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Wyoming down a rig for week
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the ...

Seventy years ago today these Riverton youth Christmas carolers were doing two good deeds at once -- entertaining audiences with songs of the season and raising ...

Man gets three-year prison term for possessing firearm as a felon

Starr Miller had pleaded not guilty to the charge July 28, then changed his plea shortly before trial.

Starr Dana Miller, 22, of Arapahoe, was ...

Landcapes used for new 'Good Dinosaur' movie basis of new Wind River Visitors council lis

The Wind River Visitors Council compiled possible adventures around Fremont County to imitate those shared in the Pixar movie "The Good Dinosaur" with Arlo an ...

Jump in meth-related death in county sparks warning from coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has issued a public health warning about the use of methamphetamine, which has been involved in at least three local deaths ...

New highway camera up and running

Five new highway web cameras went live this week, including one in Fremont County.
Views from the cameras can be viewed remotely by travelers to help assess ...

UW, Wyoming State Library announce cooperative content service

The Wyoming State Library has announced a partnership with University of Wyoming Libraries which increases the amount of digital content available to Wyoming ...

WIES named on national list of innovative K-12 schools

Wyoming Indian Elementary School has been named one of the 41 Most Innovative K-12 Schools in America by the education website Noodle.
"WIES is proud to be ...

Man jailed on federal charges after break-in, theft at post office

An Arapahoe man is in custody on federal charges alleging he burglarized the U.S. Post Office in Riverton.
Allen Joseph Whiteplume Jr., 30, of Arapahoe, was ...

Her three-year contract includes annual base salary of $350,000 and a $48,000 housing allowance.

South Dakota State University administrator Laurie ...

A group committed to finding a solution to the livestock rustling problem in Fremont County hopes for support from the Wyoming Legislature.
The group ...

Wildfire money in new budget deal criticized as 'Band-Aid' fix

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Budget legislation headed toward approval by Congress includes an additional $610 million for the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires next ...

Laurie Nichols chosen as next University of Wyoming president

She is provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State.

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming trustees have chosen ...

Digest

I-80 woes continuing
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Interstate 80 was briefly reopened Thursday following a winter snowstorm, but was shut down again within ...

Shoshoni accepting bids, ideas on uses for to-be-abandoned school property

The Fremont County School District 24 Board of Education is now accepting proposals for the purchase of facilities and associated land that will be vacated ...

Rendezvous students Gabrielle Robinson, Steven Jensen, and Bridgette Plumb were dressed as reindeer and Santa Claus during their school's musical Christmas ...

Final draft on Pavillion water: contamination 'unlikely' from fracking

Comments on the report can be submitted online by close of business March 18.

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has released the ...

Woman shot 5-year-old son, then herself in Halloween killings

Details on the case had been withheld for weeks while authorities investigated the crime.

Investigators have concluded that the October death of a ...

Today

Corrections

Wednesday's front page story headlined "County to stop cremating unclaimed bodies" referred to a lawsuit ...

CHEYENNE -- After rejecting the optional Medicaid expansion during the past three years, state lawmakers are being asked to reconsider the proposal once ...

 
 

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