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SouthFederal repairs to begin in June; traffic delays coming

Concrete repairs and other work are scheduled to begin Monday, June 6, on South Federal Boulevard inRiverton between Washington and Monroe avenues.
Archer ...

House and city council races shape up; one day left to file

Liz Cheney formally filed to run for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. Houses of Representatives Thursday, now bringing the total number of filed candidates up to 12, ...

With school funds slashed, districts ask legislators for answers

K-12 education spending in Wyoming has been trimmed by $36 million by the Wyoming Legislature this year, and Fremont County School districts will be touched ...

Top college leadership finalists for more jobs

Two more institutions have identified top leadership at Central Wyoming College as presidential search finalists.
CWC president Cris Valdez, who recently was ...

Wyoming digest

Store manager swiped $35K in gift cards
RAWLINS (AP) -- A former manager of Bi-Rite Gifts in Rawlins has pleaded no contest to a charge of ...

Fort Washakie man sentenced for abusing minor

He also will be required to pay a restitution of $5,656 and he will serve 20 years of supervised probation after his release.


Robert Aragon of Fort ...

Failed engine caused plane crash last year, investigators conclude

POWELL (AP) -- Federal investigators have determined that a plane crash near Cody that killed four people last year was likely caused by a failed engine.
An ...

FBI seeks tips on Wyoming kidnap suspects

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The FBI asked the public for tips Wednesday as it investigates whether a father and son accused of tying up a woman and her four teenage ...

Wolverines, Tigers in championship games

BREAKING NEWS: The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team has qualified for the Class 4-A state championship game. Riverton plays Laramie for the state title at 4 ...

Riverton post office burglar gets six months behind bars

Allen Whiteplume Jr. was sentenced to six months in prison this week for his December burglary of the Riverton post office at 501 E. Main St.
After an alarm ...

Twenty-two vendors and more than 200 shoppers participated in Riverton's first farmers market of 2016. The market is open 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday in the ...

Not much action in political filings; one day remains

The number of candidates looking to replace Rep. Cynthia Lummis in the U.S. House of Representatives continue to balloon in the final two days before the ...

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Births


PIPER
A child was born to Crystal Hurd of Riverton and Hank Piper of Riverton at 9:16 a.m. May 23 at ...

Wednesday was the last day of school for School District 25 ...

Repeat offenders, unpaid fines illustrate chronic problem in city

Riverton is owed nearly $1 million in fines, but there isn't much confidence that the bulk will ever be collected.

Regular readers of local arrest ...

Wyoming digest


Two killed in Rock Springs house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed in a house fire in Rock Springs.
Officials ...

Traffic checkpoints in Yellowstone Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Park rangers will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in Yellowstone National Park this holiday weekend.
The checkpoints are ...

Holiday weekend offers ceremonies, events countywide

Fremont County is filled with things to do this Memorial Day weekend, followed by opportunities to pay respect to fallen service men and women Monday.
The ...

UW cutting dozens of vacant positions amid cash crisis

The university faces a loss of nearly $41 million in funding.

LARAMIE (AP) -- At least 70 vacant faculty and staff positions at the University of ...

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Corrections

The sub-headline in Sunday's C-1 story "RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer" should have said Riverton opens ...

 
 

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