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The new 140,000-square-foot facility is a half-mile north of longtime K-12 school,which dates to 1937.

Hundreds of workers and dozens of staff ...

With Denver Air now operating, Great Lakes reliability rising

Although the number of passengers flying on Great Lakes Airlines continues to drop, airport manager Paul Griffin said cancellations and delays by Great Lakes ...

State hosting victim services meeting Aug. 24 in Riverton

The Wyoming Division of Victim Services (DVS) will be hosting a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Plan community meeting in Riverton to discuss ...

Yellen, top economic officials in Wyoming

Interest rates may be ultra-low, but the focus of the global markets will be more than a mile high in the week ahead, and searching for some clarity.
Each ...

Friday broke 'low-high' record

Friday's cold day was a record-setter. With a high of just 56 degrees, the day goes down in local history with the coldest high temperature every recorded in ...

River race

Above, duck wrangler Peyton Rees was on patrol to scoop up wayward rubber ducks on Aug. 13 at the "Derby to Era-DUCK-ate Polio," a fundraiser held by the ...

Fremont County digest

CWC holds Auditions for 'Tempest' next week
The Central Wyoming College Theatre Department's first major production of the new season is William ...

Nationally known sculptor Bob Berks had a big idea for Fremont County in August 1993. He proposed creating an enormous, permanent outline of a bison in a ...

The first day of school is Tuesday, Aug. 23, but teachers already have been at work for a few ...

Bullers summited Grand Teton in July

A Riverton couple reached summit of Grand Teton July 27.
Ray and Julie Buller completed the climb, accompanied by a professional guide. The climb coincided ...

Writing fellowship deadline near; local poet was a recipient last year

Wyoming writers are reminded the deadline for Wyoming Arts Council 2017 Creative Writing fellowships applications is Monday, Aug. 22.
The format of the 2017 ...

Laramie ex-cop arrested, charged with murder in decades-old 'cold case'

LARAMIE (AP) -- Police in Laramie say a former policeman has been arrested in connection with the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student.
The Laramie ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Massive fish kill on Yellowstone in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana wildlife officials say a massive fish kill that prompted the closure of a ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Central Wyoming College has hired a new women's basketball coach.
After a "lengthy search," CWC athletic director Steve Barlow said the school selected former ...

Professor, fed attorney say judge's frack ruling wrong

A federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government ...

New candidate for CWC trustees; 2 file for Lander school board slots

Walter Olson of Lander filed Aug. 17 for the four-year Subdistrict 4 seat on the Central Wyoming College board.

Three more candidates filed to run ...

Friday could be coldest August day in city history

If local temperatures don't warm by evening, Friday will go down in history as one of Riverton's coldest August days.
National Weather Service meteorologist ...

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Births

OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Lavesta Stringham of Riverton and Michael Ochoteco of Riverton at 11:18 ...

Smaller-town council ballots set for general after primary voting

The race for two open spots on the Pavillion Town Council is just getting started now that the primary election is over.
Incumbent Tauna Groomsmith and ...

WRPD officer injured during pursuit in car theft incident

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a crash involving a stolen vehicle and a Wind River Police Department officer following a pursuit Aug. ...

 
 

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