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U.S. Energy president and COO to retire

U.S. Energy has announced that president and COO Mark J. Larsen will retire at the end of this year.
Larsen has worked with the company since June 1984, and ...

Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has been named the new Wyoming Arts Council manager. Lange replaces Rita Basom, who recently retired.
"I am very excited ...

Central Wyoming College, industry partner Mowrey Seismic, the Riverton Economic Development Association and the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will ...

Dance studio moves into new building

Main Street Dance studio recently opened its doors at its newly remodeled studio on First Street in downtown Riverton.
The studio offers ballet, tap, jazz, ...

Tablets, laptops, e-books and a music mixer are some of the new items available to all patrons.

For some people, it has been a while since they've ...

VFW sells old facility on Main Street to former restaurateurs

The organization had asked for $650,000 for the 1.5-acre lot last year but sold it for $125,000.

The old Veterans of Foreign Wars building on West ...

The Wind River Hotel and Casino donated $3,000 to the Center of Hope detoxification facility on Tuesday.
"We really appreciate this and every little bit ...

Internet company celebrating installation of new broadband towers with ceremony Friday

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate improved phone and Internet service locally.
Wyoming.com has partnered with the Fremont ...

Bonnie Willhelm, curator for the Museum of the American West, was given the "Outstanding Educator" award for 2014 by the Oregon-California Trails Association. ...

Agriculture industry enjoying wet weather in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming farmers and ranchers are seeing some of the best crop and pasture conditions in years thanks to good snowfall last winter and above-average ...

The owners spent two months renovating the former Desert Cafe.

A Riverton family hopes a good location will help their new Shoshoni diner thrive. The ...

Riverton man elected as delegate at Angus meeting

Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo ...

Economy slowing down in rural parts of Western, Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. --A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West.
Creighton ...

The transportation director for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes was one of 11 people honored by the White House as Champions of Change for ...

WPBS faces 'perplexing' spectrum issue

Not many people think about the radio frequency spectrum on a regular basis, even though the natural resource is central to many daily functions, according to ...

Merrell new administrator for Wyoming Life Resource Center

Adam Merrell has joined the Wyoming Department of Health as the new administrator for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
Merrell has worked in ...

Herren retiring from WyDOT

Riverton senior engineering technician Kent Herren retired Aug. 8 from the Wyoming Department of Transportation after more than 32 years of service.
Herren ...

Lander eatery catches eye of New York Times travel blogger

In mid-July, a New York Times photographer and food and travel blogger stopped in Lander during a trip across the United States and were impressed by what they ...

Two dozen businesses to sell WyoLotto tickets in county

Locations in Riverton, Lander, Dubois and Shoshoni will participate.

Residents will have 24 locations from which to buy WyoLotto tickets when the ...

District 25 OKs new contracts for educators in 2014-2015 year

New contracts have been approved by Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton for Taylor Jacobs as an educational school psychologist, Cynthia Heryford as ...

 
 

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