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Restoration work brings more life to historic site steadily

Despite budget shortfalls and unexpected obstacles, the Carissa Mine and Mill restoration ...

Pavillion fracking out of spotlight, but dispute is far from resolved

The Environmental Protection Agency may have walked away, and the attention from Wyoming's Department of Environmental Quality has fizzled, but the lack of ...

A smaller - and safer - energy year

Wyoming's minerals and energy operated at its safest level in years in 2016. There were no fatalities on Wyoming mine sites in 2016 and fewer lost-time ...

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A son was born to Vanessa Seminole of Riverton and Jose Cantu of Riverton at 5:35 a.m. June 10 at ...

Teen sentenced to 28 years in woman's death; body stashed near Cheyenne

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Colorado woman has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for her role in the September 2015 death of a woman who reportedly ...

Spring '18 target for start on rebuild of Wyoming Life Resource Center

Plans call for the refurbished Lander facility to house some patients that currently live at the Wyoming State Hospital.


Reconstruction of the ...

This pet alligator was found at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 1, underneath a yellow Pontiac Trans Am in the 1200 block of Riverview Road in Riverton. Several ...

Firefighters responded at about 8:40 p.m. Friday to this haystack aflame on Ethete Road. Officials said the Wind River Police Department is investigating the ...

High water kept ambulance from reaching man who died Wednesday

Flooding last week may have contributed to the death of a 49-year-old man in rural Lander, Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Tuesday.
The man called ...

St. Stephen's and Arapahoe people affected by flood get Red Cross help

Red Cross of Wyoming stood by with people and supplies, ready to assist those affected by flooding as soon as services were requested by local emergency ...

Commission works to cut deficit in half

Last week, Fremont County commissioners agreed to cut their $2.2 million deficit for the 2018 fiscal year in half by Thursday, when they're required to ...

Tornadoes, huge hail batter parts of eastern Wyo

Staff and wire reports

Severe storms spawned tornadoes and dropped enormous hail stones in eastern Wyoming. Property damages was extensive, and at least one ...

Wyoming digest

Wintry weather returning to Wyoming
JACKSON(AP) -- More extreme weather is forecast in Wyoming after two days of severe thunderstorms.
The National ...

Flood receding; RVID canal users have no water yet

The area emergency designation over the weekend due to record flooding in the Wind River Basin officially ended Sunday, but the impacts of the event will be ...

Riverton man to prison for child porn

Riverton man James Sandfer, 54, was sentenced to 46 months imprisonment last week for possession of child pornography.
State investigators discovered in ...

Ethete man receives 10 years imprisonment for raping teen

A 33-year-old Ethete man, Sherman Quiver, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment last week for raping a teenager in August.
His victim first told a police ...

Mike Myers has defined the third millennium in the Central Wyoming College theater department.
He arrived in Riverton on Dec. 31, 1999, and his first day on ...

USFS weighs Loop Road opening

Significant snow at high elevations will remain for weeks....

Cooler temperatures slowed the advance of record-breaking floodwaters Saturday across Fremont County. Many areas remain inundated with water, and some ...

UW holds course on drought prep

Producers taking a free online rangeland drought planning course will exit with a drought plan tailored to their operations, and agency employees completing ...

 
 

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