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Coal-lease moratorium affects some state mines; leasing had slowed already

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- At least 30 applications from companies seeking to mine hundreds of millions of tons of coal face suspension as the government reviews ...

Mid-January typically isn't the time a new mayor is picked, but Dubois had no choice 35 years ago this week.
Mayor Ervin Cline announced his resignation, ...

King Day walk 10 a.m. Monday in Riverton

A Walk for Equality is planned for 10 a.m. Monday in Riverton in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The walk begins at Riverton City Park near the ...

PARADE, VEHICLER00;SHOW START 30TH YEAR; MEDALLION CLUES BEGIN MONDAY

The Wild West Winter Carnival kicked off its 30th year Friday with the annual ...

Adventure treks return for 2016

In 2015, Fremont County Museums in Dubois, Lander and Riverton created the Adventure Trek Series to allow visitors the chance to explore the history, culture ...

Fremont County Digest

Vendor applications available for Winter Fair
Preliminary plans are nearly set for the 2016 Wyoming State Winter Fair Feb. 27 through March 5 in ...

Energy Share of Wyoming kicks off for new season

Raising more than $100,000 and assisting more than350 families statewide are among goals of Energy Share of Wyoming, which kicked off its 2015-16 season in ...

Officials have confirmed that the driver involved in the Thursday evening crash that caused traffic delays in the Wind River Canyon did not suffer major ...

Splash pad aiming for funds by May, opening summer '17

By May, the Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad Group wants to raise $120,000 through grants, city funding and fundraising for an above-ground recreational water ...

Plan would join staff of WLRC and state hospital

CHEYENNE - For years, the Wyoming Life Resource Center and Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston have been separate facilities with separate staff.
When the two ...

Forest mapping workshops set for two Fremont County locations this week

Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Wyoming Wilderness Association,Togwotee Pass Backcountry Alliance, NOLS, and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition are hosting ...

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Corrections

The caption on Wednesday's front page describing a two-vehicle accident on West Sunset drive in Riverton ...

Court says no to salary for fired teacher

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has reversed a local judge's decision to award a terminated Laramie County School District 1 teacher his salary for ...

Structural problems at state pen threaten future operations

Structural problems could force the closure of Wyoming's only maximum-security prison.
State leaders were told Wednesday that movement and cracks in the walls ...

Feds halt all coal leases so financial audit can take place

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration says it's halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review. The question is ...

Two bull moose have been spotted along the Wind River in multiple locations, including here south of the Wind River on the reservation side Monday. They also ...

Wyoming digest

WINhealth must liquidate
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A health insurance company that was once the second largest in Wyoming will be liquidated to pay off its ...

Spoonhunter new member of Arapaho council, filling spot vacated by McElroy

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has a new member. The governing body announced a vacancy on Dec. 21 and on Dec. 28 invited Ryan Spoonhunter, who got the ...

Accident halts traffic in WR Canyon; delays possible Saturday

Motorists traveling through Wind River Canyon should expect delays Friday and possibly Saturday as crews work to remove debris from a Thursday evening crash ...

Fewer marriages in county last year compared to '14

The Fremont County Clerk's office recorded almost 260 licenses for marriages that occurred in 2015.

Fewer couples were married last year in Fremont ...

 
 

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