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Poison center reminds residents about dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

The Wyoming Poison Center has received dozens of calls so far this season on carbon monoxide poisoning.
Every year more than 400 Americans die from ...

Few flu cases reported in county; public nurse recommends vaccine

The Wyoming Department of Health has reported an increase in the number of influenza cases seen in the state, but Fremont County has not yet seen a similar ...

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Oil meeting set Thursday
CHEYENNE -- People worried by a surge in oil development in the Cheyenne area will get a chance to air their concerns with ...

Mead takes oath for second term as governor

The state's four other elected officials took office Monday as well.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the state's other four statewide elected ...

Scholarship not pacing costs at junior colleges and university

The State of Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship program isn't keeping up with rising costs of attending the University of Wyoming or the state's community ...

Federal wildlife managers seek data on sage grouse

A decision on listing the bird as an endangered species is expected by September.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking Indian tribes, ...

About to leave one city council seat, Christensen files to fill Ward 2 vacancy

Letters of interest are to be submitted at Riverton City Hall by Monday.

Another resident with Riverton City Council experience has announced her ...

County elected officials elected in November took office Monday, bringing some new faces to local government and returning some familiar ones.
District Court ...

'I think I've laid down my marker'

The four-year term of Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness is at an end.
Warpness took office Jan. 4, 2011, and on Tuesday he will pass the gavel on to new mayor Lars ...

Riverton man dies in single-vehicle crash

David H. Williams, 24, of Riverton, died in a single-vehicle crash Saturday on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol reports state ...

January Outside

Outdoors Calendar
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Jan. 1 Resident and non-resident hunting-license application period ...

Hybrid duck reports help research

CASPER -- Hunters bagging a hybrid duck can help waterfowl research by donating the duck or even just a tissue sample.
Hunters who think they may have bagged ...

Participants can hone hiking, study sailing with NOLS scholarships

More than $25,000 in scholarship money is available to local residents interested in taking a course with the National Outdoor Leadership School this year.
A ...

Shoshone Forest plan solidifies

No cycling in the Dunoir and no recommendations for a wilderness designation.
These are just two of many instructions officials offered in response to ...

As reservation facilities grow, improvement a top priority for utilities

Improvements for residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation remain a high priority for agencies in Fremont County.
The Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

Digest

Riverton library to launch lit lanterns
Throughout January, the Riverton Branch Library will sell sky lanterns to benefit the Community Room Project. ...

State exhibition to include work of five county artists

The works of 48 Wyoming artists will be included in the 2015 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale.
Now in its 15th year, the juried exhibition will be ...

Grand jury vs. preliminary hearing: Lawyers say state system has benefits

Each proceeding serves the same purpose, but it is accomplished in different ways.

Grand juries have stirred up controversy in other states recently, ...

Wyoming and Montana both see benefits in water decision

CHEYENNE -- A senior lawyer with the Montana Attorney General's Office said he sees areas of victory for the state in a hearing officer's recommendation this ...

Riverton's snowfall totals were trumped by Lander's over the past few days, with up to 13 inches on the ground in the Fremont County seat.
By comparison, ...

 
 

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