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JAC finishes budget bill; no Medicaid, no teacher raises, $310M from reserve

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The state of Wyoming would spend through roughly $1 billion of savings over the coming two years under a budget bill that cleared a crucial ...

Bill restricting access to student online data OKd in Wyoming Senate

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The state Senate has approved on first reading a bill that aims to restrict school districts' access to student data, particularly online ...

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Man charged in animal cruelty arrested
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) -- Park County authorities say a man facing animal cruelty charges after several dead animals ...

Hypothermia cause of 18-year old's death near Beaver Creek

The 18-year-old whose body was found last month south of Riverton died of accidental hypothermia according to a report from the Fremont County Coroner. ...

Bebout objects to extra money for Capitol Square Project

The legislative Joint Appropriations Committee's recommendation last month to add $1 million to the already $300 million Capitol building renovation project ...

Miller's bill on edible marijuana edged out by one vote in House

CHEYENNE - A bill dealing with edible marijuana failed to pass by one vote in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
State Rep. David Miller, a Riverton ...

Decision on new K-3 plan delayed again as District 25 mulls options

The Riverton school board again has decided to delay a decision that could change elementary school configuration to include a separate building for ...

Big Red wrestles Tigers into submission

Riverton won 10 of 15 matches against rival Lander, including dominant performances by Hayden Wempen and Keanan Pfisterer.

Riverton High School's ...

Local students listed on UW honor rolls

The University of Wyoming lists 42 students from Fremont County on 2015 fall semester academic honor rolls, consisting of undergraduates above freshman ...

'Significant artifacts' collection accepting new nominations statewide

Nominations are being collected through 5 p.m. Monday

The program was launched in 2015 honor of 125 years of Wyoming Statehood by the Wyoming State ...

Eugene Harms

At his request, no services will be held for Riverton resident, Eugene Harms, who died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Homestead Assisted Living in Riverton.
He ...

New owners at Java Java Espresso

The longtime owners of Java Java Espresso in Riverton have sold the business to lifelong friends.
Kendra and Jason Aanestad have sold the Main Street business ...

State, Arch Coal reach agreement over bonding

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming regulators have reached a deal with Arch Coal to accept up to $75 million in place of the company's $486 million in bonding obligations ...

Employment First

Businesses work with Riverton High School IDEAL to build opportunities


Finding your niche in life is a common hope for all people. The discovery ...

Here we are in Love Month

Here we are in this month that is said to honor love.
But February itself is worthy of our love. It climbs into existence over icy January, extends our ...

Farewell to 4-A

Riverton High School's basketball teams are in their final tour around the Class 4-A West

For more than 50 years the Riverton Wolverines have squared ...

Man indicted in '09 child death

ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A grand jury has indicted a Green River man on a first-degree murder charge in the 2009 death of a 2-year-old boy in his care.
34-year-old ...

Loan demand growing in farm states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are ...

Grand Teton plans demolition of some familiar buildings

JACKSON (AP) -- A plan to renovate or demolish a number of historic Grand Teton National Park buildings is drawing pushback from residents.
The proposed ...

Fremont County Weed and Pest superintendent Aaron Foster said his department plans to aims to double the number of weeds it fights this year.
The Weed and ...

 
 

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