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Births
BECK
A daughter was born to Rebekah Mills of Riverton and Keith Beck on June 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Chicken salad has long been an American staple, but it's also a favorite in Brazil. Brazilian steakhouses, including Fogo de Chao, serve a variation of chicken ...

Picnic to-do lists should always include the following instructions: Dig out 9-by-13 pan.
Bars -- also known by their non-Midwestern name, squares -- are ideal ...

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Two sentenced for pipe bomb
LARAMIE -- Two men have been sentenced for helping to build a pipe bomb that was found beneath a Laramie home.
William ...

Federal disaster declared for Lusk-area flooding

CHEYENNE -- President Barack Obama has granted a federal disaster declaration for homes and businesses damaged by flooding last month in Niobrara and Johnson ...

Capitol revamp delays spark tense meeting with governor

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials expressed concern about the slow pace of planning for the $300 million renovation of the state capitol in Cheyenne. Following ...

Two people were injured Tuesday in a head-on collision on Wyoming Highway 789 between Lander and Hudson.
Multiple emergency agencies were dispatched to the ...

Shoshoni town water supply not enough for new school, so separate well necessary

Fremont County School District 24 will have to drill a well for its new $46 million school after the state determined there's not enough water in the Town of ...

Private donor to pay $62,000 for Dubois school resource officer

The Dubois area is to keep all of its sheriff's officers despite reduced funding for one position in a final budget adopted by Fremont County Commissioners on ...

Trial begins for man accused of raping cousin

An Arapaho man on trial for sexual assaulting his cousin intends to argue the encounter was consenting and to impugn the credibility of the alleged ...

Rendezvous rolls this week for 35th year; events on rec path, city park

The 35th annual Riverton Rendezvous begins this week, filling the rest of the month with summer festivities from the Wyoming Modelers Park Association fly-in ...

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Deaths
BEHAN
Francis Behan Jr., 36, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, July 6, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Services are ...

Fire and police activity typical on Fourth of July weekend

Though no official festivities took place to celebrate the Fourth of July in Riverton, local police were busy over the holiday weekend responding to calls ...

Officials are unsure what caused a fire that destroyed half of a duplex Saturday evening in Riverton.
No one was injured in the incident, which is not ...

CWC to offer $757K in scholarships; some changes planned

Some money for scholarships at Central Wyoming College will be reallocated next year, but the total amount of funding will remain the same.
The CWC Board of ...

Outside agencies, services approved for county funds

The Fremont County Commission finalized its budget for contributions to social services and outside organizations Tuesday. From the Fremont County Clerk:
- ...

County finalizes new budget, down about $500K for fiscal year

Spending on the part of Fremont County government is scheduled to decrease this fiscal year by a few hundred thousand dollars, to $39.5 million.
The budget ...

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Two killed in separate wrecks
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating two crashes that killed a woman near Rawlins and a man near ...

Fewer school ratio waivers needed now

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education has granted 16 school districts permission to exceed the state mandated student-teacher ratio in kindergarten ...

Nurse shortage reaching crisis level statewide

ROCK SPRINGS -- The shortage of certified nursing assistants, especially in nursing homes, in Wyoming is reaching crisis stage, Wyoming Department of Health ...

 
 

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