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Wind River Institute to offer college program in fall

Evergreen State College in Washington is expanding its Reservation-Based Community-Determined program to reach students in Wyoming.
The program has been ...

Author to speak on ancient ski culture

National Geographic writer Mark Jenkins will speak March 27 at Central Wyoming College about his latest adventure with Asian tribesmen who access their hunting ...

Weather network seeks Wyoming volunteers to assist in collecting data

Water is the lifeblood of Wyoming and, being a headwaters state, Wyoming is dependent on what falls from the sky.
The amount of precipitation that falls ...

Fremont Symphony Orchestra to perform Saturday

The concert will be the group's first performance under its new name.

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. ...

Environmentalists and non-motorized recreationists are raising concerns about the Shoshone National Forest's draft land management plan.
The U.S. Forest ...

Race develops for coroner as Lander GOP announces

Fremont County will have a contest for the county coroner job being vacated by the announced retirement of Ed McAuslan.
Lander funeral director Dominick ...

District 25 resignations OK'd by school board

All are effective at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.

The board of trustees of Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton accepted ...

Eighth-graders led push to put cameras on school buses

Kids 'wanted to make a change'

Pavillion students were instrumental in getting legislation passed this year to improve safety on school buses in ...

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Births
FIELDS
A son was born to Kimberlee and Keely Fields, of RIverton, at 6:13 p.m. Feb. 6 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6.9 ...

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Shooter delusional, says doctor
CHEYENNE -- A doctor says a Cheyenne man facing a possible death sentence suffers from a delusional disorder.
A jury in ...

Governor off to Australia for coal confab

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead heads to Australia next week to participate in a conference on advanced coal technology. He will also evaluate how the ...

Exchange student dies in fall at Denver hotel

POWELL -- An international student attending Northwest College in Powell has died after falling from a balcony at a Denver hotel.
Levy Thamba died after ...

HELENA, Mont. -- The Montana Supreme Court has let stand the state's decision to allow migrating bison to roam across 70,000 acres of land outside Yellowstone ...

Another superintendent leaving District 38

The resignation of Chantell Denson was confirmed Wednesday after one year in the position.

Superintendent Chantell Denson of Fremont County School ...

City might end fees for park reservations and certain business licensing

The City of Riverton is considering loosening regulations pertaining to city park reservations and business service licenses.
City council member voiced no ...

Commissioner Becker, Assessor Berg confirm their re-election bids

Two more Fremont County elected officials are seek re-election.
First-term Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, R-Riverton, announced his re-election ...

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Deaths
CHASE
Willy "Red" Chase, 54, formerly of Fremont County, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, at his home in Worland. Celebration of life services will be at ...

Bill aims to reduce gas flaring

Wyoming's U.S. senators want to speed up the permitting of some natural gas pipelines on federal and tribal lands to reduce flaring.
U.S. Sens. John Barrasso ...

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Man charged with attempted murder
ROCK SPRINGS -- A Rock Springs man is accused of beating his girlfriend and trying to kill her by speeding toward ...

Floodwaters recede in Big Horn County

National Guard members placed 70,000 sandbags to protect properties during several days of flooding.

MANDERSON -- Water levels are continuing to ...

 
 

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