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Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015

A Carbon County project that would be the largest wind farm in the country is getting federal permits lined up. On its own, the Power Company of Wyoming's $5 ...

The restaurant has undergone a renovation and is now smoke-free.

The Cove Restaurant underwent a renovation this spring but is open again for ...

City awards bids for $1M in 1 percent tax projects

Some of the money will fund a survey of Riverton's streets.

Several pavement projects are slated to begin this summer in Riverton.
The Fix Our ...

New board members join Wyoming PBS Foundation

The foundation has started to focus on adding certain skills as well as geographic diversity to represent the needs of Wyoming.

Three new members ...

Shoshones receive grant from Minnesota tribe

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has received a $355,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, a tribe located southwest of Minneapolis.
Eastern ...

Bomgaars opens store in Lander

Bomgaars Supply Inc. opened its 73rd store June 4 in Lander.
Representatives from the farm and ranch retailer, along with local employees and members of the ...

Two directors of domestic violence group retiring Tuesday

The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Riverton Police Department will host a retirement open house for the executive ...

City taps general fund to buy pothole-filling machine

Riverton will purchase a new pothole-filling machine from NorMont Equipment Company of Montana.
The Riverton City Council previously considered a ...

Oldman joins Northern Arapaho Business Council

The Northern Arapaho Tribe swore in Ronald Oldman as the new member of the Northern Arapaho Business Council on June 17 in Ethete after it declared a vacancy ...

Casino celebrates opening of new Buffalo Restaurant

The CEO describes the eatery as an "adult food court."

The Wind River Hotel and Casino invited the community to celebrate the opening of the new $12 ...

BLM employees honored by Public Lands Foundation

Two Bureau of Land Management employees from Lander were presented with the Outstanding Public Lands Professional Award in May for their achievements and ...

Businesses report big losses during South Federal Boulevard work

When the Wyoming Department of Transportation set out to reconstruct South Federal Boulevard in Riverton last year, the plan was to make improvements and ...

Casino opening new restaurant Friday

The Wind River Hotel and Casino is celebrating the grand opening of its new Buffalo Restaurant all weekend.
Events begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 ...

City awards bid for ramp repair along Pershing Avenue

Pedestrian complaints spurred the Fix Our Roads Citizen Committee to recommend the city fix the accessibility ramps along Pershing Avenue between Broadway ...

For 58 years, Don Haddenham has been a collector of coins, art and sundries. In May, he opened Wind River Coin and Collectibles in hopes of liquidating his ...

City picks out-of-state firm for pavement assessment work

Of the six companies that submitted bids, IMS Infrastructure Management ranked the highest.

Riverton City Council members had trouble deciding if ...

St. Stephen's teacher earns Fulbright award

Dara Weller of St. Stephen's Indian School was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in the United Kingdom, according ...

Council expects $675K in visitor spending for fiscal year 2015-2016

The Wind River Visitors Council estimates a 2015-2016 fiscal year revenue of $675,000 from 4 percent lodging tax collections.
The revenue for the 2014-15 ...

Zamora named general manager at Hi Mountain Jerky

Hans and Kimberly Hummel, owners of Hi Mountain Jerky and Seasonings, are pleased to announce the promotion of Edgar Zamora to general manager of the company. ...

WHP announces two new lieutenants

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has announced the appointment of two new lieutenants.
Col. John Butler on Friday announced that Trooper George Nykun and ...

 
 

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