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Highway open after slides, but train tracks in canyon closed

Officials do not have an exact estimate on the timeline for reopening the line.

This week's mud slides between Shoshoni and Thermopolis caused damage ...

Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ...

Local officials say living conditions for a horse at the corner of West Sunset Drive and North Eighth Street West in Riverton do not meet the threshold of ...

School awards ceremony postponed

Fremont County School District 25 has postponed the annual district awards ceremony at Riverton Middle School scheduled for Friday so that faculty and staff ...

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Births
ARTHUR
A child was born to Jessie M. Arthur of Arapahoe at 8:20 p.m. April 16 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, ...

Leaders tee off on waterway regs from EPA

Wyoming officials say they're disappointed with water quality regulations the federal government released Wednesday that would extend federal authority over ...

Railroad, power plant settle long dispute over coal rate

The disagreement began more than 10 years ago when the Missouri Basin Power Project filed a complaint saying the railroad was price gouging on coal ...

Rich Wyoming donor bets on Santorum

This time around, however, Foster Friess says his support will be less conspicuous.

The Wyoming fund manager who contributed $2.1 million to help ...

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WGFD warns about young wildlife
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are asking people to stay away from young animals because of potential harm ...

Community hears ideas on new animal science facility for college

A new agricultural and animal science center is the newest capital construction priority at Central Wyoming College, and community members and college leaders ...

Nebraska TV executive to be next Wyoming PBS chief

Terry Dugas has been the manager of content distribution for NET Television, the statewide PBS network in Lincoln, Neb., for the past seven ...

Probe into child's death ongoing; driver cooperative

Police said 7-year-old Sophia Archer was in the painted crosswalk on West Sunset Drive when she was struck and killed Friday.

The Riverton Police ...

Segment of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

The Shoshone National Forest Washakie Ranger District will do a partial opening of the Louis Lake Road at noon Friday.
The partial opening will be from the ...

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Deaths
MYERS
Barbara "Barbie" Lee Scoggan Myers, 90, died Tuesday, May 26, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. Funeral ...

New alternative school option takes shape in Riverton

The Frontier Academy will start off with four staff members and as many as 40 students.

The Riverton school district is closer to having a full staff ...

Sinks Canyon vandals get probation but must pay $50K in restitution

A judge gave probation to four defendants in the case of two Sinks Canyon cabins vandalized in May 2014. The young adults pleaded guilty to some of the charges ...

Canyon highway open again, but saturated walls still of concern

The roadway through Wind River was reopened to vehicle traffic at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but motorists still should expect slow driving conditions due to mud ...

Zillmer challenges county to say why he was terminated

Ex-EMS chief says he's ready to sue

A week after his termination, former Fremont County Emergency Medical Services director Joseph Zillmer said he ...

District 14 adds human resources director, reorganizes other positions

Wyoming Indian High School principal Phil Garhart will assume the role of human resources and athletic director for the 2015-2016 school year. It is a position ...

Pride Picnic returning to Lander

The event marks the kick-off of a grassroots campaign to pass an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in the city.

The second annual LGBT Pride Picnic ...

 
 

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