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Wyoming Indian to fund 100 percent of employees' health insurance costs

The changes only will apply to the 2015-2016 school year.

Fremont County School District 14 has agreed to cover the full cost of health insurance ...

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Births
CASTILLO
A daughter was born to Marcilynn Limberhand of Riverton and Ramon Castillo of Havre, Mont., at 9:41 a.m. April 30 at SageWest Health ...

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Woman killed in motorcycle wreck
ALADDIN -- A Canadian woman is dead after the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer in northeastern Wyoming.
The ...

New leader in place for Warren Air Force Base ICBMs

CHEYENNE -- Col. Stephen Kravitsky has served in many different roles during his 29-year Air Force career.
Since enlisting as an 18-year-old, his duties have ...

Federal grouse measures unveiled

The regulations would require oil and gas wells to be clustered in groups of a half-dozen or more to avoid scattering them across habitat of the greater ...

House damaged in fire; residents responded well

An electrical malfunction was the cause of a fire that damaged a house Thursday morning on Oilfield Road south of Riverton.
Fire officials said the damage ...

Man arrested in Kinnear after report of gunfire

A Kinnear man was arrested for reckless endangerment Thursday afternoon after reports he fired a shotgun into the air in the 8100 block of Riverview Road.
No ...

The Riverton community broke ground Thursday at the new Willow Creek Elementary School to be built at 1200 E. Monroe Ave.
Students from Fremont County School ...

Shoshoni ups mill levy to cover higher school expense

Shoshoni property owners will see an increase on this year's tax notices after the Fremont County School District 24 Board of Trustees agreed to levy an ...

Highway open after slides, but train tracks in canyon closed

Officials do not have an exact estimate on the timeline for reopening the line.

This week's mud slides between Shoshoni and Thermopolis caused damage ...

Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ...

Local officials say living conditions for a horse at the corner of West Sunset Drive and North Eighth Street West in Riverton do not meet the threshold of ...

School awards ceremony postponed

Fremont County School District 25 has postponed the annual district awards ceremony at Riverton Middle School scheduled for Friday so that faculty and staff ...

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Births
ARTHUR
A child was born to Jessie M. Arthur of Arapahoe at 8:20 p.m. April 16 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, ...

Leaders tee off on waterway regs from EPA

Wyoming officials say they're disappointed with water quality regulations the federal government released Wednesday that would extend federal authority over ...

Railroad, power plant settle long dispute over coal rate

The disagreement began more than 10 years ago when the Missouri Basin Power Project filed a complaint saying the railroad was price gouging on coal ...

Rich Wyoming donor bets on Santorum

This time around, however, Foster Friess says his support will be less conspicuous.

The Wyoming fund manager who contributed $2.1 million to help ...

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WGFD warns about young wildlife
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are asking people to stay away from young animals because of potential harm ...

Community hears ideas on new animal science facility for college

A new agricultural and animal science center is the newest capital construction priority at Central Wyoming College, and community members and college leaders ...

Nebraska TV executive to be next Wyoming PBS chief

Terry Dugas has been the manager of content distribution for NET Television, the statewide PBS network in Lincoln, Neb., for the past seven ...

 
 

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