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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 ...

Digest

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 ...

Lower bench will hear fracking case again, high court decides

A Wyoming Supreme Court ruling Wednesday will give environmentalists another chance to argue in favor of public disclosure of the ingredients in the chemical ...

Cafe shuts its doors at airport; city 'in a bind'

The doors to the Airport Cafe at the Riverton Regional Airport did not open for business Monday morning.
Airport division manager Paul Griffin said the ...

Fire investigators still are not sure what caused the Wednesday morning blaze that destroyed an old church building and adjacent apartment in the 500 block of ...

City signs on in support of state's EPA challenge

The City of Riverton is joining Fremont County and other entities in filing to intervene with the State of Wyoming on legal action challenging the ...

CWC approves plan to add golf, cross country to athletic offerings

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees on Wednesday endorsed a plan to add men's and women's cross country and men's and women's golf to the roster of ...

Today

Births
DURAN
A son was born to Gladys F. Hill and Sonny Duran, of Fort Washakie, at 1:07 p.m. Jan. 1 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 ...

Wyoming digest

Gingery retiring from Legislature
JACKSON -- Republican State Rep. Keith Gingery of Jackson says he won't seek re-election.
The five-term veteran ...

Burglary bill fails; Case optimistic for its future

A bill introduced by state Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, modifying penalties for burglary was voted down in a 16-14 vote of the Wyoming Senate on Feb. 20.
The ...

Center of Hope surpassing goals since October merger

The Center of Hope in Riverton has seen nothing but improvements since a recent merger, said Heath Steel, the executive vice president of operations at ...

Tribes to haul trash to Casper instead of local landfills

The Northern Arapahoe and Eastern Shoshone tribes plan to start hauling waste from the Wind River Indian Reservation to the City of Casper's landfill. ...

 
 

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