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Guardian takes over EMS; no oversight plan in place

Fremont County turned over its emergency management services to the private company AMRG, which will operate locally as Guardian EMS.
The change-over took ...

GOP House candidate forum Friday

Candidates running for Wyoming's contested seat in the U.S. House of Representatives participate in a public forum sponsored by the Fremont County Republican ...

Aiden Lebrun, left, tried his hand at the tomahawk throw Saturday afternoon at the 1838 ...

Vets, nurse students get first college fund pinch

Part 2 of 2

The Wyoming Community College Commission has prepared a list of 10 priorities showing the preferred order of budget cuts for the agency ...

New laws on guns, electric cars among those now taking effect

A number of new laws passed earlier this year by the Wyoming Legislature took effect July 1.
The biggest bills are budget-related, as the 2016 legislative ...

Raiders earn home split with Lovell

Ridge McCoy, Jaren Draper and Baylor Beers all had multi-hit games in an 11-10, extra-innings victory.

Riverton returned home after two weeks on the ...

Blake Dale had three hits and struck out nine on the mound in a 10-1 victory which clinched the Little League Majors championship.

For the first ...

Today

Births

HARRIS
A child was born to Ashley Rose Harris of Riverton and Tyler Kirk Harris of Riverton at 1:40 p.m. ...

Fremont County demonstrates its patriotism in full force every year with western flare and a spirit of community participation.
County residents come ...

Willow Creek School scheduled to open for first day of classes Aug. 23

Willow Creek Elementary School is back on track for completion, after a brief lag due to weather in March.
The construction had fallen about 2-3 weeks behind ...

City makes changes to utility billing; some fees up, but more flexibility permitted

Several changes have been made to the city's billing procedure for public services in an effort to clarify inconsistent language and provide transparency to ...

Wyoming digest

Child killed in I-80 wreck
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has died in a crash near Rock Springs on Interstate 80 that sent her ...

Agencies set regulations, offer advice for Fourth

The American Red Cross has steps July 4 revelers can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or taking a trip.

Fireworks safety
The safest ...

Glass recycling over, as of now

The City of Riverton will no longer accept glass items at the neighborhood drop-off locations or in curbside recycling, effective immediately.
The Fremont ...

Riverton student got leadership training in D.C.

Three Wyoming students, including one from Riverton, have been selected as GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) representatives. From a nationwide pool of ...

Coal valuation rules changed; coal states in West raise objections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Interior Department is changing the way it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure mining companies are not ...

Colleges losing 175 jobs state- wide in latest budget slash

Almost 175 people are losing their jobs at community colleges throughout Wyoming as a result of state-level funding cuts this year, according to Wyoming ...

Highway Patrol car rolls on way to shooting scene

DOUGLAS (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper responding to a fatal police shooting in Douglas is in the hospital after crashing into another motorist near ...

Zero-tolerance policy in effect for impaired driving during Fourth of July holiday span

In anticipation of the July 4 holiday period, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is instituting statewide warnings against impaired driving.
From July ...

Wyoming digest

New Sublette sheriff takes oath
(AP) -- Sublette County officials have appointed a new sheriff to replace Stephen Haskell, who was removed from office ...

 
 

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