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Ex teacher freed after 30-day term for rape

BILLINGS, Mont. --Montana prison officials released a former high school teacher Thursday after he completed a 30-day sentence for rape that is under review by ...

Arch Coal kicks off teacher recognition program in state

The Arch Coal Foundation has officially kicked off its signature education support program --the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards --for the upcoming school ...

Riverton residents to attend Angus meeting

Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 130th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, and Riverton resident Terry ...

A new fast food taco service in town is promising each customer an authentic Mexican taste in each bite.
Taqueria El Sol opened Sept. 18 at 832 W. Main St. ...

Baby Messiah gets to keep his given name

Hospital nurseries last year were filled with Jacobs and Jaydens, Madisons and Mias.
But there is only one Messiah, a Tennessee judge declared in August, ...

Mixing art with science

Central Wyoming College made a wise move in promoting art in the new center on campus

Central Wyoming College's new Health and Science Center is a ...

Permanent ink not fit for the fickle

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Man gets 12-26 years in fraud case
LINCOLN, Neb. --A Wyoming man who was twice convicted for unlawfully buying vehicles in Nebraska has been sentenced ...

Utah wildlife officer dies in Wyoming crash

SALT LAKE CITY --Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are mourning a 37-year-old employee who died in an off-duty car accident in ...

Mother, children killed in wreck in Big Horn Co.

MANDERSON --A SUV ran a stop sign and was struck by a tractor-trailer truck, killing a woman and her two young children.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

Habitat for lynx may be expanded

SEATTLE -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a revision in the critical habitat designation for a species of lynx listed as threatened under the ...

Judge tosses some claims in Earhart wreckage case

CHEYENNE --It's been more than 75 years since aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra vanished somewhere over the South Pacific yet the mystery of ...

State health exchange questions remain

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to
launch the insurance website Oct. 1.

CHEYENNE --The federal government stands ready next ...

Man sentenced to six years for possession of child pornography

The 30-year-old also will have to pay a $100 special assessment and a $400 fine.

Charles Lee Caines, 30, of Riverton, has been sentenced to six years ...

County to share attorney fees with insurer in civil rights voting case

Fremont County is likely to pay less than one-tenth of the $960,000 of attorney fees awarded to plaintiffs in the 2005 civil rights voting case against the ...

Snyder: District 25 enrollment 'bubble is here to stay'

More students are enrolled in Riverton schools this year, and Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder thinks the increase will become the ...

Riverton airport enplanement figures on target for fed mandate

Ten thousand passengers a year have to board at the facility for it to receive federal funding for maintenance and operations costs.

The Riverton ...

Rylan Peranteaux looked at bandmate Bryan VanSkike as he aligned himself during Riverton High School marching band practice Tuesday at Wolverine Field. Band ...

Wolverine swimmers to Lander for Thursday dual

The Riverton High School swim team will continue its season Thursday afternoon with a dual meet at Lander.
The meet is set to begin at 4 p.m. at the Lander ...

Hill wins steer-wrestling buckle at Chadron rodeo

Veteran Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Coltin Hill recorded the quickest time on his way to winning the steer wrestling title Sunday at the Chadron ...

 
 

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