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After complaint, builder vows better clean-up at Riverton site

The Montana company is working to build 12 one-bedroom units, eight three-bedroom units, and four two-bedroom units.

A homeowner near the College ...

An Illinois man died Tuesday after rolling a commercial truck in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials said Marion Mabry Jr., 45, of Calumet Park, Illinois, died ...

Allen Kiernan, known as "Gator" during Gold Rush Days, operated an arrastra outside of South Pass City. The arrastra at South Pass was built in 2013, but ...

Feds say state improper in bonding deal with Alpha

PINEDALE (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the Sublette County commissioners illegally switched the county's legal notices to a different publication last ...

Two 'shapes' in weekend balloon rally

Hot-air balloons are expected to begin arriving Thursday for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous balloon rally.
Included in this year's lineup of 23 balloons ...

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Births

COBURN
A daughter was born to Dawn Mahr of Riverton and Curtis Coburn of Riverton at 4:17 a.m. June 28 at ...

State board approves new requirements for graduation

Wyoming high school students will now be able to pass a course assessment in lieu of receiving a passing grade as part of a number of changes the State Board ...

Judge sides with paper in legal notices

PINEDALE (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the Sublette County commissioners illegally switched the county's legal notices to a different publication last ...

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Deaths
QUIVER
Jeffrey Quiver Day, 28 died Friday July 8 in Riverton. Traditional Indian funeral services will be ...

No prison time for attack at hotel

Frank Lopez, who attacked two men with a whiskey bottle at Riverton's Holiday Inn in April, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of possession, manufacture or ...

Wyoming digest

Mountain lion numbers down
PINEDALE (AP) -- State wildlife managers say an effort to reduce mountain lion populations across the state has been ...

Texas governor burned seriously during Wyo trip

DALLAS (AP) -- Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas sustained "extensive second- and third-degree burns" on both legs below the knees and both feet -- and may ...

Opposition growing to higher tax rates on wind generation in the state

RAWLINS (AP) -- Opposition is growing across Wyoming to any increase in the state's wind-generation tax over concerns it will hurt jobs and stifle ...

Odd wintry weather brings snow in summer

JACKSON (AP) -- Snow fell in some mountain areas of northwest Wyoming, chilling tourists in the Jackson Hole region, hampering travel and delaying mountain ...

Shoshones to take control of trash stations on reservation

The tribe will subsidize disposal costs for its residents and will also be charged tipping fees from the county disposal district.

Fremont County's ...

Body found in Wind River by Pokemon player identified; death believed to be accidental

Officials have identified the man found dead Friday in the Wind River just south of Riverton.
Jeffrey Day, 28, of Arapahoe, was found floating face-down at ...

One person was reported killed at the scene in a single vehicle accident between the entrance to Boysen State Park and the Boysen Dam early Tuesday afternoon. ...

These two novelty hot-air balloons, named Tic-Toc and Speedy, are part of the lineup for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally this ...

Hale, Becky and Meeka Iwen panned for gold Sunday in Willow Creek during Gold Rush Days in South Pass ...

CWC's current academic chief is interim president

Part 1 of 2

Brad Tyndall will be taking over as interim president at Central Wyoming College when Cristobal Valdez leaves that position next Friday. ...

 
 

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