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Riverton would be last school district in Fremont County to embrace 'pre-K' concept

Riverton's is the only school district in Fremont County that does not provide public pre-kindergarten education.
The district is considering a ...

Budget bill would cut funding for tribal liaisons; lawmakers start detail work in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Legislature has begun the daunting task of going through the state's budget for the next two years.
Members of the legislative Joint ...

CWC students well-prepped for university performance, stats suggest

Students who move on to the University of Wyoming after attending Central Wyoming College tend to perform better than their peers in Laramie, according to a ...

Wolf bill would provide predation compensation for stockgrowers, delisting stays in limbo

CHEYENNE - All Fremont County legislators are supporting a bill that would compensate agriculture producers whose livestock are harmed by gray wolves.
State ...

Workers outside the Riverton Post Office had air conditioning on their minds during a cold winter morning. Cranes lifted a couple of huge new climate-control ...

The famed "Lucky Mc" uranium discovery in Fremont County's Gas Hill began a uranium boom, but it was almost five years before the two prospectors who staked ...

Bio-agents a new angle of attack to fight weeds near Sinks, elsewhere

Aaron Foster, supervisor of Fremont County Weed and Pest, outlined new bio-agents in development that will soon be in use to fight invasive weeds.
These ...

Local volunteers responded to three vehicle fires in less than 12 hours Thursday to Friday, including one incident of suspected arson.
No injuries were ...

Equine Center winter jackpot series continues in February

The Central Wyoming College Equine Center is hosting a series of events starting with a Winter Jackpot series that began Feb. 6 and continues Feb. 20 and 27. ...

Coloring-book author touts health benefits

Adult coloring is being described as the latest craze for adults interested in exploring their creative ...

Cuts, not savings, key to solving state budget crisis, says Campbell

Wyoming shouldn't tap into its $1.8 billion rainy day fund unless it's absolutely necessary, says State Rep. Rita Campbell.
An alternative, the Shoshoni ...

Local officers arrest 10 drunken drivers over Super Bowl weekend

Law enforcement officers in Fremont County arrested 10 people for drunken driving last weekend as part of a county wide, multi-agency enforcement ...

Smoke around Ocean Lake area could be from prescribed burn

To increase habitat quality for waterfowl and hunting opportunities for sportsmen, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land ...

City might up fines for underage tobacco use

The Riverton City Council is considering raising the fines given to residents younger than age 18 who are found to be in possession of tobacco.
Local ...

Fremont County Digest

Veterans assistance set this month
A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the
Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach ...

Strong vote for college funding in committee

A bill to provide more stable funding for community colleges in the state passed out of the House Revenue Committee on Friday by a vote of 8-1 according to the ...

JAC finishes budget bill; no Medicaid, no teacher raises, $310M from reserve

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The state of Wyoming would spend through roughly $1 billion of savings over the coming two years under a budget bill that cleared a crucial ...

Bill restricting access to student online data OKd in Wyoming Senate

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The state Senate has approved on first reading a bill that aims to restrict school districts' access to student data, particularly online ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged in animal cruelty arrested
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) -- Park County authorities say a man facing animal cruelty charges after several dead animals ...

Hypothermia cause of 18-year old's death near Beaver Creek

The 18-year-old whose body was found last month south of Riverton died of accidental hypothermia according to a report from the Fremont County Coroner. ...

 
 

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