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Council hears defense of bare-knuckle fights; chief called 'predator'

The Riverton City Council did not make a decision regarding bare-knuckle fighting regulations during a regular meeting this month.
Instead, council members ...

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Deaths
BATCHELDER
David Alan Batchelder, 58, died Tuesday, March 17. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount ...

District 25 only requires certain workers to be vaccinated

The Riverton school system encourages all of its employees to receive immunizations.

Public concern over immunizations has resurfaced after a measles ...

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Missile test involved Warren AFB
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from California in ...

Juvenile justice to be big interim study by lawmakers

CHEYENNE -- Overhauling how Wyoming approaches crimes and other misbehavior by juveniles will be among a state legislative committee's top priorities leading up ...

State's ed board gets back to work on review of sci standards

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Board of Education is moving forward with its review of state science standards.
Members of the board decided at their meeting last ...

Six injured in Wind River Canyon wreck

Six Cody residents were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Sunday after their Jeep collided with a rock in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials believe all of the ...

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District could leave the county's self-insurance pool and purchase health insurance from a private company for its ...

The title of Wednesday's presentation by Mark Jenkins was intriguing: "Vietnam Underground --The Viet Cong, Spelunkers and the Biggest Cave on Earth." So was ...

Winter was warm, dry in county

Spring has sprung, and meteorologists predict temperatures will continue to be above average, much like those seen during the winter.
The 2014-15 winter, ...

Declining oil prices affect tribal royalties

The Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue will hold a mineral and royalty question and answer session April 9 at the Bureau of ...

'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' next play in library series

The Lander Library will broadcast the play "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" in high definition Saturday.
The program is part of the library's National Theatre ...

Museums to host traveling outlaw exhibit

Wyoming has been the stomping grounds for many an outlaw. Butch Cassidy spent much of his career in Fremont County and Wyoming. He ranched in the Dubois area ...

Rollout trash change a success, say city planners

Early kinks being worked out

Riverton city residents have spent more than a month learning their new trash pickup schedule and figuring out how to ...

New rules on fracking raise duplication concern in state

CHEYENNE -- Critics of new rules for oil and gas development on federal and tribal land point out states including Wyoming have had at least one of those rules ...

Riverton police update fleet

Two new police cars rolled into Riverton the first week of March. Each year, the Riverton Police Department's budget allows for the purchase of two new ...

Wyoming digest

State Senate vacancy filled
DOUGLAS -- Douglas-area rancher Brian Boner has been appointed to replace Sen. Jim Anderson of Glenrock in The 30-year-old ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Seventh-grader qualifies for national science fair

Sean White has earned first place twice at the state science fair.

Wind River Middle School seventh-grader Sean White recently earned first place in ...

Change can be a struggle for some people --especially when it comes to food consumption --but Wyoming education officials say updated dietary guidelines for ...

 
 

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