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GOP candidates set to appear at county forums

Republican office-seekers will appear at upcoming GOP candidate forums.
Dates include:
- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lander Valley High School
- 7 ...

Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states

WASHINGTON -- The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Plains and Rocky Mountain states, thanks to oil and natural gas --lots ...

Person of interest in abduction in custody on unrelated charges

David Wayne Brock, 22, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay fines.

A person of interest in the weekend abduction of a 9-year-old ...

Second CWC board member declines to run for re-election

Another member of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has decided not to run for re-election this year.
During a board meeting this month, Scott ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed the county attorney's role in social issues ...

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Deaths
EELLS
Loretta May Eells, 86, of Riverton, died after a short illness Saturday, July 19, surrounded by family at Help for Health Hospice Home. A ...

Time to register for Wyoming's Biggest Loser RunWalk

Wyoming's First Lady is encouraging state residents to register for the upcoming Biggest Loser RunWalk event planned for Aug. 17 in Casper.
"When parents and ...

Digest

Enzi tops in campaign funds
Incumbent Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi is the top fundraiser among congressional candidates in the state in the most recent ...

Decision due soon on bomb training range expansion

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the ...

Campaign aide fired over drawing

The campaign of Wyoming secretary of state candidate Ed Murray has acknowledged a staffer sent an obscene sketch to someone who had been fired from the ...

Want to buy your own town? Aladdin can be had for $1.5M

ALADDIN -- Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin.
You won't need a genie in a bottle to buy it. ...

The specter of the bird's listing is reviving the centuries-old debate about local vs. federal control and whether to develop or conserve the ...

Three people were arrested after an incident that began during the Friday Night Cruise in downtown Riverton.
Reports state an officer at the event saw a ...

Person of interest sought in child abduction case

Police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a child abduction reported early Saturday in Riverton.
Reports state a 9-year-old girl was ...

Airport numbers show substantial improvement

June cancellations just 8 percent

Air service at Riverton Regional Airport has turned a corner, according to the most recent data.
After months of ...

Powell teens won't soon forget harrowing ride over dam

Four girls who went over Mormon Dam while tubing on the Shoshone River recently are beat up and still experiencing pain from their injuries.
But it's the ...

There was talk in the summer of 1996 about paving also known as SR-131, referred to most commonly as "The Loop Road."
As improvements to campgrounds and state ...

Valdez on the job as CWC president; budget comes first

In his first official action as Central Wyoming College's new president, Dr. Cristobal Valdez recommended the CWC Board of Trustees pass the school's $36.8 ...

Dems plan picnic for Sunday

Candidates are encouraged to attend and share their plans.

The Fremont County Democratic Party will gather for an election year picnic at 4 p.m. ...

Loss of friends, family to suicide moves teens to speak out on issue

A group of local teenagers will appear in a televised public service announcement this summer promoting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
The students ...

 
 

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