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Student council members approved for Florida trip in June

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees board has approved an out-of-state travel request for the Student Council to the National Association ...

Dinosaur bone case from Wyo. moves to federal court

DENVER -- A lawsuit in Denver's U.S. District Court names a "fossilized Tyrannosaurus bataar skull" as the defendant.
The legal maneuver essentially ...

Wyoming digest

State board approves land deal
CHEYENNE -- The State Board of Land Commissioners has endorsed a proposal that would transfer ownership of 1,280 acres ...

Science in wolf delisting plan fails peer review

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. suffered a significant setback Friday as an independent review ...

The Fremont County Cattlemen's Association had its winter meeting 40 years ago on this date, electing a new board of directors while keeping one familiar face ...

Digest

Farm and Ranch Days approach
The Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days will include more than 30 sessions Wednesday and Thursday in the Fremont Center at ...

The girls basketball team at Wind River High School in Pavillion has spent the past week doing service to the Fremont County community as part of an annual ...

Whiteplume collecting tales of Sho-Rap firefighters for book

Fighting fires can be a dangerous and stimulating experience for a firefighter, and Robin Whiteplume thinks compiling those stories would be the best way to ...

Minnie Presgrove celebrated her 101st birthday on Jan. 29 at the Morning Star Manor assisted living facility in Fort Washakie.
Presgrove, the oldest resident ...

Pathologist hire gains ground

The math adds up to show Fremont County could hire its own forensic pathologist, according to a report from Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan.
He said ...

Bebout ready for battle on rez border; justice center outlook good

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, was pleased to see funding for payment in lieu of taxes in the farm bill that was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Senate.
The ...

Legislature set to convene this week

In his second year as co-chairman of Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee, State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) says the state is in good shape ...

Legislature's next move in Hill case could be new 'supercommittee'

A legislative panel is drafting a bill that could lead to a special session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court's decision in the superintendent ...

Today

Births
KAULAITY
A son was born to April and Stefan Kaulaity, of Fort Washakie, at 9:51 a.m. Dec. 12, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

Digest

Mill backs Barrasso proposal
SARATOGA -- An owner of the reopened saw mill in Saratoga is backing Sen. John Barrasso's proposal to more than double the ...

In reversal, SLIB approves money for Casper project

CHEYENNE -- The State Loan and Investment Board has approved a $2.5 million loan to develop infrastructure on the site of a proposed conference center near ...

WASHINGTON -- The House approved a wide-ranging public lands bill Thursday that would speed logging of trees burned in last year's massive Rim Fire in ...

City fine-tuning Main Street sign requirements

Existing signs will not be affected by the changes.

Business and property owners on Main Street will have to double check with city code before ...

Goggles backing bills on Medicaid waiver, higher beer tax

The Wyoming Legislature begins its 2014 session next week, and House District 33 Rep. Patrick Goggles has eye on several bills to support.
On the Ethete ...

District 25 requiring background checks on all new hires

All new hires for Fremont County School District 25 will be required to receive a full background check from the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. ...

 
 

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