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Central Wyoming College's production of "The Pirates of Penzance" had its final dress rehearsal Tuesday night. Sean Thornton, left, as the Pirate King, and ...

Heavy debate on marijuana 'edibles' bill in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE - Wyoming lawmakers are taking another bite at crafting a law addressing marijuana edibles.
After heavy debate and several amendments, the Senate on ...

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Deaths

TYLER
Tim Tyler, 77, a lifelong resident of Wind River Indian Reservation, died Sunday, Feb. 21 at his ...

Another death from avalanche in Teton region

JACKSON (AP) -- A man killed in an avalanche in northwest Wyoming has been identified as 30-year-old Ernesto Rodriguez-Becerra of Jackson.
Authorities say the ...

Ed board blasts Balow

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some members of the State Board of Education are criticizing Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow over proposed budget cuts. ...

Tight timeline for lawmakers as session passes halfway mark

The House postponed a second reading on more than 50 bills last week to buy time to hear budget amendments.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Legislature ...

Forest Service pledges solutions on prairie dog encroachment

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service is making new efforts to resolve prairie dog issues on the Thunder Basin National Grassland in northeast Wyoming, where ...

Wyoming digest

Prison term for ex-county attorney
LARAMIE (AP) -- A judge disregarded pleas for leniency and sentenced former Albany County prosecuting attorney ...

Riverton has made tentative plans for how it will use funds this year from the optional 1 percent sales tax, with plans to save at least $1 million for 2017 ...

Kids safe after fall through ice

Four juveniles ages 11, 12, 13 and 14 were treated for possible hypothermia after they fell through the ice into the Wind River at about 5 p.m. Saturday south ...

A parade of horn-honking vehicles trailed a Riverton Volunteer Fire Department engine through Riverton on Monday afternoon as the Riverton River Rats hockey ...

Arapahos sue Shoshones, feds over joint-government issues

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Eastern Shoshone Business Council acted unlawfully when ...

County could see extra $2.5 million under amendment OKd in House

CHEYENNE - Wyoming's cities, towns and counties could receive more money out of the state budget than previously expected.
The Wyoming House of ...

'The Pirates of Penzance' runs Feb. 25-28 at Arts Center

Central Wyoming College's theater department is set to perform "The Pirates of Penzance" Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 25-28, on the main stage at the Robert ...

Flu season active locally; peak might still be ahead

Local health officials say this year's flu season may hit its peak later than usual, so anyone who has not yet received a vaccine still could benefit from ...

Mirelle Cox, an eighth-grader from Lander Middle School took the championship at the Fremont County spelling bee Thursday in Lander.

Riverton Middle School ...

Fremont County Digest

Clothes given away this week
Clothing giveaways will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Wind River ...

Fremont County celebrates National FFA Week

Lander FFA
Agricultural organization stays busy year round

During National FFA week the Lander Valley ...

Fremont County Jaycees hosted their annual agriculture appreciation awards banquet 45 years ago this week, honoring two pillars of the local agriculture ...

A University of Wyoming graduate student discussed the potential economic viability of vaccinating sheep in the state for blue tongue disease during the 32nd ...

 
 

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