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Udall urges Forest Service to override tanker protest

CHEYENNE -- Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado called on the U.S. Forest Service on Friday to make certain that a contract dispute doesn't ground large air tankers ...

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Court upholds forest plan
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the federal court in Wyoming has upheld a management plan ...

LARAMIE -- Construct-ion has begun on a new performing arts center at the University of Wyoming.
The Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts is named in honor ...

Obama administration giving wind energy a free pass on deaths of eagles

CONVERSE COUNTY -- Wind farms in this part of Wyoming have killed more than four dozen golden eagles since 2009, one of the deadliest places in the country of ...

Judge says Firest Service must discuss protections for rare lynx

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to consult with wildlife officials to ensure the agency takes adequate measures to ...

April snow didn't change longer-term drought outlook in West

May measurements confirm April forecasts: NRCS hydrologists predict reduced spring and summer water supply for much of the West.
April saw a surge in snow in ...

Rupert Hugh Ellis

Hugh Ellis of Riverton died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Wind River Health Care. He was 74 years old.
Interment has taken place at Mountain View Cemetery, and ...

A story too good to check

As generations of schoolchildren were told, Jamestown in 1607 was the first permanent English settlement on what would become the United States. What we ...

No winners in the 'war on boys'

Nearly 25 centuries ago the Greek historian Thucydides described the three main forces that drive human nature. Thucydides listed mankind's motivations as ...

Boards need volunteers now for crucial work

Editor:
Since I've been a county commissioner, I've been impressed with the time and dedication that our county board volunteers commit to serving Fremont ...

New Oceans

This year's graduating class mottoes reflect a healthy mix of optimism and realism

Asking high school students to get profound about life might not ...

Montana probes bison deaths near Yellowstone Park

MISSOULA, Mont. -- State veterinarians in Montana have been sent to examine bison carcasses north of Yellowstone National Park amid fears the bison might have ...

The 36th annual Lander One Shot Antelope Hunt was still months away in May of 1975 when officials of the organization greeted Wyoming Gov. Ed Herschler with a ...

Family to speak at Coordinators of Safe Kids Wyoming meeting Monday

A Wyoming family whose child was severely affected by hypothermia will speak at the Coordinators of Safe Kids Wyoming meeting at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at ...

Officials working to extradite Ohio man

James Franklin Jagers is connected to a man who went missing in Riverton nearly 40 years ago.

The Fremont County Attorney's Office continues to work ...

Ethete man receives call and letter from President Obama

A Northern Arapaho tribe member didn't think he would get a response from President Barack Obama after writing to him about issues on the Wind River Indian ...

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Libraries hosting eBook open houses
Riverton Branch Library will host an eBooks Open House on Wednesday to help the public access electronic content ...

CWC partners with rez to build training facility

Students enrolled in a Central Wyoming College course are learning construction and facilities maintenance skills while building a facility for an organization ...

RPD warns of Walmart e-mail 'phishing' scam

Riverton Police Department officers say they have been "overrun" by phone calls from residents reporting a scam involving Walmart.
RPD Capt. Eric Murphy said ...

FCSD25 looks to buy property for new school

Members of the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees have looked at five potential locations for the site of a new K-3 elementary school in ...

 
 

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