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District 38 special ed program in need of change, director says

The new special education director for Fremont County School District 38 wants the school board to revisit a different program for the Arapahoe schools.
At ...

The City of Riverton's building permits and inspections offices could not have prevented the apartment-building fire at 520 E. Fremont Ave. on March 12, ...

Two District 38 principals not being rehired

The contracts for the Arapahoe middle and charter high school principals did not get renewed during the Fremont County School District 38 special board meeting ...

Air boardings down by 500 a month so far in 2014

The number of departures and arrivals at Riverton Regional Airport closely reflected the difficulties the airport's sole commercial airline is suffering on a ...

Struggling under new FAA regulations, airline cuts seats from some planes; Riverton to have 30-seater exclusively

The top man at Great Lakes Airlines ...

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Births
KINNEY
A son was born to Gaylemarie and Jason Kinney, of Lander, at 2:11 p.m. Feb. 15 at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ...

Achievers

Flanagan named to dean's list
Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs has announced that Jace Flanagan, of Riverton, was named to the dean's ...

Energy company to conduct power line inspections

Rocky Mountain Power will conduct routine power line inspections by helicopter in central and northern Wyoming. The inspections will take place the week of ...

CWC offering free job training for eligible individuals

Central Wyoming College is offering low or no-cost training in health care careers for veterans, unemployed and under-employed people. Individuals looking for ...

New instructor bringing show choir to District 25

Fifteen students have joined Riverton High School's choir program since new vocal instructor Jon Marquez began work Feb. 17.
Marquez, the choir teacher for ...

Fred Phelps was outclassed by those he asked us to hate

Fred Phelps's life work, if that's what hate-mongering can be called, depended on getting attention, so we will keep this short.
Phelps and his pseudo church, ...

No guarantee for Mead on a second term as governor

Editor:
I agree that Matt Mead has a lot of advantages when he runs for his second term, but I do not think he is guaranteed anything. Remember, he was the ...

Sometimes, we need a referee

The dispute over the EPA ruling on the reservation's border fits that description.

My heart is with Keja Whiteman on this one.
The Fremont County ...

Priority

Friday's meeting on local air service was depressing -- but not hopeless

Air service is a community issue.
If a single thought ought to be carried ...

Chase starts in Wyoming, ends in South Dakota

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- Two Florida residents were taken into custody after a police chase that began in Wyoming and ended in South Dakota.
The Wednesday night ...

Digest

Little change in winter park tourism
JACKSON -- The number of tourists who visited Yellowstone and Grand Teton this past winter was comparable to the ...

Two GOP candidates join race for Secretary of State

Two Republicans are among the first people to say they're running for Wyoming secretary of state.
They are Rock Springs City Council member Clark Stith and ...

Museums chief getting $63K salary

Fremont County's first-ever countywide museums director will be paid $63,000 annually.
The county museums board approved the salary for Scott Goetz on a 3-1 ...

First look at school plan available Tuesday

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting next week to see a preliminary sketch of Riverton's new K-3 elementary school.
The Fremont County School District ...

Investigators know what caused church fire, not why

Investigators are almost finished with their official report on the structure fire that destroyed an old church building and adjacent apartment last week in ...

 
 

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