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New trustees sworn in to college board

Three new members were sworn in to the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Mickey Douglas, John Mercer and Steve Peck all were ...

Bus cameras 'making our community safer,' say District 25 officials

Since exterior video cameras were installed on Riverton school buses, an average of two vehicles per week are being reported for traffic violations to the ...

Trustees to abide by CWC per diem rule

The newest members of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees were vocal in their desire to adhere to per diem allowances for trustee travel.
The ...

'The county is very fortunate'

Good year for revenue, investments and surplus

Money is not a problem for Fremont County government, according to a recently released financial ...

Fremont County eligible for assistance for September freeze

The Secretary of Agriculture has declared eight Wyoming counties eligible for disaster assistance.
Farmers and ranchers may qualify for emergency loans based ...

Lenore bridge open to public near Crowheart

A bridge across the Wind River near Crowheart has reopened for public use, according to Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Transportation Department ...

Was this the least productive Congress ever? Just about

The only Congress that produced less legislation was the once right before this one.

WASHINGTON (AP, TNS) -- The 113th Congress began its turbulent ...

States not ready for infection outbreak

Washington (TNS)-- Most states are not prepared to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according to a new report by the Trust for America's Health ...

Don't expect systemic or regime change, Cuba warns

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban Pres-ident Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between ...

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Drone strike kills five
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- A U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least ...

Dubois man receives Wyoming Governor's Arts Award

Gov. Matthew H. Mead has selected Jim Wilcox of Jackson, Tom Lucas of Dubois and Zachary Pullen of Casper as the recipients of the 2014 Wyoming Governor's Arts ...

Divide trail ranks high for snowmobilers

SnoWest Magazine again has named the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail one of the top places to ride in the country.
The trail landed the No. 5 spot on ...

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Births
BORN
A son was born to Kristie Asay of Riverton and Matt Born of Riverton at 7:56 p.m. Nov. 6 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Digest

Former prosecutor charged with theft
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has charged Albany County's former top prosecutor, saying he used county ...

Prison buildings under inspection

CHEYENNE -- Building inspectors have been examining possible structural issues at the 13-year-old Wyoming State Prison in Rawlins.
"We've noticed the past ...

UW arena getting more improvements

An addition to the east side of the auditorium should be the most notable change of the next phase.

LARAMIE -- Work on a second phase of renovations ...

Waiting game for new skate rink as ice gets thicker

It's only a matter of time --and temperature --before Riverton residents are able to skate on the new ice rink installed this month at the intersection of West ...

State moving forward on Honor Farm land parcel; modelers to be paid to move

The State Board of Land Commissioners voted this month to proceed with an auction of 302 acres between Honor Farm and Webbwood roads east of North Federal ...

Tall grass key if grouse to prosper, says study

Newly published research that examined the relationship between grass height and the greater sage grouse's nesting success could have implications for cattle ...

Second guilty plea in hammer killing; third suspect's case tossed

A guilty plea on Thursday finalized the disposition of a grisly murder case that involved three defendants originally.
Charges against another defendant were ...

 
 

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