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Resident engineer promoted to lead WyDOT district maintenance crews

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's resident engineer in Pinedale has been promoted to District 5 maintenance engineer in Basin.
Pete Hallsten replaces ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ...

Calvert to retire as public TV chief this summer

Two years after announcing --then withdrawing --her retirement in 2013, Ruby Calvert says she is ready to leave her post as general manager of the Wyoming ...

Drones and the law

Wyoming legislators are right to tackle the issue early on

Wyoming never could be accused of being a state which over-regulates private affairs, but ...

Purpose can come any time in life

In fact, sometimes it arrives more than once

Yes, the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots football teams will soon be vying for the top spot in ...

UW reflects on triple OT game

LARAMIER00;-- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ...

Tigers host two days of cross country ski races

Two days of cross country ski races were jam -packed with athletes from around the state at the Lander Valley High School Invitational,
In Friday's ...

Raiders set organizational meeting for Thursday

A preseason/registration meeting for the Elks-Legion Raiders baseball team is 7:30 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Riverton Library.
Players are asked to bring ...

Northwest College saved its offensive explosion for the final minutes Tuesday night to rally for an 86-72 win against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in a ...

Deadlocked with Northwest College 50-50 in the final two minutes, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team didn't fold under pressure ...

Wyoming water panel looks over projects added by lawmakers

The programs include $2.6 million for spillway work at Bull Lake.

CHEYENNE --Some members of the state Water Development Commission voiced concerns ...

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Community calendar
FRIDAY
Family Movie Night is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the activity room at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St. Popcorn and lemonade ...

How are those New Year's resolutions working out for you?
Many resolutions to eat better and lose weight are born from holiday binge-eating guilt and regret. ...

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Deaths
BAKER
George L. Baker, 75, formerly of Fremont County, died Saturday, Jan. 17, at his home in Wheatland. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. ...

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ...

Defendants sign plea deals in Sinks Canyon vandalism case

A special prosecutor also has been appointed for three of the four defendants.

Several cases related to vandalized cabins in Sinks Canyon have seen ...

Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

New coroner says county can't store bodies while families debate

Charging for storing bodies and a grave site for paupers were among the potential policies new Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen discussed with Fremont ...

 
 

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