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Sheridan protests new airline pilot requirements; subsidy announced

SHERIDAN -- The Sheridan County commissioners say stricter federal requirements for pilots at small airlines are threatening air service in Sheridan and ...

UW economic benefit detailed

LARAMIE -- A new report says the University of Wyoming does more than just provide a college education to thousands of students a year.
The report from the ...

As wolves expand range, mountain lions keep their distance, study shows

Female cats in particular select home ranges that have prey and that are distanced from wolves.

JACKSON -- Mountain lions go out of their way to avoid ...

State program for the disabled inadequate, advocates say; local facility part of talks

The state is inadequately funding and managing one of Wyoming's main disability services programs, resulting in cuts in services and parents of mentally and ...

County, community libraries working to improve unclear relationships among them

Building relationships with community libraries throughout Fremont County is becoming a priority for the Fremont County Library System.
The county network ...

A crew from the Riverton Fire Protection District rescued a young boy from an island in the fast-moving Little Wind River on Monday.
They delivered the ...

Schiffer funeral service Tuesday
KAYCEE --Funeral services for longtime state Republican Sen. John Schiffer will be held Tuesday in Kaycee.
Schiffer ...

During the excitement of the 1960s "space race," Fremont County caught space fever as well. NASA astronauts were frequent visitors to the Lander One Shot ...

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is inviting volunteers to show pride for their public lands by celebrating National Public Lands Day on ...

After "overwhelming success" in its first year, Sinks Canyon State Park will host a second annual Run Like a Bighorn trail run in July.
The race will begin ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is planning to burn piles next week as weather conditions ...

Construction is progressing along Airport Road where the Wind River Job Corps Center is set to open in May 2015.
"It's moving rapidly," said Sandy Barton, ...

Maldonado wants Senate District 25 slot

Sergio A. Maldonado Sr. has always been comfortable being "one of the Indians in the charge" as opposed to "the chief." But when it was suggested that he run ...

Riverton part of coming fiber optic upgrade; 50-fold speed hike likely

Work will begin soon on upgrades to the state's fiber optic network, including an improved connection to Riverton.
When those are complete, lightning-fast ...

City population up 3.53 percent since 2010

After rolling up a sizable population gain in the two years following the 2010 U.S. Census, Riverton's growth paused by a minuscule amount last year.
The ...

The free shows will alternate between Riverton City Park and the Lander outdoor amphitheater.

Popular Ten Sleep musician Jalan Crossland is the guest ...

Sinks Canyon overlook closing for construction

The project will take two to three days to complete.

The overlook at the "sinks" in Sinks Canyon State Park will be closed Tuesday for construction. ...

College booster club selling raffle tickets for Denver Broncos games

The new athletic booster club at Central Wyoming College is looking to "gain momentum" this summer by raffling off season tickets to the see the Denver ...

Four CWC trustees up for election

Central Wyoming College Trustee Roger Gose has announced that he will not seek re-election to the board this year.
Gose has represented the Riverton-Shoshoni ...

State Sen. John Schiffer dies at 68

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. John Schiffer, of Kaycee, died Thursday just a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 68.
Laci Schiffer, who is ...

 
 

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