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Online textbooks new feature at CWC

Officials hope the resource will reduce the cost of college attendance and eliminate at least one barrier to higher education.

Open access online ...

Hearing could clear way for same-sex marriage

A federal court hearing next week could enable same-sex couples to begin getting marriage licenses in Wyoming.
Four same-sex couples and a gay-rights advocacy ...

County ambulance response time getting faster

Fremont County's ambulances are hitting the road nearly a full minute sooner than a year ago.

When someone needs an ambulance, there's no time to ...

Man arrested after brandishing gun at probation officers visiting home

James A. Crow, 46, of Riverton, was arrested after brandishing a gun at two probation and parole agents during a home visit Tuesday evening.
The agents said ...

Woman in hammer murder case agrees to testify against others

A woman charged in a murder case has agreed to testify against her two co-defendants and plead guilty in exchange for a lower charge.
She pinned most of the ...

Officers call off search for missing couple

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has canceled its search for a Lyons Valley couple presumed missing Thursday afternoon.
A 74-year-old man and his ...

Officials seek public's help in finding missing couple

This story has been ...

Search continues for missing Casper woman

CASPER -- Fire and emergency crews and volunteers are searching for a Casper woman who was reporting missing earlier this week.
A ground search got under way ...

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Births
KERN
A daughter was born to Morgan Kern of Worland at 8:57 a.m. Aug. 11. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounces.

LeBEAU
A son was born ...

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Yellowstone visits top 3.2 million
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Visitation to Yellowstone National Park this year has topped the 3.2 million mark, and the park ...

Superintendents complain about state funding for schools

CHEYENNE -- Nine school superintendents made their case Tuesday to Gov. Matt Mead that the state is shortchanging Wyoming K-12 funding.
No resolution was ...

Despite federal action, governor says state to defend same-sex marriage law

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming will continue to defend a state law that defines marriage as existing only between a man and a woman despite federal appeals court rulings ...

Drunk driver behind wheel of automobile going 106 mph

Several subjects were arrested Wednesday afternoon after a deputy recorded their vehicle traveling more than 100 miles per hour on 8 Mile Road west of ...

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to leave the city-owned downtown parking lot unregulated.
The lot in question is on East Fremont Avenue between North ...

Kidnap suspect pleads not guilty, wants a trial

A kidnapping conviction would carry a penalty of 20 years to life in prison.

A trial date will be set for the Riverton man charged with kidnapping ...

Investigators can't say whether black bear or grizzly killed man in B-T Forest

Wyoming Game and Fish officials say they will likely never know what type of bear may have been involved in the death of Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, last ...

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Births
JORDAN
A son was born to Tina Jordan of Green Bay, Wis., and Sean Jordan of Rawlins at 8:24 a.m. June 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Ambulance chief makes pitch for beefed-up EMS service in county

Local officials must decide how good an emergency medical service Fremont County needs and what that is worth. Those questions underpinned EMS director Joseph ...

A stuffed chicken breast or other meat is an elegant way to change up the dinner menu. And it need not take a great deal of time. Simply prepare a filling, ...

CWC will need 'recapture' funds to counteract valuation change

Central Wyoming College will receive more than $200,000 from the state this year based on a decrease in local property value estimates.
The money will be ...

 
 

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