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Pavement work starts this week

Traffic delays are expected on a 6.15-mile pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni on U.S. Highway 20-26.
McGarvin-Moberly ...

Game management and the Riverton processing site were among topics discussed.

Interested community members were able to ask questions, obtain ...

Community event planned to accompany August eclipse

Local community members have come together to organize an event similar to Rendezvous in the Park -- a popular annual craft fair usually held in July-- around ...

Wyoming digest

ATV wreck victim identified
GILLETTE (AP) -- The 34-year-old man killed in an ATV accident in northeast Wyoming last week has been identified as Richard ...

Officials said they identified a person of interest Wednesday morning and brought him to the police department for questioning.
About half of the ...

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Births

ATKINS
A son was born to Sonia Pierre of Fort Washakie and Wesley Atkins of Fort Washakie at 10:24 p.m. ...

Lander calls off bike lane plans

The city of Lander has decided to cancel plans to add bike lanes to Main Street after strong public reaction against the idea.
"Based on initial analysis, ...

Wyoming digest

Man dies in ATV crash spraying weeds
DOUGLAS (AP) -- An east-central Wyoming man died in an all-terrain vehicle crash while he was spraying weeds.
The ...

Oil reserve 'revolutionized' by new directional drill method, says study

By Mead Gruver
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Certain approaches to hydraulic fracturing -- the more of it, the better -- and directional drilling appear ...

Enzi to GOP: Get behind a health bill, stick with it

LARAMIE (AP) -- Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi says Senate Republicans need to get over their disagreements about health-care reform and pass a bill.
The Senate is ...

Bebout: Don't count on state taking fed land

Staff and wire reports

Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout of Riverton uses the words "pretty remote" in predicting whether Wyoming might assume management ...

County dodges flooding; weather played out perfectly

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin still stood at 226 percent of median as of Tuesday.

Local forecasters said the weather pattern ...

Three alcohol toxicity deaths confirmed locally

Other substances also were involved in one of the cases.

Three people died of alcohol poisoning in Fremont County last month according to records ...

City to adjust codes on liquor licenses as state law changes

Municipalities across the state of Wyoming are changing their city codes pertaining to liquor licenses due to revisions made at the state level.
Kristin ...

County wants 'continuing meetings' with tribes

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said Tuesday that he'd like to plan future meetings with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Traffic deaths on 5-year downward trend; booze, drugs in most

Last in a series

A comparison of data records shows traffic fatalities have fallen in Fremont County over recent years.

DUI deaths
From ...

FreCo gets new WYDOT leader

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's former district traffic and construction engineer in Basin is the new leader of WYDOT's maintenance program in ...

Two Jeffrey City residents die when boat capsizes in Idaho

Killed were 64-year-old Neil Hines and 44-year-old Sydney Hines, both of Jeffrey City.

After a two-day water search, authorities have confirmed that ...

Flood plan for Lander - 1985

Lander was experiencing a familiar condition 32 years ago this spring. The risk of flooding was high.
So, a group of Central Wyoming College students decided ...

University hosting Nobel laureate in medicine this week

Gene research pioneer Craig Mello appears at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The researcher who co-discovered a central mechanism of gene manipulation and ...

 
 

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