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Wednesday was the last day of school for School District 25 ...

Repeat offenders, unpaid fines illustrate chronic problem in city

Riverton is owed nearly $1 million in fines, but there isn't much confidence that the bulk will ever be collected.

Regular readers of local arrest ...

Wyoming digest


Two killed in Rock Springs house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed in a house fire in Rock Springs.
Officials ...

Traffic checkpoints in Yellowstone Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Park rangers will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in Yellowstone National Park this holiday weekend.
The checkpoints are ...

Holiday weekend offers ceremonies, events countywide

Fremont County is filled with things to do this Memorial Day weekend, followed by opportunities to pay respect to fallen service men and women Monday.
The ...

UW cutting dozens of vacant positions amid cash crisis

The university faces a loss of nearly $41 million in funding.

LARAMIE (AP) -- At least 70 vacant faculty and staff positions at the University of ...

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Corrections

The sub-headline in Sunday's C-1 story "RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer" should have said Riverton opens ...

What can you put in a quesadilla? Just about anything you want

Normally, we denizens of the sumptuously appointed Headquarters of Prep School Inc. try to avoid covering similar topics too closely together. Last month's ...

State treasurer sues over Capitol job

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Capitol Square Project faces another legal challenge, this time from one of the top five elected state officials.
State Treasurer Mark ...

Wyoming digest

Sandbags deployed in Saratoga
SARATOGA (AP) -- Residents aided by troops from the Wyoming National Guard and others have filled and placed thousands of ...

No one was injured and no structures were damaged in a four-acre grass fire that was reported at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Rendezvous Road. ...

Wyoming digest

Sandbags deployed in Saratoga
SARATOGA (AP) -- Residents aided by troops from the Wyoming National Guard and others have filled and placed thousands of ...

The road, officially called FSR300, is closed until further notice due to snowy conditions. The road sometimes is able to be opened by Memorial Day, but ...

Tribes to mediate JBC dispute

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone business councils will enter mediation in June in attempt to resolve the legal dispute over the Joint Business ...

CWC personnel layoffs governed by established policy, college leaders say

Administrators at Central Wyoming College only can initiate reductions in force after receiving approval from the CWC Board of Trustees.
Trustees do not have ...

Population down across county; most spots still top 2010 census

Every area of Fremont County has experienced annual population declines since at least 2013.
The county overall, and most of its towns, still had more people ...

Today

Corrections


The sub headline in Thursday's C-1 story "RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer" should have said Riverton ...

Average health premium in state fell last year

Published reports speculating on rate increases did not take discounting factors into consideration.

A new report from the U.S. Department of Health ...

Wyoming digest

Woman killed in Yellowstone named
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The National Park Service has released the name of the Texas woman who died last ...

McGinity retires, makes way for new president Laurie Nichols at university

LARAMIE (AP) -- Laurie Nichols took the position of University of Wyoming president last week, allowing Dick McGinity to step back from his leadership position ...

 
 

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