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NASA: Snow in Wind River Range melting weeks earlier

Snow is melting off the Wind River mountains 16 days earlier in the season than it did in the 1990s, a recent NASA study found.
Changes to the timing of ...

Funding to assist Arapahoe kids in District 25 doubling

The Riverton school board of trustees has approved an award of about $175,000 from Fremont County School District 38 for Riverton's Arapahoe Instruction Grant. ...

Court ruling on bail sparked by county cases

Judges now can demand that criminal defendants post their bail in cash, according to a recent Wyoming Supreme Court decision. The practice is common in ...

Pot seizure may be part of larger case

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation requested the help of the Lander Police Department in closing the 200 block of Jefferson Street in Lander on ...

CWC faculty aging; surge of retirements expected to continue

The human resources department at Central Wyoming College is anticipating a continued string of retirements from the school in the coming years.
"The aging ...

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Boat inspection training set
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is beginning to offer watercraft and equipment inspection and ...

Board starts on science standards

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Board of Education has reopened and expanded the task force assigned to review the state's K-12 science standards.
This the second ...

Governors tout conservation efforts in West for sage grouse

Wyoming's Matt Mead has been a leader in seeking alternatives to full endangered-species listing.

BOISE, Idaho -- A group of western-state governors ...

College's new Lander center on track for fall occupancy

Work is progressing on schedule at the site of the new Central Wyoming College Lander Center, 120 Leedy Blvd.
Ron Granger, CWC's vice president for ...

By the end of just about any meeting on the suffering finances of Fremont County Emergency Medical services, a resident in attendance asks a basic ...

A Riverton resident died Wednesday at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Sand Draw (Wyoming Highway 135) east of town.
Reports state Daniel William ...

Superintendent at Arapahoe out immediately

Fremont County School District 38 curriculum director Kenneth Crowson has been asked to step in as the interim superintendent for the Arapahoe schools.
The ...

Basin snowpack dips to 68 percent; still time for a rebound

The Wind River Basin drainage level has been falling steadily all year after registering at or about 100 percent in the late fall and early ...

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Births
BOTT
A daughter was born to Kara Bott of Riverton and Drew Bott of Riverton at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 25 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Today

Births
ABEYTA
A daughter was born to Morgan Abeyta of Riverton at 1:46 p.m. March 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ...

Delectable Bundt cakes are beautiful without the fuss

The classic desserts have stood the test of time because they serve a crowd and are easy to slice.

In 1950, Nordic Ware founder H. David Dalquist ...

Warm temperatures and strong wind are raising the risk of wildfires, and the Riverton area is under a "fed flag warning" from the National Weather Service.
In ...

Inmates charged in murder try

RAWLINS -- Three Wyoming State Penitentiary inmates are charged with trying to kill another inmate.
36-year-old Michael Grooman, 31-year-old Joseph Martinez ...

Residents soon could see the rare spectacle of a public official on trial for her actions in office.
A circuit court judge is setting a trial for the former ...

Air service, beautification, fast Internet among city's goals for year

The Riverton City Council has identified a set of goals that will help guide the local decision-making process throughout the year.
Council members began ...

 
 

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