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The company conducted two meetings last week to answer questions and receive comments from the public.

Strathmore Minerals held two public meetings ...

Officials discuss grad rates,issues at rez schools

Student academic performance in Fremont County schools was the focus when the Joint Education Committee and the Select Committee on Tribal Relations on ...

College OKs $5.7M in bonds to finance capital construction

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees in July approved $5.7 million in bonds to help pay for capital construction projects in Fremont County.
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Funding woes stall 1 percent tax work

City has yet to receive revenue from the levy

New recommendations from the Fix Our Roads Citizen Committee didn't go far after Riverton City Council ...

Melvin 'Mel' Moen

Melvin "Mel" Moen, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 86 years old.
Per his request, cremation ...

Nelson Richard 'Tex' Altsman

Nelson Richard "Tex" Altsman died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Wind River Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Riverton. He was 88 years old.
Cremation and ...

Nina Larson Shimek

Nina Larson Shimek, longtime Thermopolis resident, died of heart complications Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Billings Clinic in Montana. She was 80 years ...

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Births
WILLOW
A son was born to Philma Willow, of Ethete, at 12:53 a.m. July 23, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. ...

Former UW player pleads guilty in bar fight in Laramie

LARAMIE -- A Wyoming basketball player accused of kicking a man in the face during a bar fight last winter has been ordered to serve jail time and pay $58,000 ...

UW ranked dead last in yards allowed in 2012.

LARAMIE -- There is no place to go but up for the University of Wyoming's defense in the Mountain West ...

Riverton Junior Football League registration is on; first practice set Monday

Riverton Junior Football League co-president Brett Watson has a target of four teams at the fifth- and sixth-grade level.
Football players interesting in ...

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Births
WARREN
A daughter was born to Shila Kazee, of Kinnear, and Mitchel J. Warren Jr., of Arapahoe, at 11:21 p.m. July 22, 2013, at Lander Regional ...

New Riverton ordinance requires drivers to have licenses, insurance

The Riverton City Council has approved new ordinances that require motor vehicle drivers to have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance. The changes ...

The public is invited to watch and participate in a mounted shooting competition Saturday at the Lander Old Timer's Rodeo Association arena.
In mounted ...

A.G. on right track in calling for discretion in drug sentences

The federal prison system in the United States is an $80 billion industry that houses more than 219,000 prisoners, with about half of them serving time on ...

Enjoy the skies, from a campsite or anywhere

Another month has gone by and August is upon us. Last month we did a little camping, watched a full moon rise, and sat around a campfire roasting marshmallows ...

The high-speed chase

No one likes it or wishes for it, but sometimes there is no alternative

Riverton and its vicinity have witnessed two high-speed pursuits of private ...

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First outreach meeting for Sternberg
LARAMIE -- New University of Wyoming President Robert Sternberg has been busy meeting with Gov. Matt Mead, state ...

Campers not dousing fires the right way

CHEYENNE -- Despite dry conditions in northwest Wyoming, National Park Service and Forest Service rangers and staff are finding abandoned campfires that have ...

Review of plan to drop wolf protections delayed by federal government

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- A federal agency is delaying an independent analysis of a plan to drop legal protections for wolves across most of the nation because of ...

 
 

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