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Hot Springs also censures governor
CASPER (AP) -- Republican Party delegates in two counties have voted to censure GOP Gov. Matt Mead over his role in ...

It isn't only health and science students who are using upgraded facilities this year at Central Wyoming College.
Some of the money that paid for CWC's new ...

Improvement in loan default rate among CWC students

Only 2 percent of students who borrowed money to attend Central Wyoming College in 2013 have defaulted on their federal loans, officials said this month.
The ...

Tribal leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill

The Northern Arapaho Tribe issued a statement calling on "all tribes" to oppose a bill cosponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the ...

Wadda pleads not guilty in Montana murder case

One of two suspects in the killing of a single mother on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of murder ...

Protests upheld on tanker bids

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A federal auditing agency on Wednesday upheld a challenge to a U.S. Forest Service contract for two next-generation air tankers to fight ...

Digest

Malaysian PM: 'We will not give up'
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday the search for the missing jetliner will not stop until ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The presidents of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University plan to meet with members of their foundation boards in the next ...

Progress still delayed at Two Elk plant after 18 years

A power plant that has been in the works for 18 years remains stalled three months after the officially scheduled date when construction was supposed to have ...

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Births

NIPWATER
A son was born to Raylene Warren and Myron Nipwater, of Fort Washakie, at 11:56 a.m. Feb. 13 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 ...

Pot cookie blamed in student death

DENVER (AP) -- The Denver coroner says an exchange student from Wyoming fell to his death after eating a marijuana cookie.
It's the first reported death linked ...

New group wants to build relationships as EPA ruling plays

A new group formed recently on the Wind River Indian Reservation is looking to advocate for unity in Fremont County.
The Wind River Citizen's Equality ...

Murder suspect back in Montana; arrested in Fremont County

(AP) -- One of two suspects in the murder of a woman on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation has returned to Montana from Wyoming to face federal ...

Enzi, Barrasso start legislation saying Riverton not on rez

U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) are drafting a bill to clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The move comes after the ...

Proposals sought for new operator at Airport Cafe

Great Lakes still battling shortage of pilots; bigger planes now in use
The City of Riverton will accept proposals through 5 p.m. Friday from companies or ...

Wyoming Digest

No bond for bank robbery suspect
CASPER. (AP) -- A man accused of attempting to rob a Wells Fargo bank in Casper last week will remain in detention awaiting ...

Montana seeks proposals to take quarantined bison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A new home is being sought for a group of roughly 135 bison that came through an experimental program to see if animals from Yellowstone ...

Driver in high-speed chase faces multiple charges

Matthew Smith, 22, of Kinnear, was arrested on multiple charges after he attempted to elude police during a high-speed traffic chase Monday evening in ...

Today in Fremont County

Births

McFARLAND
A son was born to Clair and Josh McFarland, of Riverton, at 2:01 a.m. Jan. 25 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ...

June 2 trial set for man accused of assaulting BIA police of

A Northern Arapahoe man is charged with assault on a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer.
The defendant, Kevin Paul Brown, 23, of Fort Washakie pleaded not ...

 
 

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