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Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot

The City of Riverton received a certificate of completion last week from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for a cleanup project at the vacant, ...

CWC Health and Science Center to be named for McFarland

The new Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College will be named in honor of former president Jo Anne McFarland.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved ...

New projects using 1 percent tax take shape; others done

Several more projects funded by Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax are in the works as the first few are finishing.
At a Fremont County Commission ...

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Births
CLARK
A son was born to Karyn Clark of Riverton and Spencer Clark of Riverton at 4:48 a.m. Aug. 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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Resentencing ordered in killing
The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday for the second time ordered a district judge to resentence one of three men ...

Washakie County attorney suspended from law practice

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the outgoing Washakie County attorney from practicing law for 30 days, ruling she violated ...

Campaign donations down this year compared to 2012

CHEYENNE -- Campaign finance reports show Wyoming candidates for state offices raised less money this year than four years ago.
About $3.8 million was raised ...

Carolina-style academic stink unlikely at UW, official says

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina ...

Eaton death sentence overturned by fed judge

A federal judge on Thursday overturned the death sentence of the former Riverton resident who was the lone inmate on Wyoming's death row, saying his trial ...

More than $35K and counting for improvements at Riverton library's Community Room

More than $35,000 has been raised and donated to help remodel the Community Room at the Riverton Branch Library.
"It's been very heartwarming for us," said ...

CWC events drew 132,000 participants, spectators in fiscal 2014

Facilities use was up at Central Wyoming College this year, primarily due to the construction of the Health and Science Center on the Riverton ...

Arts in Action Winter Art Fair Friday, Saturday at fairgrounds

Riverton's 43rd Annual Winter Art Fair will feature new vendors and "old favorites" this weekend at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Fremont Center, 1010 ...

Suspect bound over in Lander man's death

LARAMIE --An Albany County judge ruled that enough evidence exists to continue murder charges against a Casper man accused in the death of Joseph McGowan, a ...

Today

Births
CONDON
A daughter was born to Melissa Arthur of Riverton and Sylas Condon of Riverton at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 8 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

A high-end grocery store may sell as many as a half-dozen types.

Once upon a time, buying your Thanksgiving turkey was easy. You went to your ...

Lawyer says Wyoming teen did not mean to kill guard

GERING, Neb. -- The attorney for a Wyoming teenager accused of attacking a Nebraska jailer says his client didn't intend to kill the woman.
Dylan Cardeilhac ...

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Wasting disease found in state
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reporting new discoveries of chronic wasting disease in two hunt ...

Rule would require 500 feet between oil, gas rigs and inhabited buildings

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Tuesday to recommend an increase to the minimum allowable distance between oil and gas ...

Wildfire season was light, freeing crews, equipment for other regions

Wyoming saw its least active wildfire season in five years, freeing up state firefighters to help with wildfires in other states, state Forester Bill Crapser ...

The public has until Nov. 21 to weigh in on a draft master plan for Boysen State Park.
After the comment period ends, a contractor will create a final draft ...

 
 

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