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GOP candidates announce; party opposes EPA border opinion

With the announced retirement of State Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete, two Republican candidates have announced they are running for the seat. Daniel Cardenas ...

Election preparations under way; no precinct or district changes this year

After several voting precinct and districts changes two years ago, Fremont County's voting geography will be unchanged this year. There will be 32 precincts ...

Feds want more info about education audit

CHEYENNE -- The U.S. Department of Education is seeking more information from the Wyoming Department of Education on spending of federal funds under ...

Jacob Delfelder's arrival in Riverton during its infancy was a pivotal development for the town founded in 1906.
After moving to town from Lander and buying ...

Bowhunters met in March, decided to fund projects

Bowhunters of Wyoming (BOW) held its 2014 meeting and 40th anniversary banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn - UW Convention Center on March 28-29 in Laramie. ...

Women's group wants nominations

The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues is seeking nominations for its 2014 Woman of Distinction and Employer of Choice Awards.
Nominations should be sent to ...

College still serving thousands each year

Central Wyoming College continued to support its mission of public outreach last year, as evidenced by an annual report from Lynne McAuliffe, the school's dean ...

Art professor's painting exhibit showcases Wyoming

The mountain ranges, animals, and woods of Wyoming proved to be the proper setting for the artwork of Lander artist Matt Flint.
He is an associate professor ...

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., sponsored the event, which was held in Riverton.

Inventors from across Wyoming gathered at the Central Wyoming College's ...

Studying the sheep of Whiskey Mountain

The sun rose on a 40-by-40-foot net suspended a dozen feet above a frosty slope on Torrey Rim as Dubois High School students Kurt Leseberg and Rowan Hawk sat ...

Catholic College seeks exception from ACA parts

The school doesn't want to cover contraceptives for its employees.

Wyoming Catholic College has been granted a temporary stay relieving it from ...

High court sides with state on lodging tax

Wyoming can collect full taxes on retail lodging sales made by online travel companies, even if they have no physical presence in the ...

Power outage planned at Federal Blvd. and Monroe

Work also will continue on Riverview Road, where citizens are asked to drive cautiously.

A planned power outage is scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Saturday ...

Gray wolf numbers in Rockies steady despite hunting

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A new population tally of gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies shows their continued resilience despite increased hunting, trapping ...

Park officials say supervolcano not about to erupt

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that ...

Urbigkit passes Friday morning

He worked for the City of Riverton for 24 years.

Long time Riverton civil servant Bill Urbigkit passed after battling a brain tumor and recovering ...

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Births

ADAMS
A daughter was born to Natasha and Matthew Adams, of Lander, at 6:24 p.m. March 12, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ...

Museum board treasurer takes heat at meeting

The Fremont County Museums Board treasurer was under fire for the second meeting in a row after delivering a seconds-long report March 13.
Board treasurer ...

Dubois man dies in two-vehicle crash

Shane Grove, 24, of Dubois died Tuesday at the scene of a two-vehicle accident in Carbon County.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol states Grove was the driver of a ...

Search for CWC president narrowed to three candidates

Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees Chair Charlie Krebs has announced the search for the institution's next president has been narrowed to three ...

 
 

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