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City considers detox ownership request; no simple answer found

The center's operators would like to acquire the building from the City of Riverton, but a simple transfer of deed is not permissible.

The city of ...

Teachers say 'spiral' science method could improve student scores, retention

Riverton Middle School teacher Aziz Waheed is proposing changes to the school's science program.
He explained his idea to the Fremont County School District ...

Petition would halt removal of Shoshone councilmen

Eastern Shoshone tribal members showed support in a petition that circulated last week asking the Eastern Shoshone Business Council to place a stay on actions ...

Land values up, which means property taxes rising this year as well

Farmers and ranchers can expect to see a bigger number on their notices of property value arriving in the mail this week from the Fremont County Assessor's ...

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. --Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

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Gillette may ban parking in alleys
GILLETTE -- Gillette is considering a ban on parking in some downtown alleys while a main road is being ...

After scandal, Air Force to switch to pass/fail testing system for missile operators

CHEYENNE -- Changes are being made in the wake of a cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, including the way the monthly certification tests ...

Energy boom in United States blurring political battle lines

The divide is most visible among Democrats in the nation's capital, where 11 Democratic senators wrote President Barack Obama urging him to approve the ...

Lander trailer fire under investigation

Officials think the blaze began near the home's water heater.

Lander officials are investigating a structure fire that damaged an unoccupied trailer ...

In the spring of 1972, Wyoming was excited about the centennial of Yellowstone National Park. As part of the half-year commemoration of the establishment of ...

The annual convention of the Wyoming Artists Association will by May 2 to May 4 at the Headwaters Conference and Art Center in Dubois. The theme of this year's ...

The Northern Arapaho Tribe collected roughly 454 votes from enrolled tribal members April 10 with a final tally showing 251 voters were against the amendment ...

Digest

NOLS scholarships available
Scholarships are available for those who dream of spending their summer backpacking, horse packing, rafting or climbing ...

Library sets up special Earth Day contest for girls, women

Empty plastic beauty containers will be sent to Terracycle, a recycling company.

The Riverton Branch Library is marking Earth Day by asking girls and ...

Shoshoni library hosting Cowboy Poetry Gathering

The Shoshoni Public Library is having its second annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
More poets are coming to the library this year. ...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" is coming to the Carnegie Room of the Lander Library.
The performance will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The Lander ...

Hill to return to work Monday

A judge's order codifies a Wyoming Supreme Court finding that the bulk of Senate File 104 was unconstitutional.

CHEYENNE --Cindy Hill says she ...

Officials say they discovered a potential "meth lab" Thursday while executing a search warrant in Dubois.
According to a Friday press release, the warrant was ...

 
 

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