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Employees at Central Wyoming College are excited about a potential new tradition for staff development day.
The idea was initiated last month, when employees ...

Group homes seeking director

Facilities in the group home program are operated in both Riverton and Lander.

The Fremont County Group Homes hopes to hire its new executive ...

County will join state petition to overturn EPA boundary ruling

Fremont County plans to intervene in support of the State of Wyoming in the Environmental Protection Agency's recent action redefining the boundaries of the ...

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Births
BRANHAM
A daughter was born to Katy and Paul Branham, of Riverton, at 7:54 a.m. Jan. 29 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ...

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UW wins ranchland lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a Denver woman who sued to block foundations at the University ...

Simpson among GOP expressing their support for same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY -- A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is ...

Coroner waiting to confirm ID of found body

The Fremont County coroner is waiting to confirm the identity of a man who was found dead Feb. 26 in a residence north of Lander.
"He had been there for quite ...

Commissioners move to end health benefit plan for county retirees

Fremont County commissioners voted Feb. 4 to stop offering the health benefit plan to retirees at the end of the calendar year.
The decision ran against a ...

Fight between roommates ends in arrest

A struggle between two Riverton roommates resulted in an arrest and a citation last week.
Officials said the incident began at about 6:10 a.m. Feb. 25 when ...

Lander chamber director named first county museums chief

For the first time, Fremont County has a central director of museum operations.
The Fremont County Museums board of trustees has named Scott Goetz to the new ...

Officials expect Fremont County's assessed value to rise by $24 million, or 2.6 percent, for fiscal year 2015 to $930 million.
The increase should spell a ...

CWC adding golf, cross country to sports lineup

Soccer teams could be created within two years, college leaders say.

Central Wyoming College administrative officials have preliminarily endorsed the ...

Justice center money included in budget passed by Legislature

One bill allocating state money for courthouse security died in the state House of Representatives on Monday, but the Legislature's approved budget set aside ...

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Deaths
CARDINE
John Joseph Cardine Sr., 62, of Lander, died Friday, Feb. 28. A memorial service will be scheduled in the ...

New grant for heart health to grow tribe's wellness initiative

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe will amp up its cardiovascular education initiatives for tribal members with a grant from the Astrazeneca Healthcare ...

Take small steps when starting a workout

With "swimsuit weather" just around the corner and weight-loss resolutions waiting to be fulfilled, people are starting to look for the perfect exercise ...

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Man pleads guilty to killing wife
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne man faces a minimum of 20 years in prison after admitting to shooting his wife to death during ...

JACKSON -- Researchers are studying the effects of winter recreation on wolverines in northwest Wyoming.
The research project headed by Round River ...

Fall shutdown cost U.S. national parks $414M

Some states used their own money to reopen parks during the federal impasses, but Wyoming did not.

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the ...

Budget bill passed, includes Medicaid study

CHEYENNE -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature passed a budget bill Monday that calls on Gov. Matt Mead and other Wyoming officials to investigate whether ...

 
 

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