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U.S. rig count inches upward again; no movement in Wyoming

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 17 this week to 481.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Salazar: No new taxes to boost state revenue

House District 34 candidate Tim Salazar says he is running for two main reasons: taxes and jobs.
"I refuse to use my vote to raise taxes," he said. " I'm not ...

Singing in the rain

Rachael Price of Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive performed on a rainy Thursday night during the third concert of Lander LIVE's 2016 series. Local band Low ...

A gold Toyota Century rear-ended a semi truck at about 5:35 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North Federal Avenue. The front bumper of the Toyota was caught ...

Man gets 10 to 15 for rape

Ryan Thain will be sentenced to five to 10 years imprisonment after he was accused of a raping a woman in Lander on June 18.
Thain entered an Alfred plea, ...

Local kids prepare for health careers at UW Summer Camp

Eleven Fremont County kids were among the 83 Wyoming high school students were exposed to a variety of health care career options during the sixth annual ...

Job Corps students organizing community powwow at CWC

The college has hosted powwows before, usually been in the gymnasium, but this one will be outdoors.

The Wind River Job Corps draws in many students ...

David Glynn worked on an asphalt overlay project Wednesday on South Broadway Avenue. The well-used street in central Riverton was repaired with funding from ...

No primary opposition in city for Jibben, Peterson

Riverton City Council members Holly Jibben and Sean Peterson, who were appointed to the council to fill in vacancies after two members resigned, are both ...

District 5 candidate Keiser: 'I'm no politician'

Mark Keiser was chairman of the Lander City Council more than a decade ago.
After being laid off from his job in the oil field in April, he's now hoping to ...

Retired priest Hardy faces Greene in House primary

Fair parade goers most likely spotted the vintage purple school bus in the lineup Saturday with the name Charlie Hardy painted across.
Hardy is a Democratic ...

School, college filings open; two CWC trustees in

The filing period for general election candidates seeking office on local school boards and other districts opened Wednesday and runs through 5 p.m. Aug. ...

Tribes can gather national park plants under new rule from Interior department

PHOENIX (AP) -- Tribes can begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow their members to pick plants on protected land under a new ...

Collins aims to give reservation a new voice on county board

Gary Collins joined others in suing the Fremont County Commission in hopes of ending its at-large system of districting.
The argument: The at-large ...

Countywide fire ban in effect on state and private land

At the request of fire warden Craig Haslam, Fremont County has established fire restrictions effective Friday due to recent drought.
Open fires and fireworks ...

The two-wheeler driven by John Bass, 62, of Granby, Colorado, struck a delineator post and crashed at about 1:20 p.m. Thursday near milepost 24 about 25 ...

U.S. House campaign funding tops $2M; Cheney has raised most

CHEYENNE -- More than $2 million has now been raised, and about $1.7 million has been spent among all candidates for Wyoming's U.S. House seat, the most recent ...

Library wins $2,500 worth of audio books

The Children's Department of the Riverton Branch Library was the grand prize winner of the national video contest hosted by TEI Landmark Audio, an audio book ...

UW lists 19 locals on the spring Provost Honor Roll

It consists of undergraduates who have completed 6-11hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.

The University of Wyoming lists ...

Riverton High School class of '51 reunited

This year marked the 65th anniversary of the Riverton High School class of 1951 graduation, and many remaining graduates assembled in Riverton in July for a ...

 
 

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