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WGFD adds special youth seasons to deer areas

Low numbers of big game drove the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Lander Field Office to recommend lower quotas of elk, deer and antelope for local hunt ...

Budget process begins for District 25; Snyder proposes salary increase

As the Fremont County School District 25 administration works to balance its budget this year, new changes may be implemented related to salary, retirement and ...

Public quiet on proposals about development of Honor Farm land

The Riverton City Council heard no public comment during a meeting April 1 about the development of the Honor Farm property between Honor Farm Road and ...

Evaluation ordered for woman charged with killing newborn

A psychiatric evaluation is being sought in the case of an Eastern Shoshone woman charged with killing her newborn son in March.
Court documents indicate her ...

Former museum director arrested on larceny charge

Two years after being run out of her job as Pioneer Museum director, Carol J. Thiesse was arrested Wednesday on charges she stole interpretative materials ...

City council OKs plan making rec spending fairer to state students

The Riverton city council has approved a resolution supporting a move to make recreation spending more equitable for Wyoming students.
State law allows local ...

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Student ate more pot than advised
DENVER -- A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie ...

Judge says ACLU may file brief in Catholic birth-control lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge has allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to file a brief in a lawsuit filed by Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming.
The ...

Jackson landslide now moving more quickly

A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy ...

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Births
SMITH
A daughter was born Jessica and Paul Smith, of Riverton, at 11:24 p.m. March 4, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 ...

CWC finalist a college president; Valdez says he wants to move west

The third presidential candidate to speak during a public forum Tuesday at Central Wyoming College already has experience in the top administrative ...

Heritage center hosting spring open house Saturday

Residents and visitors are invited to the Wind River Heritage Center spring open house this weekend for a cookout and birthday party for the late Jake ...

Today

Births
QUIVER
A son was born to Lorencia and Reno Quiver, of Fort Washakie, at 11:40 a.m. March 6, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Digest

Engineers build wall to stop landslide
JACKSON -- Workers in Jackson are building a massive wall officials hope will temporarily stop a landslide that ...

CHEYENNE -- Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing ...

Human activity may have caused three recent fires

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department responded to three weekend fires that may have been started by humans.
No one was injured in any of the incidents.
The ...

Not just 'sows, cows, plows'

It's centennial year for 4-H in county

After 100 years in Fremont County, 4-H has made many changes to stay relevant and expand from its rural base ...

Wood, only internal candidate for CWC presidency, says he is ready to move up

One of the three candidates for president at Central Wyoming College already was familiar with the audience that assembled Tuesday for a public forum to learn ...

Big settlement checks due for Arapahos next week; Shoshone process delayed

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has released a public notice stating that long-awaited mineral settlement checks will be mailed to enrolled tribal ...

Organized run to Moccasin Lake challenges 'body and soul'

Eighteen miles. For most people, running that distance alone would be daunting. But when the route involves climbing to the top of a mountain, it can become ...

 
 

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