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- Thursday's community calendar in the Today column should have said the Central Wyoming College United ...

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Forest supervisor Bobzien retiring
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) -- Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Craig Bobzien is retiring.
Bobzien will step down on ...

Bison approved as official U.S. national mammal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.
Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature ...

Two sentenced for meth offenses

Two Riverton residents have been sentenced to prison time for distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.
Amber Redick was sentenced to two years ...

Life Resource Center rebuild to design stage

The Wyoming Legislature this year voted to appropriate $9 million for the level-three design phase of the dual project, which would precede full funding for ...

Report on coal terminal made public

SEATTLE (AP) -- State and local regulators on Friday are releasing a sweeping review of a coal export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest ...

Highway troopers complete 'Indian Country' training

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers who work on the Wind River Reservation completed the "Criminal Justice in Indian Country" course this spring.
The course is ...

County struggling to get budget; savings might have to be used

Fremont County could be forced to tap into its cash reserves this year, with departments so far unable to find enough cuts to cover deficits.
Because there's ...

Wyoming picture on one of 16 new stamps for NPS centennial

(AP) -- The National Park Service is featuring a photo taken in Wyoming more than a decade ago of bison in Yellowstone National Park on a postage stamp to ...

'Call before you dig' utility locator service available by phone at 811

April combines the themes of lawns, gardens and electrical safety by being designated as National Lawn and Garden Month and National Safe Digging Month. Rocky ...

Five-year prison sentence for child abuser after plea

An Arapahoe man was sentenced this month to five years in prison for child abuse.
John William Spoonhunter, 32, of Arapahoe, initially was charged with two ...

Not-guilty plea in triple killing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man charged with killing three people in a tiny Montana town pleaded not guilty to three counts of deliberate homicide during a ...

Objective is more awareness of local veterans services


Two of Riverton High School's DECA students partnered with the Soldiers House of Fremont ...

Hunter Marsico and other first-grade students at Ashgrove Elementary School in Riverton were taught roping skills by Piper Naylon, a student and rodeo team ...

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Births

HUNSACKER
A child was born to Kasia Hunsacker of Riverton and Aaron Hunsacker of Riverton at 4:31 p.m. ...

Less-severe fire season expected across the West

DENVER (AP) -- The upcoming wildfire season across the U.S. isn't expected to be as bad as last year's infernos, when a record 15,800 square miles burned, the ...

Wyoming digest

More coal layoffs announced
GILLETTE (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources is laying off 37 workers at its Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in northeast ...

Casper lawmaker seeks Lummis seat

Stubson foregoes re-election bid for Wyoming Legislature

Tim Stubson is all in.
The Casper attorney doesn't have much of a choice.
State law ...

Another local death from hypothermia confirmed in March 23 incident

An Ethete woman found unconscious last month on the steps of a Riverton church died of hypothermia according to her autopsy report.
Lawrencetta Addison, 58, ...

Air boardings still dropping; rental agency set to leave

Riverton Regional Airport had just 165 passengers depart on Great Lakes Airlines in March, averaging less than two passengers per flight.
Great Lakes had 178 ...

 
 

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