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SageWest ER no longer in Blue Cross network; likely temporary

Costs are likely to go up for local hospital patients after Blue Cross Blue Shield dropped the SageWest Health Care emergency departments in Riverton and ...

Proposed city-tribe trash agreement raises questions for Riverton officials

Part two of two

The Northern Arapaho tribal official offering a cooperative trash disposal arrangement to the City of Riverton says past problems in ...

Guardian's response times solid over first six months

Guardian EMS has averaged a total response time of almost 16 minutes in its first six months providing Fremont County's ambulances services.
Crews take about ...

First-ever heroin death confirmed in county; legislation linked to issue

Fremont County has confirmed its first-ever death directly caused by heroin.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Levi Little, 27, of Dubois, died accidentally Dec. 19 ...

CREG report predicts slight uptick in revenue

"The good news is that it appears that we've bottomed out," said State Senate President Eli Bebout of Riverton.

In a new report, the state's ...

Young actors of Missoula Children's Theater performed "The Frog Prince" Saturday afternoon at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center theater at Central Wyoming ...

SageWest fully open after May flood closures

The facility was evacuated May 7 due to flood-related issues, leaving only parts of the hospital open for emergencies.


SageWest Health Care at ...

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Births


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A daughter was born to Ashley Harding of Riverton and Travis Lincoln of Riverton at 9:34 a.m. ...

State's first USDA slaughterhouse on track in Cody

CODY (AP) -- A Cody business is on track to become Wyoming's first federally licensed and inspected slaughterhouse.
The Cody Enterprise reported Monday that ...

University to hire diversity coordinator

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming plans to hire a diversity coordinator soon.
The diversity coordinator will help make sure that students of all ...

Third straight year for record nat'l park visits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such as Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky ...

Wyoming digest

College basketball bus hits cow
POWELL (AP) -- A bus driver and four members of the Gillette College women's basketball team were taken to the hospital ...

Riverton enrollments lowest in seven years

The enrollment of Riverton's school district has now dropped 8.6 percent in a little more than two years.
A little more than 1 percent of that decrease has ...

WWWC medallion hunt begins today

The Wild West Winter Carnival has returned for another year, and with it the annual medallion treasure hunt.
The Ranger sponsors the hunt each year, hiding ...

Crowds gathered at Riverton City Park on Monday morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march up Federal Boulevard to Riverton City Hall.
Wyoming ...

Local school leaders push back against consolidation talks

Legislators and local superintendents pushed back this week on an idea to limit Wyoming counties to one school district apiece.
The Joint Education Committee ...

State Board of Education to prioritize native issues

The State Board of Education has made American Indian student issues a priority for this legislative session.
Specifically, board members say they will urge ...

The 1991 general session of the Wyoming Legislature got a surprise shortly after it began 26 years ago this week when State Sen. Frank Dusl of Lander resigned ...

Library airs opera adapation of 'Romeo and Juliet'

The Lander library will air a live performance of the Metropolitan Opera's "Romeo et Juliette" this month.
The adaptation of Shakespeare's classic story of ...

Student privacy proposal dies in Senate; safety cited

Senate File 20 would have barred school employees from demanding access to a student's personal digital information.

Lawmakers have once again killed ...

 
 

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