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Exotic birds Monday at library

The event is part of National Library Week April 10-16.

Exotic feathered friends from parrots to cockatoos will help kick off National Library Week ...

Bascue on dean's list

Taylor Bascue of Riverton was among the students named to the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester at Ouachita Baptist University.
Bascue and his peers on ...

Middle school students from Fort Washakie, Dubois, Shoshoni and Riverton gathered March 21 at the Reach Foundation in Riverton for the Leaders Encouraging All ...

Coloring for grown-ups to continue

"Inside the Lines" stress-free coloring for adults 18 and up will take place 1-2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month in the community room at ...

Only we can look to the stars

Friday evening, Dr. Scott Acton speaks to a crowd at Central Wyoming College about his work on the James Webb Space Telescope, a massive and ingenious ...

Tuesday notes

When Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese was kicking around the idea of reducing the number of voting precincts and polling places for this year's elections, she ...

State Democratic caucuses Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Democrats caucus Saturday in each of the state's 23 counties. Party leaders expect robust turnout because of the presidential contest ...

Senate president won't run for another term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- After 20 years in the Legislature, Wyoming Senate President Phil Nicholas made it official on Thursday that he won't seek re-election after ...

Wyoming digest

State petitions to remove Sublette sheriff
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has filed papers in court seeking to remove Sublette ...

City residents named to fill several board slots

Riverton's city council appointed new and returning citizens to the local planning commission, board of appeals and tree board Tuesday.
Serving an additional ...

Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts plans to step down from his post at the completion of the current academic year.
"Serving as president of ...

Shooting death investigated near Union Pass

Local law enforcement is investigating the death of a man found Thursday morning in the Union Pass area above Dubois.
Officials believe the man's death is ...

Pot 'edibles' hot interim topic for state legislators for legislators during interim work

The Wyoming Legislature this year tried with at least three bills to pass laws on possession of marijuana edibles.
Attempts included consideration what ...

Energy workers should sign petition and impeach Obama

Editor:
If all the people that worked in the oil fields and coal industry would go to Washington D.C. and sign a petition, maybe would get Obama impeached ...

Rock bands and shared hearts

I was part of a joyous crowd (after a good burger)

There comes a time to rock.
No, I don't rock - at least, not in the sense of "I'm so awesome at ...

The contest

Policy and governance aside, this is one heck of a primary election year

2016 is turning out to be a much more interesting and unpredictable ...

Study: Pavillion fracking legacy threatens future water production

The deep aquifers in the Pavillion area likely have been contaminated as a result now-ended fracking, according to a report that Stanford University published ...

County's voting locations won't change

Consolidation was considered, but officials decided the primary election would be complicated enough with as many as 12 ballots already required at some ...

Arapaho eye Nebraska case as possible indicator in border dispute

The Northern Arapaho Tribe hopes the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decides in favor of the tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation on an ongoing boundary ...

A band known by many names performed backup for performers at the recent Riverton Middle School talent show at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts ...

 
 

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