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Trial begins for man accused of raping cousin

An Arapaho man on trial for sexual assaulting his cousin intends to argue the encounter was consenting and to impugn the credibility of the alleged ...

Rendezvous rolls this week for 35th year; events on rec path, city park

The 35th annual Riverton Rendezvous begins this week, filling the rest of the month with summer festivities from the Wyoming Modelers Park Association fly-in ...

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Deaths
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Francis Behan Jr., 36, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, July 6, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Services are ...

Fire and police activity typical on Fourth of July weekend

Though no official festivities took place to celebrate the Fourth of July in Riverton, local police were busy over the holiday weekend responding to calls ...

Officials are unsure what caused a fire that destroyed half of a duplex Saturday evening in Riverton.
No one was injured in the incident, which is not ...

CWC to offer $757K in scholarships; some changes planned

Some money for scholarships at Central Wyoming College will be reallocated next year, but the total amount of funding will remain the same.
The CWC Board of ...

Outside agencies, services approved for county funds

The Fremont County Commission finalized its budget for contributions to social services and outside organizations Tuesday. From the Fremont County Clerk:
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County finalizes new budget, down about $500K for fiscal year

Spending on the part of Fremont County government is scheduled to decrease this fiscal year by a few hundred thousand dollars, to $39.5 million.
The budget ...

Digest

Two killed in separate wrecks
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating two crashes that killed a woman near Rawlins and a man near ...

Fewer school ratio waivers needed now

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education has granted 16 school districts permission to exceed the state mandated student-teacher ratio in kindergarten ...

Nurse shortage reaching crisis level statewide

ROCK SPRINGS -- The shortage of certified nursing assistants, especially in nursing homes, in Wyoming is reaching crisis stage, Wyoming Department of Health ...

On final mission, Riverton officer key to carrier group

Navy Cmdr. Chad Kennedy is retiring after a 20-year Naval career.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson launched 2,400 combat missionsin Syria and ...

Wyoming Game and Fish officials have relocated a mountain lion that was causing concern for residents in the Dubois area.
The animal had not threatened any ...

Jury trial starts Monday for man accused of rape; alleged victim is cousin

A jury trial is set to begin July 6 for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin.
The Fremont County Attorney's Office charged the ...

Man pleads guilty in death of RPD staffer; sentencing to come

Reuben Revere pleaded guilty on Thursday in Lander District Court to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Riverton Police Department employee Carolyn ...

Wyoming digest

Casper man killed in rollover
WHEATLAND -- A 62-year-old Casper man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Wheatland.
Wyoming Highway ...

The way it was: Wildfires - 2001

The first week of July was a rough one for wildfires 14 years ago. Blazes near both Lander and Dubois required all-out effort to contain, and a fire truck was ...

Fireworks banned in state parks

Visitors also are urged to use caution when using campfires.

Visitors to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites are reminded that the possession ...

Veterans assistance available in July throughout Fremont County

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Good Samaritans help extinguish fire in ditch

Local fire officials said they were grateful for the help of passersby who stopped to extinguish a small grass fire at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Lewis Road ...

 
 

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