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CWC extends Valdez contract to June 2019

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted last month to extend CWC president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract through June 2019.
Trustees ...

Riverton got 16 inches of snow from Nov. 20-29 -- not a record, but far more than typical for the Thanksgiving period.
City of Riverton equipment has been ...

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Fremont County

State wildlife officials have confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in a hunt area near Lander.
In a press release Nov. 16, the Wyoming Game and ...

Tonkin Stadium will be a local hub for winter recreation this year, with opportunities for both sledding and ice skating available at the old high school ...

Festival of Trees set for Friday and Saturday

A "hideously" decorated tree has been traveling though Riverton for the past month spreading awareness about the 11th Annual Festival of Trees.
Event ...

Struck by vehicle, injured man lay in cold until found

Responders said the man had been lying outside "quite a while."

A 41-year-old Riverton man may have lost the use of his legs after being struck by a ...

Facing state fund crunch, Mead wants less set aside for savings

Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up ...

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SPRUELL
Former Riverton resident Doyle Spruell of Albion, Ill died at age 79 in Albion. He was the ...

Lawmaker expenses vary widely due to size of legislative districts

Nathan Winters has considerable ground to cover as a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives.
His district - Wyoming House District 28 - spans 5,165 ...

Fear strikes when some home cooks face even the thought of dealing with pumpkin pie. Google could not locate a word for "fear of making pie pastry," although ...

ABC Sign Co. workers Shaide Stover and Kevan Root worked on the Acme Theater marquee on Main Street in downtown Riverton. Many of the original slide-on ...

Wyoming digest

State vet eyes brucellosis spread
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan says he expects to know within a week whether the disease ...

State plans new steps against wildlife disease

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State wildlife officials drafted their first new plan in a decade to try to manage chronic wasting disease, a document that includes ...

Wyoming digest

Wasting disease plan set
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife officials have drafted a new plan to manage chronic wasting disease, one that includes ...

Performing a skit about what it's like to drive with children were, from left, Kaylee Laird (little girl), Layne Sanderson, Cara Longtine, Vonnie Capitan and ...

Friday's bomb threat unfounded

A bomb threat targeting several regional Walmart stores including the one in Riverton was determined to be unfounded Friday.
Police responded at about 3:15 ...

Megan Longtine (Mom) watched Kit Vogel (daughter, seated), Jack Woodis (boyfriend) and Kyle Hessling (dad) discuss TV choices in a skit about bringing your ...

Fewer flights canceled in October, but boardings far below 10,000

The holidays aren't expected to help Riverton Regional Airport reach necessary enplanement numbers to keep federal funding, but the Riverton Airport Board ...

Murder suspect in federal court; will stay behind bars

Koby Johnson appeared Monday in Cheyenne
A federal judge ruled probable cause exists for the first-degree murder charge against a man accused of ...

Second Honor Farm staffer faces sexual assault charge

An employee of the Wyoming Honor Farm has been charged with one count of second-degree sexual assault against an inmate in an incident that occurred in March ...

 
 

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