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Mike Redman, center, talked to students about his 20-year
experience as a flautist. Looking on from left were William Wehr, Tempyst Archer and Chloe ...

Wyoming digest

Man sentenced for sex offense
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has sentenced a man to six to eight years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old ...

Downtown Riverton got some spring cleanup from the Riverton High School boys soccer on a warm afternoon. From left, assistant coach Brady Samuelson, sophomore ...

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Deaths

MICKELSON
Gordon Max Mickelson, 90, previously of Big Piney, passed away May 10, 2017, at his home in ...

Nearly 300 runners took the colorful challenge Friday at the Run with the PAC 5K Color Run, hosted jointly by Jackson, Ashgrove, Willow Creek and Aspen ...

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Community Calendar

Friday, May 12

The Home and Garden Expo is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 at the ...

For revenue, UW adds beer sales

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Athletics Department is not letting recent budget cuts slow it down.
Department authorities that they have a ...

Federal program helping WA sage grouse

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A new study of sage grouse in Eastern Washington found a surprisingly large benefit from a federal program that subsidizes farmers to ...

Wyoming digest

Woman killed in house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A house fire in southwest Wyoming has claimed the life of a 72-year-old woman.
The fire occurred about ...

Specs on CWC Jackson plan adjusted

As the prospect of building a Central Wyoming College campus in Jackson has become a reality, some details of the plan have been modified to fit real-life ...

State ceremony honors Hartbank at fire academy

Firefighter Clarence "Speed" Hartbank lost his life in the line of duty. Now the state is honoring him with ceremonies Saturday afternoon.
This year's Wyoming ...

Overhauled recycling plan sees more people using curbside service

A month ago, the City of Riverton decided to try a new curbside recycling system for its residents and as a result saw an increase in customers.
Part of the ...

No arrest yet in school threat; charges expected

Police have not yet arrested anyone in connection with the threat made this week to Riverton schools, but officials say they intend to press charges.
"Our ...

Grad events set at UW

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Spring commencement ceremonies are being held this week at the University of Wyoming.
UW is scheduled to accord degrees upon 1,487 ...

Local committee IDs new spot for repairs

Local residents have told the Fix Our Roads Citizen's Committee that the alley behind Rocky Mountain Sports, 709 N. Federal Blvd., needs extra ...

Railroad impacts, history part of museum program

Stories and songs about the railroad will be part of "Magic Carpet Made of Steel" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lander Pioneer Museum.
Bill Rossiter, an ...

Senate blocks drill overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a surprising win for environmentalists and Democrats and a blow to the fossil-fuel industry, the Senate on Wednesday failed in a bid to ...

Lander man died of self-inflicted stab wound

Officials have determined the man found dead April 11 in a home in Lander committed suicide.
Autopsy results show David W. Carey, 62, died of a ...

Wyoming banks on good eclipse views for tourism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As Wyoming struggles to recover from a downturn in its mainstay energy industry, tourism officials believe the solar eclipse that will be ...

Pavement work starts this week

Traffic delays are expected on a 6.15-mile pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni on U.S. Highway 20-26.
McGarvin-Moberly ...

 
 

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