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Minerals can't 'save the day' for schools, state lawmaker says

The Wyoming Legislature is expects to have a contractor in place to recalibrate the state's K-12 school funding model by July 3.
Matthew Willmarth, the school ...

Kayak guide dies in Yellowstone Lake during rescue attempt on guided trip

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who ...

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Runaway truck net halts bus
JACKSON (AP) -- A bus driver has proved that a runaway truck system on a highway in western Wyoming works as ...

Riverton's Brandy Little looked in for a sign before delivering a pitch during a game at the "Ruckus at the Rendezvous" ASA softball tournament at Honeycutt ...

Trey Draper and Rylan Koehn combined on the mound for a 15-7 road victory.



Sometimes in sports, the ball simply just finds you.
On Wednesday ...

RHS Hall of Fame to induct new class

Five individuals and two teams will be honored.

Five individuals and two teams will be inducted into the third class of the Riverton High School Hall ...

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Births

FINLEY
A son was born to Kaysha Finley of Pavillion and Shain Finley of Pavillion at 5:57 p.m. June 12 at ...

Swim lessons at RAC to begin

Spring cleaning is complete and the Riverton Aquatic Center, located on the campus of Riverton High School, has announced its summer schedules of classes and ...

Bear spray incident on bus shows danger, so be aware

Editor:
The incident on the school bus in Grand Teton where the kids accidentally got sprayed with bear spray was interesting. It isn't quite like having a ...

Hungry and 'resourceful' boys

I keep wanting to write something adorable.
In fact, I have no shortage of adorable things about which to write. For example, today marked the boys' first ...

Indian education curriculum

The Legislature has given the go-ahead, but devising it will be a complicated job

The two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes, Wyoming legislators ...

Four of five victims in June 3 crash intoxicated; most labeled 'homicide'

Four of the five people who died June 3 at the scene of a two-vehicle, head-on collision south of Riverton were intoxicated, and one of those intoxicated ...

City says 'yes' to alcohol in park for summer 'Live at Five' events; first June 21

An alcohol ban at City Park has been lifted for Riverton's Chamber of Commerce Alive at Five concerts this summer.
The Riverton City Councilstruggledwith ...

As water levels begin receding in local rivers, Fremont County officials are now assessing the damage that was done by flooding last week and figuring out what ...

Park worker falls into hot spring

The 21-year-old from North Carolina was flown to the University of Utah burn center.

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) -- A 21-year-old North Carolina ...

Wyoming digest

Big USAF training planned
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The Air Force is holding another large-scale exercise in the Powder River Training Complex in the ...

Tornado was confirmed F-2

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado churned into western Nebraska from Wyoming, killing horses, injuring two ...

Different group says it plans to revive Cody gunfight show

CODY (AP) -- A new group is starting a gunfight re-enactment show in northwestern Wyoming after it was able to obtain affordable insurance coverage.
The City ...

Legislator says wind tax increase will be needed as industry grows in state

Wyoming lawmakers failed to pass a bill this year that would have increased taxes on wind production, but Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, doesn't think the idea is ...

Sinkhole near Carissa could be historic shaft

Exposed during runoff from heavy spring snow, the hole could be part of the original Federal Gold Mining Co. production shaft from 1898.

A sinkhole ...

 
 

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