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Rails to Trails killer finishes work camp, seeks reduction

A convicted killer is asking a judge to reduce his sentence to allow him out on probation.
Santana Mendoza, 17, is serving a sentence of 12 to 18 years in ...

WyDOT cautioning motorcyclists about highway construction

All drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt milling is scheduled to begin Monday on a highway and bridge improvement ...

Teen artist's work now on display at college

A new version of the Wyoming bucking horse and rider is on display at Central Wyoming College.
The iconic image, however, now includes a war bonnet.
The ...

CWC, NWS hosting Men in Science Conference on Tuesday

Young men from the region's middle and high schools will converge Tuesday at Central Wyoming College to participate in workshops presented by men involved in ...

Cancer spreads inside the body and out

The Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies -- A Biography of Cancer" is a riveting work full of triumph and tragedy.

Physician and ...

City approves money from reserves to buy pothole machine

The Riverton City Council has voted to purchase a pothole-filling machine, despite worries over how the city would pay for it.
Riverton had been renting the ...

Children ages 7 to 14 years old can play pioneer games and learn to make a hide painting during events Friday and Saturday at two Fremont County museums.
The ...

Central Wyoming College graduated 215 students this year, and many of them celebrated the achievement Friday night at the school's commencement.
For one ...

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Two killed when SUV rolls into creek
SMOOT -- Authorities are investigating after an SUV rolled into a creek, killing two men near the small western ...

WRHS names dozens to third-quarter honor roll

Wind River High School has announced the students named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Ninth grade
Cole Nelson
10th ...

Found body identified as missing man from Kansas

CASPER -- Authorities have identified human remains found this past week in central Wyoming as a Kansas man who disappeared six years ago.
Natrona County ...

Cowboy poets entertained in Shoshoni

Editor:
I thoroughly enjoyed the third annual cowboy poet gathering in Shoshoni.
Thanks to the folks who took time out of their busy lives to spend the ...

Neighbors put out fire at house as firefighters neared scene

A group of neighbors saved a structure from substantial damage after a fire in the 800 block of Rose Marie Drive in Riverton.
Officials said the neighbors ...

Dog bite incident sparks warning to vaccinate animals

Local officials are encouraging residents to vaccinate their pets after an incident Thursday involving a 5-year-old boy who was bitten by a dog.
Police said ...

The Riverton Wolverine girls and boys soccer teams will not play their final home matches of the season in Fremont County as scheduled Saturday at Wolverine ...

Fed wildlife chief says state's plan won't prevent grouse listing

CHEYENNE -- The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Wyoming's conservation strategy for the greater sage grouse won't by itself be sufficient to ...

Riverton hosts Rawlins in a doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.

Despite a chilly Sunday weather forecast, the Riverton Raiders are hoping to start the ...

Two county students win awards in math contest

Western Heritage Lutheran Academy in Riverton recently held a TRIG-STAR competition and named John Desenfants as the winner.
Inberg-Miller Engineers of ...

Superintendent to China for education visit

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow is among a delegation of eight U.S. state school superintendents traveling to China to ...

Wind River Middle School announces honor roll

Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Sixth grade
Colter ...

 
 

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