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Dairy Queen employees can be beneficiaries of a trust fund which helps pay for college after two years of work.

Darrell Hawkins knew he had a ...

BLM seeks comment on oil and gas lease parcels

The Bureau of Land Management's High Desert District is seeking public comments on the environmental assessment for the May 2016 Notice of Competitive Oil and ...

The Soldier's House of Fremont County celebrated the one-year anniversary of its ribbon cutting this week. It opened Nov. 11, 2014, Veterans Day.
The services ...

Apprenticeship programs employ 371 in state

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and the Wyoming Office of Apprentice-ship are observing National Apprenticeship Week in Wyoming for the first ...

Land developers now must pave two travel lanes

The City of Riverton has changed a city ordinance to reflect the requirement that any applicants who want to develop a parcel of land must pave at least two ...

You'll never have to scramble at lunchtime

This much I know: Old dogs can learn new tricks. When a friend taught my husband to cook eggs ahead of ...

Bailey to be next president of national petroleum marketers

Mike Bailey of Bailey Oil Company in Riverton has been approved unanimously as the 2016 chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America, a ...

Seasonal job hunt goes better with preparation

If "hiring" signs in retail store windows are any indication, it's not too late to apply for seasonal employment for the holidays.
A new report from the ...

Rocky Mountain Power says it won't quit coal

ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Rocky Mountain Power officials say they have no plan to back away from coal despite federal programs to cut carbon emissions.
Rocky ...

Riverton gained its first stand-alone shoe store in several years on Oct. 15 with the opening of a Famous Footwear location in the Riverton Plaza at 1186 W. ...

Mead touts Wyo coal and soda ash on 10-day Asia development trip

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Gov. Matt Mead has met with industry and government officials in Japan on the first leg of an economic development tour that will also ...

Producers eye new ag markets at Billings expo

Wyoming producers intend to expand their markets this week at an annual livestock expo in Billings, Montana, according to state officials.
The Northern ...

One family, three local businesses

Between Arapaho and Riverton lies the home of three family businesses: an electrical company, a chicken farm, and a bakery and handcrafted arts store with an ...

Shoshone Rose breaks ground on expansion

The $30 million expansion of the Shoshone Rose Casino on U.S. Highway 287 north of Lander has begun. The project adds 65 hotel rooms, more than 500 slot ...

CWC hires former Lander police chief as campus security officer

Former Lander Police Department chief Dave Hockett has been hired as a campus security officer at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
He was introduced to ...

Arapahoe hay producer wins at dairy expo

Wyoming hay producers continued their winning ways last week at the 2015 World's Forage Analysis Superbowl at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.
Harlan ...

Businesses have three types of risk to identify

Question -- "What is risk management for business?"
-- Phil, Laramie
Answer -- When planning for your new or existing business for the near and ...

Sinclair Refinery turnaround nearly done

SINCLAIR -- Sinclair Refinery's largest maintenance project in years is drawing to a close after about six weeks of work and has gone smoothly, a company ...

Care facility in Riverton gets new operator

EmpRes Healthcare has announced that it has leased three Wyoming skilled nursing centers from Care Capital Properties, Inc. the landlord of the facilities. ...

Group home employee named Worker of the Year

Betty Porter, the program director for Fremont County Group Homes, recently was named the Wyoming Youth Care Worker of the Year by the Wyoming Youth Services ...

 
 

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