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Enrollment up
LARAMIE -- First-day enrollment for the fall semester at the University of Wyoming is up nearly 100 students from last year.
Preliminary ...

Annual Festival of the Cowboys set for Saturday in Crowheart

The Sixth Annual Festival of the Cowboys will be celebrated from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crowheart Community Center.
The free event will include ...

Meth charges against woman bound over

A search of Yolanda Chavez revealed a weapon, cash and drug paraphernalia.

A Fort Washakie woman has had her charges on selling methamphetamine bound ...

Bebout part of state energy trade mission to Asian nations

State Sen. Eli Bebout of Riverton is traveling to Asia this week with other state lawmakers as part of the state's continuing effort to find energy markets ...

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Births
ANDERSON
A daughter was born to Alicia Willow of Fort Washakie and Keavin Anderson of Fort Hall, Idaho at 3:13 p.m. July 22 at SageWest Health ...

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Body found near ski trail
JACKSON -- A survey crew has found human remains off a trail at the Snow King ski resort in Jackson.
Police say the remains ...

Wyoming highway deaths well ahead of 2013's count so far

Highway deaths in Wyoming so far this year are well ahead of the total count for all last year and police say cell phone use, not wearing a seat belt and ...

Gosar pushes Mead for longer series of debates, but the governor declines

CHEYENNE -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar called on Gov. Matt Mead on Thursday to agree to five additional debates between now and Election Day ...

Police arrest man for probation revocation

Levi Chancellor told officials he had been using methamphetamine and had been awake for two days when police found him shirtless and shoeless in the middle ...

Test shows no West Nile virus in Riverton; city to continue its doubled spraying schedule

Public services director Kyle Butterfield responded to a citizen question about Riverton's mosquito abatement program during a meeting this week at City Hall. ...

If Corona tastes a little better this fall, thank a Fremont County farmer. The local malt barley crop is shaping up to be bigger and better than average, ...

City expects rollout trash receptacles to arrive by November

City council made decision after contentious discussion

The decision to eliminate most of the residential alley dumpsters in Riverton and replace ...

Team searching lake for remains of Uden victims

Investigators started scouring a Sublette County lake for the bodies of Gerald Uden's victims Monday, but they still had not found the remains of Virginia Uden ...

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Births
ANDERSON
A daughter was born to Lindsey Anderson of Riverton and Rowdy Anderson of Riverton at 10:32 a.m. May 12 at SageWest Health Care at ...

High winds, low humidity trigger red flag warning

The highest wind speed recorded Wednesday in Riverton was 38 mph, with gusts reaching 46 mph, according to the NWS.

National Weather Service ...

Unforeseen costs of $25,000 have arisen in the Riverton justice center project, and Fremont County commissioners agreed to pay the bill at a meeting ...

Vote won't alter GOP dominance in Legislature

There are a lot of unknowns for the Nov. 4 election.
But one thing is certain: Republicans will keep majority control in the state House and Senate after all ...

Digest

Wild horse roundup postponed
CHEYENNE -- The federal government has agreed to postpone a planned roundup of about 800 wild horses in Wyoming to give ...

Damp August sets record in Riverton

August 2014 was the wettest on record for the Riverton area based on numbers from the National Weather Service office northwest of town.
Meteorologist Brett ...

Riverton woman's cabin vandalism case transferred to District Court

The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ...

 
 

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