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State's water supply looking good as summer approaches

Thanks to abundant rain over the past two months, the water supply Wyoming relies on for municipal and agricultural use is heading into the summer months well ...

State rig count unchanged; national tally down by nine

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to ...

River recedes after passing flood stage

Flood concerns eased Friday as the Wind River at Riverton began receding Friday after rising a foot above flood stage early in the day.
The river level ...

Fremont County employees have completed their move to the new justice center on North Major Avenue in Riverton.
The undertaking was relatively seamless ...

City approves one apartment plan, delays a second one amid objections by citizens

Developers cannot begin construction for a new apartment complex west of Hill Street and east of Wolf Creek Drive after the Riverton City Council delayed ...

Authorities have determined that 7-year-old Sophia Archer's death was a homicide, and charges have been filed against the driver of the car that killed the ...

Entirety of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will open the remaining portion of Louis Lake Road on Friday.
Two segments of the road opened ...

Skate park groundbreaking set Saturday at City Park

Entertainment and family fun activities begin at 9 a.m., with the ceremony scheduled for 4 p.m.

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association hosts a ...

Wednesday's thunderstorms and overnight rain didn't lessen flood worries along the Wind River in central Fremont County.
The National Weather Service says a ...

Decision due by Monday on charges in crosswalk death

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun says he will decide by Monday how to proceed in the death of Sophia Archer, 7, of Riverton.
The girl died May 22 after ...

Hospital can join EPA lawsuit on rez border

SageWest Health Care at Riverton, formerly Riverton Memorial Hospital, may argue that a federal agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding areas ...

First case in April meth bust heads to district court; bond amount cut

The first case from a large-scale methamphetamine bust in April is proceeding to district court.
Dakota Coffee, 23, of Lander, pleaded not guilty June 2 to ...

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Births
POWELL
A son was born to Brandy Powell of Dubois and Briton Powell of Dubois at 10:02 a.m. May 19 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Fast and Furriest 5k/1k helps benefit Critical Care Companion Animal Fund

The money provides financial assistance to families that cannot afford veterinary care in emergency situations.

The fourth annual Fast and Furriest ...

Digest

More flooding from new storms
CHEYENNE -- A new round of heavy rain is causing minor flooding in areas of northern and central Wyoming.
One to 2 inches ...

Search continuing for man missing in reservoir

CODY -- Authorities are using a boat equipped with sonar to assist in the search for an 80-year-old Montana man who is missing and presumed drowned in the ...

Coal exports focal point at energy meeting

CHEYENNE -- The prospect that Wyoming's lagging coal industry could get a boost from overseas exports will get a closer look from industry insiders during the ...

Today

Births
OLSON
A daughter was born to Brandice Olson of Riverton and Jesse Olson of Riverton at 7:56 a.m. April 23 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

The Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Saturday and Sunday in Shoshoni.
The event is sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers and is named ...

The Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse Race will be Saturday and Sunday at Dubois Town Park.
The open race will start at 10 a.m. when the team will break down its ...

 
 

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