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A Colorado man was arrested Friday after crashing his vehicle into a car that had been stopped for speeding near Shoshoni.
No one was seriously injured in ...

Body found at ponds

Officials are investigating the discovery of a dead body Wednesday at the Rendezvous Ponds in east Riverton.
Fremont County undersheriff Ryan Lee said an ...

Legislative panel rejects Medicaid expansion proposal

Gov. Mead has recommended the expansion in his biennial budget.

A Wyoming legislative committee has voted against expanding Medicaid to offer ...

Using crutches due to an injured ankle, Michaela Osborne, above, played the part of Piggy during Thursday's performance. Behind her, Cassandra Smith, left, and ...

Patrons hear K, pre-K plan from District 25; parts draw objections

The most commonly expressed concern during meetings held Jan. 18-19 involved siblings attending separate schools.

Dozens of attendees posed questions ...

'One good storm'

That's all it would take to get snowpack back to normal again

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin has fallen slowly over the past ...

School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder addressed patrons Monday night at the first of four community dialogues on the proposed reconfiguration of ...

State looks in every direction for ways to stabilize coal industry

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Coal seems to have few allies these days. But one state is still fighting to save the industry: Wyoming.
Here's a look at what Wyoming has ...

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Births

ST. CLAIR
A child was born to Adrianne Swimmer of Ethete and Bryan St. Clair Jr. of Ethete at 3:36 p.m. ...

A large crowd marched nearly a mile up North Federal Blvd. from Riverton City Park to City Hall on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Speeches ...

Mountain lion hunters in Wyoming soon could be allowed to use traps and snares under a bill proposed by state Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander.
House Bill 12 is an ...

Grizzly delist likely in '16, federal bear managers say

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to remove the grizzly bear from the "threatened" list this year.
The designation has given the North American ...

Elk numbers in northern Yellowstone looking good

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Officials say the elk population in the northern part of Yellowstone National Park and southern Montana is stable after dropping over the ...

State money shortfall may be costly to airport

The governor's budget proposal for the 2017-18 biennium shows cuts to the Air Service Enhancement Program.

Riverton Regional Airport could receive ...

Canyon crash cleared; speed limit restored

Damage caused by a truck that crashed in Wind River Canyon last week has been repaired
Repair work has slowed down traffic on U.S. 20/Highway 789 since a ...

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 ...

 
 

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