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Green Mountain Campground open again

Original plans called for the facility to be re-opened last year, but plans changed when excavation at the site uncovered a spring that had saturated soil ...

Students see museum, petroglyphs

A Fort Washakie High School Wyoming history class recently toured the National Bighorn Sheep Center and Dubois Museum, whose staff members also took the ...

Veterans Commission office moves from Lander to Riverton

A Wyoming Veterans Commission office has relocated from the Wyoming Army National Guard Armory in Lander to 324 E. Washington Ave. in Riverton.
In addition ...

Fire district gets $5,750 for old city hall; siren's fate to be decided

The Riverton Fire Protection District has sold the old city hall building in downtown Riverton to Doug Maulik.
"We closed on the property" Tuesday RFPD ...

Nevada warned efforts to block grouse regs could backfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Attempts by rural Nevada counties, mining companies and others to block new U.S. policies intended to protect the greater sage grouse could ...

Baldes named lifetime achievement award winner from UW Biodiversity

The award showcases commitment to enhancing knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming.

A Fort Washakie man has been honored with ...

City ombudsman finalists interviewed; decision due soon

The position is intended to serve as a local point of contact for people who experience bias or discrimination in town.

The Riverton Police ...

Fremont County scenery featured in Disney-Wyo film partnership

Fremont County plays a scenic role in a new animated movie being released for the holiday season by Pixar Animation through the Walt Disney Co.
The State of ...

Former Fremont County Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse was sentenced on Friday to perform 120 hours of community service for stealing from the institution ...

Man facing attempted-murder charge says he didn't understand his rights when he confessed

A Kinnear man facing an at-tempted first-degree murder charge is hoping to keep an interview he did with law enforcement out of his trial.
During a pretrial ...

Obama's new view on tests in line with state officials

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- On many political issues, the gulf between President Barack Obama and the average Wyoming voter couldn't be more vast. But when it comes to ...

Marijuana ballot sigs at 20 percent

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Supporters of an initiative to legalize medical marijuana have collected about 20 percent of the signatures needed on the 2016 general election ...

Digest

Homicide charged in death of former Shoshoni man
GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman has been accused of driving over her husband who died in the driveway of their ...

New board, operations structure for youth justice services in county

Justice services for youth in Fremont County are operating under a new structure and with a new community advisory board.
The youth services, juvenile ...

Another restaurant leaves Riverton Regional Airport

Pepe's Tacos was the third operator at the city-owned property since 2012.

Pepe's Tacos at Riverton Regional Airport cafe closed its doors this month ...

'Fill-A-Bowl' benefits Center of Hope

The "Filling an Empty Bowl" fundraiser for the Center of Hope was held Thursday at the the Fremont Center of the Fremont County Fairgrounds. The event included ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Saturn's geyser-spouting moon Enceladus has a new portfolio, thanks to the Cassini spacecraft.
NASA released its latest close-ups ...

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Births

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A daughter was born to Dalilah Brown of Lander and Levi Redman of Ethete at 12:16 p.m. Oct. 11at ...

State to consider law on edible pot due to Colorado proximity

Miller chairs committee addressing it

Marijuana, the juvenile sex offender registry and asset forfeiture are among the topics to discussed by the ...

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray, right, recognized Deputy Secretary of State Karen Wheeler for her 30 years of service. Wheeler has served during the ...

 
 

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