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State lost nearly 9,000 jobs in 12 months

A new state labels it "the steepest drop ever in Wyoming's history."

Wyoming lost about 8,700 jobs from the first quarter of 2015 to the first ...

Wyoming digest

WyoLotto makes second payment
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery has turned over its second payment this year to the state.
The lottery transferred ...

Bomb scare reveals device made of fireworks; no detonation, no injuries

A package found at the site looked like it was made using fireworks.

No one was injured during a bomb scare Thursday morning at the 789 Smokeshop ...

It's rendezvous season again in Riverton.
That means the entire month is filled with ways to celebrate the city, including games, gatherings, the Friday ...

Grant would fix Rails to Trails

A newly formed local group, the Riverton Pathways Volunteers, is applying for a grant from the Wyoming Department of Transportation to help pay for ...

No Zika mosquitoes in Fremont County

They couldn't live here, says Weed and Pest



The species of mosquito that carries the Zika virus does not live in Wyoming.
Even if an Aedes ...

At hearing, Bebout, Miller favor finding new site for penitentiary

A Wyoming legislative task force which includes two Riverton lawmakers is recommending that Gov. Matt Mead approve spending $3.5 million for emergency ...

Cowboys earn all-MW honors

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming had 70 student-athletics earn Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors this past spring.
Wyoming's list ...

BR all-stars head to state tourney with high hopes

Riverton will be defending the state championship in Buffalo next week.

Last summer, the Riverton Babe Ruth 15-and-younger all-stars wore the crown ...

Wyoming digest

Marshals killed man after father's funeral
DOUGLAS (AP) -- Deputy U.S. Marshals shot and killed a man while trying to arrest him after his father's ...

University, Biz Council collaborating on plans for economic diversity

One area the planner are hoping to expand is the state's technology sector.

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming administrators and board of trustees ...

Officer killed by bear knew risks, rewards

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the vast, wild ...

Ted Wilson

A memorial service for Ted Marshall Wilson is at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at the Rendevous Center at the Goshen County Fair Grounds in Torrington.
He died ...

Dianne B. Tippets

Dianne B. Tippets of Riverton died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 77.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. ...

Wyoming has among lowest transgender rate in U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) -- New statistical analysis of all 50 states shows Wyoming has among the fewest transgender adults in by percentage in the nation.
About 1.4 ...

Lander, Riverton and the Wind River Indian Reservation all were part of the race route in 1984 for the Red Dog bicycle stage race shortly after Independence ...

Friday rollover

Officers responded to a one vehicle rollover accident at about 3 p.m. Friday on Wyoming Highway 789, south of Riverton. A work truck from Keyhole Technologies ...

New food storage regs in place on Shoshone and B-T forests

Minimizing conflicts between people and bears is the focus of a revised food storage order which expands requirements for storing food on portions of the ...

Two-years of probation for man in meth case

A Riverton man was sentenced June 29 to two years supervised probation for distribution of methamphetamine.
The charge is punishable by up to 20 years in ...

Fiber upgrade on reservation hampered by council split

For more than three years, CenturyLink has been trying to secure an agreement that would upgrade the fiber optic connectivity on the Wind River Indian ...

 
 

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