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Director of library system steps down

The board of trustees has approved a search committee for a new leader.

The Fremont County Library System has approved a search committee for a new ...

Spring active time for bears; wildlife officials urge caution

Wildlife officials are reminding forest users to be extra mindful of bear activity during the spring, when the animals are especially active.
"They're ...

Employer of man killed by bear faces $15,000 in fines

The ecological consulting firm Nature's Capital has been cited and fined more than $15,000 in connection with the September death of its employee Adam Stewart, ...

Snowpack improves; figure about half of last year's percentage

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin is back in the 60th percentile this week after dipping below 50 percent last week.
Hydrologists had ...

Planned District 25 budget will stick with pay raises for workers

Dips in state revenue are expected to have a bigger effect on the district budget next year.

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees ...

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Missing man killed in ATV wreck
CODY -- Authorities say a Hot Springs County man who was last seen May 6 died in an ATV accident while he was looking ...

Trial dates set in three sexual assault cases

Trials are scheduled for Sept. 21 in similar but unrelated child sex abuse cases for three Fremont County men.
District Court Judge Norman E. Young set the ...

After serving 38 years to the day as the University of Wyoming Extension School's senior profitable and sustainable agricultural systems educator,Ron ...

Montana wants same wolf hunt rules

HELENA, Mont. -- Montana wildlife officials want to keep the existing rules in place for the upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season, saying they think ...

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"The Sound of Music" is at 7 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., ...

Sentencing in old case to proceed

LARAMIE -- A motion to delay the sentencing for a Laramie man convicted of attempted rape for a 1972 attack has been denied.
A District Court judge Monday ...

Torrington to lose 70 sugar jobs at plant

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- The Western Sugar Cooperative intends to expand the production capacity at plants in Nebraska and Colorado while reducing its Torrington ...

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You ...

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Trustees OK new Gillette school
GILLETTE -- A second high school is expected to open in Gillette in fall 2017.
Campbell County school trustees voted ...

Coordinated state program will promote job advantages to returners

Gov. Matt Mead has a message for young workers who have left Wyoming: Come home.
Mead and other state officials held a news conference Monday to launch ...

The structure included two shops, a mechanics bay, an office area and a second-story apartment complex, which was vacant.

A shop full of equipment ...

Willow Creek school breaks ground May 28

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Willow Creek Elementary in Riverton is set to take place at 2 p.m. May 28 at 1200 E. Monroe Ave., where the school will ...

Bar and grill liquor license is city's first; airport eatery available again

The City of Riverton has granted its only bar and grill liquor license to business owner Patricia Fullmer, who opened the mafia-themed restaurant Main ...

The Riverton High School Drama Club performs Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

New lawyers ordered for defendants in big meth case

Riverton Circuit Court was packed on Monday, with two extra folding tables and a dozen more chairs in place than normal to accommodate the nine defendants and ...

 
 

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