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State ballot certified for Nov. 8 election

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has certified six presidential candidates for the 2016 General Election ballot.
The names of the following ...

One of the significant developments in Fremont County a century ago was the decision by Jacob A. Delfelder to move from Lander to Riverton. He arrived in the ...

BLM to toughen regulations on motorized travel

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office has proposed implementing supplementary rules relating to motorized and non-motorized travel on public lands ...

Officials celebrate new Shoshoni school

The arrival of a new school in a larger community is a nice addition to a neighborhood but rarely a cause for celebration. In smaller, rural, Wyoming towns ...

Drones help reveal how fish deal with drying river near border

EVANSTON -- It's an enigma -- baking in a vanishing stream parched by drought: If a river dries up, where do the fish go?
That unusual question -- focused on a ...

Ag secretary boosts private funding to assist in sage grouse protections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants on Thursday for a pair of programs that will attempt to use private financing to ...

Future unclear for historic warden house

RAWLINS (AP) -- In the cool hours of the early morning in summer, you can find Michael Smith lugging 5-gallon jugs of water from his old work truck, usually ...

Wyoming digest

Business Council endorses projects
WORLAND (AP) -- The Wyoming Business Council board of directors has endorsed more than $30 million in large business ...

Taxi company a front for meth ring in Riverton, say investigators

Brian Noon, 52, used his Riverton taxi company, Orlando's Ride, as a front to distribute methamphetamine in Fremont County, according to an investigation by ...

Affordable Care Act rates to climb 7 percent in Wyoming next year

Health insurance rates for Wyoming residents under the federal Affordable Care Act are set to climb an average of 7 percent next year, state and industry ...

Forest Service lifts fire ban, but county still has some in place

Fire restrictions remain in place in Fremont County despite the Shoshone National Forest's decision to rescind the rules Friday.
Fremont County Fire ...

Anti-grazing effort slowed in county by trespass suit

Fremont County District Court Judge Norman Young has approved a settlement in a lawsuit several ranchers filed against the Western Watersheds Project.
The ...

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Deaths

WIGHT
Francis Odis Pearl Wallace Wight, of Lander died on September 8. A visitation will be held from 5-7 ...

The new Wyoming Indian Elementary School now has an enrollment of roughly 350 students. The school board pulled extra money from its budget to create the ...

Riverton schools will have an ambulance on scene at all high school football games from now on, superintendent Terry Snyder said .
The decision comes after ...

Five-year term for man who had more than 600 marijuana plants

A Riverton man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to growing more than 600 marijuana plants.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott ...

Fatal fire in Lander called 'suspicious'

No threat to community, officials say

Officials are investigating the fatal fire that claimed the life of a man early Wednesday in Lander as ...

Officer sprayed with bear mace; RPD says suspect 'lucky he didn't get shot' it 'deadly

Police said deadly force is justified in a situation involving substances when they are used to incapacitate law enforcement.

A Riverton man was ...

Second-grade students of Ashgrove Elementary School took a field trip Thursday to the Wind River as part of a District 25 initiative in "place-based ...

Enzi opposing coal pension fund protections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thousands of unionized mine workers and supporters rallied at the Capitol Thursday to push for a bill that would protect health-care and ...

 
 

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