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New program gives a book per month to younger kids

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has launched the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in Fremont County with a $21,000 grant from the Union Pacific ...

Deal with airline closer; county eyes $200k in support

Fremont County Commissioners said they intend to contribute up to $200,000 each year to help secure a new airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
Lander and ...

Oil, gas leases hung up across West due to concerns over sage grouse

Concerns over a bird that ranges across Wyoming and the West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally ...

BIA review critical of tribal court performance

The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court failed a program review completed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The review results, released this month, show the ...

Foundation pledges $5,000 to Riverton Senior Citizens Inc.

Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc. has been awarded a $5,000 donation from the Idaho Community Foundation on behalf of the Kissler Family Foundation.
The ICF works ...

Ferries, Taylor set May 28 wedding date in California

William John Ferries of San Francisco and Courtney Lauren Taylor of Berkeley, California, will wed May 28, 2016, in Yuba City, California.
The future ...

The annual awards banquet of the Riverton Chamber of Commerce hosted about 100 people March 18 at the Reach Foundation clubhouse. Jim Gores, left, of James H. ...

The Riverton Police Depart-ment has sworn in a new patrol officer.
Billy Whiteplume was welcomed into department and community March 15 during the Riverton ...

Fire at old Roberts Mission building was 'terrible shame'

Editor:
I was shocked to see the picture of the old building at the Roberts Mission destroyed by fire.
It is a terrible shame that it happened. These old ...

In traffic, consider the roundabout

It has fun advantages over the boring old four-way stop

People sure do complain about intersections a lot, don't they? Hemming and hawing over who ...

The push to merge

As economic conditions tighten, school consolidation is warming as a topic again

At last count there were eight full-fledged public school districts ...

College commission OKs $6 increase per credit hour

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Community college students will pay $6 more per credit hour for in-state tuition starting in the fall 2016 semester.
Wyoming Community ...

Sheriff says state must stay vigilant to terrorism

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Sheriff Danny Glick said Wyomingites should be vigilant in light of recent world events like this week's attack in Belgium because ...

Wyoming digest

Coal royalty increase explored
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Royalty rates on coal extracted from massive strip mines on public lands could increase 50 ...

Mission fire human caused; $10K reward for information

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering an award of up to $10,000 for information about a March 17 fire at Roberts Mission in Fort ...

Decision on discontinuing existing program due in May

The Wyoming Outdoor Council plans to work with Riverton and Lander city council next week to ...

EPA questions state findings on Pavillion area water concerns

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent an 18-page critique to the Department of Environmental Quality, arguing that the Wyoming agency's December report ...

Washington welcome

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., center, met in his office with Gabe Shotgun, left, and Adrian Cook on Thursday, March 3. The two students are from the first ...

Workshop provides info about good ag practices

Sessions begin at 9 a.m. both Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31, in room 116 of the Intertribal Education and Community Center at Central Wyoming ...

Grant and loan program changes open for comment

Proposed changes to rules governing the Wyoming Business Council's Business Ready Community (BRC) grant and loan process are open for a final public comment ...

 
 

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