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Fire restrictions in three counties

NEWCASTLE -- The Bureau of Land Management has imposed partial fire restrictions in Weston, Crook and Niobrara counties due to dry conditions and high fire ...

Cheyenne woman shot; suspect is ex-boyfriend

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County prosecutors say jealousy may have been the motive in the weekend shooting death of a Cheyenne woman.
Court records say 26-year-old ...

McGinity to step down next year as UW president

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity says he will step down from the job when his contract expires next year.
"The university needs ...

Amid decreasing case volume, the City of Riverton has renewed its contract with Fremont County for prosecuting attorney services in the Riverton Municipal ...

County revenue likely to climb $350K in fiscal '16

About $350,000 more should flow into the county general fund in the coming fiscal year than in the current one, Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger ...

Privatization, volunteers won't solve ambulance crisis, experts tell county

Privatization and using more volunteers are not viable alternatives to sustain Fremont County Emergency Medical Services, consultants hired to assess the ...

Digest

Anderson replacement named
CHEYENNE -- Brian Boner of Douglas took the oath of office at the State Capitol on Friday to become the newest member of the ...

Rig count in state off one

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 40 this week to 988 ...

Federal review of Canada lynx to take longer than expected

Designations of critical habitat have been made in parts of Wyoming and five other states.

PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...

The way it was: Bus garage fire -- 1983

There's never a good time for a property-damaging fire, but the flames that swept through Fremont County School District 1 bus garage in Lander 32 years ago ...

WY Outside urging youths to explore outdoors

WY Outside is launching a new effort to connect Wyoming children and families with outdoor recreation in the state.
The WY Outside Challenge is hands-on, ...

Museum event to include sheep shearing and crafts

Sheep Shearing Day is the first event in the Children's Exploration Series at the Fremont County Pioneer Museum.
Shearing demonstrations, weaving displays, ...

Transplanting permits available at national forest district offices

Tree and shrub transplanting permits are available for purchase at Shoshone National Forest district offices.
Transplant permits are $5 for one tree or shrub ...

Riverton library to show film, host reading event for writers

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its second annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "Winter in the Blood."
The film is a "wild and ...

Shoshone, Arapaho receiving grant from National Park Service

The National Park Service has announced that $8.78 million in grants will be allocated to 154 American Indian tribes to "support their historic preservation ...

Dirt work under way on highway project south of Riverton; delays expected

The construction has a contract completion date of Oct. 31.

Excavation of topsoil and dirt work has started on the 3.32-mile highway improvement ...

New chairman of Democratic Party hopes to increase American Indian turnout at polls

The Fremont County Democratic Party elected new officers at a March 21 meeting.
The party elected Riverton's Ron Howard as chairman, Arapahoe's Sergio ...

Alarm at Honor Farm nothing serious; officers used it to train

Anyone who saw the Fremont County Coroner and Riverton Police Department rushing to the Wyoming Honor Farm with his lights flashing on Friday have no need for ...

The campus security force at Central Wyoming College includes several student trainees studying in the college's criminal justice program.
They work under ...

Plans in place for new fire hall in Hudson; $1M job this summer

The 8,000-square-foot, three-bay fire facility will be built south of the new Hudson water plant at the corner of Eighth and Kansas streets.

Hudson ...

 
 

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