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The award ceremony is marking its 49th year.

Fremont County's agriculture community feted its own Saturday during the annual Ag Appreciation Banquet. ...

County solid waste officials help modify landfill law

The changes would ensure funding to speed up the closure of older sites.

Local officials and legislators have helped develop two laws seeking to ...

Airport Task Force asks state for additional airline service in city

The recently formed Airport Task Force has submitted a request for additional airline service at Riverton Regional Airport to the Aeronautics Division of the ...

Banks say settlement check transactions are going 'smoothly'

Many banks in Riverton saw a lot of activity Wednesday when oil and gas settlement checks of $6,300 were delivered to roughly 9,700 Northern Arapaho tribal ...

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has selected Cristobal Valdez as its next president.
The board announced its decision during a special meeting ...

State needs alternative to lethal injection for executions, prisons boss says

Many states have had problems getting execution drugs.

The head of the Wyoming Department of Corrections wants state lawmakers to consider ...

Microsoft plans for data center

CHEYENNE -- Microsoft Corp. plans to build another data center in Cheyenne, bringing its total investment in Wyoming's capital city to nearly $500 ...

Double killer locked up for rest of his life

CHEYENNE -- A judge has sentenced a Cheyenne man to three life prison terms without the possibility of parole for the killings of two women and the wounding of ...

RAWLINS -- Wyoming last week marked its 15th anniversary of wind generated electricity in the state. What began with 69 turbines in Carbon County has grown into ...

Lawmakers tilting away from special session on Cindy Hill

CHEYENNE -- Members of the Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee don't see an urgent need for a special session to deal with fallout from a court ...

Road to Wyoming slide area could reopen soon

JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson say residents might soon regain use of the only road to their homes near a slow-moving landslide.
Crews have piled 400 tons of ...

The discovery of the famed Lucky Mc uranium deposits in the Gas Hills east of Riverton sparked a rush of new prospecting in Fremont County.
Ordinary citizens ...

United Tribes Club powwow set

Colorful regalia, artisans, American Indian drummers and dancers and a powerful social gathering are all part of the Central Wyoming College United Tribes Club ...

Family displaced after blaze destroys trailer home

Dubois fire chief Mike Franchini said the incident does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

No one was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon that ...

CWC to present choral masterwork

The Central Wyoming College Collegiate Chorale and special guest musicians will present Carl Orff's choral masterwork "Carmina Burana" on Saturday in the ...

Digest

World Book Night coming to county
The Fort Washakie School-Community Library will celebrate World Book Night with a book giveaway at 5 p.m. ...

Extension offers pesticide class

The University of Wyoming Fremont County Extension will host a spring private pesticide user school May 5 so farmers, ranchers and hired hands can pass their ...

Evergreen degree program suspended on rez

Evergreen State College has canceled its Reservation-Based Community-Determined program after the Eastern Shoshone Tribe delivered a cease and desist order ...

Lightning jolts city, starts fire, kills one bird

A lightning strike over central Riverton on Saturday afternoon rattled windows and startled residents but caused only minor damage when it hit a tree.
The ...

Man bound over for kidnapping incident at bank

A Riverton man has been bound over to District Court on kidnapping and domestic assault charges stemming from an incident on April 8.
An affidavit in the ...

 
 

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