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Victims in fatal crash identified

LUSK --Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed in a crash north of Lusk that involved a pickup and two motorcycles.
The Wyoming ...

More firefighters headed to Albany County wildfire

CHEYENNE --The arrival of more firefighters and resources has kept a wildfire burning in northern Albany County largely in check.
Officials say the fire in La ...

Deputies think juveniles used stolen vehicle in burglary of Kinnear Store

Local officials are investigating reports that a stolen vehicle was used in a burglary early Saturday in Kinnear.
The suspects reportedly crashed the vehicle ...

A Chevrolet Suburban pulling a camper trailer collided with a front-end loader as the two vehicles headed north Wednesday.
The collision occurred a little ...

The wood kiln at Central Wyoming College is up and running this week for the first time in four years.
Art professor Nita Kehoe said the doors to the kiln had ...

RPD creating part-time liaison position to address alleged discrimination

The Riverton Police Department is creating a new position in an effort to address alleged acts of discrimination in town.
RPD chief Mike Broadhead said the ...

Day reporting center for at-risk students to return to Riverton

The program provides education to youths who are involved with the court system and face expulsion from school.

A day reporting center for the ...

Mobile app can help users plan trips to state parks

The app continues to work even without cell phone reception.

The State of Wyoming wants to remind state parks and recreation areas visitors about a ...

Welcoming automobile travelers through the Wind River Basin in 1953 was Nicks Motors, a full-service filling station and repair shop in Riverton. The station ...

Pieter Crow, a former faculty member at Central Wyoming College, will present his experience of living in China at 1:30 p.m. Friday in room 100 in the Jo Anne ...

Fremont Fiber Arts Guild to host three spinning classes

Author Maggie Casey will be in Riverton from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26 for a series of spinning workshops hosted by the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild. The deadline to ...

Wildlife warning reflectors and canvas bags have proven effective in reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions during a three-year study in three Wyoming ...

Saturday morning's community peace march in Riverton almost had the feel of events from a half-century ago. The cause was different, but the climate was ...

Twins, 90, went west to work as World War II riveters

Back when Marge Currah and Maggie Layton were born in 1925, there was no scientific way to ...

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Registration ongoing in Pavillion
Fremont County School District 6 is getting ready for the 2015-2016 school year, with new students able to register ...

Data collected on sage-grouse populations so far in 2015 is encouraging, but the year still could be less-than-favorable for the birds.
Experts say climate is ...

Man killed by grizzly in Yellowstone

Preliminary results of the investigation into the recent death of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park show that the man was attacked by a grizzly bear. ...

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Deaths
GARDNER
Marcinda L. Gardner, 27, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Riverton. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at ...

UW medical school budget on hold for the time being

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is holding off on submitting a budget request for its medical school.
Trustees approved the bulk of the ...

Airport finds new operator for cafe space

Riverton Regional Airport's restaurant will be under new management soon.
The Riverton city council reached an agreement with local eatery Pepe's Tacos on ...

 
 

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