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CWC hosts negotiation training for local officers

Thirteen law enforcement officers from the Riverton and Lander police departments and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office recently attended Central Wyoming ...

Enzi accepting applications for summer page positions

The deadline to apply is March 5.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school students to apply to be Senate pages during one of ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Fri., Feb 20, the 27th day of the 2015 General Session:
VOTING RIGHTS: The Senate for the second time ...

Bill to permit state role in adding value to minerals heads to Mead

CHEYENNE -- A bill to create a program in which the state partners with businesses to convert Wyoming minerals into value-added products cleared the Senate on ...

College preps for once-per-decade look by accreditors

Faculty at Central Wyoming College have been preparing since September for this year's accreditation visit from the Higher Learning ...

County eyes falling oil price

Taxes from oil account for about 10 percent of Fremont County's annual revenue stream.

Third in a series

Fremont County's revenue ...

Today

Births
WASHINGTON
A daughter was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Joy Washington of Lander at 12:13 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest ...

Digest

Inmate charged in murder-for-hire
CHEYENNE -- Federal prosecutors have charged a Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate with trying to hire someone to kill ...

Teen gets 60 years for killing guard

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager who killed a western Nebraska jailer in what a judge called "a senseless act of violence" has been sentenced to at least 60 ...

House trounces last gasp on Medicaid expansion

The House voted 41-15 to reject the amendment to the supplemental budget.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a ...

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...

City considers changing procedures for alcohol, home business permits

Two more city council readings must pass before any changes take place.

The process applicants must follow to obtain certain permits from the City of ...

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ...

Funding nixed for CWC's outreach site in Jackson

The Wyoming House of Representatives failed to pass a budget amendment Thursday that would have provided funding for a Central Wyoming College outreach center ...

Today

Births
WALKER
A son was born to Benjamin Walker of Lander and Travis Walker of Lander at 7:36 a.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Organizations receive $100K to promote events

Roughly $100,000 has been assigned to local organizations by the Wind River Visitor's Council using funds generated by the Fremont County lodging tax.
The ...

Lander police chief restructuring department

Robert Cecrle also plans to review policies, make changes and submit them for city council approval.

The new Lander Police Department chief told the ...

Digest

Bison kills top 500 this winter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- More than 500 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park have been sent to slaughter, killed by ...

Legislative panel kills concussion bill in tie

CHEYENNE -- The state House Education Committee has rejected a bill that sought to exempt school districts from class-action lawsuits for failing to implement ...

Poor snow limits park snowmobiling

Unusually warm weather this month is to blame.

JACKSON -- Snowmobiles and metal-tracked vehicles are being prohibited between West Yellowstone and Old ...

 
 

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