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RHS spring principal's honor roll released

Riverton High School's principal's honor roll for the spring has been finalized. Listing designates a grade-point average of 3.76-4.0.

12th ...

Riverton teacher gets UW grant

Riverton native Rachel Howerton is among seven University of Wyoming College of Education graduates who are recipients of the Lola B. Newcomb Beginning Teacher ...

Cheyenne might revisit city smoking ban in bars

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- More than 10 years after the City Council voted to ban smoking in public places, Councilman Richard Johnson is now contemplating an ordinance ...

Cell phones inching into Yellowstone wilds

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the back country of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly ...

Wyoming digest

Early voting under way in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Early voting for the Nov. 8 general election in Wyoming has begun.
Voters can cast their ballots at ...

A grass fire quickly spread to multiple structures Thursday evening at 671 Ethete Road.
Battalion 3 Lander Rural Fire chief Nick Johnson said the initial ...

The Transportation Security Administration will begin screening Denver Air Connection passengers at Riverton Regional Airport starting Sunday.
The change ...

Morrison takes stand as murder trial continues

Testimony Friday included an hour-long cross-examination by prosecutor Patrick LeBrun.

"Are you nervous?" defense attorney John LaBuda asked his ...

Arrest made in death of Dubois woman; second-degree murder alleged

A Dubois man has been arrested for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Laurie Margaret Thompson, 49, of Dubois.
Thompson was found not ...

The testimony took place on the fourth day of James Morrison's murder trial.

On the fourth day in the second-degree murder trial against James ...

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Deaths

RUNNBERG
Dale Runnberg, 78, of Lander died September 25 in Renton, Washington after a lengthy illness. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, ...

New coal mine can proceed, says review panel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A state environmental review board voted Wednesday to allow Wyoming's first major coal mine in decades to proceed despite the objections of ...

Larceny top crime last year in city; chief says stats don't tell whole tale

Websites dedicated to reading crime statistics and ranking communities with labels such the "worst city to live in" or "one of the most dangerous cities in a ...

Wyo seatbelt use estimated at 79 percent

Sept. 29--CHEYENNE -- More than 80 people have died on Wyoming highways so far this year, but the majority of those deaths could have been prevented had the ...

Farmers market to run through winter

For the first time, the Riverton Wednesday farmers market is being extended through the entire winter.
The off-season market begin next Wednesday, Oct. 5, ...

Crows blamed for big outage

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- A utility company says two crows triggered a power outage in mid-July that knocked out service to about 100,000 customers in three ...

Wyoming digest

High bail for man seeking new trial
GILLETTE (AP) -- Bail has been set at $2 million for a man whose second-degree murder conviction was overturned ...

SBC ballot cut to final 6

A final tally of last week's Shoshone Business Council election has been certified. Election judges performed a recount.
At the top of the list was incumbent ...

Death in Dubois 'suspicious,' say authorities; foul play investigated

Local officials are investigating the death of Laurie Margaret Thompson, 49, of Dubois, who was found not breathing just before 10 p.m. Sunday at her home on ...

Feds sued over whether park bison ought to be endangered

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander ...

 
 

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