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GOFF
June E. Goff, 93, died Friday, Aug. 21, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. ...

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Homicide suspected in Laramie
LARAMIE -- Police in Laramie are investigating the weekend beating death of a 59-year-old man.
Lt. Gwen Smith says police ...

Bebout treated at cancer center, says he is optimistic about outcome

State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) is undergoing treatments at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City for a medical issue.
The previous cancer survivor ...

Community dialogues set in response to fatal Center of Hope shooting

A fatal shooting in July at the Center of Hope in Riverton raised concerns about violence motivated by race in Fremont County.
Soon after the incident, the ...

Concerned by a forecast of hot, windy conditions, firefighters have arrived to battle the Crooked Creek Fire burning northwest of Dubois. The wildfire grew to ...

Rare coroner's inquest finds no signs of foul play in woman's death

A jury at a coroner's inquest Monday resolved the cause, manner and date of death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found July 12 decomposing in a field ...

Wildfire northwest of Dubois consumes 300 acres

UPDATE at 5:21 p.m.: The Shoshone National Forest reports Forest Service roads 542 and 732 are closed for public and firefighter safety.

ORIGINAL STORY:
A ...

U.S. rig count declines by 4; Wyoming unchanged

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Newly discovered spring shows fickle nature of Yellowstone thermal features

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Last April, Yellowstone National Park officials noticed a new spring on Upper Terrace Drive near a popular parking lot that ...

Native American Day observances reached into Wyoming Indian Elementary School 28 years ago this week.
The day was encouraged nationally by President Reagan ...

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Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Head Start centers celebrate 50 years

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Head Start celebrated 50 years Friday at the Fort Washakie center.
More than 4,000 children have enrolled in the ...

The Riverton Hospital Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Central Wyoming College Foundation on Aug. 3.
"The donation will benefit scholarships designated for ...

An animal-related call is made to the Riverton Police Department almost every day. In October, Becki Weber will complete her first year as the RPD's first ...

CWC reworks pay structure; raises on the way for some

Employees with salaries below market rates also will receive retroactive pay.

Twenty-eight employees at Central Wyoming College will receive pay ...

Man pleads to string of shed, garage thefts from same night in March

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a string of cars and garages one night in March.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, 30, on Friday pleaded guilty to ...

With grouse deal done, Species Act targeted for improvement

Wyoming Gov. Matt heads to Washington, D.C., this week to push for improvements to the Endangered Species Act.
Mead leads the Western Governors Association ...

Homecoming week at RHS features Harry Potter theme; parade on Friday

Riverton High School is looking toward a magical homecoming this year.
The Harry Potter-themed homecoming week"The Wizarding World of the Wolverines"kicks ...

East end of 17 Mile Road now reservation roadway

The first 11.57 miles of 17 Mile Road (Wyoming Highway 137) is officially under the jurisdiction of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes on the ...

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BLANCO
Raul Narcizo Blanco, of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 24, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Services are ...

 
 

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