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Teen pregnancy rate up in county

A 2013 survey showed 47 percent of high school teens in Wyoming are having sex.

A 2014 report from the Wyoming Department of Health shows Fremont ...

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ...

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Deaths
BAKER
George L. Baker, 75, formerly of Fremont County, died Saturday, Jan. 17, at his home in Wheatland. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. ...

WDH urges residents to test homes for radon

Testing is the only way to know how much of the invisible, potentially dangerous gas known as radon is present in Wyoming homes or workplaces, according to the ...

Abolish death penalty, says group favoring House bill

CHEYENNE -- In most capital murder cases, jurors in Wyoming prefer life imprisonment instead of imposing the death penalty, a veteran Cheyenne defense attorney ...

Strong support for Medicaid expansion at Senate hearing

CHEYENNE -- A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to ...

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ...

Defendants sign plea deals in Sinks Canyon vandalism case

A special prosecutor also has been appointed for three of the four defendants.

Several cases related to vandalized cabins in Sinks Canyon have seen ...

Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

New coroner says county can't store bodies while families debate

Charging for storing bodies and a grave site for paupers were among the potential policies new Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen discussed with Fremont ...

Library hosting film series

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its Second Annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "California Indian," a contemporary story that cuts ...

The way it was: County commissioners -- 1963

The Fremont County Commission has five members now, but it was a three-person body for most of its existence. This picture from 1963 shows four men, but one ...

Wyoming PBS to screen 'Shakespeare Uncovered'

Wyoming PBS and the Lander Library will host a special screening of "Shakespeare Uncovered: The Taming of the Shrew" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the library, 451 ...

Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ...

Beating a cheat

County group to try an experimental, biological agent to suppress cheatgrass

Cheatgrass pops up in just about every environmental, land management ...

Wyoming digest

New lottery game on the way
CHEYENNE -- Lottery players in Wyoming will have a new game to play this spring.
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation announced ...

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Deaths
BUCKINGHAM
Karen L. Buckingham, 63, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 12, at her home. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at ...

Digest

Air Force OKs bigger training range
PIERRE, S.D. -- The Air Force on Friday approved a proposal to expand a bomber training area over the Northern ...

Hunting bill would trim non-resident chances

The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association is gearing up to fight the bill.

CHEYENNE -- A bill pending in the Wyoming Legislature would cut the ...

Firewise project thins fuels; no cause for alarm

The activity caught the attention of at least one resident who called law enforcement Wednesday.

County residents shouldn't be too alarmed if they ...

 
 

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