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Put big 1 percent projects to a vote

Editor:
In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

Tuesday notes

Low high
That was one crazy bit of cold weather we had for about 36 hours last week -- a record-setter, in fact. We hear mostly about record highs and ...

Wyoming digest

Deal possible in kidnap-murder case
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A plea deal is possible in the Utah case against a man accused of tying up five people in a ...

Biggest Yellowstone fire still growing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The biggest wildfire in Yellowstone National Park grew significantly amid warm, windy weather, forcing firefighters to take ...

One filed so far for open CWC position

Pavillion resident Ernie Over wants to replace Heather Christensen on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Over filed Aug. 22 to represent CWC ...

No travel to Yellowstone from Fremont County due to fire in adjacent Grand Teton park

Anyone wishing to travel to Yellowstone National Park using the regular Fremont County route was out of luck early this week due to wildfires that caused the ...

Workers contest layoffs by Shoshone Business Council; say disputed funding still available

The Shoshone Business Council laid off staff at the Joint Finance Office and the Shoshone and Arapaho Transportation Department on Thursday, citing a "lack of ...

From Motown to Fremont County

Masai Rasheed was a basketball player growing up in Detroit who never thought he would someday find himself in the wide-open spaces of Wyoming, having become a ...

Aspen Early Learning Center in Riverton held its open house ...

Dennison Frank Shoyo Jr.

Fremont County native Dennison Frank Shoyo Jr. of Fort Hall, Idaho, died Thursday, Aug., 18, 2016, following a long-term illness. He was 72 years old.
He was ...

George Frank Patik

George Frank Patik of Lander died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at home in Lander. He was 91 years old.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
George Frank ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. tally up

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.
A year ago, 885 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Huge Yellowstone River closure limited to Montana waters so far

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Closures on a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways could continue for months while ...

Cheney won the U.S. House nomination, 'and that is that'

Editor:
I did not vote for Liz Cheney to be Wyoming congresswoman. I found myself more in agreement with another candidate.
Also, I did not feel she had ...

Jim Bridger would be stunned

Modern-day travel is a whole different kind of adventure.

Traveling a little more 12,000 miles has highlighted an incredibly quick summer. A third ...

We all are hosts

Wyoming contributes to the Olympics, both in the arena and in the heart

Fans of the Olympic games are in their every-other-year mourning period ...

CWC completes its design study for Jackson site; no location yet

A recently completed design study offers details about a proposed new outreach center for Central Wyoming College in Jackson.
State lawmakers approved ...

New board members at WCC

The members of the Wyoming Catholic College Board of Directors is addingthree new members to their ranks.
"The board plays a vital role in the governance and ...

CWC students head off to Peru for capstone program

q The trip is their last stop before moving on to Laramie in the fall.
When Lulu Kennedy and Alex Greenwald came to Central Wyoming College to study ...

So far, so good for private ambulance

Response times shorter under Guardian

The average response times for emergency medical services were reduced in Fremont County during the first month ...

 
 

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