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Coal exports up via sales to European and Asian markets

q The increase comes after five years of declines, and some improvement in Wyoming's coal sector.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. coal exports rose sharply in ...

A crowd of about 100 people gathered Tuesday for the third Community Peace March in Riverton in commemoration of the deadly shooting that took place July 18, ...

Wyoming digest

GOP hears two bills to revise ESA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species ...

Prosecutor says he'll run for county treasurer; would restore the Riverton office

Tom Majdic, who handles juvenile prosecution for the Fremont County Attorney's Office, said Wednesday that he plans to run for Fremont County Treasurer in ...

State hires Denver firm for school recalibration; local bid not accepted

The work is aimed at addressing a huge shortfall in public school funding in Wyoming.

The Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration is set to ...

Federal probe concludes no evidence of theft by tribal finance employees

No evidence of theft in the Wind River Indian Reservation's joint financial agency was found in a federal investigation.
That announcement came last week ...

Man's death in ATV wreck an accident; no relevant toxicolgy

The Florida man killed when he overturned his four-wheeler last month outside of Dubois died of abdominal trauma, according to the Fremont County Coroner's ...

Cattle drive a colorful start to Frontier Days

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Cowboys on horseback recreated a part of Cheyenne's past recently when they drove about 550 Corriente steers on the city's major ...

Big day for Big Red activities

It may not be a stretch to say that Aug. 3 is one of the more important days of the upcoming 2017-18 school year for Riverton High School students and ...

Vincent Brown had 13 strikeouts and Tyler McKiernan drove in three runs as the Babe Ruth 15-and-under all-stars defended their crown with a 22-2 victory ...

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Births

BINNS
A son was born to Amber Binns of Lander and Jeffrey Binns of Lander at 5:34 p.m. July 15 at ...

Wyoming digest

Plague found in Wyoming prairie dog
GILLETTE (AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Health is urging people to use caution after a plague infection was ...

Wolf and livestock deaths hit record high in state

Gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were ...

Despite fire ban, 40- acre blaze ignited by weekend fireworks

Repeated fire safety warnings haven't had an impact on some area residents, who continue to shoot off fireworks and leave campfires unattended despite hot, dry ...

Feds don't plan to limit land use during sun eclipse

Some federal agencies will require special permits for recreational use of public lands in the path of August's solar eclipse, but the Lander offices of the ...

Masonic lodge members from Riverton, Fremont County and throughout Wyoming attended Saturday's 100-year ceremonies for the Riverton Masonic Temple. Past Master ...

Court wants state input on rehearing ask

The three judges who considered in February whether Riverton is on the Wind River Indian Reservation have directed the state and the Wyoming Farm Bureau ...

Police, prosecutor, county clerk named in suit by Dubois woman prosecuted in '16 for vote

Harley Wells was first person in Fremont County to ever be prosecuted for felonious voter fraud.
The Dubois woman claims the case last year was about more ...

A clear, calm day brought near-perfect conditions to the 20 hot-air balloonists in Riverton for the 37th annual Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally. At ...

College plans new degree programs; state approves

Four new programs at Central Wyoming College recently received approval from the Wyoming Community College Commission and are now available for student ...

 
 

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