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'We are looking for a few good firefighters'

I recently read that there are two types of firefighters. There are naturals and then there are learned ...

Commercial air travel in Fremont County was growing quickly as the uranium boom picked up speed in the mid-1950s. Riverton Regional Airport (then called ...

Wyoming Shake Out to stress quake preparedness

The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security encourages residents to participate in the Wyoming Shake Out on Thursday.
The Shake Out focuses on earthquake ...

The Lander Met Opera will present "The Marriage of Figaro" at 11 a.m. Saturday.
In this opera, Mozart and his librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte, created not only ...

TEDx event set for Oct. 22 at Central Wyoming College

For the second year, Central Wyoming College will host a TEDx event in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater.
The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 ...

Take time this week to exercise fire safety and thank a firefighter

Fire prevention week is a time to not only educate members of local communities, students in schools, employees inbusinesses and organizations of fire-safety ...

Indigenous sovereignty subject of UW symposium

The program begins at noon Monday at the University of Wyoming.

The second Building Tribal Nations symposium will focus on international indigenous ...

Quake, movement in park not danger sign for caldera

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS -- Scientists have measured rather large ground movement and a strong earthquake around the Yellowstone caldera in the last year, but they ...

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A daughter was born to Crystal Benally of Riverton and Gabriel Lilly of Riverton at 12:56 p.m. July 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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State eyes uranium regs
LARAMIE -- An interim legislative committee is considering a proposal under which Wyoming would take over regulation of uranium ...

Murdered teen begged for life

CHEYENNE -- A young Wyoming man with a gunshot wound to his stomach was on his knees begging for his life when a 16-year-old who had opened fire into a group of ...

Superintendent candidates face off in debate

CASPER -- Candidates hoping to be Wyoming's next superintendent of public instruction squared off over the federal government's role in crafting education ...

WORLAND --Pirates, zombies and band instruments filled Warrior Stadium in Worland on Tuesday for the Northern Wyoming Marching Invitational.
The competition ...

Online textbooks new feature at CWC

Officials hope the resource will reduce the cost of college attendance and eliminate at least one barrier to higher education.

Open access online ...

Hearing could clear way for same-sex marriage

A federal court hearing next week could enable same-sex couples to begin getting marriage licenses in Wyoming.
Four same-sex couples and a gay-rights advocacy ...

County ambulance response time getting faster

Fremont County's ambulances are hitting the road nearly a full minute sooner than a year ago.

When someone needs an ambulance, there's no time to ...

Man arrested after brandishing gun at probation officers visiting home

James A. Crow, 46, of Riverton, was arrested after brandishing a gun at two probation and parole agents during a home visit Tuesday evening.
The agents said ...

Woman in hammer murder case agrees to testify against others

A woman charged in a murder case has agreed to testify against her two co-defendants and plead guilty in exchange for a lower charge.
She pinned most of the ...

Officers call off search for missing couple

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has canceled its search for a Lyons Valley couple presumed missing Thursday afternoon.
A 74-year-old man and his ...

Officials seek public's help in finding missing couple

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