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Riverton police update fleet

Two new police cars rolled into Riverton the first week of March. Each year, the Riverton Police Department's budget allows for the purchase of two new ...

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State Senate vacancy filled
DOUGLAS -- Douglas-area rancher Brian Boner has been appointed to replace Sen. Jim Anderson of Glenrock in The 30-year-old ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Jury duty scam using officer names

The Lander Police Department says Fremont County residents are being targeted in a phone scam regarding jury duty.
According to LPD public information officer ...

Survey shows general satisfaction on roads

Among the results, 85 percent of the respondents agreed the state's highways and interstates usually permit travel with only minimal delays.

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Six decades of major change since 1955

Editor:
Sixty years ago, it was a different world.
It was 1955 in Seattle, Wash. I was 25 years old. I had two marriages plus four years in the service. ...

Northern Iowa eliminates UW from postseason

Paul Jesperson led five Northern Iowa players in double figures with 16 points, Seth Tuttle added 14 and the fifth-seeded Panthers held off the comeback of No. ...

State passes on purchase of Chief Washakie art

Gov. Matt Mead said the state will not purchase a series of paintings depicting the life of Chief Washakie for display at the Capitol after the building ...

Lander man pleads not guilty in sexual abuse of two teens

Patric Tobyas Lauderdale could serve up to 35 years in prison if convicted.

A Lander man charged with sexually abusing two teenagers pleaded not ...

Riverton school board approves aquatic center grant and bus purchases

The Riverton school district is accepting new items while letting go of others.
The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees recently approved a ...

Saxophone concert Friday to launch two days of music clinics at CWC

A group of saxophone educators will perform a concert Friday to kick off Central Wyoming College's annual Single Reed Celebration, a two-day clinic for middle ...

State jobless rate falls to 4 percent

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent in January.
The jobless rate is down from 4.2 percent in December and down from the 4.3 percent ...

Jury convicts teen of aiding in fatal attack on jail guard

Prosecutors say he taught another teen how to strangle Amanda Baker.

GERING, Neb. --A jury has convicted a 17-year-old boy of helping to plot a fatal ...

Game and Fish gathering public input on draft hunting seasons

Wyoming Game and Fish is gathering input on draft hunt seasons for the fall. The biggest proposed change is lifting antler-point restrictions in several ...

Study: EPA regs threaten state coal

The University of Wyoming paper also says Wyoming would benefit from opening exports to Asia.

CHEYENNE --A new economic study says pending federal ...

Camey Fegler has been named the Class 4-A West conference girls basketball player of the year.
She also is a first-team Class 4-A all-state selection ...

Let Holder quit

If he's so bad, his replacement should be confirmed immediately

The name of the game in Washington is politics.
That is to say, the professionals in ...

Feds requiring companies to report chemicals used in fracking

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in ...

Riverton school board approves bid for elementary roof project

Fremont County School District 25 has added new work to its list of school projects.
The District 25 board of trustees approved a bid award for the Jackson ...

For the past two weeks, the Riverton High School girls and boys track and field teams have been working on their endurance.
The conditioning will be put on ...

 
 

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