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Wednesday's front page story headlined "County to stop cremating unclaimed bodies" referred to a lawsuit ...

CHEYENNE -- After rejecting the optional Medicaid expansion during the past three years, state lawmakers are being asked to reconsider the proposal once ...

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Births

GEMKOW
A child was born to Morgan Nicole Gemkow of Riverton and Kevin Michael Gemkow of Riverton at 3:29 ...

Wyoming digest

UW president hire expected Friday
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming is expected to announce it 26th president on Friday.
A news release from ...

Riverton Middle School parent group member and Food for Break program co-director Nikki Tippets prepped rows of cereal for middle school volunteers to fill for ...

Weeds top offense for year in code enforcement

Riverton residents are concerned about the beatification of their city.
That is the consensus one could determine after considering the number of violations ...

Man charged with stealing booze twice in the same night

A man accused of twice stealing liquor from a local convenience store on the same night has been charged with robbery and bound over to district court.
Drew ...

With eyes on funding drop, legislators hear Life Resource Center's merits

CHEYENNE - The legislative task force overseeing renovation plans at the Wyoming Life Re-source Center in Lander learned the campus still has potential for ...

Central Wyoming College buildings now cover a total of almost 457,245 square feet on about 332 acres of property in Riverton and elsewhere. An annual report ...

State to apply for $242M in AML money

(AP) -- As Wyoming faces a $210 million budget shortfall, the state is in line to receive up to $242 million in federal abandoned mine reclamation money.
The ...

Wyoming digs out from snowstorm

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A long stretch of Interstate 25 that was closed from Cheyenne to Casper reopened Wednesday morning, but many other roads and highways remained ...

Wyoming digest

State's grad rate lags national average
(AP) -- Newly released data shows that Wyoming's high school graduation rate remains below that of the national ...

South Pass City listed among 'Top 10 artifacts' in Wyoming

South Pass City has been named in the Wyoming Top 10 Artifacts for 2015 through the Wyoming State Historical Society and the University of Wyoming ...

Manning to chair District 25 board

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees appointed new executive board members and committee representatives and liaisons at its Dec. 8 ...

County to stop cremating unclaimed bodies; remains to be buried from now on

Unclaimed human remains in the possession of Fremont County will be buried from now on, rather than being cremated.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said the decision ...

City rejects zoning request for store amid complaints from neighbors

The Riverton City Council voted down a zoning change request Tuesday that would have brought a livestock supply store to the 3400 block of West Main Street. ...

The Riverton High School theater department performed its winter showcase titled "Familiarity: A Relatively Hilarious Night of One Acts" Thursday at the Robert ...

It's the best time of the year: cookbook season. Here are our favorite 10 cookbooks of the season, perfect for gift-giving, whether for the cook on your list ...

Meth likely cause of accidental death

A woman whose body was found last month in Riverton died of an accidental drug overdose according to her autopsy report.
The report states Mary Panighetti, ...

Autopsy rules out foul play in Riverton woman's death Nov. 2

A woman who was found dead last month in a Riverton trailer home died of natural causes, according to her autopsy report.
The Riverton Police Department ...

 
 

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