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Riverton fire chief Scott Walters is reminding motorists to be careful when driving near emergency response scenes.
During a structure fire Sunday evening, ...

Wind River tribes in line for another big settlement

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are among the almost 700 tribes that will benefit from a $940 million settlement spearheaded by the Oglala ...

Kirra Coleman-Weisz, above, helped the Riverton Rotary Club serve crab Saturday night at the annual Wild West Winter Carnival Crab Crack at St. Margaret's ...

Wyoming digest

Winter break enrollment up at UW
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming says an increasing number of students have been signing up to take classes ...

Local lawmakers praise court slowdown in C02 rules

The EPA's Clean Power Plan calls for states to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

Price tag for prison fix-up $85 million

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fixing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins will cost $85 million, the state's corrections chief told state ...

Tribal license plate clears two votes; mountain lion legislation denied

CHEYENNE - A bill that would authorize specialized tribal license plates narrowly cleared the first two hurdles in the Wyoming House of Representatives on ...

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Deaths

FULLMER
Robert V. Fullmer, 92, died Feb. 4 at Community Hospital in Torrington. Grave side services will ...

Court decides university apartments tax-exempt

LARAMIE (AP) -- A district judge has sided with the University of Wyoming in the college's dispute over property taxes on a student apartment complex.
In a ...

Chief Justice says courts need improved tech

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Technological improvements in Wyoming's court system continue but still have a ways to go amid looming budget constraints, Wyoming Chief ...

Drones, prices, goats among topics at Farm and Ranch days

Alternative meat cuts, cold-climate fruit trees, and legislation affecting raw milk sales give farmers, ranchers, and small-acreage owners ideas to chew on ...

A Fremont County Sheriff's deputy was treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Three dogs died in a structure fire that caused extensive ...

Day 1 at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- (AP) Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 8, the first day at the 2016 budget session:

MARIJUANA: The Wyoming House voted not ...

Larsen says lawmakers have no choice but 'to make those cuts'

The Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee's proposal to slash $45 million in K-12 education funding has caused some uproar, but State Rep. Lloyd Larsen ...

CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said he made a promise five years ago to fight the federal health care program commonly referred to as Obamacare.
The legal ...

I-25 jacknife

This accident on Interstate 25 south of Cheyenne on Wednesday morning was one of 146 incidents investigated by the Wyoming Highway patrol related to the winter ...

Sailors remembered at Friday service

LARAMIE (AP) -- Kenny Sailors, the college basketball Hall of Famer credited by some with being the first to use the modern jump shot, was remembered at his ...

Judge won't halt bison kill

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal judge has denied a request to halt the planned capture and slaughter of bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park.
U.S. ...

State loses 2 rigs; U.S. count dips

HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by 48 this week to ...

Fremont County Digest

Pavillion water meeting Feb. 17
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission host a rescheduled ...

 
 

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