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Patrick Construction is to rebuild Fremont County's Green Mountain campground. The Lander-based company entered the lowest bid for the project at ...

Police, school leaders see no signs of added racial tension since EPA

Tribal representatives have been referring to an increase in perceived "anti-Indian sentiment" locally since the Environmental Protection Agency's disputed ...

County's health options include high-deductible

The spiraling cost of its health benefit plan has led Fremont County to make big changes to the program, including adding a high-deductible health plan to its ...

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Births
SCOTT
A son was born to Trisha Childers and Christopher Scott, of Riverton, at 1:41 p.m. Dec. 2, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ...

Ducks Unlimited banquet set for Saturday

The Riverton chapter of Ducks Unlimited is having its annual banquet Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"It's for all wildlife enthusiasts, not just ...

Air Force seeks expansion of site for bomber training runs

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with its 2008 proposal to expand a bomber training site over Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota.
The ...

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Yellowstone bison captures increase
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has captured roughly 150 migrating bison in recent days as officials ...

Special session legislation moves forward

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Senate committee has approved a bill to pay for a special legislative session if one is necessary to deal with fallout from the recent ...

Rather than vote, committee might simply do nothing on Medicaid bill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee that heard public testimony Wednesday in favor of a bill that would expand Medicaid in Wyoming didn't vote on the matter and ...

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the eighth day of the 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate heard dozens of ...

Cindy Gustin stepped in as the new victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department at the start of the year and, taking over a position centered ...

Search begins for CWC's next president

Outside facilitator to assist

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has chosen 19 people to participate in its presidential search committee. ...

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Births
SAMUELSON
A daughter was born to Jolene and Andy Samuelson, of Riverton, at 1:22 p.m. Dec. 11, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ...

Digest

Document details fatal attack on jailer
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old inmate from Wyoming strangled a jail guard for more than 2 minutes after he ...

Iowa snowmobiler killed in avalanche when snow sweeps sled into a tree

JACKSON -- A 26-year-old Iowa man died when an avalanche swept his snowmobile into a tree in northwest Wyoming.
Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam said ...

DNA testing bill narrowed in committee

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee on Tuesday scaled back a proposal to require people arrested on serious charges to provide DNA samples.
The Senate ...

Senate committee considers Medicaid bill

CHEYENNE -- Witnesses testifying in favor of a bill to expand the Medicaid program in Wyoming told lawmakers Wednesday that the program offers their sole hope ...

Tribes, city say they are open to discussing EPA ruling; no talk set

The Northern Arapaho Tribe last week requested that the Environmental Protection Agency stay a recent decision redefining the boundaries of the Wind River ...

The U.S. senator visited the Pavillion high school during a whirlwind tour of Wyoming.

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., visited Wind River High ...

Defendant in Sinks Canyon shooting to enter alcohol abuse program

A judge wants to see how Jeremy Cunningham does in an alcohol abuse treatment program before deciding whether to accept a plea agreement in his case.
"We'll ...

 
 

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