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County adds 156 jobs; labor force grows to state's fifth-largest

An influx of available workers helped Fremont County's economy fill 156 more jobs in June, but it also led to a tiny increase in the county's unemployment rate ...

Wyoming gets new poison center vendor

Services for state residents who have critical questions about potential poisoning incidents are continuing without interruption as a new vendor takes over ...

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Marijuana petition drive starting
Activists are collecting signatures to get a medical marijuana measure on the November ballot.
Wyoming's chapter of ...

State to host big coal conference

LARAMIE -- International energy experts will gather in Jackson this fall to explore new opportunities for coal, through carbon engineering and carbon dioxide ...

University opposes tax ruling on apartments

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming is challenging a state tax board's decision that it must pay property taxes on a relatively new $15 million student ...

Snyder gets another year; District 25 personnel moves set

Riverton schools superintendent Terry Snyder has another year on his contract, and he has some new authority as well.
The Fremont County School District 25 ...

The summer was hot, dry and smoky 14 years ago this month, with 43 wildfires burning across 10 western states, including Wyoming.
The effort to control the ...

Road work to begin Monday between Ethete and Kinnear

An 8.21-mile pavement improvement project is scheduled to begin Monday on Wyoming Highway 132 between Ethete and Kinnear.
Mountain Construction Co., of ...

Volunteers of America-Northern Rockies held a re-dedication ceremony July 27 at the Center of Hope. The event honored clients, staff and community members ...

Wyoming gains two drill rigs in weekly U.S. count

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week remained steady at ...

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes new applications for its 2016 Folk and Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The grant application postmark deadline is ...

BLM Hudson-Atlantic City Road to be improved next week

Travelers should avoid the route during construction.

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office will improve portions of the Hudson-Atlantic ...

Boundary suit briefs complete; arguments months off

Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local ...

Money moves make progress for solid waste district; $3.8M reserve likely

Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is in getting in better financial shape, according to a budget district superintendent Andy Frey presented on Aug. ...

Three arrested, one cited for child endangerment

Child neglect reported at same address in September

Three people were arrested and one person was cited for child endangerment July 23 due to ...

Heart Mountain pilgrimage set

CODY -- The Heart Mountain WWII Interpretive Center plans its annual pilgrimage Aug. 21-22.
The center is a national historic landmark on the site where some ...

Digest

Zoo to take cubs of euthanized bear
TOLEDO, Ohio -- An Ohio zoo will take the two cubs of a grizzly bear that was euthanized after it killed a hiker in ...

Coal giant, Montana tribe join forces on port project

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Wyoming company has entered a partnership to develop a Washington state coal port for shipments of the fuel to Asia, in a deal that gives ...

Riverton's diverse community garden is the largest in the state.
That's according to garden volunteer coordinator Sherry Shelley, who said that the garden ...

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Births
CRISPIN
A child was born to Denise Crispin of Ethete and Thomas Crispin Sr. of Ethete at 3:28 p.m. July 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

 
 

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