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Posey new diversity coordinator for CWC; leaving tribal council post

Longtime Eastern Shoshone Business Council member Ivan Posey submitted his resignation to the council last week. He has been hired as the new full-time ...

Ashgrove Elementary celebrated Earth Day with an outing Friday at Sunset Park in Riverton. Students created arts and crafts projects with found materials, ...

Cheyenne tops for clean air in Wyoming-Colorado region

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The infamous Wyoming wind may not be everyone's favorite aspect about Cheyenne, but it does contribute to something positive -- clean air.
In ...

Shoshone / Arapahoe lawsuit updated in federal court

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has filed a motion in Montana Federal District Court to dismiss Eastern Shoshone Business Council chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr. and ...

Suicide stats up sharply for year

Total already exceeds all of 2014


The number of suicides recorded this year in Fremont County already matches the total on record for 2014.
As of ...

Wind River Hotel and Casino partnered with AmeriCorps and local volunteers to beautify the stretch of highway between the Wind River bridge and the casino. ...

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Births


RICHMOND-SCHEPKER
A daughter was born to Braedyn Sue Richmond of Thermopolis and Dustin James Schepker ...

Protestors fill second part of Honor Farm transaction

More than 100 people gathered at a public hearing Thursday to protest the state's plan to purchase 108 acres of land from Ray and Ladonna Good for use by the ...

Wyoming digest

Uranium layoffs announced in state
(AP) -- The Uranium mining company Cameco Corp. is cutting 85 jobs in Wyoming and Nebraska.
Based in Canada, Cameco ...

Community efforts key to suicide battle, experts agree

Prevention experts say it is up to community members to notice changes in behavior that may indicate that a person is thinking about committing suicide. ...

Allen preferred slowdown on construction amid fiscal crunch

Solar plane leaves Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- After some uncertainty about the winds, the Solar Impulse team has taken off from Hawaii, venturing ...

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Births


WESAW/BURNETT
A son was born to Lesha Wesaw of Fort Washakie and Wyatt Burnett of Ethete at 1:09 a.m. ...

Preschool students performed in the Smart Start Academy Presentations April 14-15 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center at Central Wyoming ...

Wyo judge has federal fracking rule in his hands

The future of federal rules aimed at protecting land, water and wildlife from energy-production practices including hydraulic fracturing now rests with a judge ...

Businesses pass tobacco check

The Riverton Police Department subjected 18 local businesses to tobacco compliance checks April 10. All 18 passed the inspection by refusing tobacco to ...

RPD wrote up 2,500 offenses during 2015; 13,000 calls

In 2015, Riverton Police Department officers issued roughly 1,200 traffic citations and 1,600 written warnings. Local police arrested about 1,800 individuals ...

Federal officer beat, cuffed, threatened wife, charges allege

William Curran freed under supervision

The Wind River Police Department officer arrested last week for allegedly kidnapping his wife was released ...

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Births

ROBESON
A son was born to Cassandra Robeson of Lander and Timothy Robeson of Lander at 5:38 p.m. April ...

Wyoming digest

Problem wolves evading darters
JACKSON (AP) -- Wolves preying on livestock in western Wyoming have learned what aircraft sound like and are eluding ...

Mild winter, wet spring bodes well for hunting

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish predicts that hunters can look forward to plentiful game this year thanks to the mild winter and ...

 
 

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