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Lander man joins WHP

Clayton Colman of Lander joined the Wyoming Highway Patrol last month.
The Medicine Bow native spent 13 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed three ...

With budget crisis ongoing, study shows big local economic impact by CWC

A recent economic impact study shows Central Wyoming College contributed more than $145 million in income to its service area in fiscal year 2013-2014 - almost ...

Mosquito fogging starts Monday; once per week in the early going

The City of Riverton will begin its usual mosquito control Monday to reduce the chances of people getting bit by a mosquito
infected with the West Nile ...

Touch-and-go conditions for flooding over warm weekend

Minor flooding along small streams and creeks may occur over low-lying areas and stream confluences.

The Little Wind River near Riverton is forecast ...

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Births

OSBORN-MCCLINTON
A child was born to Karlien K. Osborn of Lander and Antonio McClinton of Lander at 4:26 ...

Three of 13 House hopefuls face off

CHEYENNE -- Three candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Liz Cheney, a Fox ...

Saturday airport event shows jet airliner that will serve city

Riverton Regional Airport hosts an open house Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a new air service provider, Key Lime Air, which will begin service to and ...

Wyoming digest


Would-be bison rescuer fined
(AP) -- A Canadian man and his son loaded a Yellowstone National Park bison calf into their vehicle last month because ...

Local schools studying new transgender restroom issue

No policies in place yet

After the Obama Administration issued a directive last month encouraging schools to allow transgender students to use the ...

Graduates at Wind River High School turned their tassels before tossing their caps in the air at Sunday's commencement ceremonies, where 24 graduates received ...

Plea deal leads to supervised release for stabbing suspect

Emory Christian stabbed his uncle in the neck on Sept. 6, 2015.

A Fort Washakie man was sentenced last month to supervised release for assault ...

BIA officer pleads not guilty to gun, kidnap charges

A U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of kidnapping and brandishing a gun during a violent crime that ...

Long prison term from meth case last year

A Shoshoni man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for charges related to distribution of methamphetamine.
Dale Allen Bennett, 39, of ...

Wyoming digest


Psych exam for double murder suspect
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Wyoming teen charged with slaying a couple and wounding their daughter after the family ...

State expects - and needs - big tourist season

Last year, Wyoming attracted a record 10.5 million tourists, and tourism contributed nearly $3.4 billion to the state economy.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- ...

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Deaths

KNIGHT
Cindy Knight, 59, of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 31 at the Help for Health Hospice Home in ...

Wyoming digest


Jackson cracking down on short rentals
JACKSON (AP) -- The town of Jackson has warned about 20 homeowners so far this year to stop illegally renting ...

Many options exhausted prior to CWC cuts, leaders insist

Administrators explored myriad options for cutting costs at Central Wyoming College before presenting a proposal for layoffs to the CWC Board of Trustees last ...

Main Street Dance studio hosted the first of two performances Monday night in the 12th annual Main Street Dance studio recital. A second show is Wednesday at ...

Hot temps arriving as snowpack hovers well above median

The Little Wind River near Riverton is forecast to crest just below flood stage this weekend due to high temperatures that should start melting the snow that ...

 
 

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