fails, alters traffic on Shoshone forest road

Officials encourage Brooks Lake visitors to call the Wind River District Office to obtain information on the status of the road.

A culvert located on ...

Man who aimed gun at child sentenced

Other charges for forgery, fraud and illegal firearms possession against Harold Dean Porter were dropped as part of a plea arrangement.

A Lander-area ...

Wyoming digest

Third trial ordered for fake car dealer
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday again ordered a new trial for a Wyoming man accused of ...

The Fremont County Ambulance Department's new director says his agency's finances are unsustainable.
Joe Zillmer's statement during a June 24 meeting ...

Imagine three quarters of an acre covered by at least 50 fruit trees--apples, pears, plums and apricots--each 15 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Their leaves ...

During the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time. ...

Cokeville bombing subject of new film

LAYTON, Utah -- More than a dozen people who survived a 1986 Wyoming school bombing as children are re-enacting the incident at a Utah school as part of a ...

Endangered status will be sought for wild horses in state

Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in ...

Indictments, sentences in big meth ring that 'flooded' Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A drug organization moved large quantities of methamphetamine from Arizona for distribution in Wyoming before law enforcement arrested the ...

The play is famous for its challenging roles for women and relies solely on the performance of the three main characters.

The Central Wyoming College ...

'Medicaid gap' hits Wyoming hardest

CHEYENNE -- More than 8 million Americans have enrolled in health-care insurance since the Affordable Care Act went into effect late last year, and another 3 ...

Probation, treatment, prison threat for man in Sinks Canyon shooting

A District Court judge has imposed an unorthodox sentence of probation and treatment, backed by the threat of prison time for three counts of aggravated ...

Wild storm pummels Riverton area

A spectacular thunderstorm sent rivers of rainwater rushing through Riverton roadways over the course of 15-20 minutes Thursday afternoon, bringing strong ...

Today

Births
FOOS
A son was born to Samantha Foos of Riverton and Randy Foos of Riverton at 1:49 p.m. May 7 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

Digest

Money scarce for horse roundups
RENO, Nev. -- Saying they don't have money or room to corral many more wild horses, federal land managers have sided ...

District 25, Justice Department confer on American Indian issues within schools

Representatives from Fremont County School District 25 recently met with the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss and share information about American Indian ...

Today

Births
DEWEY
A son was born to April SoundingSides of Riverton and Patrick Dewey of Riverton at 12:21 p.m. May 13 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

 
 

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