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Wild West Winter Carnival names ice sculpture winners

Winners were named in four categories in the annual ice sculpture contest as part of the Wild West Winter Carnival. This year's competition took place Saturday ...

Union Wireless to install new cell towers in Riverton

Union Wireless plans to install new cellphone towers in Riverton, a move that will improve high-speed data for cell phone users of the company.
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Births

TRUJILLO
A son was born to Ryann Archer of Riverton and Adam Trujillo of Riverton at 11:29 p.m. February ...

ConocoPhillips food drive benefits local orgs

ConocoPhillips employees in Madden Shallow Production and the Lost Cabin Gas Plant participated in a food drive benefiting the Shoshoni Senior Center, the ...

How to best grill a steak, which cuts of meat are the most flavorful, and fears over disease transferred from beef, pork, lamb and wild game to humans were ...

Casino revives no smoking area

With the installation of a new indoor air quality system to help alleviate the tobacco smoke and odor problem, Wind River Hotel & Casino is designating the ...

Case tries, fails, to restore tribal liaison funding

The amendment would have doubled the amount the Joint Appropriations Committee allocated to the program.

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, tried to restore ...

January was wettest since 1968; half city snow removal budget used up

The City of Riverton has used half of the funding set aside to battle snow in the city during the winter season.
Each fiscal year, the city budgets $40,000 ...

Hundreds of park bison sent to slaughter; tribe objects

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a ...

Riverton man wins insurance award

National Mutual Benefit has named Riverton native Jimi Marshall as one of the 2016 President's Conference winners.
The insurance company's President's ...

Wyoming digest

Ag committee to hear abortion bills
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two of three bills currently in the Wyoming Legislature are being sent to the Senate Agriculture ...

Title 25 gets some help, but no savior, through legislation

State legislators have proposed several measures affecting Wyoming Statute Title 25 -- which provides for emergency detention of people deemed to be a threat to ...

Power outage lingers; Jackson ski resort still closed, but airport reopens

JACKSON (AP) -- A wind storm is suspected of downing 17 steel utility poles along the Moose-Wilson Road on Tuesday night, causing a power outage in Teton County ...

Wyoming digest

Storm, outage lead resort to close
JACKSON (AP) -- The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will not be operating until further notice, due to a power outage ...

With a hands-on demonstration, University of Wyoming Extension educator Brian Sebade showed how easy it can be to build a hot bed or "low tunnel" for growing ...

Sales tax rises from dead as House OKs education funding bill

The Wyoming House of Representatives passed its main school finance bill Monday in a 43-16 vote after legislators revived the debate over a potential sales tax ...

Fire that injured woman Saturday under investigation

A Pavillion woman was airlifted after a structure fire Saturday on the 800 block of North Pavillion Road.
Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy ...

BLM seeks comment on oil, gas lease sale in Wind River Basin

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking input on the analysis of the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District portion of the August 2017 competitive oil and gas ...

I-80 study would eye ramps, safety

The future of Interstate 80 in Wyoming would be the subject of a major study under a bill passed out of the Wyoming Senate on Monday.
Senate File 140 would ...

Riverton man survives two-vehicle car wreck that killed Casper teen

A Riverton man was involved in a fatal crash Saturday that resulted in the death of Aurora Rohrer, 16, of Casper.
Officials said Clint Acres, 41, of Riverton, ...

 
 

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