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Zillmer challenges county to say why he was terminated

Ex-EMS chief says he's ready to sue

A week after his termination, former Fremont County Emergency Medical Services director Joseph Zillmer said he ...

District 14 adds human resources director, reorganizes other positions

Wyoming Indian High School principal Phil Garhart will assume the role of human resources and athletic director for the 2015-2016 school year. It is a position ...

Pride Picnic returning to Lander

The event marks the kick-off of a grassroots campaign to pass an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in the city.

The second annual LGBT Pride Picnic ...

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Powell weighs e-cigarette rules
POWELL -- Powell's police chief is calling for the city council to ban electronic cigarettes for children under the age ...

National foundation critical of state's angle on foster children

LARAMIE -- A new report says Wyoming has too many children who are in institutionalized care rather than foster care.
The report from the Annie E. Casey ...

Fed leader won't be at big summit in Teton Park

WASHINGTON -- It turns out that being the first woman to head the Federal Reserve is not the only tradition Janet Yellen is breaking. The Fed said Tuesday that ...

Terry Dugas hired to lead Wyoming PBS

Central Wyoming College announced Wednesday that Terry Dugas has accepted the position of Wyoming PBS general manager.
Dugas, who will replace retiring ...

Investigation of 7-year-old's death ongoing; volunteers at crosswalks

Authorities are continuing to investigate the fatal traffic incident that resulted in the death of 7-year-old Sophia Archer of Riverton on Friday.
No arrests ...

Hats Off for Hope gala fundraiser set for Saturday

Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
The event, which is sponsored by the Tough ...

Snowpack up across state

CHEYENNE -- The recent cool, wet weather in Wyoming has slowed melting of the state's mountain snowpack.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service says the ...

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Deaths
ARCHER
Sophia Raye Archer, 7, died Friday, May 22, in Riverton. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May ...

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

CWC to host second retreat for children with diabetes

Central Wyoming College is hosting the second annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I diabetes.
The "Stronger than Diabetes" ...

County commissioners requesting EMS privatization proposals

Companies have until 9 a.m. June 9 to submit plans.

Fremont County is publishing a notice to see if private businesses are interested in running its ...

Digest

Park County considers tax request
POWELL -- Park County government leaders are considering another attempt to increase the local sales tax by 1 ...

Good season ahead, says tourism leader

CHEYENNE -- Lower gas prices and other indicators point to plenty of out-of-state visitors coming to Wyoming to enjoy national parks and other attractions this ...

Shooter in Sheridan killing must serve at least 35 years before possibility of parole

SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan judge has sentenced a man convicted of killing a local homeowner to serve at least 35 years before he would be eligible for ...

The way it was: Congressional page - 1975

The final quarter of senior year for Lander Valley High School student Ron Reesy, right, was out of the ordinary. He spent nine weeks in Washington, D.C., as ...

Riverton detectives clear 70 percent of cases in 2014

Police department shares annual report.

The Riverton Police Department dispatch center was fully staffed at the end 2014, according to an annual ...

The graduating class of 2015 at Arapaho Charter High School had an emotional night May 15 as they celebrated the end of their high school education.
Nine ...

 
 

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