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Three spots open on St. Stephen's school board

The St. Stephen's Indian School Educational Association is having an election for its board of directors March 11. Candidates will be elected to represent ...

'Prince Igor' comes to Carnegie Room

Lander MetOpera will present Alexander Borodin's "Prince Igor" in a live HDTV broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday.
The opera is famous for the ...

Optional 1 percent tax now generating about $170,000 per month

With money rolling in for the City of Riverton from the optional 1 percent sales tax, the city council approved advertising for bid schedules 1 and 2 as part ...

Aaron Foster has roots in agriculture stretching from his childhood on a small farm and ranch outside Wheatland. Now he is taking over as the supervisor of ...

Police calls to liquor-licensed establishments dip; figures can be misleading

The Riverton Police Department reported a slight increase in calls for service for 2013. Last year, the department handled 13,829 calls, while in 2012 it ...

Workers, employers would pay more for retirement under bill

A bill making its way through the Wyoming Legislature would require an increase in retirement contributions for state employees and their employers.
Wyoming ...

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Births
SMITS
A daughter was born to Abigail Smits, of Papillion, Neb., and Eric Smits, of Ashland, Neb., at 8:20 p.m. Nov. 29, 2013, at Riverton ...

Digest

Teen in jail slaying named
GERING, Neb. -- Two teenagers, one from Wyoming, are facing adult felony charges after a 24-year-old guard at a western ...

Bill would streamline effort to expand Cody business

Some questioned whether it was special legislation designed to benefit a single entity.

CHEYENNE -- A carefully tailored bill aimed at enticing a ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the ninth day of the 2014 Budget Session:
SPEED LIMIT: The House gave initial approval to a bill ...

Patrick Construction is to rebuild Fremont County's Green Mountain campground. The Lander-based company entered the lowest bid for the project at ...

Police, school leaders see no signs of added racial tension since EPA

Tribal representatives have been referring to an increase in perceived "anti-Indian sentiment" locally since the Environmental Protection Agency's disputed ...

County's health options include high-deductible

The spiraling cost of its health benefit plan has led Fremont County to make big changes to the program, including adding a high-deductible health plan to its ...

Today

Births
SCOTT
A son was born to Trisha Childers and Christopher Scott, of Riverton, at 1:41 p.m. Dec. 2, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ...

Ducks Unlimited banquet set for Saturday

The Riverton chapter of Ducks Unlimited is having its annual banquet Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"It's for all wildlife enthusiasts, not just ...

Air Force seeks expansion of site for bomber training runs

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with its 2008 proposal to expand a bomber training site over Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota.
The ...

Digest

Yellowstone bison captures increase
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has captured roughly 150 migrating bison in recent days as officials ...

Special session legislation moves forward

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Senate committee has approved a bill to pay for a special legislative session if one is necessary to deal with fallout from the recent ...

Rather than vote, committee might simply do nothing on Medicaid bill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee that heard public testimony Wednesday in favor of a bill that would expand Medicaid in Wyoming didn't vote on the matter and ...

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the eighth day of the 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate heard dozens of ...

 
 

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